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Private Tutors and Teachers teach students in the practice, theory and performance of subjects, such as art, dance, drama and music, in private training establishments.
Teaches art in private training establishments.
Teaches dance in private training establishments.
Specialisations: Ballet Teacher (Private Tuition)
Teaches drama in private training establishments.
Specialisations: Elocution Teacher
Teaches music in private training establishments.
Specialisations: Singing Teacher (Private Tuition)
Includes Dressmaking Teacher (Private Tuition), Handicrafts Teacher (Private Tuition), Language Tutor (Private Tuition), Maths Tutor (Private Tuition)
Earnings are for full-time workers before tax, excluding superannuation. Earnings are a guide only and can vary greatly.
Likely change in the number of jobs over the next 5 years, based on the Department of Jobs and Small Business projections.
Skill Level is the education or training usually needed to do well in this job. Relevant experience is sometimes viewed just as highly.
Employment Size is the number of people who work in this job in Australia.
An above average unemployment rate shows people who do this job are more likely to be out of work than people who do other jobs.
Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).
This is a large occupation employing 35,000 workers. The number of workers has grown strongly over the past 5 years. Over the next 5 years (to May 2022) the number of workers is expected to grow strongly to 39,400. Around 30,000 job openings are likely over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.
A Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of relevant experience, is usually needed to work in this job. Around half of workers have a university degree. Sometimes relevant experience or on-the-job training is needed in addition to a qualification.
If you are interested in this style of work, there are a wide range of training options available that could lead to this or a similar job. The pathway that is right for you will depend on your skills and interests.
It is a good idea to speak to industry bodies, employers, and workers to learn more about the skills and qualifications you will need.
Employers look for Private Tutors and Teachers who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.
The topics, subjects, or knowledge areas workers rate as most important are shown below.
Customer and personal services. This includes understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.
Teaching and course design.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.
Planning and coordination of people and resources.
Skills can be improved through training or experience. The skills workers rate as most important are shown below.
Talking to others.
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
Teaching people how to do something.
Understanding why people react the way they do.
Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.
The physical and social abilities workers rate as the most important are shown below.
Listen to and understand what people say.
Communicate by speaking.
Speak clearly so others can understand you.
Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.The importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 25-3021.00 - Self-Enrichment Education Teachers.
Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.
The work activities workers rate as most important are shown below.
Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping others to improve.
Identifying the educational needs of others, developing training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
Performing for, or speaking with, the public. This includes speaking on television, serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.
Building and keeping constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.
How much do you have contact with people (face-to-face, by telephone, or any other way)?
How much freedom do you have to make decision on your own?
How important is it to work with customers or the public?
How physically close are you to other people?
How often do you work indoors with access to heating or cooling?
Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.
Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.
Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.
Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.
Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.
Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.
Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.
Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.
Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.
Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.
Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.
Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants, animals, and materials like wood, tools, and machinery.