We calculated that 26% of Floater Teachers are proficient in CPR, Childhood, and Classroom Management. They’re also known for soft skills such as Physical stamina, Communication skills, and Patience.
We break down the percentage of Floater Teachers that have these skills listed on their resume here:
- CPR, 26%
Obtained my Red Cross and NENY Safety & Health Council for Adult and Pediatrics First Aid and Adult Pediatric/Aid CPR certificates.
- Childhood, 19%
Work for a NAEYC accredited company (extra funding by the government to enhance the early childhood education experience).
- Classroom Management, 18%
Assisted Teachers with classroom management and provided consistent supervision through classroom.
- Child Care, 18%
Operate the classroom in compliance with all child care licensing standards, and Follow Employee and Policy Handbooks.
- Customer Service, 6%
Provided excellent customer service, and kept a professional attitude communicating with teachers, parents and kids.
- Learning Environment, 3%
Accomplished a rich literary learning environment.
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Some of the skills we found on floater teacher resumes included "cpr," "childhood," and "classroom management." We have detailed the most important floater teacher responsibilities below. Physical stamina can be considered to be the most important personality trait for a floater teacher to have. According to a floater teacher resume, "working with kindergarten- and elementary-age students can be tiring" floater teachers are able to use physical stamina in the following example we gathered from a resume: "assisted teachers in organizing and implementing activities, lessons, and meals participated in and encouraged physical activities with pre-k students" Another trait important for fulfilling floater teacher duties is communication skills. According to a floater teacher resume, "teachers need to discuss students’ needs with parents and administrators." Here's an example of how floater teachers are able to utilize communication skills: "focused on customer service and always maintained positive communication with customers. " Another skill that is quite popular among floater teachers is patience. This skill is very critical to fulfilling every day responsibilities as is shown in this example from a floater teacher resume: "kindergarten and elementary school teachers must respond with patience when students struggle with material" This example from a resume shows how this skill is used: "maintained patience, responsibility, and a positive learning environment. "
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After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a floater teacher. We found that 37.5% of floater teachers have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 3.8% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While some floater teachers have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every four floater teachers were not college graduates.
The floater teachers who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied early childhood education and human development, while a small population of floater teachers studied psychology and elementary education.
Once you're ready to become a floater teacher, you should explore the companies that typically hire floater teachers. According to floater teacher resumes that we searched through, floater teachers are hired the most by North Country School, Learning Care Group, and Childcare Network. Currently, North Country School has 37 floater teacher job openings, while there are 35 at Learning Care Group and 24 at Childcare Network.
Since salary is important to some floater teachers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at University of California, Berkeley, Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, and Connections Academy. If you were to take a closer look at University of California, Berkeley, you'd find that the average floater teacher salary is $42,314. Then at Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, floater teachers receive an average salary of $38,507, while the salary at Connections Academy is $37,165.
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We also looked into companies who hire floater teachers from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include KinderCare Education, Goddard School, and Bright Horizons.