How to Become an Education Support Worker

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What do I need to study to become an Education Support Worker?

If you're looking to start a rewarding career in education then this CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support qualification from Foundation Education will give you all the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in one of many roles supporting teachers in primary or secondary schools. View course information
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If you're looking for an engaging and rewarding career in children's education, then this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Foundation Education could get you started in a range of education support roles within 18 months! View course information
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Turn you love of working with children into a rewarding career with this CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support qualification from Insight Training. View course information
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If you love working with children in an educational setting and are looking for a rewarding career, then this CHC30221 Certificate III in School Based Education Support qualification from Open Colleges could be a great first step to take. View course information
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Become an excellent teacher's aide and commence a rewarding career with this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from MCFE. View course information
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If you've always dreamed about a career in primary or secondary education, then this CHC40221 Certificate IV in School Based Education Support qualification from Phillips Institute offers exactly what you need to get started. View course information
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Definition of Education Support Worker

Working under the guidance of a classroom teacher or other educator, an Education Support Worker aids efforts to provide additional instruction and assistance to students. They perform non-teaching tasks such as supervising children, preparing learning areas and grading papers.



Education Support Workers facilitate and engage in learning activities, help with enforcing classroom guidelines and monitor student behaviour. They manage the classroom supplies and resources and assist with integrating new technology; setting up projectors, computers and other audiovisual equipment.



One other important responsibility of an Education Support Worker is to aid in improving students’ comprehension, particularly those with behavioural, learning or physical difficulties. Meeting the needs of special education students often calls for the Education Support Worker to make modifications and adjustments to lessons, such as reading questions aloud or spending extra time with students outside of class to help them finish assessments and exercises.

Career Outlook for Education Support Worker

The average age of people working as is with of them being male. of are employed full-time and they typically work around hours per week.

 

Unemployment is and, with A Bachelor Degree or higher, the average Community Worker can earn around . In 2015 there were working and the future growth of the profession is predicted to be , with numbers around in 2020.