The average hourly pay for a Teacher Aide is AU$22.72.
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Job Description for Teacher Aide
The two main responsibilities of teacher aides are to assist with clerical work and classroom activities. They must provide support for teachers, including giving attention to individual students who need assistance and keeping an eye on students while the teacher is away. Teacher aides typically work with younger students and provide personalized attention, observe their progress, and encourage them individually. Teacher aides are great sources of information in parent-teacher conferences, as …Read more
Teacher Aide Tasks
- Supervise students during instruction, recess, hallways, etc., to maintain order and provide a good learning environment.
- Assist in developing, preparing, and distributing lessons and materials.
- Handle difficult behavioral problems or safety issues directly.
- Assist teachers with records such as attendance and grades.
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Skills in Childhood Education, Disability Support, Activities for Children, English Language and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Teacher Aide
An entry-level Teacher Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.58 based on 497 salaries. An early career Teacher Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.72 based on 674 salaries. A mid-career Teacher Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.61 based on 267 salaries. An experienced Teacher Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.43 based on 166 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Teacher Aide in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cairns, Queensland (9.1% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ballarat, Victoria (9.2% less), Melbourne, Victoria (4.7% less) and Toowoomba, Queensland (1.8% less).
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