The average salary for an Experienced Secondary School Teacher is AU$88,351.
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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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Popular Skills for Secondary School Teacher
Subject Matter Expert
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Curriculum Planning, Subject Matter Expert, Team Leadership and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include English Language.
Pay by Experience Level for Secondary School Teacher
An entry-level Secondary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$60,765 based on 166 salaries. An early career Secondary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,216 based on 311 salaries. A mid-career Secondary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,106 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$93,741.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Secondary School Teacher in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 3.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (20.8% less), Adelaide, South Australia (6.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (5.2% less).
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