biology teacher secondary school




Biology 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, biology. 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 biology through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • biology tutor in secondary school

  • high school biology teacher

  • biology teacher

  • teacher of biology in secondary school

  • secondary school biology tutor

  • high school tutor of biology

  • teacher of biology in high school

  • secondary school teacher of biology

  • high school teacher of biology

  • secondary school biology teacher

  • high school biology tutor

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