Also referred to as:
K-5 Teacher, Primary School Teacher
Requirements and Responsibilities
Teacher Elementary School prepares lesson plans and instructs children. Evaluates and monitors student's performance. Being a Teacher Elementary School requires a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Some states require that teachers be certified. Additionally, Teacher Elementary School is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to the principal. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Note: Median base salary figures represent teachers with 15 years of experience. Moreover, standard geographic adjustments utilized may not fully reflect regional differences in pay. See methodology for more detail on geographic adjustments.