Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher - ANZSCO 241111


Plans, organises and conducts activities to help pre-primary school students to develop a wide variety of skills including speech, reading, writing, motor skills and social interaction. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

Kindergarten Teacher


Preschool Director

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2411-11 Pre-Primary School Teacher

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 2411 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers


teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art and literature to early childhood (pre-primary) students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.


planning and structuring learning in both indoor and outdoor environments using a variety of materials and equipment to facilitate students' development providing a variety of experiences and activities to develop motor skills, cooperative social skills, confidence and understanding promoting language development through story telling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal discussions held individually and within groups observing students to evaluate progress and to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance and other disabilities observing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students' progress discussing students' progress with parents attending parent interviews, and staff and committee meetings participating in community and family support programs as appropriate supervising student teachers on placement

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
2. 241112 Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)