What does a High School Science Teacher do?

High school science teachers provide instruction on science subjects at the high school level. They develop and follow lesson plans, explain concepts, and demonstrate processes. They may also assist students in conducting experiments or other types of research. They implement creative strategies to make the material interesting and relevant to students.

High school science teachers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree, although a master’s degree is an asset. They must have a valid teaching license or certificate as per state requirements. These positions also require a variety of security clearances and background checks. These teachers would typically have a background in education and teaching experience. They must have extensive knowledge in their particular subject areas. These roles require patience and a dedication to helping students succeed.

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High School Science Teacher Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹29,073 /month
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High School Science Teacher Career Path

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High School Science Teacher
18 Nov 2019

“Administration is supportive; freedom to do what you think is best for student learning; collaborative faculty”

Houston ISDHouston ISD
High School Science Teacher
7 Jun 2021

“There is no increase in pay based on level of education beyond a Bachelor's degree.”

Wichita Public SchoolsWichita Public Schools
High School Science Teacher
11 Nov 2019

“Paid holidays and summers.”

Sarasas Ektra School
High School Science Teacher
29 Sep 2020

“Nice atmosphere to work and teach.”

Wichita Public SchoolsWichita Public Schools
High School Science Teacher
11 Nov 2019

“Competitive Pay and I love what I teach.”

Fulton County SchoolsFulton County Schools
High School Science Teacher
10 Oct 2019

“Horrible Pay; but if you're a teacher that's what's expected”

Oxford School District
High School Science Teacher
25 Nov 2021

“Relatively good pay compared to surrounding districts.”

Harmony Public SchoolsHarmony Public Schools
High School Science Teacher
12 Apr 2020

“life balance is difficult.”

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