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Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 25-2012.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 55,460.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 0.00
- Currently, there are 151,290 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education”.
Also Known As…
- Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
- Title One Kindergarten Teacher
- Kindergarten Teacher
- Kindergarten / First Grade Teacher
- Kinder Teacher
- Elementary Teacher
- Classroom Teacher
- Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher
- 4 Year Olds Kindergarten Teacher
- Preschool Teacher
- Physical Fitness Teacher
- Physical Education Teacher (PE Teacher)
- Montessori Teacher
- House Adviser
- Elementary Art Teacher
- Early Childhood Teacher
- Art Teacher
Tasks for “Elementary Teacher”
- Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
- Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
- Perform administrative duties, such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
- Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate children's progress.
- Prepare children for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
- Demonstrate activities to children.
- Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
- Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems or special academic interests.
- Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
- Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
- Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
- Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
- Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
- Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports on children and activities as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
- Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of kindergarten programs.
- Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
- Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
- Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
- Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
- Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
- Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to children.
- Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.
- Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
- Organize and label materials and display children's work in a manner appropriate for their sizes and perceptual skills.
- Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
- Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
- Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guests, or other experiential activities and guide students in learning from those activities.
- Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
- Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpret results to determine children's developmental levels and needs.
- Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
- Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
- Prepare materials, classrooms, and other indoor and outdoor spaces to facilitate creative play, learning and motor-skill activities, and safety.
- Involve parent volunteers and older students in children's activities to facilitate involvement in focused, complex play.
- Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
Related Technology & Tools
- Video cassette recorders VCR
- Television monitors
- Personal computers
- Computer laser printers
- Educational board games
- Compact digital cameras
- Audiotape players
- Compact disk CD players
- Laminating machines
- Toy block sets
- Water tables
- Overhead display projectors
- Science activity kits
- Intercom systems
- Desktop computers
- Laptop computers
- Sand tables
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Excel
- Children's educational software
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Outlook