The average salary for a Secondary School Teacher in Cairns, Queensland is AU$70,000.
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Job Description for Secondary School Teacher
Secondary school teachers generally work in a middle school or high school environment and administer lessons to students. This often involves teaching large classes of students, so it is important to show authority and be able to control a large group of people. Some students may have behavioral problems, so it is important not only to help administer coursework, but also to help shape student personality and behavior. Usually, secondary school teachers will have general guidelines from the sc…Read more
Secondary School Teacher Tasks
- Instruct via lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects at the post primary level.
- Maintain student records.
- Create, administer, and grade tests and assignments to measure students' progress.
- Establish and enforce behavioral and procedural rules.
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Employees with Secondary School Teacher in their job title in Geelong, Victoria earn an average of 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (4.3% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.2% less), Brisbane, Queensland (3.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.2% less).
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