Career Details

Resource Teacher

Career Overview

A resource teacher in elementary school works along with other teachers to help students with reading, writing, and math. A resource teacher does not have his/her own classroom; these teachers are more likely to pull groups of students from class or work with them after school.

Education

A four-year bachelor's degree in education or elementary education is required for this position.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$34,000 /yr
$52,000 /yr
$81,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Take as many college-prep courses as possible!
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

A teacher can work in any public or private school. Teachers are often required to do a lot of work on their own time (e.g., preparation, grading).

Schools
References

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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