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Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education - 25-2031.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Teach one or more subjects to students at the secondary school level.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Art Teacher
  • English Teacher
  • High School Science Teacher
  • History Teacher
  • Mathematics Instructor (Math Instructor)
  • Science Teacher
  • Secondary Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Spanish Teacher
  • Teacher

SOC Occupation Groups

25-0000 Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
25-2000 Preschool, Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Special Education Teachers
25-2030 Secondary School Teachers
25-2031.00 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Related Occupations

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 students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of secondary 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.
  • 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 those objectives to students.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • 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 those activities.
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  • 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.
  • Sponsor extracurricular activities, such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
  • 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.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • 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 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.
  • Teach others to use technology or equipment.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Advanced Command and Staff School Instructor (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment Commander and Professor of Aerospace Studies (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Education And Training (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education and Training Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Education And Training Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Formal School Instructor (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Formal School Officer Instructor (Marine Corps - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Instructor (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Instructor (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Instructor Training Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Instructor, Academic (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Instructor, Academic (Physical Science) (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Instructor, Academic (Social Science) (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • LDO - Bandmaster (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Musician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Musician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band - The USAF Band (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band - The USAF Band Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band - The USAF Band Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band - The USAF Band Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Professional Development Instructor (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Audio Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Flute (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, String/Electric Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Audio Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Flute (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, String/Electric Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Audio Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Flute (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, String/Electric Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Audio Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Flute (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, String/Electric Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • USMA, Professor (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor and Associate Dean (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor of Chemistry (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor of English (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor of History (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor of Mathematical Sciences (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor of Physics (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • USMA, Professor of Social Sciences (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Instructor, Military Science
  • Instructor, Physical Education
  • Teacher, Secondary School