Kindergarden Teacher

by: Jennifer Martienz

tasks/duties

Instruct student 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.

Read books to entire classes or to small groups.

skills

Instructing- teaching others how to do something.

Active listening- giving full attention to what other people are saying, talking 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

Learning strategies- selecting and using training/ instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

items working conditions/ work environment/work context

contact with others- how much does this job require the worker to be in contact with others (face to face by telephone or otherwise) in order to perform it? you have to do that cause you have to a lot of conferences if you are a teacher.

physical proximity - To what extent does this job require the worker to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people? you have to be close and nice to people cause it kinda fun and if you don't do that you might get fire

work with work group or team - how important is it to others in a group or team in this job ? it is very important because teachers should put kids in a group to help them learn better for them. I will do that when I will be teacher soon

face to face discussions - how often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job? I think like pretty often cause a teacher does it a lot, when they have conferences.

you need a....

you need a bachelor's degree, some college, no degree, master's degree, to get to be a teacher

interestrs

social- social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. these occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

artistic- artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. they often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

values

relationships- occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. corresponding needs are co-workers moral values and social service.

achievement - occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities giving them a feeling of accomplishment. corresponding needs are ability utilization and achievement.

independence - occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work their own and make decisions. corresponding needs are creativity, responsibility and autonomy.

working conditions - occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. corresponding needs are activity, compensation, independence, security, variety and working conditions.

recognition - occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. corresponding needs are advancement , authority , recognition and social status.

how much they pay

location pay period 10% 25% median 75% 90%

hourly none

yearly 32,500 40,300 50,100 63,800 78,200

Arkansas

hourly none

yearly 33,000 38,500 44,100 51,100 58,500