A Primary School Teacher works with young children, introducing them to the school system and education. You will need to be passionate about teaching, be very patient and want to set young children on the right path for their future education.
You will need to have a very general education as well as completed your PGCE with any further training and work experience.
If you have found a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below example CV which you can use as a guide.
Related: Primary Teacher Cover Letter
Primary Teacher CV Example
I am a highly committed and professional primary school teacher who enjoys working with young children and guiding them into education. I have a very calm and patient manner. I have excellent communication skills and listening skills and relate well to young children.
I have always been passionate about education and as I am a very organized person by nature, I like to ensure that my classroom and work area are ready for the children’s arrival and that my lessons are planned in advance following the curriculum. I like to make sure that my children are engaged and interested in my classes so try to make them as interesting and informative as possible.
I am an enthusiastic person, I enjoy thinking the better of people and situations and like to put every effort into my work.
Date to Date or To Date – Primary Teacher – Where?
In my role as a Primary Teacher I teach children age 4 – 10 years of age and help to give them a good grounding in their early day’s education. My responsibilities include:
- Preparing the classroom in advance of the children attending
- Preparing lesson plans in accordance with the curriculum
- Thinking of different and creative ways of teaching and engaging my pupils
- Observation and assessing pupils work following the early years foundation and key stages
- Hold parents evening and update parents on their child/ren’s progress
- Work with other educational professionals
- Supervising activities and lunch time play sessions etc.
School, College, University – any qualification details and where.
Teaching degree from where and when and grade.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? – Think about the records you will be keeping and how this will be done, using a computer and/or manually for each child.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.