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  1. 1. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER BY: GINA MEKUS
  2. 2. SKILLS AND ABILITES NEEDED <ul><li>Express ideas clearly when speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly so others can understand </li></ul><ul><li>Write ideas clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what you hear </li></ul><ul><li>Teach others how to do something </li></ul><ul><li>Use several ways to learn or teach new things </li></ul>
  3. 3. HOW TO PREPARE <ul><li>Volunteer at an elementary school </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer at a summer camp </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate from high school </li></ul><ul><li>Get a certificate to teach in Illinois </li></ul>
  4. 4. HOW MUCH IT PAYS <ul><li>Illinois elementary teachers earn $26,070 to $47,405 per year </li></ul><ul><li>The pay varies – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School district </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. HOW TO MOVE UP <ul><li>Complete a master’s degree </li></ul><ul><li>Learn skills or knowledge in a certain area </li></ul><ul><li>Take classes and go to conferences to update skills and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Take a job with duties to direct staff and programs </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE WORKING CONDITIONS <ul><li>Work with people most of time </li></ul><ul><li>Work indoors </li></ul><ul><li>Must be exact in doing the work </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure all tasks are done </li></ul><ul><li>Watch for events that change often </li></ul><ul><li>Watch for events that do not happen often </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE WORKING CONDITIONS <ul><li>Spend about the same amount of time sitting and standing </li></ul><ul><li>May work part time </li></ul><ul><li>May work full time </li></ul><ul><li>Usually work nine months </li></ul><ul><li>Have summers off </li></ul>
  8. 8. LOCATION OF JOBS <ul><li>In Illinois the number of job openings is likely to grow as fast as the average </li></ul><ul><li>About 2,250 jobs open each year in Illinois </li></ul>
  9. 9. RELATED OCCUPATIONS <ul><li>Librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Preschool Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation Workers </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Aids and Paraprofessionals </li></ul>
  10. 10. HOW AM I PREPARING <ul><li>By graduating from high school </li></ul><ul><li>By going to college </li></ul><ul><li>It will take me 4 years </li></ul>

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