Physics Teacher

By: Kristina Cook

Education Needed


  • Student teaching internship required
  • State-level teacher certification or licensure required
  • Bachelor's degree required; some states require teachers to go on to earn a master's degree



Job Description

1) Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.

2) Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as quantum mechanics, particle physics, and optics.

3) Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.

4) Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

5) Supervise students' laboratory work.

6) Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.

Pay Scale

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Where are jobs available

basically any high school or college provides a class for teaching physics.