What Do They Do? Introduce the Basics Create daily lesson plans Give/Grade Tests Maintain classroom order Socialize with students, parents, and staff
How To Become a Teacher Minimum of 4 Year degree; Bachelors Degree Graduate work recommended Semester of supervised student teaching All public schools require teaching license.
University of Northern Iowa -4 Year plus Graduate level in Elementary Education Major. -Annual tuition= $5,524 + room and board, other fees, Total = $14,000. -ACT score required and high school class requirements.
Likes/Dislikes Likes: Seeing students develop new skills Only working 9-10 months per year Variety of work Chance to be creative Dislikes: Large classes Heavy workload Disrespectful students Many hours outside the classroom, grading, meetings, and planning.
Environment Public or Private school Classrooms Social/Friendly Respectful Positive
Earnings Iowa Starting= $34,500 Average= $49,000 With experience= $59,500 National Starting= $38,500 Average= $53,000 With Experience= $63,500
Sources Discover Occupational Outlook Handbook University of Northern Iowa Us Bureau of Labor Statistics