We calculated that 20% of Educators are proficient in Customer Service, Product Knowledge, and Patients. They’re also known for soft skills such as Physical stamina, Patience, and Communication skills.
We break down the percentage of Educators that have these skills listed on their resume here:
- Customer Service, 20%
Processed customer transactions and provided quality customer service for this woman-owned and operated business that encouraged personal empowerment and community education.
- Product Knowledge, 10%
Utilize expansive industry and Vanguard product knowledge to deliver engaging seminars on investing for retirement to participants in Vanguard 401ks.
- Patients, 8%
General Responsibilities: Responsibilities included all aspects of respiratory care to patients receiving home health care both pediatric and adult therapies.
- Classroom Management, 8%
Based on Student Data Developed, facilitated and supervised staff developments on Classroom management, Special Education and Successful Schools.
- Curriculum Development, 5%
Performed extensive research on curriculum development, educational pedagogy, international student programs, educational project management, and education leadership.
- Professional Development, 5%
Manage kindergarten team by analyzing team data, leading team data meetings, attending professional development workshops to redeliver to faculty.
Most educators list "customer service," "product knowledge," and "patients" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important educator responsibilities here: Physical stamina can be considered to be the most important personality trait for an educator to have. According to a educator resume, "working with kindergarten- and elementary-age students can be tiring" educators are able to use physical stamina in the following example we gathered from a resume: "instruct at-risk students in math, language arts, social science, science, and physical education. " Another trait important for fulfilling educator duties is patience. According to a educator resume, "kindergarten and elementary school teachers must respond with patience when students struggle with material." Here's an example of how educators are able to utilize patience: "key accomplishments: received consistent accolades from patients regarding quality customer service, kindness, and patience in answering questions. " Another skill that is quite popular among educators is communication skills. This skill is very critical to fulfilling every day responsibilities as is shown in this example from a educator resume: "teachers need to discuss students’ needs with parents and administrators" This example from a resume shows how this skill is used: "certified english language arts teacher 8-12, state of texas (taught freshman-senior level ela/business/communications classes. )"
See the full list of educator skills.
Before becoming an educator, 64.8% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 17.3% educators went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most educators have a college degree. But about one out of every eight educators didn't attend college at all.
Those educators who do attend college, typically earn either a education degree or a business degree. Less commonly earned degrees for educators include a nursing degree or a psychology degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become an educator. We've found that most educator resumes include experience from Carle Foundation, Southern Illinois Healthcare, and RWJBarnabas Health. Of recent, Carle Foundation had 128 positions open for educators. Meanwhile, there are 60 job openings at Southern Illinois Healthcare and 49 at RWJBarnabas Health.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, educators tend to earn the biggest salaries at Google, Pace University, and Cisco. Take Google for example. The median educator salary is $97,762. At Pace University, educators earn an average of $92,524, while the average at Cisco is $91,701. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
View more details on educator salaries across the United States.
We also looked into companies who hire educators from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include Baltimore City Public Schools, Prince George's Community College, and SeaWorld.