A 2nd-grade teacher teaches basic concepts and skills to children in elementary schools. He/She develops and implements curricula to meet academic standards, and he/she designs and implements assessments to measure progress. Similarly, he/she uses interactive learning using games, visual aids, music, and other tools to teach students. Not only this, but he/she also participates in curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions. The teacher answers student inquiries, assigns homework, and manages classroom supplies. Besides that, he/she instructs students in basic concepts like reading, simple geography, and mathematics. Also, he/she ensures the safety of students.
Employers seek applicants with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education or a related field. You must have a state teaching license. You must possess interpersonal, multitasking, organization, and communication skills. Also, you must be conversant with current teaching trends and approaches. These teachers earn an average gross income of $52,739. This falls between $39,000 and $71,000.