0755 265900 [email protected]

Study Teaching

By studying a Bachelor or Masters of Education, students will gain the skills and expertise to thrive in a rewarding career as a teacher. Upon graduation students will be prepared to teach in classrooms in Australian and across the world. During the course students will be able to choose between:

  • Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teaching
  • Primary School Teaching
  • Secondary school Teaching

Course Overview

This program prepares students to teach in early childhood, primary or secondary settings. Students undertake a foundation first year and then undertake studies in either primary or secondary education. Throughout their studies, students would be required to do practice placements in an Australian Primary or Secondary School. During this time students would observation and participation in school and practice teaching.

This course can be studied at a Bachelor or Masters level. The Masters course is delivered in as quick as 18 months at certain universities around Australia.  The Bachelor of Education  The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) is nominated by the Department of Home Affairs as the relevant assessing authority for the occupation of teachers. According to the Skilled Migration Assessment Policy Guidelines, obtaining accredited course completion allows you to obtain a full skills assessment without requiring additional work experience. This is done through the accredited pathway program.

This program prepares students to teach in primary or secondary settings. Students undertake a foundation first year and then undertake studies in either primary or secondary education. Throughout their studies, students would be required to do practice placements in an Australian Primary or Secondary School. During this time students would observation and participation in schools, practice teaching and community field studies.

Why is this important? Because Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher and Secondary School Teacher is listed on the Medium to Long Term Skilled Shortage List (MLTSSL)

Therefore because the occupation is on the MLTSSL, and you can obtain a skills assessment through the accredited pathway when you finish the course, and then potentially apply for general skilled migration visas such as:

  • Skilled Independent (Subclass 189)
  • State Sponsored (Subclass 190)

Please note in order to apply for general skilled migration visas, applicants are required to meet the other requirements of general skilled migration.

 

Course Outcome: There are numerous different types of teachers that you can work as including:

 

  • Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher

 

Please note graduates of the Diploma of Early Childhood Education may qualify for credit towards the bachelor or Early Childhood Education.

Certificate

Course Duration

Bachelor of Education – 3 – 4 years

Masters of Education – 18 months – 2 years

Intake Dates

February and July

Locations

Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane

Cost

from $23,000 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher (241111) and Secondary School Teacher (241411) – Is currently on the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List To pass the skills assessment for general skilled migration you are required to prove that you have:

  • Bachelor or Masters of Education from an accredited Australian provider

Additionally, If you complete a Bachelor or Masters of Education in Australia you may qualify for the Temporary Graduate Visa. The benefit of this visa is, it gives you 2 years of unlimited work rights in Australia. Which can give you invaluable experience in the education Industry.

There are numerous different types of teachers that you can work as including:

 

  • Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher

 

Job Forecast & Career Information

The number of Secondary School Teachers stayed fairly stable over the past 5 years and is expected to grow moderately over the next 5 years:
from 133,200 in 2017 to 139,000 by 2022.
There are likely to be around 64,000 job openings over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.

  • Size: This is a very large occupation.
  • Unemployment: Unemployment was below average in 2017.
  • Location: Secondary School Teachers work in most regions of Australia.
  • Industries: Most work in the Education and Training industry.
  • Earnings: Full-time workers earn around $1,500 per week (higher than the all jobs average of $1,230). Earnings tend to be lower when starting out and higher as experience grows.
  • Full-time: Many work full-time (77.6%, higher than the all jobs average of 68.4%).
  • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 41.5 hours per week at work (compared to the all jobs average of 40.0 hours).

Bachelor of Education Common Course Requirements

  • Must have graduated year 12 in home country
  • Must have a minimum of IELTS 7 – 7.5 in all 4 components

Masters of Education Common Course Requirements

  • Must have graduated from a Bachelor Degree
  • Must have a minimum of IELTS 7 – 8 in all 4 components

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
Graduate Visa - Pathway To Aus

Graduate Visa

The Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) allows recent university or certain vocational graduates to remain in Australia and work after their studies have finished.

Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus
Email: [email protected]

Offices

Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

Adelaide Office
Level 5 Tower 2 /121 King William Street – Adelaide 5000

Consult with Our Agents

Book a consultation to receive professional advice from one of our experienced Registered Migration Agents.
Study Teaching was last modified: August 21st, 2018 by Pathway to Aus
Logo