As a primary school teacher, you will be dealing with students of 6 years to 9 years, providing basic knowledge in all subjects. You will also help students develop proper skills and social abilities.
A primary school teacher engages students in the learning process and encourages overall development of students, emotional, social and intellectual.Primary school teachers also plan and monitor the curriculum, keep the records of all the activities of the student and communicate it to the parents.
There is no requirement to take any particular stream in +2. Any stream would make you eligible for the training program or course
This is a 2 year course with one year practical training and makes you eligible to take up teaching positions in primary classes.
You can also take up a Bachelor of Elementary Education which is an integrated degree program of 4 years duration including one year practical training
These are eligibility exams for teachers for teaching lower primary and upper primary classes. There is the CTET conducted at national level and state level TETs conducted by Individual states.
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A Primary Teacher must have great patience to respond calmly and repeatedly to the children every time
Taking care of the children, handling all their activities and keeping them safe from harmful situations need strong supervisory skills of the teacher
A teacher needs to always be motivating and supporting the children regardless of what they say or do and appreciating them for the small things they do in order to make them confident.
A Primary teacher has to give the highest priority to the concerns of the students as treat them with compassion and kindness.
A Primary teacher may to work for long hours and take care of every need of the children. Working with children can be stressful and tiring and so they should have a lot of energy
Primary teachers must be able to understand children’s emotional needs and be able to develop good relationships with them and their parents and also with co-workers.