HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR: Loves Teaching Audio, Visual, Digital And Interactive Media

About this video 

Mrs. Kayfez was a computer programmer for 20 years before deciding to teach high school; her courses includes audio, visual, digital and interactive media, as well as engineering and manufacturing.

Degree: Political Science
Job Title: High School Teacher
Employer: Hayes High School

Job Summary: Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Job Description

High school teachers help prepare students for life after graduation. They teach academic lessons and various skills that students will need to attend college and to enter the job market.

On-the-Job Training

Most training will come from your studies rather than on the job.

Additional Info

Some states require high school teachers to earn a master’s degree after earning their teaching certification. Teachers in private schools do not need to meet state requirements. However, private schools typically seek high school teachers who have a bachelor’s degree and a major in a content area.

Certification Requirement
Required by the National Center for Alternative Certification.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$35,000 - $85,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Patience, Creativity, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, People skills, Empathy, Organizational skills
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m='16328'>20 years</span> <span m='16790'>before I went</span> <span m='17252'>into</span> <span m='17720'>teaching</span> <span m='18130'>technology.</span> <span m='18980'>And I</span> <span m='19473'>just</span> <span m='19966'>love it.</span> <span m='20952'>And I</span> <span m='21445'>love meeting</span> <span m='21938'>people</span> <span m='22431'>in technology.</span> <span m='22924'>So</span> <span m='23417'>I teach</span> <span m='23910'>engineering.</span> <span m='24403'>I</span> <span m='24896'>teach</span> <span m='25142'>manufacturing,</span> <span m='25882'>digital</span> <span m='26375'>and interactive</span> <span m='26868'>media,</span> <span m='27854'>and</span> <span m='28347'>audiovisual.</span> <span m='28840'>Audiovisual's</span> <span m='29826'>at the</span> <span m='30319'>end of the day,</span> <span m='30812'>and</span> <span m='31305'>I'm</span> <span m='31798'>looking</span> <span m='33277'>at</span> <span m='33770'>your</span> <span m='34263'>microphone,</span> <span m='34756'>going,</span> <span m='35249'>gee, what</span> <span m='35742'>kind is that?</span> <span m='36235'>Because</span> <span m='36728'>I need</span> <span m='37221'>to buy one</span> <span m='37714'>for my</span> <span m='38230'>class.</span> <span m='38585'>Because</span> <span m='38940'>we</span> <span m='39060'>have</span> <span m='39680'>a</span> <span m='39790'>lot</span> <span m='39980'>of wind</span> <span m='40230'>noise</span> <span m='40700'>when</span> <span m='40960'>we</span> <span m='41200'>do</span> <span m='41570'>recording</span> <span m='42040'>outside.</span> <span m='42712'>So</span> <span m='43204'>I want to</span> <span m='43696'>get</span> <span m='44188'>something a</span> <span m='44680'>little bit</span> <span m='45172'>closer</span> <span m='45664'>to</span> <span m='46156'>the</span> <span m='46648'>actors in</span> <span m='47140'>the</span> <span m='47632'>class.</span> </p><p><span m='48616'>It's not</span> <span m='49108'>hard to get in.</span> <span m='49600'>But you just</span> <span m='50092'>have to work</span> <span m='51568'>at finding</span> <span m='52060'>the</span> <span m='52552'>contacts</span> <span m='53044'>and</span> <span m='54028'>finding</span> <span m='54520'>out what's</span> <span m='55012'>in the</span> <span m='55504'>city</span> <span m='55996'>where you</span> <span m='56488'>end</span> <span m='56980'>up.</span> <span m='57472'>I ended</span> <span m='57964'>up</span> <span m='58456'>in New York</span> <span m='58960'>originally,</span> <span m='60322'>then</span> <span m='60814'>San</span> <span m='61306'>Fransisco</span> <span m='61798'>for</span> <span m='62290'>20 years,</span> <span m='62782'>and</span> <span m='64258'>now</span> <span m='64750'>in</span> <span m='65242'>Austin.</span> <span m='66226'>Head to a</span> <span m='66718'>big city</span> <span m='67210'>to</span> <span m='67702'>find out</span> <span m='68194'>what's</span> <span m='68686'>out</span> 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