2341-Primary school teachers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Primary school teachers
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Primary school teachers teach a range of subjects at the primary education level.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) preparing daily and longer term lesson plans in accordance with curriculum guidelines
  • (b) instructing children individually and in groups, using various teaching methods and materials (e.g. computers, books, games), adapting to children?s varying needs
  • (c) maintaining discipline and good working habits in the classroom
  • (d) planning and conduct activities with the children such as sporting activities, concerts and excursions
  • (e) assigning and grading class work and homework
  • (f) preparing, administering, and grading tests and assignments to evaluate children?s progress
  • (g) observing and evaluating children?s performance and behaviour
  • (h) supervising children during classes and at other times in the school day, including the playground during breaks
  • (i) participating in staff meetings and other sessions, and conferring with other teachers concerning educational issues
  • (j) preparing for and attending parent meetings to discuss children?s progress and problems.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Primary school teacher


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Head teacher - 1345
- Schools inspector- 2351

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