Teachers are highly respected in Australia and paid really well. There is a shortage of teachers with specialty skills in the metropolitan areas and even bigger need for teachers with general skills in regional Australia. To become a teacher you need to have completed a degree and/or trade along with a Diploma of Education.
ENTRY LEVEL FIGURES:
Average starting wage: $69,000 per year
Average ongoing wage: $104,000 per year
Average Annual salary: $108,000 per year
Certification Required: YES
During your course you will be required to complete a certain number of hours of work experience. This will give you the practical skills required for your graduation. You will be working with different types of education groups which may include primary and highschool students, adult learners, disabled learners and aged learners. Through this experience you will be able to choose your core group of interest for your specialty.