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You can’t put a dollar value on the biggest perk of a job in education: watching students grow, learn and achieve.

Whether you take an elementary education job, a K-12 teaching job, a high school teaching job or a postsecondary education job, you’ll plan lessons, lead classes, figure out how to best impart information to your students, grade student work and get your pupils ready to move on to the next level.

Some teachers choose to focus their work in education on a specialty, such as special education, English as a second language (ESL) or school counseling.

Education Job Market

The outlook for jobs in education is mixed. Some factors are fueling increases in the number of teacher job openings, while others are reducing job opportunities in education:

  • Baby Boomers are reaching the end of their education careers. As they retire, teaching jobs will open for younger workers.
  • Enrollment is increasing in the South and West, but falling in the Northeast.
  • State and local governments fund schools and teacher salaries. The recession has forced budget cuts and teacher layoffs.
  • Some jobs are hard to fill, including those for math, chemistry, physics, ESL and special-education teachers.

Elementary education, special-education and postsecondary education jobs will grow the most -- 17 percent between 2010 and 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says. High school teaching jobs will grow at the slower rate of 7 percent.

Education Salaries

Salaries in education vary based on student ages and the teacher’s specialty skills: According to the BLS:

  • Kindergarten teachers’ median salary was $49,520 in 2011.
  • Elementary school teachers’ median salary was $52,840 in 2011.
  • Middle school teachers’ median salary was $53,130 in 2011.
  • High school teachers’ median salary was $54,270 in 2011.
  • Postsecondary teachers’ median salary was $62,050 in 2010.
  • Special-education teachers’ median salary was $53,220 in 2010.


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Training Coordinator Lakeshore Learning Materials is one of the premier manufacturers of educational materials for elementary programs, early childhood organizations and parents around the country. A multichannel organization with a strong sales division, thriving web business, catalogs and 60 store locations nationwide, Lakeshore has experienced continuous growth since its inception in 1954. We a...
POSITION PURPOSE This position is responsible for the daily planning and implementation of the curriculum; communication with parents and school personnel; recruiting new students to the program; and daily financial paperwork and maintaining records. The Site Director ensures a safe and fun environment. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES · Assists and supervises children during all activities and...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Training and Development Specialist Boston, MA Full-Time $70,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Training and Development Specialist Boston, MA Full-Time $70,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Training and Development Specialist with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing - Collaborate with our...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a HR Manager for their Pittsburgh, PA location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: This role will develop company culture, policy and benefits for their company Responsible for employee reviews & employee handbook Recruits, interviews for open positions Other tasks as needed...
Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville, VA, 22902
Now accepting applications for: •Education Support Specialist III (Student Employment Specialist) •Administrative Assistant •HVAC Technician Part-Time Positions · Afternoon Circulation Assistant For a complete job description and to apply visit: Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer....
Apply now to enjoy a highly-rewarding career as an early childhood professional at a Bright Horizons Center. An exciting part of back-up care is the opportunity to work with different children and families throughout the year. After helping children transition at drop-off time, making them feel welcome, secure, and at ease in a new environment, our talented teaching teams offer learning opportunit...
Florence Career Center Florence, SC, 29506
FLORENCE CAREER CENTER 2014-2015 HVAC Instructor Must have South Carolina teacher licensure/certification in Environmental Control System. Apply online: Personnel Department Florence District One 319 South Dargan Street Florence, SC 29506 Phone: 843-669-4141 Fax: 843-673-1189 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER...
THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON Job Description Form Current Job Title: Alexander Specialist for Early Literacy Development and Special Learning Needs Department: Education Date Prepared: May 28, 2014 This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual assigned to this position. All job requirements are subject to possible modificati...
The purpose of this class is to prepare, teach, and evaluate students and courses. For Best Consideration apply by August 7, 2014 Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with teaching and/or educational experience, health information management, medical coding, and/or technological expertise. RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) as...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is looking for experienced Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Analysts for an exciting opportunity in Richfield, Minnesota (MN). Job Summary: Responsibilities for this position include managing the Application Criticality Assessment (ACA) process for the annual application review as per ERSG Guidance. The ACA implementation schedule assumes 60 applications will be...
Company Confidential Atlanta, GA
Seeking an experienced Instructional Designer to create instructional material, how-to-guides, and other documents for various healthcare audiences (physicians, etc.). Designer should have experience using the ADDIE technique to create educational modules. Will also be responsible for managing LMS and coordinating technical support and execution of several webinar series. Candidate should have exp...
Description/Job Summary Academic Instructor Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) (2014-NC-3) Location: Ft. Bragg, NC Announced: July 25, 2014 Closing Date: July 31, 2014 RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as a JSOC Academic Instructor at Fort Bragg, NC. Educates, coordinates, and develops lesson plans and curriculum on a wide variety of subjects covering the scope of Joint SOF Operational academic support...
TEACHER TRAINERS OCM BOCES has the need for 2 full-time (10 month + 20 days) Teacher Trainer positions for Bilingual Special Education and Behavior Specialist. Positions to be located at the Henry Campus, Rodax Complex 8, Syracuse. For detailed information, visit our website at: $52,500 - $65,000 Applications will only be accepted online. Register and apply by 08/08/14 at: www.ola...
Instructional Designer - Trainer Immediate start date - December 28, 2014 (possible extension) Description: This is an Instructional Design and Training Delivery position responsible for creating a variety of training materials including manuals, instructor and participant guides, CBTs using Captivate and webinar training. In addition, this role will conduct instructor-led training and provide app...
Hiring Unit Center for International Programs Job Description/Responsibilities The International Program Specialist (Study Abroad Specialist) will implement, develop, and organize services & programs related to university approved undergraduate study abroad opportunities in conjunction with Director of International Programs, and serves as decision maker on study abroad applications. This position...
Uintah School District 635 West 200 South Vernal, UT 84078 (435) 781-3100 Elementary Teacher Job Title: Elementary School Teacher Reports To: School Principal FLSA Status: Exempt Summary Increases every student’s learning, ensures students’ physical and emotional well-being, creates a positive school and district culture, improves public support and confidence, and ensures financial responsibility...
Highlands Academy, a large preschool in the Lohi/Downtown neighborhood is looking for a full time Preschool Co-Teacher to complement a team of experienced teachers. A BA or MA in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field is preferred along with experience in implementing the Creative Curriculum Approach and assessment using Teaching Strategies Gold. Ideal candidate will be able to work...
ISO P/T Preschool Art Teacher for children ages Infant - Kindergarten You are a caring educator who … -is inspired by Reggio Emilio philosophy -Is comfortable teaching children to use a wide variety of art media -Wishes to work in a warm collaborative environment -Has experience teaching art to young children -Appreciates children's creative work -Would like the opportunity to mentor other teacher...
Baker College Center for Graduate Studies is searching for a full-time Math and Sciences Program Director. Position is located in Flint, Michigan. For job requirements and responsibilities, start date and work schedule, please refer to our web site at Full benefit package. Please send resume and cover letter by August 4, 2014 to: Human Resource Department Baker Col...
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ABA SUPERVISOR School for children with special needs in Nassau County has immediate opening for Certified Special Education Teacher with extensive ABA training and experience (BCBA a plus). Twelve month position, salary commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include: - Hiring and training of staff/employees - Oversee development of ABA programs - Supervision of ABA employees in home based...
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