The average salary for a Primary School Teacher in United Kingdom is £25,782.
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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 Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, English Language, Team Leadership and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 £22,581 based on 144 salaries. An early career Primary School Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,554 based on 1,138 salaries. A mid-career Primary School Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,929 based on 493 salaries. An experienced Primary School Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,353 based on 365 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £32,529.
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Employees with Primary School Teacher in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Coventry, England: West Midlands (10.1% less), Birmingham, England: West Midlands (8.6% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (7.3% less).
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