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Teacher Career Profile— Female, age 33 (ID #2688)

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1. Employment Profile: What exactly does a Teacher do?

  What field is your job in?

Educator

  What is your job title?

Teacher

  Please provide a brief description of the firm or organization that you currently work for
(size and general description of what type of organization it is)

I am a second grade teacher

  How long have you been employed in this position?

6 years

  How many hours do you work a week on average?

40

  Please provide a BRIEF description of your duties and responsibilities. (job description)

I teach all subjects

  What was your gross income last year? Please include any bonuses or incentives received.

45000

  What is your expected gross income for this year? Please include any bonuses or incentives you expect to receive.

45000

  Please list any benefits you have (Please include number of weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k)

no vacation, 10 sick days, blue cross & blue shield

  Do you feel you are under/well/over compensated at your current position?

underly compensated-no contract 2 years

2. Work environment!

  Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Explain

I wrok with 25 second graders

  Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Yes

  Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Yes

  Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it

  Please rank in order of importance from 1-8 (1- most important 8- least important) Assign each number once.

  • 8 Income
  • 1 Work Environment - co-workers
  • 7 Work Environment - supervisors
  • 5 Benefits
  • 4 Hours
  • 3 Level of responsibility
  • 2 The actual "work" you do at your job
  • 6 Job Title

3. How should someone new to the workforce get a J-O-B like yours?

  If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?

I would tell them to get a masters degree in education

  What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours? Please be specific and explain why (e.g., social skills, organization skills, technical skills)

Be very organized with all of the paper work.

  Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?

yes you must have a bachelor degree

  What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?

Take any advice



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