Science teachers inspire and educate students in the scientific method or a specific field of science like biology, physics or chemistry. As a science teacher you can conduct laboratory experiments or take students on field trips in order to teach students how to think critically. Read on to learn about the certification you’ll need to become a science teacher.
The future for teaching careers in science is extremely promising, especially now that there is an urgent need for hires in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) department.
Many job opportunities that await science enthusiasts are staggering; however, some states and subject areas have more urgent demands than others. For instance, Texas endured a statewide shortage for science teachers during the 2016-2017 school year.
Jumpstart your teaching career in science by completing the following steps:
Science 4-8 – test prep provided
Science 7-12 – test prep provided
Chemistry 7-12 – test prep provided
Life Science 7-12 – test prep provided
Physical Science 6-12 – test prep provided
Mathematics/Science 4-8 – test prep provided
Physics/Mathematics 7-12 – test prep provided
Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 6-12
The average salary for a Science Teacher is $48,129 per year in Texas.
Salary estimates are based on 1,853 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Science Teacher employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated March 7, 2018.