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Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Industry Areas

  • Elementary and Secondary Schools
  • Employment Services
  • Religious Organizations

Day-to-Day Tasks*

  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.

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Overall Kind of Work*

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers prepare younger students for future schooling by teaching them basic subjects such as math and reading.DutiesKindergarten and elementary school teachers ...

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Work Environment*

Civilian

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers held about 1.5 million jobs in 2012.Kindergarten and elementary school teachers work in public and private schools. Some private early childhood educatio...

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Workweek Breakdown

The hours worked per week by people currently pursuing this career.

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  • 7.57% (0-20 Hours)
  • 6.06% (21-34 Hours)
  • 6.00% (35-39 Hours)
  • 59.27% (40 Hours)
  • 5.83% (41-49 Hours)
  • 15.28% (Over 50 Hours)

This data also pertains to Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

Data: Medium
People: High
Things: Low

Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

Verbal skills: High
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: High
Equipment Operation & Maintenance: Low
Math & Science Skills: High
Technology Design & Control: Medium
Leadership: High

Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

Responsibility: Medium
Exposure to Job Hazards: Medium
Physical Activity: High
Decision Making: High
Repetitiveness: Low
Level of Competition: Low
Time Pressure: High

Business Breakdown

The different sectors people in this career currently work in.

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  • 11.36% (Private For-Profit)
  • 13.26% (Private Not For-Profit)
  • 74.22% (State and Local Govt)
  • 0.47% (Federal Government)
  • 0.69% (Self-Employed)

This data also pertains to Elementary And Middle School Teachers

*Did You know, Overall Kind of Work, and Work Environment relate to Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, which includes Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education; Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education.
Data supplied by: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center
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