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Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education - 25-2022.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Teacher
  • Math Teacher (Mathematics Teacher)
  • Science Teacher
  • Language Arts Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Reading Teacher
  • English Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Physical Education Teacher (PE Teacher)
  • Music Teacher

SOC Occupation Groups

25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations
25-2000 Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers
25-2020 Elementary and Middle School Teachers
25-2022.00 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

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Tasks

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpret results to determine student strengths and areas of need.
  • Assign lessons and correct homework.
  • Assist students who need extra help, such as by tutoring and preparing and implementing remedial programs.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees, as required.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of middle school programs.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Coordinate and supervise extracurricular activities, such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Meet or correspond with parents or guardians to discuss children's progress and to determine priorities and resource needs.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Organize and label materials and display students' work.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from such activities.
  • Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Advise students on academic or career matters.
  • Apply multiple teaching methods.
  • Assign class work to students.
  • Assist students with special educational needs.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Coordinate student extracurricular activities.
  • Create technology-based learning materials.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Display student work.
  • Distribute instructional or library materials.
  • Document lesson plans.
  • Encourage students.
  • Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Evaluate performance of educational staff.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Plan experiential learning activities.
  • Prepare reports detailing student activities or performance.
  • Prepare tests.
  • Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Supervise school or student activities.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
  • Teach others to use technology or equipment.
  • Tutor students who need extra assistance.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • LDO - Bandmaster (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Mass Communicator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Instructor, Physical Education
  • Teacher, Secondary School