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Learn about the most important job activities for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education. Also, find out how proficient you have to be in each job activity.

Importance*More Info
1.Training and Teaching Others84
2.Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work82
Thinking Creatively82
4.Coaching and Developing Others80
5.Documenting/Recording Information79
Making Decisions and Solving Problems79
7.Developing Objectives and Strategies77
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge77
Getting Information77
10.Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates76
* Importance out of 100

Score Key
  Importance for success in this profession
  Level of proficiency needed

Job Activity Scores

Training and Teaching Others
Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
84
72
Give coworkers brief instructions on a simple procedural changeTeach a social sciences course to high school studentsDevelop and conduct training programs for a medical school
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
82
78
Organize a work schedule that is repetitive and easy to planPlan and organize your own activities that often changePrioritize and plan multiple tasks several months ahead
Thinking Creatively
Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
82
73
Change the spacing on a printed reportAdapt popular music for a high school marching bandCreate new computer software
Coaching and Developing Others
Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
80
72
Show a coworker how to operate a piece of equipmentProvide on-the-job training for clerical workersCoach a college athletic team
Documenting/Recording Information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
79
61
Record the weights of trucks that use the highwaysDocument the results of a crime scene investigationMaintain information about the use of orbiting satellites for private industry communications
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
79
68
Determine the meal selection for a cafeteriaSelect the location for a major department storeMake the final decision about a company's 5-year plan
Developing Objectives and Strategies
Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
77
69
Plan the holiday schedule for an airline workforceDevelop the plan to complete the merger of two organizations over a 3-year periodDevelop a 10-year business plan for an organization
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
77
72
Keep up with price changes in a small retail storeKeep current on changes in maintenance procedures for repairing sports carsLearn information related to a complex and rapidly changing technology
Getting Information
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
77
52
Follow a standard blueprintReview a budgetStudy international tax laws
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
76
65
Write brief notes to othersReport the results of a sales meeting to a supervisorCreate a videotaped presentation of a company's internal policies