Education aides assist teachers with the supervision and support of students and the delivery of learning programmes. They also provide support and assistance to students with special needs, including those with physical or intellectual disabilities, or behavioural issues.
House parents are concerned with all the tasks relating to the personal care, boarding accommodation, meals, study, recreation and weekend activities of children and adolescents in a residential establishment. They usually live in or near the boarding establishment.
Specialisations: Boarding School Supervisor
Education officers undertake educational research and develop course materials and curricula.
Education managers may be responsible for a number of activities in the educational sector, ranging from the development of policy to the development and review of course curricula and teaching materials. They may have an advisory role, preparing reports, information papers and submissions, or they may advise senior management or interdepartmental committees on education strategies and initiatives. They may also be involved in the management of educational systems at regional, district or state levels, and may have to manage financial and physical resources, or recruit educational officers.
Public education officers design and deliver specialised education programs to educate school or community groups on different issues or run education programs for institutions such as museums, zoos or art galleries.
Fitness instructors are involved in the assessment, teaching, training and supervision of a variety of people in health and fitness clubs, gymnasiums, sports centres and community recreation organisations. Fitness instructors may specialise in fields such as aerobics, aqua-fitness, personal training, exercise for specific groups (such as older people), resistance training and swimming.
Specialisations: Personal Trainer
School principals provide educational leadership for primary and/or secondary schools and their communities.
Secondary school teachers teach one or more subjects within the school curriculum to secondary students. Subject areas include English, mathematics, science, history, geography, drama, dance, art, music, health and physical education, design, information technology, languages other than English, and home economics.
Research and development managers plan, administer and review the research and development program and activities of an organisation.
Museum attendants work in the public spaces of museums, greeting visitors and attending to enquiries, and ensuring the protection of exhibits.
Physical education (PE) teachers instruct students in sports, recreational activities and healthy lifestyle issues, in order to encourage and develop physical fitness and skills, self-esteem and interpersonal skills.
Early childhood teachers plan and conduct education programmes for young children.