Elementry School Teacher

Shakiera Skinner

Nature of job

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers help younger children to develop for the future .

Enviorment

  • Kindergarten and elementary school teachers work in public and private schools.
  • They generally work school hours when students are present and use nights and weekends to prepare lessons and grade papers.
  • Most kindergarten and elementary school teachers do not work during the summer.

How to become a teacher ?

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must have at least a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license.

Pay ?

The median annual wage for elementary school teachers was $53,400 in May 2012.

Job Outlook

Employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

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