Teacher, Infant School

Nursery Teacher

Kindergarten Teacher

The tasks a Teacher, Infant School is expected to perform include:

Teaching the children of nursery and kindergarten classes

Teaching through montessori, happy education or other systems of child education

Teaching reading and writing of alphabets, numerals and simple sentences

Helping the students do simple additions and subtractions

Familiarising them with names, colours, shapes, sounds, etc., of objects, flowers, birds and animals

Directing all the recreational activities

Guiding the development of physical and mental activities of children

Receiving fees and maintaining the accounts

Arranging for children's mid-day meals

Attending other extra-curricular or special activities such as sports, dramatics, picnics and excursions, music, hand work, etc.

Skilled at creating lessons and activities to operate effectively in the classroom

Skilled in working in an unstructured environment

Knowledge of the basics of motor development, the different ways children learn, early language and literacy development

Skilled in planning lessons and activities

Skilled in preparing the daily and long term lesson plans in accordance with curriculum guidelines

Proficient in organising the classroom and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive learning environment

Ability to motivate the pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation and stories

Proficient in preparing and marking work to facilitate positive pupil development

Skilled in meeting requirements for the assessment and recording pupils' development

Ability to discuss students' progress and concerns with parents and academic co-ordinators

Not applicable

Coherent speech

Liking for study and learning


Emotionally stable

Good sense of humour


Cheerful, cool and friendly temperament

Very caring and sharing nature

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Schools usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from school to school

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA),One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), Blind (B) and those with Low Vision (LV)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, vocal stress, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 4,000 to INR 16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Education Industry in India

According to a report by IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. This is because the country has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. Also, the vocational education and training is fast emerging as an important area of focus in India. According to data released by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), the total amount of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) inflow into the education sector in India stood at US$ 1,071.5 million from April 2000 to January 2015.

Under the new educational policy by the Government of India, a lot of initiatives are being adopted to boost the growth of distance education market, besides focussing on new education techniques, such as E-learning and M-learning. Furthermore, with online modes of education being used by several educational organisations, the higher education sector in India is set for some major changes and developments in the years to come. Considering all this it is safe to say that there is demand for a Teacher, Infant School in the present and it will also be there in the future as well.

Government and private schools

Coaching centres


Cities and towns across India