Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Self Control * Dependability * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Independence * Initiative * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills. * Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order. * Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.


Health Care & Social Assistance, Other Services (Except Public Administration), Educational Services,

Job Family Education, Training, and Library

Sample Job Titles Child Development Teacher, Childcare Teacher, Childhood Development Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Group Teacher, Head Teacher, Infant Teacher, Lead Teacher, Montessori Paraprofessional, Montessori Preschool Teacher, Montessori Teacher, Nursery School Teacher, Nursery Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Pre-K Teacher), Prekindergarten Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Teacher, Toddler Teacher.