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

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $51,870.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 14,460
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.15 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Conflict Management
Attention to Detail
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 strategies or programs for students with special needs
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Document lesson plans
Apply multiple teaching methods
Develop teaching aids
Plan educational or learning activities
Develop educational and instructional programs
Update educational curriculum
Select method of instruction
Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs
Select teaching materials
Establish rules or policies governing student behavior
Plan experiential learning activities
Manage decorum in meetings or group sessions
Teach music for specific instruments
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Manage classroom activities
Teach mentally or emotionally-impaired students
Teach sports rules or techniques
Teach secondary or post-secondary courses
Develop educational presentations
Prepare educational or training related reports or presentations
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Prepare tests
Develop instructional materials
Create learning materials with technology-based delivery systems
Organize educational material or ideas
Evaluate student performance
Determine student problems
Monitor student progress
Determine student learning levels
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Teach laboratory safety
Teach food or nutrition principles
Teach training techniques
Demonstrate physical activities
Teach social skills
Teach others to use technology or equipment
Provide health education and disease prevention instruction
Teach correct eating habits

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Social Studies
Early Childhood Education
Child Development
Teaching Speakers of Other Languages
Curriculum Development

Related Licensing Requirements

Teaching License (18-0000000035)

All states require public school teachers to be licensed. In private schools, however, teachers are not required to be licensed. Requirements vary by state.Many states award provisional teaching licenses to new teachers. After a period of several years of acceptable teaching experience, applicants may apply for a professional teaching license.Some states also require applicants to submit their fingerprints and undergo a background check. They may also require teachers to obtain a master's degree in education. In addition, many states require teachers to take continuing education courses each year.

- Indiana Department of Education~Office of Educator Licensing & Development (3172329010)

Teaching License-Standard (18-0000000029)

In order to obtain a standard teaching license, the candidate must: Have completed an approved teacher preparation program at a state- or regionally-accredited institution. Possess a Bachelor's degree from a state- or regionally-accredited institution. Have achieved passing scores on the applicable teacher exams. Have completed a minimum of six semester hours of college course work in education or the major or minor area of the candidate's license within the past five years. Submit an application. Pay all application and examination fees. Graduates of out-of-state teacher education programs my be required to have their credentials evaluated by the Board or an outside credentialing agency. Licenses must be renewed every five years, subject to certain continuing education requirements. More detailed information may be obtained from the Indiana Professional Standards Board.

- Indiana Department of Education~Office of Educator Licensing & Development (3172329010)

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