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Teacher Migration Eligibility Check

 Who this Eligibility Check is For


This Eligibility check  is for the following teaching specialisations: Early Childhood (ANZSCO 241111), Primary School (ANZSCO 241113), Middle School (ANZSCO 241311), Secondary School (ANZSCO 241411), Special Needs (ANZSCO 241511), Teacher of the hearing impaired (ANZSCO 241512), Teacher of the sight impaired (ANZSCO 241513) and Special Education Teachers Not Otherwise Classified (NEC) (ANZSCO 241599).

There are a number of other teaching professions which may be eligible for skilled migration under the Subclass 190 and 489 programs. These are listed on the Short-Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL) and begin 242xxx. If your occupation  is one of these and is on the STSOL, then please use our Skilled Migration Eligibility Checker HERE

 Skills Assessment Eligibility


To get an accurate assessment of your eligibility, please answer all questions in this section
What is your teaching specialisation:
THIS ELIGIBILITY CHECK DOES NOT COVER YOUR PROFESSION. There are a number of other teaching professions which may be eligible for skilled migration under the Subclass 190 and 489 programs. These are listed on the Short-Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL) and begin 242xxx. If your occupation  is one of these and is on the STSOL , then please use our Skilled Migration Eligibility Checker HERE

Education Requirement


In order to meet the education requirement you must be able to prove that you have completed a course of study comparable to at least four years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education (university) level study in Australia, that results in a qualification/s. (for instance a 4 year teaching degree or a 3 year bachelors degree + a one year full time initial teacher education qualification)
Do you believe that you meet the education requirement ?
You may not be eligible for a migration skills assessment as a teacher which may prevent you accessing skilled migration pathways as a teacher, however you may have other options such as the Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa or student or partner visas, so please complete the section below.

Professional Requirement – Early Childhood Teacher


You must have an initial teacher education qualification relevant to the early childhood (pre-primary school) teacher occupation of at least one year full-time study (or part time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level. The qualification must include a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students across the ages Birth to 8 years in education programs prior to and in the early years of primary school.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the age range of the students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

Professional Requirement – Secondary School Teacher


An initial teacher education qualification relevant to the secondary school teacher occupation of at least one year full-time study (or part time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level. The qualification must include a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students across the age range of 13 - 18 years in a secondary school setting.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the age range of the students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

 Professional Requirement – Special Needs Teacher


(i) an initial teacher education qualification of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students in a school setting, and a formal post graduate qualification in special needs of at least one year in duration (full-time or part-time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level.

NOTE - Applicants relying on a postgraduate special needs qualification to, in-part, meet the professional criterion must have completed a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice in a school setting as part of their initial teacher education qualification to meet the professional assessment criteria. or

(ii)     an undergraduate initial teacher education qualification with a specialisation in special needs of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent), at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students within a special needs setting.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the type of the students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

Professional Requirement – Teacher of the Sight Impaired


You must have:

(i)   an initial teacher education qualification of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students in a school setting, and a formal post graduate qualification in special education of at least one year in duration (full-time or part-time equivalent) that includes a minimum of 30 days of supervised teaching practice with students with a sight impairment. or

(ii) an undergraduate initial teacher education qualification with a specialisation in special education of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent), at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students in a school setting, with students with a sight impairment.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the type of students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

Professional Requirement – Teacher of the Hearing Impaired


You must have:

(i)   an initial teacher education qualification of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students in a school setting, and a formal post graduate qualification in special education of at least one year in duration (full-time or part-time equivalent) that includes a minimum of 30 days of supervised teaching practice with students with a hearing impairment. or

(ii) an undergraduate initial teacher education qualification with a specialisation in special education of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent), at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students in a school setting, with students with a hearing impairment.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the type of students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

Professional Requirement – Special Education Teacher


You must have:

(i) an initial teacher education qualification of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students in a school setting, and a formal post graduate qualification in special education of at least one year in duration (full-time or part-time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level.

NOTE - Applicants relying on a postgraduate special education qualification to, in-part, meet the professional criterion must have completed a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice in a school setting as part of their initial teacher education qualification to meet the professional assessment criteria. or

(ii)     an undergraduate initial teacher education qualification with a specialisation in special education of at least one year full-time study (or part-time equivalent), at the higher education (university) level that includes a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students within a special education setting.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the type of students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

Professional Requirement – Primary Teacher


An initial teacher education qualification relevant to the primary school teacher occupation of at least one year full-time study (or part time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level. The qualification must include a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students across the age range of 5 - 12 years in a primary school setting.

