UNIT GROUP 2411 EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHERS
EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHERS teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing may be required.
Occupations:241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
241112 Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)
241111 EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHER
Alternative Title:Kindergarten Teacher
Plans, organises and conducts activities to help pre-primary school students to develop a wide variety of skills including speech, reading, writing, motor skills and social interaction. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 1
241112 KAIAKO KOHANGA REO (MAORI LANGUAGE NEST TEACHER)
Works with whanau (family) to care for young children in a Kohanga Reo (Maori language nest) and helps them understand Maori language and customs.
Skill Level: 1
One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification
at the same level:
- Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
- Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood
- Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
a provisional practising certificate
a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five
years of age, including babies and toddlers