Child care centre managers
Child Care Centre Managers perform a host of diverse duties including planning, organising and coordinating programs and activities for the children at their establishment. They also work closely with child carers, parents and other staff members. Specialised Child Care Centre Managers may work in before or after school facilities, day care centres or establishments offering holiday or vacation care for children.
Early childhood professional
Nannies reside in employers homes and provide assistance to parents in caring for and supervising their children.
Early childhood teacher
Early Childhood Teachers convey the basics of knowledge to pre-primary school students. Taking a holistic approach, Early Childhood Teachers must focus on basic literacy and counting skills, as well as promote development in art and music. Early Childhood Teachers are also responsible for the basic health and well-being of their students and must also focus on helping students with their basic physical development skills.
Education adviser & manager
Education Advisers and Reviewers take a policy-oriented approach to education. While they are not actually hands-on in the classroom, as a teacher would be, they are involved in educational research and in developing curriculum. They also publish findings on various aspects of educational culture and policy.
Kindergarten & preschool teacher
Kindergarten and Preschool Teachers instruct pre-primary students in the foundations of numeracy, literature and arts to prepare them for primary school. They focus on cognitive, physical and social development using a variety of games, music, play, art and written exercises. Teachers of this level should be creative, patient and understand levels of early childhood development.
Primary school teacher
Primary School Teachers help children develop the intellectual and social skills they need to be ideal members of society. These teachers create lesson plans and facilitate learning with pupils by establishing a positive relationship. They also organise the classroom learning environment and learning resources. Primary school teachers focus on children ages 5-12 years old and encourage and inspire children to deepen their understanding/knowledge and develop themselves.
Private tutor & teacher
Private Teachers and Tutors instruct students in specialized areas like art, drama, dance, music, test prep, or other areas of academia not covered in schools. They work outside of prescribed school hours and facilities to provide students with supplementary education and knowledge.
School Principals manage the proper administration and functioning of educational institutions. They oversee teachers and administration at the school to ensure that students are receiving quality education and that proper safety and disciplinary procedures are in place.
Secondary school teacher
Secondary School Teachers are in charge of teaching the curriculum to students. Another part of the job is considering the emotional and intellectual development of students. Secondary School Teachers oversee discussions and supervise class work.
Special education teacher
Special Education Teachers can be found in primary, middle and secondary schools. These teachers focus on teaching students with a wide range of learning difficulties stemming from emotional, intellectual or physical issues. It is necessary for special education teachers to use a variety of teaching approaches and strategies, as they may be working with students with differing needs.
A Teachers Aide is an asset to a teacher as they are required to perform duties not necessarily associated with actual instruction. A teachers aide serves as an added adult to handle care and offer extra supervision to children in different settings, most often in preschool or special education classrooms or organisations.
English as a Second Language Teachers (often abbreviated to ESL teachers) work with students of all ages whose primary language is not English. They teach grammar, speaking, and writing skills, as well as more nuanced concepts like idioms and slang.
University lecturer & tutor
University Lecturers and Tutors work for public and private universities researching and delivering lectures on their field of expertise. They should have strong research skills and public speaking abilities and be willing to contribute to students learning.
Vocational education teacher
A Vocational Education Teacher may also be referred to as a trade or skill teacher. This type of educator works within a prescribed curriculum to further the technical education of students. Vocational teachers are sometimes thought of those that offer hands-on job preparation for students in an educational setting.