What skills should a history teacher have?

Elementary school teacher


Other name (s): Teacher for the primary level


In every job you need whole special technical know-howthat is conveyed in training and further education. In the two menu items training and further education you will find information about which professional skills are particularly important in this profession.

There are also competencies, skills and characteristics that are important in all professions. These include in particular:

  • Reliability and punctuality
  • precise and careful work
  • independent work
  • Enthusiasm
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Ability and willingness to work together with others (ability to work in a team)
  • Willingness to learn

The following list gives you an overview of others general requirements, in the This profession frequently asked. These can of course be very different from company to company.

REMEMBER: Many of these requirements are also part of the training.

Physical demands: which physical characteristics are important?

good voice


Expertise: What skills and knowledge are expected of me?

Application and operation of digital tools
didactic skills
subject-specific skills and abilities (teacher)
creative ability
good powers of observation
good knowledge of German
good rhetorical skills
Sense of rhythm
written expression


Social skills: What do I need when dealing with others?

Willingness to listen
Intercultural Competence
Conflict ability
Ability to motivate
social commitment
Understanding of young people and children


Self-competence: What personal qualities should I have?

Resilience / resilience
Flexibility / willingness to change
Self-confidence / self-esteem


Methodological competence: Which working and thinking styles are important?

Coordination skills
Organizational skills
Planning ability
Problem solving skills
systematic way of working


Further requirements: What else is important?

well-groomed appearance