Education is one of the most popular professionals for students who want to get PR in Australia. Australia has enormous demands for both preschool and secondary school teachers. Teachers are highly respected by people in Australia. What’s more, the employability and average salary of teachers are decent as well. AAS would like to tell you more about the responsibilities, career and migration prospects, and relevant courses for secondary school teachers.

The duties of secondary school teachers include: preparing lesson materials, teaching curriculum, creating activities to boost students’ learning passion, managing ECA, assisting school administration, evaluating students’ study progress via assessments and exams and so on.

As for career and migration prospects, secondary school teacher has good advantages. The annual average salary of a secondary school teacher in Australia is roughly AUD$90000. Moreover, secondary school teacher is always on the MTLSSL list. To be a qualified secondary school teacher, you have to complete accredited degrees and pass the skills assessment by AITSL (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) after graduation.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 – 7.5

Study Plan

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)4 years
Master of Teaching (Secondary)2 years

Recommended Universities

Bond University, Griffith University, University of Technology Sydney, The University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne

Career outcomes

Secondary School Teacher

Migration prospects

Secondary school teacher is on the MTLSSL (Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List). Applicants must pass the skills assessment from AITSL (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership). There are many types of visas that lead you to become a permanent resident in Australia.

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