• Secondary School Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Secondary school teachers instruct students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the high school level in public or private schools.

What do they typically do

  • Set up and enforce rules for behavior and procedures to keep order in the classroom
  • Teach using lectures, discussions, and demonstrations
  • Adjust teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • Keep accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations
  • Enforce all school policies and rules governing students
  • Assign and grade class work and homework
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health

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Education & Training

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    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
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