I Am Researching Is An Elementary School Teacher

964 Words Nov 28th, 2016 4 Pages
The career I am researching is an elementary school teacher. Some of the main duties include establishing and enforcing rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students, preparing materials for activities, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students. Responsibilities include grading work, maintaining the classroom, and teaching them what they need to know. The work environment for an elementary school teacher mainly is 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. The entry-level for this job starts at $29,000. As for mid-range the median pay is $38,000. Lastly, the high-end pay is about $51,000. The employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is expected to rise 6 percent from now to 2024. The reason growth is expected to rise is because of projected increases in student enrollment. Despite expected increases in enrollment, employment growth for kindergarten and elementary school teachers will depend on state and local government budgets. If state and local governments experience budget deficits, they may lay off employees, including teachers. Thus, employment growth of kindergarten and elementary school teachers may be somewhat…
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