PRIMARY EDUCATION

COURSE

A degree in Primary Education is a combination of educational theory balanced out with classroom and hands-on learning at primary setups across schools. A designated number of hours of supervised teaching are meant to be completed as a part of your coursework.

Graduates in Primary Education most typically move into teaching jobs. In order to teach at primary schools which is from grades 1-6 in Australia, one needs to be a registered teacher. A professional degree is a must to teach, which also includes supervised classroom experience to be job-ready.

Levels of Educational Programs Available
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Primary Education
  • Master’s Degree in Primary Education (Master in Teaching)

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BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION

  • This degree equips you to educate young learners in their primary years (Prep to Year 6) and qualify to teach in Australian schools. An accredited teacher needs to meet the requirements and complete a set number of supervised teaching placements in a school setting as a part of this program. A previous tertiary or TAFE qualification can help add credits to the degree course.
  • Course Duration: 4-year fulltime or equivalent part-time
  • Eligibility: Completion of relevant subjects in senior high school or other equivalent, especially for degrees which need a strong base in Science and Mathematics.
  • English Requirement: Academic IELTS with overall score of 7.5 with no band less than 7.0.

MASTER’S DEGREE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION

  • This degree emphasizes hands-on classroom experience and is a step leading to enter primary schools as qualified teachers. Assessment is based on many assignments and practical real-life experiences from a class room setup.
  • Course Duration: 2-year fulltime or 3-4 years part-time
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Education or any equivalent
  • English Requirement: Academic IELTS with core of 7 (with no band less than 7) and speaking and listening of 7.5.

VISA REQUIREMENT

  • A valid passport for the duration of the study in Australia
  • Unconditional offer letter from the university or institution
  • Evidence of access to sufficient funds
  • Proof of Overseas Student Health Cover
  • Other relevant documents listed on the Department of Home Affairs visa checklist

PR PATHWAY

After successful completion of the higher degree in Education or teaching, international students can apply for PR. The teaching profession in the skills lists are:

  • Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Special Needs Teacher
  • University Lecturer
  • Vocational Education Teacher
  • Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

ANZSCO CODE: 241111 – Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher

WHAT EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHERS DO?
  • Teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students
  • Promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
task include
  • Planning and structuring learning in both indoor and outdoor environments using a variety of materials and equipment to facilitate students' development
  • Providing a variety of experiences and activities to develop motor skills, cooperative social skills, confidence and understanding
  • Promoting language development through story-telling, roleplay, songs, rhymes and informal discussions held individually and within groups
  • Observing students to evaluate progress and to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance and other disabilities
  • Observing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students' progress
  • Discussing students' progress with parents
  • Attending parent interviews, and staff and committee meetings
  • Participating in community and family support programs as appropriate
  • Supervising student teachers on placement
VISA OPTIONS FOR IMMIGRATION PER MLTSSL
  • 189 - Skilled Independent (subclass 189) - Points-Tested
  • 190 - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • 485 - Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) - Graduate Work
  • 482 - Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) – Medium Term Stream
  • 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)
  • 187 - Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)
  • 407 - Training (subclass 407)

ANZSCO CODE: 241213 – Primary School Teacher

WHAT PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS DO?
  • Teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
  • Teach and coordinate a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students.development.
task include
  • Teaching literacy, numeracy, social science, creative expression and physical education skills to primary school students
  • Presenting prescribed curriculum using a range of teaching techniques and materials
  • Developing students' interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
  • Guiding discussions and supervising work in class
  • Preparing, administering and marking tests, projects and assignments to evaluate students' progress and recording the results
  • Discussing individual progress and problems with students and parents, and seeking advice from Student Counsellors and senior teachers
  • Maintaining discipline in classrooms and other school areas
  • Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
  • Liaising with parent, community and business groups
  • Maintaining class and scholastic records
  • Performing extra-curricular tasks such as assisting with sport, school concerts, excursions and special interest programs
  • Supervising student teachers on placement
VISA OPTIONS FOR IMMIGRATION
  • 190 - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) (STSOL)
  • 482 - Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) (STSOL)
  • 187 - Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187) (ROL)
  • 407 - Training (subclass 407) (STSOL)

ANZSCO CODE: 241411 – Secondary School Teacher

WHAT SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS DO?
  • Teach one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students
  • Promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
task include
  • Presenting prescribed curriculum using a range of teaching techniques and materials
  • Developing students' interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
  • Guiding discussions and supervising work in class
  • Preparing, administering and marking tests, projects and assignments to evaluate students' progress and recording the results
  • Discussing individual progress and problems with students and parents, and seeking advice from Student Counsellors and senior teachers
  • Maintaining discipline in classrooms and other school areas
  • Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
  • Liaising with parent, community and business groups
  • Maintaining class and scholastic records
  • Performing extra-curricular tasks such as assisting with sport, school concerts, excursions and special interest programs
  • Supervising student teachers on placement
VISA OPTIONS FOR IMMIGRATION PER MLTSSL
  • 189 - Skilled Independent (subclass 189)
  • 190 - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • 485 - Temporary Graduate (subclass 485)
  • 482 - Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482)
  • 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)
  • 187 - Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)
  • 407 - Training (subclass 407)

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