Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education) in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

A Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education) in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$27.55 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$39,693 - AU$62,247
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$52,541
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50%
90%
AU$22.77 - AU$32.41
AU$23
AU$28
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$27.55
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$39,693 - AU$62,247
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$45,965 - AU$66,856
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$22.77 - AU$32.41
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$45,965 - AU$66,856
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 127

Job Description for Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education)

Kindergarten teacher (who do not work in special education) oversee classrooms for children between the ages of about four and six years old; this environment is normally a child's first transition into formal education. These teachers' goal is to lay a strong foundation for future learning by the children and teach foundational skills. They need to understand different learning styles and rates, working with pupils to help them develop basic skills and facilities in areas such as reading and arithmetic; additionally, they educate students on color recognition, spatial relationships. Kindergarten teachers also impart values such as sharing, cooperation, and proper classroom behavior to the children, some of whom are spending their first extended time away from parental control in the kindergarten classroom environment. Teachers are expected to be creative, cheerful, and able to foster a nurturing, positive learning environment.

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Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education) Tasks

  • Inspire a passion for learning in young children through engaging environments geared for manipulating and exploring a variety of materials.
  • Demonstrate and reinforce rules for social interaction and personal responsibility.
  • Teach basic academic skills of number and letter recognition while monitoring physical and emotional health in individuals.

Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education) Job Listings

Key Stats for Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Kindergarten Teacher (but not Special Education) Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
AU$57,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%