The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in Malaysia is RM 35,285.
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What Do Primary School Teachers Do?
Primary school teachers instruct children who are typically in grades one through five or six and between six and eleven years old. The goal of educating pupils at this age is to lay the firm foundations of reading comprehension, writing, and math, and primary school teachers also use these fundamentals to teach broader foundation knowledge in subjects like science and social studies. They also help to ensure that developmental subjects in the arts and physical education are taught as well.
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Primary School Teacher Tasks
- Connect curriculum standards to daily objectives, teaching children according to instructional goals.
- Communicate student progress to parents and guardians.
- Develop and implement activities, classroom materials, and resources.
- Monitor and evaluate student progress and achievement.
- Manage a safe and hygienic classroom environment, ensuring physical and mental security.
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What Are Popular Skills for Primary School Teachers?
Skills in English Language, Childhood Education and Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mathematica and Activities for Children.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teachers?
An entry-level Primary School Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of RM 18,313 based on 14 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 34,807 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 37,506 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 42,592 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of RM 47,932.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 149 survey responses.