On the Job
Kindergarten Teachers work to promote physical, mental, and social development in kindergarten students. They teach a wide variety of classroom subjects, including art, music, or physical education. They must be licensed in the state of Minnesota.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
- Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
- Plan educational activities.
- Plan experiential learning activities.
- Apply multiple teaching methods.
- Read to students.
- Teach life skills.
- Teach others to use technology or equipment.
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working with a group or team.
- Close physical proximity with other people.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Frequent decision-making.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Exposure to disease or infections.
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