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Middle School Teacher

Aliases: Teacher

Industry/Sector(s): Education, Training and Research


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Middle School Teacher is expected to perform include:

  • Teaching one or more subjects to students of middle school in regional language or English
  • Teaching the students of various standards
  • Allotting and correcting homework
  • Conducting tests and examinations
  • Ascertaining a child’s eligibility for promotion to higher standards
  • Maintaining the school registers and records
  • Collecting fees when given the responsibility
  • Conducting sports and extra-curricular activities 
  • Supervising library, canteen, dramatics, etc.
  • Teaching according to the basic educational systems
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Schools usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from school to school 
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), Blind (B) and those with Low Vision (LV)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, graduate 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in the intricacies of the subject to be taught
  • Knowledge of various teaching strategies and disciplinary techniques
  • Skilled in preparing lessons and delivering them
  • Skilled in preparing and assessing examinations
  • Basic knowledge of child psychology
  • Skilled in establishing a good rapport with the students
  • Basic knowledge of maintaining records
  • Skilled in conducting and supervising extra-curricular activities
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to new environment
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.du.ac.in/du/index.php?page=old-undergraduate-courses

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Primary School Teacher → Middle School Teacher → Senior Secondary School Teacher → Vice Principal →  Principal

The progression is indicative​

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 18,000 to Rs 42,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 1–6 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Government and private schools
  • Coaching centres
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152341.0100Middle School Teacher
ISCO 20082341 Primary School Teachers
NIC 200885211General school education in the first stage of the secondary level (up to Xth standard) without any special subject pre-requisite
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
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