Lay teacher responsible for rural schools - Salary and Career
Lay teachers in elementary school

Lay teacher responsible for rural schools - 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 responsible for rural schools earn

A Lay teacher responsible for rural schools 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 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 responsible for rural schools

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 responsible for rural schools

Lay teachers in elementary school must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Lay teacher responsible for rural schools 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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