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Career Details :: Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to children from 4 to 6 years old. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold state certification.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Teaches elemental science, personal hygiene, and humanities to children to promote physical, mental, and social development.
- Encourages students in activities, such as singing, dancing, and rhythmic activities, to promote self-expression and appreciation of esthetic experience.
- Observes children to detect signs of ill health or emotional disturbance and to evaluate progress.
- Instructs children in practices of personal cleanliness and self care.
- Alternates periods of strenuous activity with periods of rest or light activity to avoid overstimulation and fatigue.
- Discusses student problems and progress with parents.
- Organizes and conducts games and group projects to develop cooperative behavior and assist children in forming satisfying relationships.
- Supervises student activities, such as field visits, to stimulate student interest and broaden understanding of physical and social environment.
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- Social and Human Service Assistants
- Teacher Assistants
General Work Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Teaching Others
- Assisting and Caring for Others
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Responsible for Others' Health & Safety
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Provide a Service to Others