Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers

Are you curious about a career as a kindergarten and elementary school teacher in the United States of America? Read the outline below and then watch the videos included here to get better understanding of this career. Finally, don’t forget to use the comments section below to let us know what you learned today and if you would like us to include any other careers you’re interested in.

Now you can learn what Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers do, the work environment, how to become one, salary, and job outlook.

While you watch the first video on kindergarten and elementary school teachers, pay close attention to specialization areas, duties, and important qualities, as many job interview questions are based on this information.

If you’re interested in a career as a kindergarten and elementary school teacher in the USA, pay close attention to the education and training section, as well as licenses, certifications, and registrations, so that you know what to expect in getting prepared.

Finally, you need to review the job outlook section for kindergarten and elementary school teachers and know what to expect in the following years in terms of how many people are currently working in this field, as well as how many more are expected to be hired. The smaller total number of those employed in the field and the percentage of growth, the greater the job competition and higher difficulty for one to find a career as a kindergarten and elementary school teacher. However, the higher the total number of those employed in the field, and the above average percentage of job growth, the greater the likelihood of entry into this career.

You are strongly encouraged to watch both videos about kindergarten and elementary school teachers below, take good notes, and then visit the comments section below and share your thoughts and your knowledge on kindergarten and elementary school teachers in the United States of America.

What Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers Do

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers instruct young students in basic subjects in order to prepare them for future schooling.

Work Environment

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers work in public and private schools. They generally work during 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 Kindergarten or Elementary School Teacher

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers usually 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, except special education was $60,940 in May 2020.

The median annual wage for kindergarten teachers, except special education was $57,860 in May 2020.

Job Outlook

Overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for kindergarten and elementary teachers, but employment growth will vary by region.

2 thoughts on “Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers”

  1. Hello Sir
    I watched 2 vedioes related to kindergarten and elementary school teachers, because I am a teacher at kindergarten and these vedioes are really helpful for me.
    Actually it was same as kindergarten education in Afghanistan, we also use the following subjects:
    Language development
    Cognitive growth
    Physical education (sport)
    Natural concepts
    Social concepts
    Environmental concepts
    Art ( painting, drawing, gluing, Work with seashore and so on…)
    Melody learning ( Music)
    We all work together for a better service to new generation.

    1. Wow, Sweeta, I didn’t know that you’re a Kindergarten Teacher in Afghanistan. Congratulations. Thank you for learning about careers with us.

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