Teachers' Aide

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

Overview

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

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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To become a Teachers' Aide

  • You can work as a Teachers' Aide without formal qualifications, however, a certificate III or IV in education support or school age education and care may be useful.

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