Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+3.1% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree


What Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School Do

Teach occupational, vocational, career, or technical subjects to students at the middle, intermediate, or junior high school level.

Other Job Titles Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School May Have

Business Education Teacher, Business Teacher, Career and Technology Education Teacher (CTE Teacher), Computer Teacher, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher (FACS Teacher), Industrial Arts Teacher, Industrial Technology Teacher, Teacher, Technology Education Teacher (Tech Ed Teacher), Technology Teacher

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Career and Technical Education Teacher ,

Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District

My classroom is a computer lab. I guide students in their career exploration process and facilitate career assessments to help determine their strengths, talents, and abilities. From career data to finding employment, the skills taught each day are essential to a successful and meaningful future.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • 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.

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