This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work with teachers to support primary and secondary students to develop mathematics skills in number and algebra, measurements and geometry, and statistics and probability as included in current curriculum documents.
The unit provides skills and knowledge to enable education support workers to work with the teacher to reinforce mathematics skills across the curriculum and to support students in their development of skills.
The unit applies to education support workers who operate under the guidance and supervision of a teacher or other educational professional. They work mainly in classroom settings in schools, with students aged between five and 18 years, but may also work in other education settings within the community.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.