On the Job


 Principals, Teachers, Parents & Carers

 On the Job Update June 2023

The Jobs

On the Job now has over 2340 job names listed with

* Job Information, from 5 – 15 career websites – mostly Australian
* Job Outlook symbols showing Future Outlook: “Decline, Static, Moderate, Strong, and Very Strong”.
We have concentrated on jobs of the future.
* Activities to be used in English, Maths, Science, PE and Humanities classes
* Links to YouTube videos for students to understand what happens in this job

All Activities

This icon indicates all the Activities within the website. This document is +135pages in length but you can use "Find" as with any other Word.docx

Every top job eg. the Dentist will have activities around that job indicated by the icon


on the left-hand size of their page.

Other jobs under the Dentist include:

Dental Assistant or Dental Nurse
Dental Hygienist
Dental Specialist
Dental Technician
Dental Therapist
Forensic Dentist/Forensic Odontologist

These jobs might or might not have a direct activity to that job.
Eg. the activity "George Washington's Teeth or Tooth! A new story..." can be related to the Dental Technician but all the other 4 activities are related to the Dentist:

Model of Teeth
Videos about visits to the Dentist inspired by Mr Bean
Let's test if there is "bitter truth about what sugar is doing to your teeth"!
Science, Strontium & the repatriation of ancestral Aboriginal remains


3 Jobs highlighted this month are: from the category: “Banking, Finance & Insurance
NB. If there is the sign #TC on an activity, then The Conversation is the main stimulus material







Chartered Accountant
Finance Controller
Forensic Accountant
Management Accountant
Production Accountant
Tax Consultant/Agent

 NumeracyICT Capability
Critical & Creative Literacy

Ethical Understanding



1. Research the Stock Market

2. Trees and Economics: The Accountant's Advocacy

3. The Bank, the Sergeant and his bonus: What does History tell us about accountancy?

4. Sweatshops and Child Labour WebQuest
High School

MiddleHigh School

High School

MiddleHigh School

URL: https://onthejob.education/classhome_activities/banking/accountant.htm





NumeracyPersonal and social capability

Ethical UnderstandingPhilosophy

1. Race to the top

2. Is it Fair?



MiddleHigh School






URL: https://onthejob.education/classhome_activities/banking/actuary.htm

 Bank Officer


Bank Officer




NumeracyPersonal and social capability

   Critical & CreativeICT Capability



1.  Research task: Understanding the chip & PIN

2. Could "Watson" do a better job at being a bank teller than most current staff?

3. What is "Money Laundering"? How does it effect Australian banks? Cornell Note-taking Method & Analysis

4. Credit Terms: Mindmap

5. Websites, Games & Apps: Banking 101 - Research Topic

High School




MiddleHigh School




High School

MiddleHigh School


URL:  https://onthejob.education/classhome_activities/banking/bank_officer.htm


Life on the Job
There are over 185 “Life on the Job” people and their career stories. 
 This month, we are featuring

Ruby Lindsay


 Ruby is part of the famous Lindsay Family and was one of the first female Australian graphic Designers


Lesson StrategiesLesson Strategy highlighted this month

Analysing by using a set of lessons called "Understanding Job Categories (according to OTJ)"
Teacher's Notes here

What a great way for teachers of Science to help develop critical & creative thinking skills & collaborative learning.

Search our Site

Full Job Listing
When you see this symbol – it will take you to the Full Job Listing  - updated each week.

 Elevator Operator
Going, going, gone
Jobs of Yesteryear

There are 40+ jobs listed here
A History Project?

What's New
Each week new jobs are added to the website. Keep up-to-date here

Children's University

On the Job is an Online Learning Destination for Australasia & Africa Children's University.
This page contains activities for students belonging to the University to complete.

Cooperative Learning
Cooperative Learning Activity
This icon has been added to all activities that incorporate Cooperative Learning Principles.

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Frances Moore

Creator and Maintainer of On the Job website
For teachers, parents and students – Years 5 - 12
E: Frances.Moore@onthejob.education
Mob 0410540608

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