Job description Industrial Arts Teacher - Elementary School in Nova Scotia

Find out what work is like for an industrial arts teacher - elementary school in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (NOC 4032).

Elementary school and kindergarten teachers

Description

Elementary school 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.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Prepare courses for presentation to students according to 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 and their school readiness
  • Assign and correct homework
  • Prepare, administer and correct tests
  • Evaluate the progress of students and discuss results with students, parents and school officials
  • Identify children's individual learning needs
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help
  • Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • May supervise teachers' aides and student teachers.
  • Elementary school and kindergarten teachers may specialize in such areas as special education or second language instruction.

Job titles

  • special education teacher - primary school
  • remedial teacher - elementary school
  • teacher-librarian - elementary school
  • teacher-librarian, elementary school
  • primary school teacher
  • supply teacher - elementary school
  • special education teacher - elementary school
  • English as a second language elementary school teacher
  • French as a second language elementary school teacher
  • French immersion teacher - elementary school
  • kindergarten teacher

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