Primary School Teacher
Primary School Teachers teach children between the ages of 5-12 basic elementary school subjects, such as reading comprehension, arithmetic, and beginner science. They are responsible for creating a curriculum for young students to follow throughout the school year as well as monitoring their progress and providing feedback along the way.
In addition, Primary School Teachers also play a large part in the emotional development of their students. Being a Primary School Teacher is a hands-on job that will require you to not only provide structure but to also foster healthy social relations and an inclusive learning environment.
Primary School Teacher responsibilities may include:
- Develop a quarterly curriculum.
- Assign/grade homework and classroom assignments.
- Monitor student progress throughout the school year.
- Prepare progress reports on a quarterly basis.
- Meet with parents to talk about student performance and behavior.
Making sure that young students are properly educated is an important task. One that will have a great impact on the rest of their lives. In order to ensure that students are getting the most out of their early schooling, a skilled Primary School Teacher will:
- Exercise patience and empathy when handling their students.
- Find innovative ways to keep their students engaged with the material.
- Maintain a friendly, but professional demeanor at all times.
- Stay organized to ensure the curriculum is followed smoothly.
- Communicate effectively with administration and parents.
To secure a position as a Primary School Teacher, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s of Education, as well as a state approved teacher certification. In addition, they will typically be subjected to a Background Check. After qualifying for a position as a Primary School Teacher, candidates will need to regularly renew their teaching certification.START INTERVIEW NOW START INTERVIEW NOW
PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Why did you decide to go into education? More specifically, why did you want to become a Primary School Teacher?
How do you foster healthy relationships with the parents of your students?
How would you handle having a classroom with more students than you are used to?
How do you create a creative environment in the classroom?
What would you do if a child is misbehaving in class?
How would you handle a student that refuses to do their assignment?
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