ANZSCO 422116

Teachers' Aides

EMPLOYED

74,800

PART-TIME SHARE

74%

FEMALE SHARE

88%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

46

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Teachers' Aides assist teaching staff in preparing teaching materials and with general classroom tasks.

  • Demonstrates, supervises and participates in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and preschool centres
  • Prepares indoor and outdoor areas for learning and recreational activities
  • Assists children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
  • Assists children individually to learn social skills
  • Assists with preparing teaching aids, and copying and collating written and printed material
  • Distributes and collects lesson materials
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Teachers' Aides All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 21% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 39 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Teachers' Aides work in industries like:

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    24.9%

    Victoria

    20.8%

    Queensland

    27.5%

    South Australia

    7.8%

    Tasmania

    3.9%

    Northern Territory

    1.0%

    Australian Capital Territory

    1.5%

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age and Gender Teachers' Aides All Occupations
    Median age 46 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 88% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Teachers' Aides
    15–19 5.2 2.8
    20–24 9.1 8.5
    25–34 22.7 12.2
    35–44 22.3 22.5
    45–54 20.4 30.4
    55–59 8.8 11.8
    60–64 6.5 8.0
    65 and Over 4.9 3.8

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study).
    Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Note: the sum of the educational attainment categories may not add up to 100% due to the exclusion of non-descriptive categories such as not stated responses.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Teachers' Aides
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 6.7
    Bachelor degree 23.2 13.3
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 14.7
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 35.6
    Year 12 15.9 15.0
    Year 11 4.0 2.8
    Year 10 and below 9.7 6.1
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