Have you ever thought of becoming a math teacher?
are really good with numbers
enjoy teaching others
are always ready to learn new things...
...then becoming a math teacher could be a fulfilling career for you!
Math teachers instruct students in mathematical concepts and theories, critical thinking and problem-solving techniques.
They teach arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, probability, calculus and many other mathematical subjects.
Other than teaching, a math teacher is often responsible for:
Parent and administrator communication
There will be days when your schedule is packed and demanding, and other days that are more relaxed.
Math teachers can be employed at a variety of teaching and learning organizations.
Public or private elementary and high schools will likely have opportunities.
Higher Education Institutions
Community colleges and universities have many teaching positions available.
Tutoring Service Providers
Consider working at educational service providers that provide tutoring for individuals or small groups.
Online Learning Platforms
With the rise of online education, many learning platforms and virtual schools offer opportunities to teach remotely.
Salaries of math teachers can vary based on factors such as:
type of educational institution they work at
The average base salary for American math teachers is US $53,043 per year. The range is from US $39,000 to US $81,000.
The average base salary for Canadian math teachers is C $63,387 per year. The range is from C $42,000 to C $95,000.
Is It For Me?
Teaching math isn't for everyone.
Consider this career if you:
Enjoy working with people
Want to make a difference in students' lives
Like to challenge yourself
Want a stable career
Look for another job if you:
Don't enjoy problem-solving and critical thinking
Don't have enough patience and empathy when teaching others
Don't want to spend off-hour time grading and correcting papers
Who's the Best Fit?
Likes working with others
Enjoys building things with his hands
Dislikes taking on challenges
Enjoys working alone
Fluent in 3 languages
Has excellent problem-solving skills
Very patient with others
Passionate about math
Likes outdoor activities
Writes a blog
Prefers remote jobs so he can travel freely
Which of the 4 people above suits the best as a math teacher?
Does it sound like teaching math could be a good career for you?
If yes, start building your expertise and qualifications from today onwards!