We calculated that 17% of Teachers are proficient in ESL, Literacy, and Classroom Management. They’re also known for soft skills such as Physical stamina, Communication skills, and Patience.
We break down the percentage of Teachers that have these skills listed on their resume here:
Some of the skills we found on teacher resumes included "esl," "literacy," and "classroom management." We have detailed the most important teacher responsibilities below. Physical stamina can be considered to be the most important personality trait for a teacher to have. According to a teacher resume, "working with kindergarten- and elementary-age students can be tiring" teachers are able to use physical stamina in the following example we gathered from a resume: "educated pre-k students with various activities which included: physical education, art, math and science. "Another trait important for fulfilling teacher duties is communication skills. According to a teacher resume, "teachers need to discuss students’ needs with parents and administrators." Here's an example of how teachers are able to utilize communication skills: "created a professional development plan and worked towards achieving professional development goals, including greater parent communication and involvement. "Another skill that is quite popular among teachers is patience. This skill is very critical to fulfilling every day responsibilities as is shown in this example from a 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: "demonstrated patience and understanding while managing difficult children developed and implemented activities for educational learning"In order for certain teacher responsibilities to be completed, the job requires the skill "resourcefulness." According to a teacher resume, "kindergarten and elementary school teachers must be able to get students engaged in learning" As an example, this snippet was taken directly from a resume about how this skill applies: "learned a lot about adaptability, resourcefulness, cultural sensitivity, patience, and tolerance. "
See the full list of teacher skills.
We've found that 43.7% of teachers have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 28.4% earned their master's degrees before becoming a teacher. While it's true that most teachers have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every seven teachers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those teachers who do attend college, typically earn either a education degree or a elementary education degree. Less commonly earned degrees for teachers include a early childhood education degree or a business degree.
Once you're ready to become a teacher, you should explore the companies that typically hire teachers. According to teacher resumes that we searched through, teachers are hired the most by KinderCare Learning Centers, Learning Care Group, and Education First Credit Union. Currently, KinderCare Learning Centers has 1,673 teacher job openings, while there are 287 at Learning Care Group and 197 at Education First Credit Union.
If you're interested in companies where teachers make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at KLA, DC Public Library, and Boston Public Library. We found that at KLA, the average teacher salary is $82,958. Whereas at DC Public Library, teachers earn roughly $79,179. And at Boston Public Library, they make an average salary of $77,896.
View more details on teacher salaries across the United States.
We also looked into companies who hire teachers from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include ESL Federal Credit Union, KinderCare Learning Centers, and Bright Horizons.