« School teachers are versatile educators, capable of teaching all the disciplines taught in primary school, their roles are to instruct and educate from the beginning of nursery school to Year 6, they exercise constant professional development ». Ministry of French Education.
Teachers have four main missions :
• teach all the primary school subjects. They can be assisted in art, music and physical education.
• give priority to the learning of language proficiency. Oral fluency in nursery should lead to fluency in writing in junior school.
• manage student diversity
• exercise educational responsibility and professional ethics.