Middle school Teacher This project will be talking about the average life of a Middle school Teacher.
Introduction This project was done on a Middle School teacher.
Middle school teachers typically specialize in teaching a specific subject such as biology, mathematics or history.
Middle school falls between elementary and high school.
Middle school teachers provide a more in-depth education in subjects introduced in elementary school.
Nature of Work Create lesson plans for each day Prepare students for national and state tests and assessments Choose instructional materials and resources Motivate students to learn Grade homework or other class work Design and create tests Monitor student behavior Provide exposure to potential careers Provide help to individuals and groups Change lessons to different levels of learning ability within a group No teacher is the same, so you have to do your best to get the kids to learn new things. This job is very hand on and requires you to be creative.
Working Conditions Middle School Teachers have to put up with a lot during their day of work. Middle School Teachers usually work indoors in class rooms. Their job requires a lot of patients, this is because some students are very rude. This job also requires you to be a peoples person since that is mainly your job.
Training, Qualification and Advancement
To become a Middle School Teacher you need to complete the requirements for the state in which you want to teach
MUST have a bachelors degree
Some states require student teaching, others don’t you will need to check into that
You must pass your state certification test
Then apply to you state department
You must complete these requirements to get your job <---------------
Job Outlook/ Employment There will always be the need for teachers…
As long as students need to learn, you will always have the need for teachers.
Depending on the state in which you live the demand for teachers could be different
Right now we are in a tough economy so there has to be many teacher cuts in the school of Michigan
Advancement and learning There aren’t many advancements in your job, just your salary Some Teachers who are good representatives in the system could be chosen as Head of the department in which they teach In 2009, first year teachers made an average annual salary of only $34,143. Teachers who had 5 to 9 years earned a $42,484 average annual salary Once a teacher hit the 20 year mark, his average salary jumped to $56,902 e
Use of Technology Teachers use many forms of technology. There are many forms of technology used Computers, smart boards, smart phones, and much more! These things are usually used to research and create lesson plans They can also be used to help teach, smart boards are the new and improved chalk boards
Summary I would love to be a middle school teacher for my long term job. After reading and learning more about this career, I have found this to be a perfect fit for me. I see that you can use creativity through the day while working in your job. I also love the fact that you can interact with children for most of your day. This seems like a fun job, it does take a lot of work to get to the kind of job I want, but I think it would be worth it to do something you love.
Work Sited http://www.ehow.com/facts_5758855_advancement-opportunities-teaching-career.html http://www.ehow.com/how_4449710_become-middle-school-teacher.html http://www.citytowninfo.com/employment/middle-school-teachers