Speciality: Secondary School Teacher
Secondary school teachers prepare and teach academic, technical, vocational and specialized subjects at public and private secondary schools.
Teachers of academic subjects require a bachelor's degree in education which is often preceded by a bachelor's degree in the arts or sciences. Teachers of vocational or technical subjects require a bachelor's degree in education which is usually preceded by specialized training or experience in the subject. Department heads usually require several years of teaching experience. Additional training is required to specialize in special education or English or French as a second language. A provincial teaching certificate is required.