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Language Teacher, Middle School

Aliases: Language Teacher

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


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

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

  • Teaching one or more Indian or foreign languages to students of middle schools
  • Teaching spellings, pronunciation and grammar of the language
  • Conducting exercises in speaking and writing the language
  • Conducting tests and examinations 
  • Ascertaining the eligibility for promotion of students​​ to higher standards​
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
  • Institutions usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from institution to institution  
  • 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 who have Low Vision (LV)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, B.Ed. 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in the intricacies of the subject to be taught
  • Knowledge of various teaching strategies and disciplinary techniques
  • Skilled in preparing and delivering lessons ​
  • Skilled in preparing and assessing examinations
  • Basic knowledge of child psychology
  • Skilled in establishing a good rapport with the students
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Hard-working
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges providing B.Ed. degree 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 

https://targetstudy.com/degree/bachelor-of-education/

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

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

The progression is indicative​

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 2–7 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Government and private schools
  • Coaching centres
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Language Teacher
  • Middle School Language Teacher
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152341.0200Language Teacher, Middle School
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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