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the age range of the students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.

Professional Requirement - Middle School Teacher


An initial teacher education qualification relevant to the nominated occupation of at least one year full-time study (or part time equivalent) at the higher education (university) level. The qualification must include a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with students across the age range of 10 - 15 years in a middle school setting.

Supervised teaching practice may be completed in a separate middle school or by teaching students in both upper primary and lower secondary schools, with a minimum of 10 days teaching upper primary aged students (10 – 12 years) and a minimum of 10 days teaching lower secondary school aged students (13 – 15 years).

The professional qualification/s must be assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher.

Supervised Teaching Practice

Supervised teaching practice is the compulsory component of an initial teacher education program during which time a student teacher is on a school placement and engaged in the teaching and learning process with school students. This teaching practice is under the supervision of a qualified teacher and university education staff and is formally assessed. A minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice with the age range of the students relevant to your nominated occupation is required. University based teaching practice activities undertaken with fellow students and university staff will not be considered.
Do you you believe that you meet the Professional Requirement for your teaching speciality ?
You may not be eligible for a migration skills assessment as a teacher which may prevent you accessing skilled migration pathways as a teacher, however you may have other options such as the Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa or student or partner visas, so please complete the section below.

English Language Requirement


In order to attain a successful skills assessment, one of the criteria is that you meet the English Language requirement by one of the following

  • Providing an Academic version of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Test Report Form (TRF) that shows a score of at least 7.0 for both Reading and Writing; and a score of at least 8.0 for both Speaking and Listening. The IELTS test scores must appear on a single IELTS TRF and be the result of a test undertaken during the 24 month period prior to submitting an application. Or

  • That you have completed at least four full years of study in higher education (university) in Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States of America. This study must have resulted in award of 2 qualification(s) comparable to the educational level of an Australian bachelor degree or higher and must include a recognised initial teacher education qualification.

Do you believe that you can meet the English Requirement?
You may not be eligible for a migration skills assessment as a teacher which may prevent you accessing skilled migration pathways as a teacher, however you may have other options such as the Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa or student or partner visas, so please complete the section below.

Choosing Your Visa

Which visa are you interested in applying for ?
What states or territories are you interested in working in?

Working Holiday Visa Eligibility


The Australian Working Holiday Visa (Subclass 417) is for young people who want to holiday and work in Australia for up to a year. In some cases you may be able to apply for a second year. To get a correct assessment of your eligibility, please answer ALL questions in this section.
Are you between 18 and 30 years old?
You may not be eligible for a Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa but you may be eligible for a temporary work visa or permanent skilled migration, so please complete the section below.
What Passport do you hold?
You may not be eligible for a Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa but you may be eligible for a temporary work visa or permanent skilled migration, so please complete the section below.
Can you demonstrate that you have enough money to support yourself on a working holiday (about AUD$5000) - AND- have enough money to buy a ticket out of Australia at the end of your stay?
You may not be eligible for a Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa but you may be eligible for a temporary work visa or permanent skilled migration, so please complete the section below.
Have you held a Work And Holiday Visa (Subclass 462) before? (This is NOT the same as a Working Holiday - Subclass 417 visa)
You may not be eligible for a Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa but you may be eligible for a temporary work visa or permanent skilled migration, so please complete the section below.
Have you held a Working Holiday Visa before?
To apply for a second Working Holiday (Temporary) visa (Subclass 417), you must:

  • have complied with all the conditions on your first Working Holiday visa;

  • have not previously held more than one Working Holiday visa;

  • have completed three months of specified work in regional Australia while on your first Working Holiday visa.

Do you believe you meet the conditions for a second Working Holiday Visa?
You may not be eligible for a Working Holiday (Subclass 417) visa but you may be eligible for a temporary work visa or permanent skilled migration, so please complete the section below.

Skilled Permanent Residence Migration Eligibility


The following questions assess your eligibility for migration as a permanent resident. Even if you do not intend to migrate permanently, it is worthwhile to understand if this will be an option for you. To get a correct assessment of your eligibility, please answer ALL questions in this section.
In order to be invited to apply for a Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189), you must have a nominated occupation which is on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL).

