241513 Teacher of the Sight Impaired in Australia!

A teacher for the sight impaired is one of the occupations mentioned in the ANZSCO list. This profession is short of skilled professions who can perform the job efficiently. The above list consists of two sub-lists known as Schedule 3 and Schedule 4. Those occupations mentioned in Schedule 3 have to be applied through the General Skilled Migrant program. At the same time, the occupations mentioned in Schedule 4 can be applied for via the Sponsored (State Nomination/Blood Relation) or under Regional Programs. When it comes to the profession of a teacher for the sight impaired, this occupation is mentioned in both Schedule 3 and 4. This gives an option to the applicant to apply through any of the programs.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Evaluating the abilities and limitations of the student with respect to his physical, social, intellectual as well as emotional disabilities and so on.
  • Planning the material for instructions and other aids that would help in training and rehabilitation.
  • Counseling parents, advising as well as instructing them and the teachers on the use of specific techniques and its availability.
  • Development and maintaining records and other data pertaining to the students and reports on the same.
  • Designing, coordinating and executing specific programs which could cater to either remedial or advanced tuition.

Apart from the above, there are additional responsibilities which the professional would be expected to perform.


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher education.
  • In some cases, both qualification as well as relevant experience is required to qualify for the same.
  • On the job training might be required in specific cases.

If you are a teacher for the sight impaired intending to immigrate to Australia for better opportunities, write to us at [email protected] to know more on the same.

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