literature teacher secondary school


Literature 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, literature. 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 literature through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • secondary school literature tutor

  • english literature teacher

  • english literature teacher in secondary schools

  • high school literature tutor

  • literature teacher

  • literature teacher in high school

  • teacher of literature in high school

  • high school literature teacher

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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