mathematics teacher secondary school


Mathematics 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, mathematics. 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 mathematics through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • teacher of maths in secondary school

  • mathematics teacher

  • teacher of maths in high school

  • high school maths teacher

  • secondary school mathematics teacher

  • maths teacher

  • secondary school maths teacher

  • teacher of mathematics in secondary schools

  • high school mathematics teacher

  • teacher of mathematics in high school

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