Quick Facts:

Yearly Payed: $51,380 per year

Work Schedule: 8-9 hrs; 10 months school year and 2 months off during summer

Degree: Bachelor's Degree

Work: Public or Private schools


-Teachers prepare younger students for future schooling by teaching them the basics of subjects

- Communicate with parent's on their child's progress

-Make and enforce rules to teach the student's proper behavior

-Create Lesson Plans

-work with students to challenge them and have them overcome their weaknesses


- Need at least a bachelor's degree

-States required to be licensed

-major in a content area


Employment for elementary teachers are expected to grow 17% in between 2010 to 2020. There will be job openings with the old teachers retiring between 2010-2020.