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Secondary Education

Secondary School Teachers, Secondary Education Schools, Secondary Education Degrees


Secondary Education refers to the High School Years. Secondary School Teachers are High School Teachers.  Secondary School Teachers specialize in a specific subject, such as English, Spanish, mathematics, history, or biology. They also can teach subjects that are career oriented.


Vocational Education Teachers, also referred to as Career and Technical or Career-Technology Teachers, instruct and train students to work in a wide variety of fields, such as healthcare, business, auto repair, communications, and, increasingly, technology. Additional responsibilities of Secondary School Teachers may include career guidance and job placement.


Teachers Assistants also have a role in Secondary Education.  At this level, it is important that the Assistant be well versed in the topic specialty of the classroom Teacher. Those who tutor and review lessons with students must have a thorough understanding of class materials and instructional methods.


Computers play an integral role in Secondary Education. Resources such as Educational Software and the Internet expose students to a vast range of experiences and promote interactive learning. Through the Internet, students can communicate with other students, share experiences and differing viewpoints. Students also use the Internet for individual research projects and to gather information.


Degrees and Certificates for Secondary Education Professionals


  • Associates Degree in Educational  Paraprofessional
  • Certification as Teachers Assistant
  • Masters in Secondary Education
  • Bachelors/Masters in Teaching

Median Salaries for Secondary Education Professionals


Teaching Assistant


Secondary School Teacher





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