History Teacher Jobs

History Teacher Overview

History Teachers generally work at the high school level to teach students about the history of either the United States or the world. History Teachers perform all of the usual duties of a high school teacher, including planning and teaching lessons, grading papers and preparing students to take standardized tests. They use their passion and enthusiasm for history to help their students memorize key historical facts and to analyze these facts with their critical thinking skills. Some History Teachers may also take their students on field trips to museums, centers or monuments to learn more about various historical events.

History Teacher Education Requirements


Like all high school teachers, History Teachers are required to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher. They may earn a general education degree with an emphasis in history, or they may obtain a history or social studies degree and then take additional classes in teaching methodology. All teachers are required to become licensed in their state. Employers may prefer applicants who have some job experience in a history- or teaching-related field. Some school districts may also want their teachers to work toward earning an advanced degree or to complete additional classes and certifications to keep their knowledge current. Teachers are generally required to have a background check and to become certified in CPR.

History Teacher Job Market


While there are not statistics available for the History Teacher job outlook specifically, the job outlook for high school teachers in general is 6 percent, which is slower than average compared to all other occupations. With recent budget cuts and a strong emphasis on reading and math skills, the job outlook for History Teachers may be slightly lower. Similar positions include Historians.

History Teacher Salary


On average, History Teachers earn $65,870 per year. This amount can vary depending on the number of years they have been teaching, the school district they teach for and the additional qualifications and certifications they may have earned.
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Immediate opening for Fulltime Secondary History Teacher to inspire and facilitate learning, and provide direct educational instruction to youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services. Fall positions available. Preferred qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from accredited College or University; Master’s degree desirable, Massachusetts teacher licensure in 8-12 History, experience working with...
Rewarding & Exciting Job Optimist Charter School In need of Teacher’s Assistant With BA in History Founded in 1906, Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services is among the largest non-profit behavioral health agencies in California. We provide comprehensive, culturally sensitive therapeutic services to at-risk adolescents, youth and families. Our main campus in Highland Park houses 97 boys, between th...
EDUCATION Psychology/ History Teacher, Grades 9-12. Full Time. Catholic High School, Fall River, MA. Resume and cover letter to *****....
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a sea...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a sea...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a sea...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide the guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a seasoned...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide the guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a seasoned...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build relationships, and expand your network in school districts?Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training while helping you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a seasoned tea...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training while helping you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training while helping you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you...
Would you like to work close to home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your network in school districts? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training while helping you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you...
Vocal Music Teacher Derry Area School District is seeking candidates for a full-time Elementary Vocal Music teacher beginning the 2014-2015 SY. Candidates must hold appropriate PA certification. PA Standard Application, certification, PA background clearances: Child Abuse, Criminal History & FBI Criminal History background are required for employment. Current health physical & Tb test are required...
We are looking for K-8th grade art teachers for the 2014-2015 school year for our campus in Phoenix, Arizona: the Academy of Math & Science Phoenix. We are a group of highly successful college prep charter schools in Arizona who have achieved some of the highest results in the state in the past 13 years since our founding. We want dynamic, motivated, and intelligent recent graduates who: Are profi...
We are looking for K-8th grade art teachers for the 2014-2015 school year for our campus in Phoenix, Arizona: the Academy of Math & Science Phoenix. We are a group of highly successful college prep charter schools in Arizona who have achieved some of the highest results in the state in the past 13 years since our founding. We want dynamic, motivated, and intelligent recent graduates who: Are profi...
First Home Care has been providing quality care since 1991. We provide community-based services for children with a history of out-of-home behavioral health treatment. The First Home Care team has developed an integrated continuum of care which includes Therapeutic Foster Care, School-Based Programming, Alternative Day School and Outpatient Counseling. First Home Care has facilities located in Por...
BeanTree Learning Invites You to Discover the Difference… If you are interested in furthering your career in Early Childhood Education, BeanTree Learning is the most exciting and professional environment you will find. Our two campuses in Ashburn and Chantilly, Virginia, provide education and care that are second to none. We recruit qualified, experienced candidates who have a passion for working...
Would you like to work 5 minutes from home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your school district network? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a s...
Would you like to work 5 minutes from home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your school district network? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a s...
Would you like to work 5 minutes from home, have a flexible schedule, build professional relationships, and expand your school district network? Source4Teachers is now hiring K-12 substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year. Are you a recent graduate? We will provide you with guidance and training and help you get the experience you need to get your career off to a running start. Are you a s...
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