Science Teacher Job Description

By | July 28, 2011

Science Teacher Job Profile and Description

The science teacher activates students through various approaches that can reinforce the fun of learning and enjoying science to the maximum. The science teacher has the responsibility of inspiring intellectual curiosity in the students by various possible means which can include presentations and practical experiments. The science teacher must help in developing and building the understanding of the students period by period, day by day and year by year.

Science Teacher Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervising, monitoring and taking care of the students when they use various tools and equipments
  • Evaluate work of the students and provide them with necessary feedback
  • Present lectures, notes and other essentials through the use of various techniques to help students understand better
  • Making them understand the practical and theory with thorough understanding of subject matter

Science Teacher Job Skills and Specifications

  • Must have a record of accomplishment as an elementary school teacher
  • Assigning homework which can include assignments and encourage students to go beyond the course
  • Preparing and mentoring the students for science fairs and science competitions
  • Teach in the lab with fully equipped safety equipments
  • Should have leadership skills so that he/she is able to lead the class or group
  • Should have the natural ability to give attention to details and practicalities of the subject
  • Must keep expanding his knowledge so that he/she could keep the students updated with the new developments in the field of science

Science Teacher Job Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of science
  • Master’s degree is required for some jobs but generally it is exempted for experience

Science Teacher Job Salary

  • Science Teachers get good salaries
  • Salary generally increases with the experience of the person
  • Science Teacher  gets paid in the range of 3400$ to 4500$ per month