physics teacher secondary school




Physics 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, physics. 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 physics through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • physics teacher in high school

  • physics teacher

  • teacher of physics in high school

  • secondary school physics tutor

  • secondary school physics teacher

  • high school physics teacher

  • physics tutor in secondary school

  • teacher of physics in secondary school

  • high school physics tutor

  • physics tutor in high school

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