The ANZSCO codes for the occupations covered by the Eligibility Check are as follows:Early Childhood (ANZSCO 241111), Primary School (ANZSCO 241113), Middle School (ANZSCO 241311), Secondary School (ANZSCO 241411), Special Needs (ANZSCO 241511), Teacher of the hearing impaired (ANZSCO 241512), Teacher of the sight impaired (ANZSCO 241513) and Special Education Teachers Not Otherwise Classified (NEC) (ANZSCO 241599).

The MLTSSL is in alphabetical order, so using the ANSZCO name and number for your occupation, check the MLTSSL to see if it is there...
Is your occupation on the MLTSSL ?
You may not currently eligible for a subclass 189 visa as your occupation is not currently on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), however you may be eligible for a Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190) or a Skilled Regional visa (Subclass 489). To be eligible for a 190 or a 489, your nominated occupation must be on the Short-Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL)  and you must meet the requirements of the particular state or territory where you wish to live.
Is your occupation is on the STSOL?
YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VISA, however you may have other options, please complete the remainder of this questionnaire
What qualification do you hold ? (please select your highest qualification)
As a teacher you must have completed study comparable to at least four years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education (university) level study in Australia, that results in a qualification/s, therefore you may not be eligible for this visa if applying as a teacher.
As a Teacher you must have completed study comparable to at least four years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education (university) level study in Australia, that results in a qualification/s, therefore you may not be eligible for this visa if applying as a teacher.
As a Teacher you must have completed study comparable to at least four years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education (university) level study in Australia, that results in a qualification/s, therefore you may not be eligible for this visa if applying as a teacher.
YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VISA, however you may have other options, please complete the remainder of this questionnaire
How old are you ?
YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VISA, however you may have other options, please complete the remainder of this questionnaire
Your English Language Ability is an important element in your skillselect points calculation. The ratings are Competent, Proficient and Superior please review these ratings before making a selection.
How would you rate your English Language Ability with respect to the IELTS Academic test?
YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VISA, if applying as a Teacher, however you may have other options, please complete the remainder of this questionnaire
What countries do you hold passports from?
Have you ever worked in Australia?
Have you been employed full time outside of Australia in your nominated occupation (or a closely related one) for:
Have you been employed full time in Australia in your nominated occupation (or a closely related one for:
A) Have you been employed full time outside of Australia in your nominated occupation (or a closely related one) for:
B) Have you been employed full time outside of Australia in your nominated occupation (or a closely related one) for:
C) Have you been employed full time outside of Australia in your nominated occupation (or a closely related one) for:
D) Have you been employed full time outside of Australia in your nominated occupation (or a closely related one) for:
Does your spouse or defacto partner also meet the same skills/age/english criteria required to migrate under this program?
Are you a NAATI accredited Translator?
Have you ever studied in Australia?
Have you completed a degree, diploma or trade qualification in Australia which is a registered course and consisted of at least 2 academic years of study?
Have you lived and studied in regional Australia or a low population growth metropolitan area for at least two academic years? (For the list of postcodes located in regional Australia/low population growth metropolitan areas see HERE ):
Have you completed a Professional Year in Australia in your nominated skilled occupation or closely related skilled occupation for a period totalling at least 12 months in the last 48 months?
NOTE: Points for completing a Professional Year will only be awarded if it was in the 48 months immediately before the day you are invited to apply for the visa and only for courses specified by the Minister. Please see the DIBP website for the current list of professional courses.
What is your date of birth?
How soon are do yo hope to migrate?
Is there anything else you would like to tell us?

Disclaimer

The information provided in this Points Test is for general guidance only. It does not constitute migration advice and is not a substitute for the information provided by your Australian Registered Migration Agent, or by DIBP at www.border.gov.au. While EasiVisa Pty Ltd takes every care in the preparation of this Points Test, the information herein is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind either expressed or implied including, but not limited to, accuracy and completeness. Your use of this information is at your own risk. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection requires visa applicants to provide documentary evidence to support all points claimed. In addition, visa applicants will need to meet health and character requirements. Under no circumstances shall EasiVisa Pty Ltd, or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Points Test be liable to you or any other party for any indirect, direct, special, incidental or consequential damages arising from your access to, or use of this Points Test.



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