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Private Tutor and Teacher

Private Tutors and Teachers teach students in the practice, theory and performance of subjects, such as art, dance, drama and music, in private training establishments.

Overview

Private Tutors and Teachers teach students in the practice, theory and performance of subjects, such as art, dance, drama and music, in private training establishments.

Day-to-day

  • planning programs of study for individual students and groups
  • preparing and presenting material on the theory of the subject area
  • instructing and demonstrating practical aspects of the subject area
  • assigning problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents
  • assessing students and offering advice, criticism and encouragement
  • revising curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction
  • preparing students for examinations, performance and assessments
  • keeping abreast of developments in the subject area by attending professional conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues
  • may arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances
  • may organise for exhibitions or performances of students' work.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,122 / week
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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Private Tutor and Teacher

  • You need a high level of knowledge in your field to work as a Private Tutor or Teacher. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

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