Secondary School Teachers guide the learning of students between the ages of 13 to 18. They develop learning materials and activities based upon the set curriculum and guide students through their studies. As well as teaching, testing and assessing students, teachers also work to inspire and support students.
Work is based at a High School or Secondary College campus. Some travel for excursions, sports or conferences may be required.
Secondary school teaching suits caring people with excellent communication and listening skills. Organisational skills and the ability to motivate students are also important.
A Bachelor of Teaching with a major in Secondary Education is required. If you already have a bachelor degree relating to school curriculum areas, you can complete a postgraduate Diploma of Secondary School Teaching.
Registration with your state or territory education board and a valid a working with children check are required.
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