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Online Session 1,  Study Period 6 N/A

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Former School/College

Former School of Education

Unit aim

Prepares future teachers to participate effectively as casual teachers in a variety of educational settings with a diverse range of students. A portfolio of resources will be developed.

Unit content

Topic 1: The world of the casual teacher
Topic 2: Preparing for teaching as a casual
Topic 3: Building resilience and a career as a casual teacher
Topic 4: Teaching resources and classroom management for casuals teaching
Topic 5: Achieving Proficient Level accreditation as a casual teacher

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse the role of the casual teacher in schools through reference to statutory regulations, industry guidelines, government data and professional literature related to casual teaching
2 appraise and compare the various casual teaching options available including the ‘casual by choice’ career in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary settings
3 formulate strategies for securing casual teaching in a range of settings and plan for ongoing professional development and accreditation
4 develop strategies to build professional resilience
5 link classroom management knowledge to specific needs of the casual teaching role
6 create a portfolio of practical resources in preparation for casual teaching in varied settings

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse the role of the casual teacher in schools through reference to statutory regulations, industry guidelines, government data and professional literature related to casual teaching
    • GA1:
  2. appraise and compare the various casual teaching options available including the ‘casual by choice’ career in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary settings
    • GA5:
  3. formulate strategies for securing casual teaching in a range of settings and plan for ongoing professional development and accreditation
    • GA5:
  4. develop strategies to build professional resilience
    • GA5:
  5. link classroom management knowledge to specific needs of the casual teaching role
    • GA5:
  6. create a portfolio of practical resources in preparation for casual teaching in varied settings
    • GA2:

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