Sunday, 30 January 2011

Become a Primary School Teacher

How to Become a High School Teacher
If your goal is to become a teacher, you probably have a specific age group of students in mind. For those interested in a path toward secondary school education, the following is an overview of the characteristics of high school teachers and secondary education degree requirements.
Special Characteristics of High School Teachers
If you want to become a high school teacher, you probably have a general idea of some of the basic requirements of teaching, such as:
High energy level
In addition though, there are some special needs required of high school teachers, because of the nature of students at that stage of life:

The ability to assess and guide students toward possible career interests. Being able to help students find a path that matches their interests and aptitudes helps make some high school teachers special.
High school teachers have to strike a balance between pushing students to achieve and not losing them as dropouts.
An awareness of potential threats to student safety.
Secondary Education Degree Requirements
To become a high school teacher, you will need a bachelor's degree from an accredited secondary education school program. High school teachers normally specialize, so you may need some advanced knowledge in your chosen field.
An accompanying program in teaching preparation. Student-teaching experience. The exact requirements vary from state to state. Employment Outlook
Speaking of earning potential, secondary school teachers earn a good, though not spectacular, income, solidly above the national median. Because dropout rates increase as the educational level progresses, job growth for elementary teachers is expected to exceed that for secondary school teachers.
Emily Marsh used to be a primary school teacher in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and now works as a personality development coach in Madison.
There are 3 kinds of teachers. Bad teachers don't leave an impact. Good teachers teach well. But great teachers inspire. If you do not inspire your students, you are not a great teacher. And teaching is not about being average- anyone can be an average teacher. Teaching comes from passion that you develop while growing up. When I was a child, I never thought I would be a teacher, until I went to college, and was influenced by a great teacher. Education is a complicated process. Anyone can teach an intelligent child. You become a great teacher by teaching the not-so-gifted ones.
If you want to be a teacher, you need that love and passion that only a teacher can have. Teachers are individuals who teach others. There are different types of teachers for instance primary and secondary school teachers. These teachers are assigned different role. A primary school teacher teaches children between the ages of 3 and 11 years while the secondary school teacher teaches children between the ages of 11 and 16. The teaching career is both rewarding and challenging. The following are instructions on how to become a teacher.
Conversely, an individual may volunteer to work as a teacher's assistant. By working in the classroom setup individuals learn firsthand about the challenges and the rewards of the teaching career.
Subsequently, the individual should research about the training qualifications. This applies to individuals wishing to teach elementary, grade and even high school.
After training, individuals should work as teacher's aid or assistants so as to gain the necessary practical experience. To succeed as teacher, excellent communication skills are imperative.


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