Elementary school teacher

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Elementary school teacher

  1. 1. Elementary School Teacher
  2. 2. Some people view Elementary Teachers like this…
  3. 3. But what really makes an Elementary School Teacher?
  4. 4. What They Do • Teach Variety of Subjects • One-on-one sessions • Communicate progress with parents • Prepare lectures, discussions, an d demonstrations • Maintain order of the classroom
  5. 5. Where They Work •Must create fun and academic environment •Face-to-face interactions
  6. 6. Their Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree • State-Issued License • StudentTeaching Internship • Overall knowledge in
  7. 7. Training and Personality Needed • PATIENT!!! • Creative and artistic • social •Good listener and speaker •wellorganize d
  8. 8. Career Information • Average Salary: $52, 840 -best paid: $81, 230 -least paid: $34, 910 • Labor Market Outlook: -unemployment rate: 4.0% -job growth 16.8% from 2010-2020 (248, 800 jobs will be added)
  9. 9. Related Positions • Education/Guidance/School/Vocationa l Counselor • Directors of Religious Activities and Education • Preschool/Kindergarten/Middle School Teacher • Recreation Workers
  10. 10. Specific Employer: Cascade Elementary School • Size: small • History: established in 1997 • Mission Statement: “To provide every child the opportunity to experience personal and academic success.”
  11. 11. Typical Career Path • Enter as a regular teacher(grade school teacher) • Possibilities: -raise -higher degree -principal -school board -lead school organizations and be promoted
  12. 12. Informational Interview • Jimmy Yates: Community Elementary School • Became a teacher to work with kids • Knowing he makes a difference keeps him going • Makes $38, 000 -gets a raise every year
  13. 13. Hiring Process Possibilities • Submit formal application or initial interview • Formal interview with district human resources office • Interview with school principal or the school’s hiring committee
  14. 14. My Reaction • Would I fit in? yes. • My satisfaction? ☺☺☺ • Need to improve organization • Likes/Dislikes • Has research confirmed my plans? . . .
  15. 15. Yes!! !

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