Kindergarten teacher - Salary and Career
Teachers of higher education in early childhood education

Kindergarten teacher - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They promote education and the teaching-learning relationship of children up to six years old, take care of students, plan educational practice and evaluate pedagogical practices. They organize activities, research, interact with family and community, and perform administrative tasks.

How much does an Kindergarten teacher earn

A Kindergarten teacher earns between $1.447 and $5.177 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.673 and a median salary of $2.832 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 26.678 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Kindergarten teacher

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.673 32.071 668 14
1º Quartile 1.447 17.369 362 8
Median Salary 2.832 33.988 708 15
3º Quartile 3.948 47.381 987 21
Higher Salary 5.177 62.128 1.294 28

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • teaching professionals
      • teachers of higher education in early childhood education and elementary school
        • teachers of higher education in early childhood education

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Main workplaces

Teachers of higher education in early childhood education they exercise their functions in educational institutions, public or private. They are statutory or hired as salaried workers, with a formal contract, they work individually, with occasional supervision, in closed environments, usually during the day. They may be exposed to the action of intense noise, in the development of some activities.

What does it take to work in the field of Teachers of higher education in early childhood education

The exercise of these occupations requires higher education in the area of education and public service, in the case of public schools.

Functions and activities of Kindergarten teacher

Teachers of higher education in early childhood education must:

  • plan educational practice;
  • promoting student education;
  • interact with family and community;
  • interacting with family and community;
  • planning the educational practice;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform administrative tasks;
  • organize the activities;
  • promoting the teaching-learning relationship;
  • caring for students;
  • evaluate pedagogical practices;
  • planning educational practice;
  • promote the teaching-learning relationship;
  • research;
  • organize activities;
  • search;
  • promote student education;

  • Activities

    • establish routines;
    • guide on notions of safety;
    • check material;
    • providing clarification to parents;
    • re-elaborate planning;
    • select material;
    • creating didactic resources;
    • preparing projects for interaction with the community;
    • sending communications to parents;
    • organize the teaching material;
    • guide on notions of hygiene;
    • welcome new students;
    • define the syllabus of the school year;
    • improvising activities;
    • dancing;
    • changing diapers and clothing in general;
    • correct work with students;
    • storytelling;
    • promoting meetings and activities with parents;
    • demonstrate physical fitness;
    • singing;
    • teaching classes;
    • scheduling daily activities;
    • conducting parent meetings;
    • evaluate cognitive development;
    • record student attendance;
    • establishing norms and rules of conduct;
    • organize meal;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • demonstrate common sense;
    • evaluate socio-affective development;
    • recognizing the characteristics of the group and subgroups;
    • participate in professional courses and training;
    • organize teaching material;
    • preparing pedagogical projects;
    • evaluate psychomotor development;
    • work areas of knowledge;
    • follow meal;
    • organize the activities space;
    • teaching parent meetings;
    • probing students' prior knowledge;
    • dramatize stories and everyday situations;
    • prepare the environment for activities;
    • participate in meetings and meetings (coordination, teachers);
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • mediate conflict situations in the group;
    • educate students;
    • promote awareness of citizenship rights and duties;
    • invite personalities and entities;
    • record interviews with parents;
    • organize student arrivals and departures;
    • fill documents with student information;
    • observe student interaction;
    • log occurrences;
    • welcoming students;
    • demonstrate joy;
    • tracking sleep time;
    • walking with students;
    • guide on eating habits;
    • prepare the room;
    • participate in community events;
    • show attentive;
    • preparing adaptation of special cases;
    • prepare parent meeting;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • give first aid;
    • intervening in risky situations for students;
    • expose content;
    • organize birthday celebrations;
    • proceed with diaper removal (sphincter control);
    • feeding students;
    • define student grouping criteria;
    • get bibliography;
    • select teaching resources;
    • deal with cultural, social and economic diversity;
    • carry out thematic visits;
    • study cases (special situations);
    • bathing students;
    • search extracurricular activities (theatrical activities, exhibitions);
    • call parents of students;
    • search contents;
    • proceed to remove the bottle;
    • group students;
    • review the planning;
    • building didactic material;
    • writing for students;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • search teaching resources;
    • document the observations;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • demonstrate willingness;
    • pass homework;
    • receiving parent communications (agenda, circular);
    • discuss specific cases with the coordination;
    • show patience;
    • forward documents and reports to the secretariat;
    • buy material;
    • observe student behavior;
    • accompanying students in recreational activities;
    • save material;
    • create learning situations;
    • keep up to date;
    • setting limits;
    • demonstrate oral comprehension skills;
    • browse bibliography;
    • elaborate student evaluation reports;
    • show patience;
    • elaborate assessment instruments;
    • forward communications to parents (notices of out-of-school activities, leave of absence);
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • develop artistic activities (painting, modeling and drawing);
    • establishing educational objectives and goals for the group of students;
    • demonstrate a good mood;
    • request material;
    • promote social coexistence (socialize);
    • control student departure;
    • reading to students;
    • assisting students in putting on clothes;
    • perform self-assessment;
    • analyze learning situations;
    • planning the students' routine;
    • review rules of conduct with children;
    • probing the needs and potential of the group;
    • preserve equipment, spaces and furniture;
    • playing with students;
    • serve students individually;
    • guiding parents about healthy eating;
    • organize events;
    • developing collective work;
    • organize student arrival and departure;
    • defining pedagogical strategies;
    • demonstrate discipline;
    • promote integrative activities;
    • demonstrate ethics;
    • forward to medical care in emergency cases;
    • estimate material requirement;
    • programming extracurricular activities;
    • serving parents;

    Sectors that hire Kindergarten teacher the most in the job market

    • child education - day care
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • child education - pre-school
    • general public administration
    • elementary school
    • associative activities
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • support activities for education
    • high school
    • activities of associative organizations linked to culture and art

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