Preschool teacher - Salary and Career
Middle level teachers in early childhood education

Preschool teacher - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They teach and care for students from zero to six years old, guide the construction of knowledge, develop pedagogical projects, plan didactic actions and evaluate student performance. They prepare pedagogical material, organize the work. In the development of activities, they mobilize a set of communicative skills.

How much does an Preschool teacher earn

A Preschool teacher earns between $1.203 and $5.459 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.241 and a median salary of $1.728 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 35.170 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Preschool teacher

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.241 26.895 560 13
1º Quartile 1.203 14.431 301 7
Median Salary 1.728 20.734 432 10
3º Quartile 4.163 49.956 1.041 23
Higher Salary 5.459 65.504 1.365 31

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • lay and mid-level teachers
      • high school teachers in early childhood education, elementary school and vocational training
        • middle level teachers in early childhood education

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Main workplaces

Middle level teachers in early childhood education they work in educational institutions in the public and private spheres. They work individually, with permanent supervision, indoors and outdoors, during the day.

What does it take to work in the field of Middle level teachers in early childhood education

For middle school teachers in early childhood education, high school education is required, plus a technical training course for teaching. For the occupation of child development assistant, complete high school education is desirable, with on-the-job learning, under the guidance of the school team.

Functions and activities of Preschool teacher

Middle level teachers in early childhood education must:

  • look after students;
  • teach students;
  • prepare teaching material;
  • orienting knowledge construction;
  • plan didactic actions;
  • organizing the work;
  • elaborate pedagogical projects;
  • caring for students;
  • organize work;
  • prepare pedagogical material;
  • knowledge building guide;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • guide the construction of knowledge;
  • guide knowledge construction;
  • evaluate student performance;
  • planning didactic actions;
  • guiding knowledge construction;
  • organizing work;
  • communicate;

  • Activities

    • participate in boards;
    • determine project parameters;
    • create games and games;
    • discuss project results;
    • supervising recreation;
    • developing emotional capabilities;
    • define pedagogical content of knowledge areas;
    • observe socialization;
    • write letters and numbers;
    • develop artistic activities;
    • sanitize toys;
    • read texts;
    • specify teaching-learning materials;
    • work as a team;
    • sing songs;
    • forward students to other professionals;
    • organize space for sleep and rest;
    • clean classroom and furniture;
    • talk to students (conversation wheel);
    • changing student clothing;
    • observe motor development;
    • participate in councils;
    • define assessment methods;
    • elaborate stories with students;
    • changing students diapers;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • bathing students;
    • define pedagogical activities;
    • changing students clothing;
    • draw;
    • discuss lesson plan with coordination and direction;
    • check student records;
    • explain proposed activities;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • assist students in putting on garments;
    • presenting project to students;
    • teach cooking;
    • update yourself;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • guide design activities;
    • developing intellectual capabilities;
    • serve as a conduct reference;
    • correct activities;
    • evaluate student activities;
    • guide activities with games and toys;
    • paint;
    • feeding students;
    • model dough and clay;
    • define evaluation methods;
    • organize classroom;
    • guide material handling (scissors, pencils, etc.);
    • create room for play;
    • fill in class diary;
    • participate in meetings with other school professionals;
    • presenting a project to students;
    • organize spaces in general;
    • buy pedagogical material;
    • working with students' difficulties and potential;
    • organize student activity folders;
    • fill out agenda;
    • demonstrate affection;
    • build links;
    • changing bedding;
    • organize pedagogical material;
    • supervise student entry and exit;
    • develop activities with it;
    • supervise sleep and rest time;
    • play with students;
    • organizing school events;
    • participate in time setting;
    • serving students with food;
    • search for available materials and resources;
    • identify pedagogical material;
    • observe the language;
    • define work technique (strategies);
    • show movies;
    • investigate student interest;
    • request pedagogical material;
    • select didactic material;
    • participating in the preparation of the school calendar;
    • observing the general condition of students (hygiene, health, etc.);
    • elaborate schedule;
    • demonstrate versatility;
    • select extracurricular activities and events;
    • observe logical reasoning;
    • use scrap;
    • dramatize stories and songs;
    • participate in professional qualification events;
    • paste materials;
    • debate project with direction and coordination;
    • recycle material;
    • supervising meals;
    • fill in evaluation forms;
    • self-evaluate;
    • comment movies;
    • organizing extracurricular events;
    • guiding artistic activities;
    • debate the project with direction and coordination;
    • interact with the community;
    • register observations;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • observing toy hygiene;
    • plan the lesson plan;
    • demonstrate a sense of organization;
    • accompanying students to extracurricular events;
    • define didactic action objectives;
    • analyze student and community needs;
    • build rules with students;
    • restructuring strategies;
    • accompanying students in extracurricular courses;
    • participate in the parent-teacher association;
    • prepare reports;
    • meeting with coordination and direction;
    • introduce school rules;
    • assist students in placing garments;
    • cut materials;
    • call parents and guardians;
    • meet with parents and guardians;
    • clean material;
    • storytelling;
    • show patience;
    • restructure strategies;
    • develop motor skills;
    • show films;
    • guiding personal hygiene;
    • visit places for extracurricular events;
    • manage a circulating library;
    • modeling dough and clay;
    • make pedagogical material;

    Sectors that hire Preschool teacher the most in the job market

    • child education - day care
    • child education - pre-school
    • general public administration
    • elementary school
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • high school
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • experimental research and development in social sciences and humanities
    • associative activities

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