English Teacher (High School)
What Does An English Teacher (High School) Do?
A high school teacher plans and delivers lessons in one subject to students in grades 9-12.
How Do I Become An English Teacher (High School)?
A four-year bachelor’s degree in the subject area to be taught along with additional coursework in education is generally required to obtain this position. A four-year bachelor’s degree in education along with additional training in the area to be taught may also be acceptable, depending on the district.
What is the Average Salary For An English Teacher (High School)?
High – 92,000
Median – 58,000
Low – 40,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become An English Teacher (High School)?
- Take as many college-prep courses as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
- Public Speaking
What Is The Work Environment For An English Teacher (High School)?
A teacher can work in any public or private school. Teachers are often required to do a lot of work on their own time (e.g., preparation, grading).
What Is The Future Outlook For An English Teacher (High School)?
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada