How to Become a Secondary Education Teaching
The job growth for the secondary education career is expected to be in-line with the national average for all professions according to the Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics but more robust for the South and Western part of the U.S. and for teachers of math, science, computer science, ESL and special education.
The duties of a secondary education career may include any of the following duties aside from classroom instruction: Correcting homework, keeping attendance records, counseling students, enforcing school policies, evaluating and revising school programs, preparing required reports, writing lesson plans, selecting and ordering textbooks, taking inventory of classroom materials and supervising assistant and student teachers.
Secondary teacher salaries
Secondary teacher salaries are generally higher than for teachers in the lower grades. Starting secondary teacher salaries are around $32000 on average with an average salary of $48500 for experience teachers with tenure.