Elementary Education

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Activities Director
  • Child Care Director
  • Child Caretaker
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Curriculum Development
  • Curriculum Supervision
  • Daycare Provider
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Education Policy Advisor
  • Education Sales
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Media Specialist
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Professional Tutor
  • Program Coordinator
  • Reading Specialist
  • School Administration*
  • School Counselor*
  • School Librarian*
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Title 1 Teacher
  • Youth Counselor

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Boards for Education
  • Community Education
  • Day Care Centers
  • Early Childhood Education Programs
  • Healthcare
  • Montessori Schools
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Public & Private Schools
  • Youth Programs

Minnesota Employers

  • Boys & Girls Club
  • College Nannies & Tutors
  • Creative Kids Academy
  • DaVinci Academy of Arts
  • Gugsi Academy
  • MN Public and Private Schools
  • MN Reading Corps
  • New Horizon Academy
  • St. Cloud Children’s Home
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • State of MN Dept. of Education

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$26,700-$41,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Creative
  • Desire to help others
  • Empathic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Enjoys working w/ children
  • Friendly
  • Independent
  • Instructional skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Motivational
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Time-management
  • Work well under pressure