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Hear my story...
Joshua Stephens
School of Education graduate

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Teaching and working with children

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Possible careers:

% OF PEOPLE IN THE TEACHING AND WORKING WITH CHILDREN INDUSTRY WHO ARE TERTIARY QUALIFIED

SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

WEEKLY AVERAGE EARNINGS

  • > $1,500
  • $1,201 - $1,500
  • $1,001 - $1,200
  • $900 - $1,000
  • < $900
  • $0
EARLY CHILDHOOD
TEACHER
$1,200
PRIMARY SCHOOL
TEACHER
< $1,500
AFTER SCHOOL CARE
COORDINATOR
< $900
TUTOR

$1500
COMMUNITY EDUCATOR
< $900
EDUCATION OFFICER
$1,500
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

WORKING WITH KIDS IS AMAZING! - THIS REASON ALWAYS COUNTERS ALL THE CONS. YOU'RE NEVER BORED - THE DAYS GO BY EXTREMELY FAST. GOOD AMOUNT OF VACATION TIME. FOR THE MOST PART, YOU'RE IN CONTROL OF YOUR CLASSROOM/JOB.
WELL RESPECTED JOB BY PUBLIC AND GENERALLY GOOD BENEFITS. UNION SUPPORT.

JOB OPENINGS - 2014 - 2018

  • > 50,000
  • 25,000 - 50,000
  • 10,000 - 25,000
  • 5,000 - 10,000
  • < 5,000
  • 0
EARLY
CHILDHOOD
TEACHER
PRIMARY
SCHOOL
TEACHER
TUTOR

COMMUNITY
EDUCATOR
EDUCATION
OFFICER
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014
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Help young kids improve their grades and self-confidence. Working with excited, fun, full-of-energy kids everyday can be a revitalising experience.

SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

FUTURE EMPLOYMENT CHANGE
NEXT 5 YEARS

FROM TO
EARLY CHILDHOOD
TEACHER
8.5% 12%
PRIMARY SCHOOL
TEACHER
6.1% 8.4%
TUTOR 0% 5%
COMMUNITY
EDUCATOR
28.5% 12.1%+
EDUCATION
OFFICER
8.5% 12%
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

PREDICTED JOB OPENINGS FOR 2014 - 2018...

EMPLOYMENT GROWTH
5 YEARS TO NOVEMBER 2018
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

Primary School Teacher

Over
50,000

Early Childhood

10,001 to
25,000

Education Officer

10,001 to
25,000

IN A SNAPSHOT

environmentCHOICE OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
heartHELP PEOPLE / REWARDING / MAKE A DIFFERENCE
travelTRAVEL ABROAD
peopleWORK WITH CHILDREN
starWORK NEVER THE SAME
learningNEVER STOP LEARNING
flexibleFLEXIBLE
graphGOOD JOB GROWTH