modern languages teacher secondary school


Modern languages 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, modern languages. 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 modern languages through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • secondary school modern languages tutor

  • modern languages teacher

  • modern languages high school teacher

  • high school modern languages teacher

  • teacher of modern languages in secondary schools

  • modern languages tutor secondary school

  • teacher of modern languages in high school

  • secondary school teacher of modern languages

  • modern languages teacher in secondary school

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