Primary School Teachers

(NOC 4142)

Career Description

Primary and kindergarten 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

Primary school teachers (also called elementary school or kindergarten teachers) may:

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

Early Childhood Services Teacher - Elementary School
Grade School Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
Primary School Teacher
Primary Teacher

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Modified on January 26, 2022