Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education :

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $51,400.00
Average Time to Fill 52 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 7,419
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.48 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Conflict Management
Work Ethic
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Develop educational assessment materials
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Document lesson plans
Apply multiple teaching methods
Develop teaching aids
Select teaching materials
Establish rules or policies governing student behavior
Plan experiential learning activities
Plan educational or learning activities
Develop educational and instructional programs
Coordinate educational content
Update educational curriculum
Select method of instruction
Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs
Manage decorum in meetings or group sessions
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Manage classroom activities
Tutor students who need extra assistance
Develop educational presentations
Prepare educational or training related reports or presentations
Teach mentally or emotionally-impaired students
Teach sports rules or techniques
Teach secondary or post-secondary courses
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Prepare tests
Develop instructional materials
Create learning materials with technology-based delivery systems
Organize educational material or ideas
Determine student problems
Monitor student progress
Determine student learning levels
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Evaluate student performance
Apply early childhood education techniques
Teach laboratory safety
Teach others how to use audio-visual materials
Teach others to use technology or equipment
Teach health or hygiene practices
Teach social skills
Provide health education and disease prevention instruction
Teach correct eating habits

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Booster Skills & Certifications

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