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    Middle/High School Teacher

    Middle/High School Teacher
    Job Description Middle school teachers and secondary school teachers help students delve more deeply into subjects introduced in elementary school and expose them to more information about the world. Middle and secondary school teachers specialize in a specific subject, such as English, Spanish, mathematics, history, or biology. They also can teach subjects that are career oriented. Vocational education teachers, also referred ...
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    5 Non-School Jobs for Educators

    5 Non-School Jobs for Educators
    If you've been an educator but working in a school full-time just isn't for you, there's hope. Don't throw that education degree away! Try to stay in the education field with one of these jobs that can utilize your teaching degree in other ways. In each of the following job descriptions, I've listed jobs that are currently posted on our job ...
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    Special Education Teacher

    Special Education Teacher
    Job Description Special education teachers work with children and youths who have a variety of disabilities. A small number of special education teachers work with students with mental retardation or autism, primarily teaching them life skills and basic literacy. However, the majority of special education teachers work with children with mild to moderate disabilities, using the general education curriculum, or ...
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    8 Toughest Education Jobs

    [photo:79300] No job in education is easy. Every job worth doing right takes hard work and dedication. Though I think all careers in education are tough, these eight stand out as some of the toughest. Educators that stay with these jobs and strive to succeed are making a real difference in shaping our next generation. Next Page: #1 Toughest Education Job ...
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    A Day in the Life of a Special Education Teacher

    A Day in the Life of a Special Education Teacher
    A Day in the Life as a Special Education Teacher: Kindergarten-2nd grade, self-contained classroom for children with behavioral needs (8:1:1). 7:30-Enter school, unlock my classroom, revise the day’s lessons according to what was accomplished the day before, prepare materials for the day, write morning message on the board and morning work problems 8:00-Go to the office/mailbox, try to catch the principal ...
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    Top 10 Qualities of a Great Teacher

    1. An Engaging Personality and Teaching Style A great teacher is very engaging and holds the attention of students in all discussions. Next page: #2 [gate] [page] 2. Clear Objectives for Lessons A great teacher establishes clear objectives for each lesson and works to meet those specific objectives during each class. Next page: #3 [page] 3. Effective Discipline Skills A great ...
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    50 Reasons to Love Teaching

    50 Reasons to Love Teaching
    Editor's Note: Teaching, in my opinion, is one of the greatest career choices. Teaching featured writer, Joel, shares 50 reasons he loves teaching in a list below. Keep in mind, I bet every teacher that reads this could add many more reasons to the list. Share the reason you love teaching with Teaching now. Read some of the reasons teaching is ...
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    Elementary School Teacher

    Elementary School Teacher
    h4. Job Description Elementary school teachers instruct one class of children in several subjects. In some schools, two or more teachers work as a team and are jointly responsible for a group of students in at least one subject. In other schools, a teacher may teach one special subject—usually music, art, reading, science, arithmetic, or physical education—to a number of ...
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    A Day in the Life of a High School English Teacher

    A Day in the Life of a High School English Teacher
    I currently teach the ninth grade English component of a world studies course in the humanities department of a very large suburban high school near Washington D.C. I have a teaching partner who teaches the world history component of the course. I am extremely fortunate in that my teaching partner is not just knowledgeable about her subject matter, but she is ...
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    A Day in the Life of a School Psychologist

    A Day in the Life of a School Psychologist
    I arrive at my middle school campus today at 8:00am, armed with coffee, water bottle, lunch bag, bag of testing materials, my laptop, and a bag of toys. I greet the secretary in Spanish (she’s my own private language tutor) and grab a bunch of little notes out of my mailbox marked, “Dr. Bell, School Psychologist.” As I re-shuffled the weight ...
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    Pre-School Teacher

    Pre-School Teacher
    h4. Job Description A Preschool Teacher is a type of early childhood educator who instructs children from infancy to age 5 The term "preschool" refers to instruction in non-public arenas such as licensed preschools, childcare centers, family day care centers, home day care centers, center-based programs, federal programs like Head Start, and full or part-day private child centers/day care centers sponsored ...
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    A Day in the Life of an Educator

    A Day in the Life of an Educator
    Do you want to become an educator but aren't sure which career is perfect for you? Let Teaching help? Real teachers and other education professions have outlined their day minute by minute so you can figure out what an education career is really like. • A Day in the Life of a Multimedia Teacher • A Day in the Life of ...
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    Paraprofessional/Teaching Assistant

    h4. Job Description Teacher assistants provide instructional and clerical support for classroom teachers, allowing teachers more time for lesson planning and teaching. Teacher assistants tutor and assist children in learning class material using the teacher’s lesson plans, providing students with individualized attention. Teacher assistants also supervise students in the cafeteria, schoolyard, and hallways, or on field trips. They record grades, set ...
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    Gifted Education Teacher

    Gifted Education Teacher
    Job Description Gifted education is a broad term for special practices, procedures and theories used in the education of children who have been identified as gifted or talented. Programs providing such education are sometimes called Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) or Talented and Gifted (TAG) programs. *_Are you a gifted education teacher? Please share your thoughts about a career in ...
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    A Day in the Life of a School Principal

    A Day in the Life of a School Principal
    I read the news today, oh boy, About a lucky man who made the grade. -”A Day in the Life” by the Beatles When I think about the iconic song from the Beatles legendary album, Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, that opening line has always stuck in my mind. Of course, as I approach writing about “a day in the ...
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    How Hard is the Job of a Substitute?

    How Hard is the Job of a Substitute?
    Substitutes get no respect — and sometimes no lesson plan, writes Carolyn Bucior in the New York Times. “Maggie,” a teacher in a Milwaukee public school, was talking about the difficulty of her job, which is something the teachers I know do quite a lot. Then she complained that her sub hadn’t completed the lesson plan she’d been given. “So, what ...
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    Principal/Assistant Principal

    Principal/Assistant Principal
    Job Description Principals set the academic tone and hire, evaluate, and help improve the skills of teachers and other staff. Principals confer with staff to advise, explain, or answer procedural questions. They visit classrooms, observe teaching methods, review instructional objectives, and examine learning materials. They actively work with teachers to develop and maintain high curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and ...
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    Academic Dean/Officer

    Academic Dean/Officer
    Education Requirements College and university academic deans and chairpersons usually advance from professorships in their departments, for which they need a master’s or doctoral degree; further education is not typically necessary. Admissions, student affairs, and financial aid directors and registrars sometimes start in related staff jobs with bachelor’s degrees—any field usually is acceptable—and obtain advanced degrees in college student affairs, counseling, ...
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    Librarian

    Librarian
    Job Description Librarians assist people in finding information and using it effectively for personal and professional purposes. Librarians must have knowledge of a wide variety of scholarly and public information sources and must follow trends related to publishing, computers, and the media in order to oversee the selection and organization of library materials. Librarians manage staff and develop and direct ...
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    A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Music Teacher

    A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Music Teacher
    One Day in February 6:30 Wake-up and sneak out of the bedroom without waking my husband. Put on the clothes set out the night before. Pour some coffee and grab a drinkable yogurt from the fridge. 6:54 Get in the car and jam to some morning radio to wake-up and get energized for the day. 7:11 Arrive at school and sign ...
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