Lay teacher in class conducting - Salary and Career
Lay teachers in elementary school

Lay teacher in class conducting - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They teach in schools in rural areas and remote regions of the country, teach reading, writing and calculation, prepare classes, teaching materials and plan the school year. They assess students and supervise their activities. Perform administrative procedures. In the development of activities, they communicate with students, parents, school staff and community.

How much does an Lay teacher in class conducting earn

A Lay teacher in class conducting earns between $1.124 and $6.593 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.314 and a median salary of $1.500 according to an Averwage.com 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 3.550 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Lay teacher in class conducting

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.314 27.768 578 13
1º Quartile 1.124 13.484 281 6
Median Salary 1.500 18.000 375 8
3º Quartile 5.028 60.338 1.257 28
Higher Salary 6.593 79.117 1.648 37


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • lay and mid-level teachers
      • lay teachers in elementary and vocational education
        • lay teachers in elementary school

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Main workplaces

Lay teachers in elementary school they work in the teaching area as teachers of multigrade or unigrade classes in rural areas and remote regions of the country. They can do follow-up and family guidance. They are usually employed on temporary contracts, with permanent supervision. They work individually, indoors and during the day. They have precarious working conditions, living with a lack of resources and infrastructure.


What does it take to work in the field of Lay teachers in elementary school

Most lay teachers have up to the fourth grade of elementary school. For professional practice, they are required to enroll in the in-service teacher training program (pro-training) to obtain training equivalent to teaching. The course is based on distance learning and lasts for two years, with face-to-face and distance phases, and with the guidance of a tutor.


Functions and activities of Lay teacher in class conducting

Lay teachers in elementary school must:

  • communicate;
  • evaluate students;
  • take class;
  • dar aula;
  • plan the academic year;
  • supervise student activities;
  • prepare teaching material;
  • prepare class;
  • teaching to read, write and calculate;
  • prepare didactic material;
  • plan the school year;
  • teaching;
  • tar class;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform administrative procedures;

  • Activities

    • observe student participation;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • make pedagogical sheets;
    • organize student lunch;
    • complete grade map (students' school history);
    • teach fundamental operations;
    • make handouts (storybooks, texts, etc.);
    • define methodology (how it will work);
    • serve the parents of students;
    • playing with students;
    • mediate conflicts;
    • dramatize stories, songs and folkloric parties;
    • participate in qualifying events;
    • playing with students;
    • study content (subjects and topics related to the class);
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • organize meetings with parents;
    • create play and games;
    • dict words and texts;
    • schedule extracurricular events and activities;
    • passing homework;
    • stimulating discussions and comments;
    • clarify doubts;
    • work as a team;
    • select material;
    • track student learning;
    • establish rules of behavior;
    • write reports;
    • pass didactic and story videos;
    • organize events and activities at school;
    • recycle material;
    • make lightning and concrete dictations;
    • show patience;
    • contact people in the community for class;
    • develop assessment instruments;
    • complete class journal (lesson content);
    • demonstrate participation;
    • establish a schedule of activities;
    • search for previous knowledge of the student;
    • solving problems;
    • elaborate class schedule;
    • research the student's family reality;
    • overcoming difficult situations;
    • correct assessment instruments;
    • review the correction with students;
    • establish an annual, semester and monthly program;
    • call parents or guardians;
    • display class content;
    • watch didactic and story videos;
    • organize student material;
    • define assessment methods;
    • develop pedagogical projects and activities with students;
    • demonstrate perseverance;
    • chat with students;
    • set goals;
    • organize classroom;
    • develop group dynamics with students;
    • guide handwriting;
    • write texts with students;
    • storytelling;
    • organize out-of-school events and activities;
    • listen carefully (know how to listen);
    • visit libraries, museums and places of interest;
    • complete student report card;
    • organize queues;
    • participate in extracurricular events;
    • disclose activities and events to the community;
    • make posters and panels;
    • evaluate students' daily activities;
    • absorb changes;
    • give tutoring;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • demonstrate motivation;
    • supervise students at playtime;
    • read texts with students;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • define projects;
    • search textbooks and videos and stories;
    • accompany students at lunch;
    • observe student behavior;
    • check material availability;
    • attend parent meeting;
    • listening to the students' experience;
    • interview people from the community and entities;
    • organize classroom material;
    • select textbooks and storybooks;
    • fill in the student's individual form;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • refer students to support professionals;
    • set goals;
    • play material;
    • participate in meetings with coordination and management;
    • define contents;
    • demonstrate self-confidence;
    • analyze attendance;
    • make a call;


    Sectors that hire Lay teacher in class conducting the most in the job market

    • elementary school
    • child education - pre-school
    • child education - day care
    • general public administration
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • high school
    • activities of religious organizations
    • other teaching activities
    • activities of employer and business associative organizations
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences




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