Other Private Tutors and Teachers includes jobs like Dressmaking Teacher (Private Tuition), Handicrafts Teacher (Private Tuition), Language Tutor (Private Tuition), and Maths Tutor (Private Tuition).

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Plans programmes of study for 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, materials and methods of instruction.
    • Prepares students for examinations, performances and assessments.
    • Keeps abreast of developments in the subject area by attending 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

    Other Private Tutors and Teachers

    • 11,400 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 19% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 44 hours Average full-time
    • 35 years Average age
    • 67% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Private Tutors and Teachers (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years:
    from 8,800 in 2011 to 11,400 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a medium sized occupation.
    • Location: Other Private Tutors and Teachers work in many parts of Australia. New South Wales has a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Education and Training; Health Care and Social Assistance; and Other Services.
    • Full-time: Less than half work full-time (19%, 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 35 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are under 25 years of age (35%).
    • Gender: 67% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

    Employment Outlook

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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 Training88.9
    Health Care and Social Assistance3.1
    Other Services1.9
    Public Administration and Safety1.4
    Other Industries4.7

    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.
    StateOther Private Tutors and TeachersAll Jobs Average
    NSW38.931.6
    VIC27.825.6
    QLD15.520.0
    SA5.17.0
    WA8.110.8
    TAS1.12.0
    NT0.91.0
    ACT2.51.9

    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 BracketOther Private Tutors and TeachersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-1915.8-5.05.0
    20-2418.7-9.39.3
    25-3414.3-22.922.9
    35-4414.7-22.022.0
    45-5414.0-21.621.6
    55-597.4-9.09.0
    60-647.4-6.06.0
    65 and Over7.8-4.24.2

    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 QualificationOther Private Tutors and TeachersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate22.7-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree31.3-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma8.2-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV3.6-21.121.1
    Year 1229.4-18.118.1
    Year 111.9-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below2.8-12.512.5

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

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    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.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. English Language

      78% Skill level

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

    2. Mathematics

      69% Skill level

      Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

    3. Education and Training

      65% Skill level

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

    4. Customer and Personal Service

      57% Skill level

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

    5. Clerical

      51% Skill level

      Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Electronic Mail

      94% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    2. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      93% Important

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

    3. Face-to-Face Discussions

      92% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

    4. Contact With Others

      91% Important

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

    5. Spend Time Sitting

      89% Important

      How much time do you spend sitting?

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 25-3099.02 - Tutors.

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