Primary school teachers

Role Responsibilities

  • Preparing daily and longer term lesson plans in accordance with curriculum guidelines
  • Instructing children individually and in groups, using various teaching methods and materials (eg computers, books, games), adapting to children’s varying needs
  • Maintaining discipline and good working habits in the classroom
  • Planning and conducting activities with the children such as sporting activities, concerts and excursions
  • Assigning and grading class work and homework
  • Preparing, administering, and grading tests and assignments to evaluate children’s progress
  • Observing and evaluating children’s performance and behaviour
  • Supervising children during classes and at other times in the school day, including the playground during breaks
  • Participating in staff meetings and other sessions, and conferring with other teachers concerning educational issues
  • Preparing for and attending parent meetings to discuss children’s progress and problems

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    Skill level

    Highly skilled