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Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
District Of Columbia

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Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

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Currently Employed: 274

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

Typical Annual Salary: $31,900 - $49,000

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Internship/residency

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typical job duties

  • Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Demonstrate activities to children.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children.
  • Prepare materials, classrooms, and other indoor and outdoor spaces to facilitate creative play, learning and motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Laser printers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Sand or water tables or activity centers

Technology:
  • Computer based training software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Office suite software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software

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