A Special Needs Teacher teaches one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to middle school or intermediate school students and promotes students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required. In Australia a Special Needs Teacher is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
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Group: 2415 Special Education Teachers
The job of a Special Needs Teacher in Australia is to teach one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Most occupations in the Special Needs Teacher unit group (Group 2415) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing as a Special Needs Teacher is required in Australia.
Occupations within the Special Needs Teacher Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same Special Needs Teacher group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Special Needs Teacher in Australia is $ 68,874 per year. Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 42.2
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2415) Special education teachers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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