High School History Teacher
Robert Wilke Period I
- Prepare course materials (Homework, Handouts, etc.)
- Develop lectures and presentations
- Compile and administer grades and tests
- Plan/evaluate material and curriculum
- Student Management
- attain/distribute class supplies and materials.
Average Hours/Working Schedule-
- 6-8 hour days, 5 days a week. (In Class teaching)
- several hours outside of class working on class material (grading H.W)
- Tendency to work O.T to meet student needs
- Time off spent developing schedule for class topics
- Summer off, but tends to be spent developing following year class plan
- High School Class Room
- Majority of time spent in single class room, however, you may be required to move between classes.
- Department office.
- Home can be a place of work after hours.
- Median Wages for 2011: $65,860 (Tends to be payed on Salary, can be hourly depending on school)
- Mandatory Master's degree in Education
- Teaching certification
- Masters or above in U.S History ( Additional majors in Govt, Law, English, etc. Recommended for higher chance of employment.)
- Doctoral Degree optional (Recommended for advancement.)
Dedication to students
Meticulous (For grading papers and spotting errors)
Being able to explain and answer questions in detail
Projected growth for 2010-2020: 10%-19% average
Projected positions 2010-2020: 586,100
Advancement and Related Jobs-
Related Jobs- Political Science Teacher, Geography Teacher, Cultural Studies Teacher, and Philosophy Teacher. Those are jobs located within education. However, you may also get into the Historian Field, Archaeology, and Government positions, with the right education and additional majors (Law, Political Science)