philosophy teacher secondary school


Philosophy 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, philosophy. 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 phylosophy through practical, usually physical, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • secondary school teacher of philosophy

  • philosophical studies teacher in secondary school

  • philosophy teacher

  • philosophical studies high school teacher

  • teacher of philosophy in secondary schools

  • secondary school philosophy tutor

  • high school philosophy teacher

  • philosophy tutor secondary school

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