Education is a sector
of opportunities. Below we discover the flood of options for an Educator:
TEACHING: Growth of a nation is linked to its literate
masses. From curriculum design to educational technology, educators
have found a great oppertunities in this profession..
Teaching is one of the largest profession in India. Educationists
are Specialists. With a large percentage of the population still illiterate
and the higher sector requiring strong structural changes, the educationists
have a great challenge in this field. Following are the options available
for you in the field of Education:
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER:
Development of the children mainly depends on the nursery / primary
school teachers. Teachers specializing in the ‘early school
education’ work in nursery, infant or first schools. Primary
teachers are expected to teach every subject in the curriculum. In
addition to classroom activities, teachers plan lessons, prepare tests,
grade papers, prepare report cards, meet with parents, attend faculty
meetings and conferences, and supervise extra-curricular activities
in the school.
SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS:
Teachers at secondary level specialise in one or two subjects but
commonly teach them to all age groups. They may only see each class
for 40 minutes a day. They involve students in extra curricular activities.
They prepare test papers, meet parents, attend conferences and faculty
meetings and suggest curriculum changes also.
Lecturers spend several hours researching an preparing for lectures
and practicals. Much of the teaching is in the form lectures on a
particular topic or course option. Lacturers have to read to be up
to date with their subject and follow developments outside in higher
education. Those engaged in research publish their work or contribute
them to relevant professional organisation.
DISTANCE EDUCATORS / ONLINE EDUCATORS:
With technological advancement as well as with courses through distance
education mode the content developer is an educator. The job needs
experience as a teacher and good subject knowledge. Since in the case
of distance education, the teacher cannot directly communicate to
the student, the teacher needs to possess the skills of using non-verbal
mediums of communication quite well. It includes graphs and flowcharts,
etc also. Education Online through the internet is another fast growing
field these days.
TEACHERS AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL:
With the revision of scales of pay of university and college teachers
as per the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resources Development,
Department of Education, the University Grant Commission has revised
minimum qualification required for recruitment of teachers in subjects
other than fine arts, management, Engineering and Technology in universities
In addition to above options, Schools and Colleges offer Physical
Education as a discipline much like academic subjects such as Social
Sciences, Languages, and the Natural Sciences etc.
SOFT SKILL TRAINER:
Soft skill trainers possess a skill of training and improving soft
skills. Soft skill include the skill of handling people, interpersonal
relations, selling, time mangement, positive mental attitude, self
esteem, stress management etc. Soft skill training is an upcoming
Personal trainers are in great demand now. In the present competetive
world the career of personal trainer is fast upcoming. To be a personal
trainer you need to have more of experience than academic qualification.
Many companies employ personal trainers on regular bases. Even a free
lance personal trainer is also a good option.
There are more than a half billion dogs in the United States only.
The tremendous opportunities for ethical, knowledgeable, competent
professional dog trainers are limitless. Whether you are in USA, Canada,
Australia, United Kingdom, India or elsewhere, dog owners seeking
help with behavior problems provide a major source of income for you.
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Teaching Jobs and training jobs are expected to
grow at a rapid pace in future. Those who want to be a successful
teacher should enhance their skill with a teaching degree. A teaching
degree online can be a good option also. Teaching Abroad is also a
good career option as teaching jobs in US, UK, Australia, France,
Germany are getting very popular. Though a Teacher Salary varies from
country to country, becoming a Teacher is a great social cause apart
from being a Perfect Career.