Art Teachers (Private Tuition) teach art in private training establishments.

    You need a high level of artistic ability to work as an Art Teacher (Private Tuition). Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Art Teachers (Private Tuition).

    Tasks

    • Plans programmes of study for individual students and groups.
    • Prepares and presents material on the theory of the subject area.
    • Instructs and demonstrates practical aspects of the subject area.
    • Assigns problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents.
    • Assesses students and offers advice, criticism and encouragement.
    • Revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction.
    • Prepares students for examinations, performances and assessments.
    • Keep abreast of developments in the subject area by attending professional conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues.
    • May arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances.
    • May organise exhibitions or performances of students' work.

    All Private Tutors and Teachers

    • $1,122 Weekly Pay
    • Moderate Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Art Teachers (Private Tuition)

    • 1,500 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 26% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 44 hours Average full-time
    • 50 years Average age
    • 79% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Art Teachers (Private Tuition) (in their main job) grew strongly over 5 years:
    from 1,300 in 2011 to 1,500 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Art Teachers (Private Tuition) work in many regions of Australia.
    • Industries: Most work in Education and Training; Arts and Recreation Services; and Health Care and Social Assistance.
    • Full-time: Less than half work full-time (26%, less than the average of 66%), showing there are many opportunities to work part-time.
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 44 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 50 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (62%).
    • Gender: 79% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Education and Training72.4
    Arts and Recreation Services12.4
    Health Care and Social Assistance7.2
    Public Administration and Safety2.0
    Other Industries6.0

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateArt Teachers (Private Tuition)All Jobs Average
    NSW35.831.6
    VIC29.625.6
    QLD14.220.0
    SA6.47.0
    WA8.310.8
    TAS2.52.0
    NT0.61.0
    ACT2.61.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketArt Teachers (Private Tuition)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-192.2-5.05.0
    20-245.1-9.39.3
    25-3413.0-22.922.9
    35-4417.7-22.022.0
    45-5423.7-21.621.6
    55-5912.1-9.09.0
    60-649.7-6.06.0
    65 and Over16.6-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationArt Teachers (Private Tuition)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate23.3-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree39.4-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma17.0-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV5.3-21.121.1
    Year 129.9-18.118.1
    Year 111.3-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below3.8-12.512.5

    You need a high level of artistic ability to work as an Art Teacher (Private Tuition). Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Art Teachers (Private Tuition).

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Education and Training

      77% Skill level

      Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    2. Customer and Personal Service

      69% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    3. English Language

      61% Skill level

      English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    4. Communications and Media

      50% Skill level

      Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

    5. Sales and Marketing

      43% Skill level

      Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

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    1. Contact With Others

      93% Important

      How much do you have contact with people (face-to-face, by telephone, or any other way)?

    2. Freedom to Make Decisions

      88% Important

      How much freedom do you have to make decision on your own?

    3. Deal With External Customers

      84% Important

      How important is it to work with customers or the public?

    4. Physical Proximity

      83% Important

      How physically close are you to other people?

    5. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      81% Important

      How often do you work indoors with access to heating or cooling?

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