We surveyed 1,040 kindergarten teachers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Kindergarten teachers are social and artistic

Kindergarten teachers tend to be predominantly social individuals, meaning that they thrive in situations where they can interact with, persuade, or help people. They also tend to be artistic, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a kindergarten teacher. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average kindergarten teacher break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of kindergarten teachers are extraversion and social responsibility

Kindergarten teachers score highly on extraversion, meaning that they rely on external stimuli to be happy, such as people or exciting surroundings. They also tend to be high on the measure of social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average kindergarten teacher: