My Dream Job!

By: Brandie Johnson

Kindergarten School Teacher

My Dream Job is a Kindergarten School Teacher.

Education/Training

i would need a Bachelor's Degree. Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.

Average Salary

The average salary is $50, 600 annual.

Job Duties/Tasks

Some tasks are:

-Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.

-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.

-Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.

-Demonstrate activities to children.

Job Outlook

Employment of kindergarten school teachers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth is expected because of projected increases in student enrollment. However, employment growth will vary by region.

Knowledge Areas

  • -Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • -English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • -Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • -Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Skills

  • -Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
  • -Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • -Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • -Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • -Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Working Conditions

  • -Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • -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.
  • -Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • -Demonstrate activities to children.
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    Reason this is my dream job

    This is my dream job because I love working with kids. I would love to watch them grow. I just love when they are little.

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