Teacher Aide

Teacher Aide

Teacher Aides provide assistance to teaching staff in preschools, primary schools and high schools.

A Teacher Aide may be responsible for the care and supervision of children, supporting students with additional learning needs, and preparing the classroom and educational materials. 

The average salary of a Teacher Aide is $55,937 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $55,937
salary range
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Projected job growth
20% by 2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Teacher Aide are:
NSW 22%
VIC 23.2%
QLD 24.7%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Teacher Aide are:
  • Good communication skills
  • Patient in dealing with people
  • Mature and sensible
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Enjoy helping children learn
  • Able to accept direction and supervision
Source: myfuture.gov.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Learn how to help deliver quality education as a Teacher Aide with this course, no prerequisites required.

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