religious education teacher secondary school




Religious education teachers at secondary schools provide education to students, commonly children and young adults, in a secondary school setting. They are usually subject teachers, specialised and instructing in their own field of study, religion. They prepare lesson plans and materials, monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate the students’ knowledge and performance on the subject of religion through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • high school religious studies teacher

  • RE teacher in secondary school

  • secondary school RE teacher

  • teacher of religious education in high school

  • high school religious education teacher

  • religious education teacher

  • religious education teacher in secondary school

  • RE teacher

  • high school RE teacher

  • high school RS teacher

  • secondary school religious education teacher

  • religious studies teacher

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