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Preschool Teacher

Job Title and Job Description

Preschool Teacher

Taking care of children ages 3-4. Planning activities, managing classes, interacting with parents. What I like best is working with children -- every day is different.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Doctor; Public school teacher

What new technology will be important?

Computers, internet

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Child psychology and college; Working hours in classrooms

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Child development classes; Babysitting

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, wanted to be a hairdresser

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Athletic / Physical 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Bilingual 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Computer Technology 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
leadership and Supervising 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Logical Thinking 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Math 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Mechanical Understanding 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Sales and Negotiation 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Scientific and Experimental 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Understanding Yourself 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Writing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
 

Interview By: SP