Elementary School Teachers

(NOC 4142)

Career Description

Elementary school teachers teach basic subjects such as reading, writing and arithmetic or specialized subjects such as English or French as a second language at public and private elementary schools.

Duties May Include

Elementary school teachers perform some or all of the following duties:

Prepare and present courses to students according to an approved curriculum;

Teach students using a systematic plan of lessons, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and field trips;

Lead students in activities to promote their physical, mental, and social development as well as their school readiness;

Assign and correct homework;

Prepare, administer, and correct tests;

Evaluate students' progress and discuss results with students, parents, and school officials;

Identify individual learning needs and prepare/implement remedial programs for those requiring extra help;

Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.

Examples of Titles

Elementary School Teacher
School Teacher

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Lakehead University - Orillia
Orillia, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Concurrent Education Bachelor; Honours
Education - Consecutive Bachelor; Honours
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Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Education Bachelor; University Transfer
Education - Middle Years Bachelor; University Transfer
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Generalist Degree (BEd in Elementary Education) Bachelor
Elementary Education - Native Studies Bachelor
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Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Education - Concurrent Bachelor; Honours
Education - Consecutive Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Education Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on May 14, 2012