Secondary Teacher

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Are you a constant learner who likes seeing others succeed? A career as a secondary teacher may be right for you! By applying multiple hands-on teaching methods, secondary teachers help students understand advanced, applicable scientific-based principles. In this setting students, are able to explore careers and educational programs available after graduation. Secondary teachers are instrumental in uplifting the next generation.

Also known as: Agricultural Education Teacher, Business Education Teacher, Drafting Instructor, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher (FACS Teacher), Instructor, Teacher, Technology Education Teacher, Engineering Education Teacher, STEM Teacher
Active Learning
Active Listening
Complex Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Decision Making
Learning Strategies
Reading Comprehension
Systems Evaluation
Time Management
Plan instructional activities that provide students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate
Maintain accurate student records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations
Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors and administrators to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems
Instruct students in the knowledge and skills required in a specific occupation or occupational field
Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students’ progress, performance, behavior, social development and physical health
Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks
Plan and supervise work-experience programs in businesses, industrial shops and school laboratories
Guide students with adjustment or academic problems or special academic interests
Place students in jobs or make referrals to job placement services
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops to remain informed about trends in education and subject matter specialties

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