Teacher Career Options - Career Guidance for Teacherby Remo D. Remo Disouza
Teaching is a great career, especially in a country like India where education is the basic necessity for growth and modernization. If you take a moment to search ads for teaching vacancies or search up the latest teaching jobs in google, you’d know that the demand is high for qualified instructors at all levels.
Among the several benefits of teaching as a career, the most prominent ones are healthcare and retirement benefits as well as the extended vacations around major holidays and summer break.
If you have an interest to pursue teaching but is confused with which career to choose specifically. We are created a list some of the basic options to choose from.
1. Early Childhood Educator: Early childhood educators/teachers works with children from 0-8 years old. They mainly specialize in the learning, social, developmental, and physical needs of young children as well as them develop their social, motor and adaptive skills. Early Childhood Educators to teach core subjects such as reading, math, science, and social studies.
2. Preschool Teacher: Teachers at preschools work with children who are between the ages of 3 to 5. They teach basic skills through combined play and structured learning. Preschool teachers help their students develop motor and language skills.
3. Kindergarten Teacher: A kindergarten teacher plays an important role in child development. They work with young children from ages 4 to 6 the basics that’s serves as building blocks for their higher education and for the lives. They promote student’s academic, physical, and social development by using hands-on teaching methods and tools, including games, music, art, books, and computers.
4. Elementary School Teacher: Elementary school teachers primarily teach children in kindergarten – grade 6. An elementary school teacher be flexible, creative and have good communication skills to be able to create a lesson plan or teach a topic for younger students of varying abilities to understand.
5. Middle School Teachers: Middle school teacher teaches children from grades 6-8. Middle school teachers generally work of teaching the concepts a student leaned in elementary school with more in-depth information and preparing students for the high school curriculum.
6. Secondary School Teacher: Also known as high school teachers, they teach students from 9-12 grad. High school teachers specialize in one or two subjects and usually teaches several classes within their specialty subject. They also evaluate student’s overall performance including grade papers and prepare them for the board exams.
7. Techer Assistant: A teacher’s assistant provides support to the lead teacher and helps run classes smoothly by performing everyday classroom clerical duties They also help monitor student’s behaviour in the school and provide additional instructional assistance to students with special needs and students who need extra help in completing classwork.
In today’s digital age, there are other ways to pursue a teaching career than the tradition classroom teacher as well. Some of which are Virtual or online teaching/Tutors or an Educator, in which you can make lessons at the comfort of your home and teaching students through E-learning platforms. You can also be a Writing Coach or Teaching Material provider and provide guides and tips on how to study, what to study or how to write. There is a plethora of options available.
Do your own research and look out for job openings through university websites, teaching vacancies ads on newspapers or you can also google latest teaching job and find a listing of academic sites. Each job opening will include information about the associated duties, necessary requirements, and application process for the job.
Be sure that the job aligns with your needs and qualifications before applying.
We hope you find this write up useful.
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Created on Feb 26th 2020 01:14. Viewed 266 times.