2350-Primary School Teachers

Job Title: 

Primary School Teachers

Job Description: 

Primary school teachers teach a range of subjects at the primary school level.


Tasks include:

  • preparing daily and longer term lesson plans in accordance with curriculum guidelines
  • instructing children individually and in groups, using various teaching methods and materials (e.g. computers, books, games), adapting to children?s varying needs
  • maintaining discipline and good working habits in the classroom
  • planning and conduct 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
  • prepare for and attending parent meetings to discuss children?s progress and problems
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Primary school teacher

This unit group excludes

Pre-primary education teacher (3610)
Early childhood educators (3610)

Specific Occupations: 

Primary school teacher

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore