A TEACHER’S AIDE IN THREE STEPS
Are you passionate about teaching? Do you wish to be a part of the education
workforce of Australia? Have you ever wanted to be a teacher’s aide? If so,
then by all means you are stepping in the right direction. A teacher aide’s
assists a headteacher with all non-teaching duties both inside and outside the
classroom, providing supervision and care for students of all ages. They are
also referred to as teaching assistant, education aide and integration aide.
The Teacher’s aide role is one of the most popular and
in-demand careers for Australians who aspire for a career in education. Still
confused of exactly how to go about being a teacher’s aide? It’s time now to
brush up your knowledge about the industry, career prospects and training
pathways to get there. Navigate below three
steps which would clear all you doubts and give you a clear picture to
become a teacher’s aide.
1. GET THE
Study an education support
qualification in order to learn the necessary teaching strategies, behaviour
management techniques, support strategies for students with disability or
disorders and ways to assist the teacher with operational tasks. Step Into
Training Services (SITS) offers nationally recognised CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support.
This vocational course delivered in Queensland comprises of a total of 17 units
of competency (12 core units and 5 elective units) which takes about 12 months
IV in Education Support is designed to provide you with the essential
skillset and knowledge to work collaboratively with teachers and students in
school and community settings. Upon graduation, you will be qualified to
provide a stimulating, safe and meaningful environment as a teacher’s aide. You
will also be qualified to work as a Language or Literacy worker, helping
children to read or write.
Gaining workplace experience
in the vocational placement is essential. Work placement is hands-on practical
experience ay a formally recognised and approved education provider. As a part
of the teacher’s aide course it allows you to put your theoretical knowledge
into practice in a safe environment.
APPLY AS TEACHER’S AIDE
In Australia teacher’s aide are currently
in-demand. 90 percent of workers are female. Queensland has a larger share of
workers than any part of Australia. The projected job growth for teacher’s aide
profession is expected to be 21.1 percent in the next five years. The most
common annual salary in Australia for a teacher’s aide is between $55,000 and
$65,000.* If you possess the necessary skills and traits to become a teacher’s
aide, you should contemplate and unfold your educational career in the right
manner with a Certificate
IV in Education Support.
Teacher’s aides are vital to the Australian education
system as these people are the support system of our teachers and children who
need special care and attention along their educational journey. It’s a highly
rewarding and appreciated role. Join us at SITS and become a part of a career
journey that is enriching, fulfilling and challenging.