For High School Pre-AP or AP
A high school English teacher teach grammar, composition, literature and specific topics such as creative writing. They might teach as many as six class periods a day or as few as two or three a day, depending on where he or she teaches. Typical daily duties of an English teacher include preparing, assigning and grading lessons and homework and evaluating students and preparing progress reports. They instruct students in the classroom through both lectures and hands-on activities.
The BLS reports the median annual salary for high school teachers was $55,360 in 2013. The best-paid 10 percent in the field made approximately $86,720, while the bottom 10 percent made $37,230. Compensation is typically based on years of experience and educational level.
There's about 100,000 jobs in the U.S. that are English teachers
License and/or Certification: Teacher certification required
Experience: Student teaching internship required during teacher training program
Key Skills: Patience, instructional skills and communication skills
Additional Requirements: Fingerprinting and criminal background check