What's it like to be an Assistant Educator?
Assistant Educators assist teachers and students in classrooms. They give personalised attention to students who need extra support to facilitate their learning and development.
Tasks and duties
- Provide children personalised attention.
- Provide a secure, nurturing environment in the classroom.
- Communicate with families about the child’s involved in class activities each day, in consultation with the teacher.
- Assist the teacher by preparing materials, equipment and setting up.
- Provide feedback, information, concerns and process improvement ideas to the teacher.
- Translate early childhood theory into practical exercises and activities.
- Promote exploration and learning through play.
- Support children with emotional regulation issues to learn improved social skills.
- Support children with developmental difficulties with specific techniques.
What can I earn as an Assistant Educator?
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How to become an Assistant Educator
- Undertake a qualification within the field of education. The entry-level qualification is a Certificate III in Education Support (CHC30213).
- There are many career progression opportunities for Assistant Teachers, including further study such as a degree-level qualification to become a qualified primary or secondary teacher or special education teacher.
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