Kindergarten Teacher

Kindergarten Teacher

Kindergarten Teachers develop and implement educational programs for children in their first year of formal education (pre-primary school). The average salary of a Kindergarten Teacher is $56,755 per annum.

As a Kindergarten Teacher, you’ll help children to develop social skills, creativity, coordination, and an interest in learning.

Salary range
Average salary $56,755
salary range
$50,218
$56,755
$63,293
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
27% by 2020
27%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Kindergarten Teacher are:
NSW
NSW 37.2%
VIC
VIC 30.9%
QLD
QLD 15.6%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Kindergarten Teacher are:
  • Able to relate to children and their families
  • A keen desire to teach children
  • Willing to learn
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Sound literacy and numeracy skills
  • High level planning and organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic, tactful and patient
  • Prepared to work outside of school hours
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Become a fully qualified early childhood teacher with a nationally recognised degree.

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)