Pre-School Teacher

Yadira Gutierrez Period 10

Pre-School Teacher

A pre-school teacher gets 3-5 year olds get ready for kindergarten. It is kind of like a daycare but more of a school model. Responsibility to make the children feel comfortable while getting ready for school. Employment of preschool teachers is expected to grow by 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to a continued focus on the importance of early childhood education and the growing population of children ages 3 to 5.


Job Outlook

Employment of preschool teachers is expected to grow by 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to a continued focus on the importance of early childhood education and the growing population of children ages 3 to 5.


Education Required

Associate's Degree

Median Salary

$25,700 a year

$12.35 per hour

Job Responsibility

Take care of the children have them feel safe and have a clean environment. Prepare them for kindergarten and educational environment.

Similar Occupations

  • Education for higher grades
  • Director of a pre-school
  • Department chair of a school.

ISU

This is one of the universities that has a great program for teaching and you can start out with one kind of a degree and just keep going to get higher.

Child Care Practicum

In Leyden I teach Preschool children. That gives me a little experience of working in a preschool. Prepares me to as what I would be doing if I were working in a pre-school.