Elementary Teacher Emily HIckam

Daily Tasks

  • assess/grade
  • lecture/ teach
  • supervise
  • control the classroom
  • attend parent teacher conferences
  • go to workshops.

Work Schedule

  • Teachers work Monday- Friday from around 7- 4:30

Work Environment

  • Elementary school teachers work with children age 5-12 in a classroom environment

Issues/ Problems

  • Some children may be more difficult
  • May be talkative and troublesome
  • May not talk enough or participate in class.


  • Insurance may be offered
  • teaching grants
  • sick days and paid leave,
  • summer vacation

How do they help children and families?

  • teaching them life skills
  • give them a base education for the next school year
  • teach children how to interact and communicate with others
  • give them someone to look up to

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably masters) in elementary education
  • Teaching lisence

Work Skills

  • Compassion
  • communication skills
  • organizational skills
  • creativity
  • encouraging
  • stern
  • empathy

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