High School Math Teacher

Selina Novielli pd. 3


  • Plan lessons in Math
  • Assess students' strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop and enforce rules
  • Prepare students for standardized tests

Hours, Schedule, and Location

  • High school
  • Monday- Friday
  • School hours (depending)
  • Summer and holiday breaks

Average Pay

  • $53,230 per year

Education Requirements and School with major

  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • Teachers certificate
  • NIU Mathematics education major in the school of liberal arts and sciences

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Instructional skills
  • Patience

Job Outlook

From 2010-2020 employment of high school teachers is expected to grow 7%

Advancement Opportunities

  • Mentors or lead teachers to new or less advanced teachers
  • Additional degrees or certificates open up opportunities in counseling or higher positions like principal, assistant principal, deans, etc.