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

Preschool 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 Preschool teacher earn

A Preschool teacher earns between $1.197 and $5.192 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.284 and a median salary of $1.954 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 25.449 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 2.284 27.404 571 14
1º Quartile 1.197 14.362 299 7
Median Salary 1.954 23.452 489 12
3º Quartile 3.960 47.519 990 25
Higher Salary 5.192 62.308 1.298 32

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 Preschool teacher

Teachers of higher education in early childhood education must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Preschool teacher the most in the job market

    • child education - day care
    • child education - pre-school
    • elementary school
    • general public administration
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • high school
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • associative activities
    • other teaching activities
    • activities of religious organizations

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