An Entry-Level Primary School Teacher earns an average salary of AU$57,767 per year.

AU$39,754 - AU$69,894
AU$40K
AU$58K
AU$70K
MEDIAN: AU$57,842
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.91 - AU$43.36
AU$20
AU$29
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$29.47
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$71K
Salary AU$39,754 - AU$69,894
Bonus AU$426 - AU$9,863
Profit Sharing AU$2,503
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$40,004 - AU$71,719
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 812
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$19.91 - AU$43.36
Hourly Tips AU$0.37
Overtime AU$2.01 - AU$39.73
Annual Data AU$0AU$71K
Bonus AU$426 - AU$9,863
Profit Sharing AU$2,503
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$40,004 - AU$71,719
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

Job Description for Primary School Teacher

Primary school teachers instruct children who are typically in grades one through five or six and between six and eleven years old. The goal of educating pupils at this age is to lay the firm foundations of reading comprehension, writing, and math, and primary school teachers also use these fundamentals to teach broader foundation knowledge in subjects like science and social studies. They also help to ensure that developmental subjects in the arts and physical education are taught as well.

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Primary School Teacher Tasks

  • Connect curriculum standards to daily objectives, teaching children according to instructional goals.
  • Communicate student progress to parents and guardians.
  • Develop and implement activities, classroom materials, and resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress and achievement.
  • Manage a safe and hygienic classroom environment, ensuring physical and mental security.

Primary School Teacher Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,425

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Primary School Teacher

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 82%