An Australian teacher aide, also known as an educational assistant or teacher assistant, is a professional who supports teachers in the classroom. Their role may vary depending on the school and the specific needs of the students and teachers they work with.

Typically, teacher aides in Australia work under the supervision of a classroom teacher to provide additional support to students. They may work with individual students or small groups of students who require extra attention or assistance with their learning. Teacher aides may also help to monitor students during classroom activities, assist with classroom management, and provide administrative support to the teacher.

A teacher assist working with early primary learning materials

Some of the specific tasks that a teacher aide in Australia may perform include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of learning materials.
  • Supporting students with special needs or disabilities.
  • Helping to supervise students during recess or other non-classroom activities.
  • Supporting students to complete assignments and tests.
  • Providing one-on-one support to students who require extra assistance.
  • Contributing to the planning and coordination of classroom activities.

Overall, the role of a teacher aide in Australia is to support the teacher in providing a high-quality learning experience for all students. You will find it an enriching, satisfying and rewarding role. So start now by enrolling in CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support at Laverton Community Education Centre.

Send an inquiry through our website: https://lcec.vic.edu.au/courses/certificate-iv-in-education-support/.

Or email us at info@lcec.vic.edu.au

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