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LaDonna is a high school business teacher. On a typical day, she teaches her students the fundamentals of business marketing and finance, technology and marketing. She tells us that the challenge in teaching is that sometimes it is difficult to teach students that don't want to be taught.

Degree: Business
Job Title: High School Business Teacher

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, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Creativity, Empathy, Organizational skills, People skills

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