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26 Apr 2021

START YOUR CAREER AS A TEACHER’S AIDE WITH THIS NATIONALLY RECOGNISED CERTIFICATE


In Australia, Teacher’s aide regularly take on roles and responsibilities that are much more demanding and complex than first thought, they are expected to perform tasks that are beyond their official job description. This is known as ‘role- stretch’ which is where a Teacher’s aide is expected to take on varied responsibilities: teacher, disability worker, instructional designer, coordinator, admin assistant, literacy specialist and so forth.

Being a Teacher’s aide is a challenging but worthy job that promotes them to work in schools to support students and teachers by implementing a range of strategies and techniques in an educational setting. The projected job growth is estimated 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.* It’s a highly rewarding and appreciated role.

QUALIFICATION

 To work as a Teacher’s aide in Australia, a qualification in education is desirable. Gain the skills required to work in schools and communities and undertake our vocational course CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support at Step Into Training Services (SITS). This education support certificate is nationally recognised and gives you a competitive edge for gaining employment in public and private schools and community education settings.

At SITS, our highly skilled, passionate and experienced professionals will enhance your skill set and provide you with the knowledge and expertise to work in collaboration with both teachers and students in school and community settings. The CHC40213 Certificate IV in Education Support includes 17 units of competency- 12 core units and 5 elective units. The course is delivered at our campus located in Queensland and it takes about 12 months to complete it.

YOUR CAREER

Qualification at these levels are endorsed for education support workers throughout Australia. The Certificate IV in Education Support entitles you to take up the following job roles:

·         Teacher Aide in schools

·         Education Support Staff

·         Education Assistant (special needs, language /literacy, cultural support)

·         Home Tutor

·         Early Childhood Assistant Educator

·         School Age Care Assistant Educator (vacation care, OSHC, kindergarten)

·         Inclusion Support Aide

·         School Support Officer

·         Education Support Worker

·         Learning Support Officer or Classroom Assistant

A career in Education Support offers you the flexibility to fit work around family commitments and busy schedules.  If you are amiable and reliable, have an optimistic approach and are able to show responsiveness to students and their families, you will thrive in an education support role. Work and improve on your strengths and formalise your skill set with this education support certificate. Advanced courses can further build your resume and your skills as you work your way towards the qualification.

We at SITS are geared up to help you take charge of your career as a Teacher’s aide   in the dynamic and accelerating  education sector in Australia.

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