The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in New Zealand is NZ$53,644.
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Job Description for Primary School Teacher
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. In …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Primary School Teacher
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Curriculum Planning, English Language and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Childhood Education.
Pay by Experience Level for Primary School Teacher
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 NZ$47,862 based on 27 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$50,277 based on 186 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$59,108 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$70,430 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$70,828.
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