Secondary School Teachers

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English Teacher, Mathematics Instructor (Math Instructor), Social Studies Teacher, Teacher

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What they do:
Teach one or more subjects to students at the secondary school level.
On the job, you would:
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.


Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Education and Training

  • teaching and course design

Math and Science

  • psychology
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Engineering and Technology

  • computers and electronics


Basic Skills

  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • use rules to solve problems
  • notice when problems happen


  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps


People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Integrity
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation


You might use software like this on the job:

Cloud-based data access and sharing software

  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft SharePoint Hot Technology

Computer based training software

  • Moodle
  • Schoology

Video creation and editing software

  • Flipgrid
  • Screencastify


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

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