You can pursue a Bachelor’s in Education (B.Ed.) for 2 years after graduating from a teaching subject (non-professional, degree courses).
Secondary School Teachers are known as TGTs (Trained Graduate Teachers). They instruct students in classes 6th to 10th. As a Secondary School Teacher, you will be responsible for enhancing students’ knowledge and help them learn all the subjects in greater depth.
In shaping the attitudes and intellect of these pre-teens and fresh teenagers, your work would range from delivering lessons in subjects such as social science, science, languages and mathematics, to teaching them time management, appropriate behaviour, giving them feedback and criticism and supporting them through changes.
This often involves teaching large classes of students, so it is important to show authority and be able to control a large group of people. Some students may have behavioural problems, so it is important not only to help administer coursework, but also to help shape student personality and behaviour.
Usually, secondary school teachers will have general guidelines from the school and state regarding what topics and materials must be covered during the school year. However, in order to help students, understand the material, it is also important to show some creativity, which may involve using visual aids and breaking down terms into words that are easily understandable.
Some students may have difficulty with the coursework, so it may be necessary to determine problems and administer personalized attention so that students can develop a better understanding of the work.
Secondary school teachers assign homework and tests based on the information that has been taught; if students appear to be struggling, it may be necessary to re-evaluate the teaching method. A bachelor’s degree is usually a minimum requirement, and it may be necessary to have majored in education, as well. Some schools will hire teachers who do not have degrees if they do have a concentration in relevant subjects within their degree.
Secondary school teachers generally work in a middle school or high school environment and administer lessons to students.
A person working as a Secondary School Teacher in India typically earns around 25,700 INR per month. Salaries range from 13,600 INR (lowest) to 39,100 INR (highest). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits