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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. Elementary school librarians are included in this unit group.
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- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers in Edmonton Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2011-02-02|
Employment opportunities in this group will be fair over the next few years. Openings will arise chiefly from the high replacement needs associated with the ageing workforce. New graduates may need to start working as substitutes, in part-time positions and/or as maternity leave replacements before moving into regular full-time work.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- Enform, the safety association for Canada's upstream oil and gas industry, is spending $3.7M to add new courses and expand its training program at the Nisku Centre
- The University of Alberta is facing a $56M funding shortfall for 2014-2015 L¿Université d¿Alberta fait face à un déficit de financement de 56 M$ pour 2014-2015
- The University of Alberta will be cutting 20 arts programs that have had fewer than 10 students enrolled as majors since 2005
- Edmonton Public Schools will be eliminating 339 full-time jobs this fall following approval of the 2013-14 budget. The reductions will be comprised of 157 non-teaching positions and 182 teaching positions.
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