The responsibility of a math teacher is to develop the mathematical ability of the students. They teach various branches of mathematics including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Math teacher job duties may have to
Plan lessons as per the given curriculum. Teach students in such a manner that they understand the subject and gain knowledge. Assign homework, check them and give feedback to students. Grade assignments and exam papers. Give tips to students to improve their performance. Help students in tackling math problems. Complete a syllabus within an academic year. Take the help of different props to simplify and explain complex math problems. Teach arithmetic, fractions, decimals and geometry to high school level students. A high school math teacher will have to take care of teaching algebra, calculus, probability and trigonometry.
Responsibilities and Duties
A math teacher must know all the branches of mathematics that they are expected to teach at different levels of 9-12 level. 2) Good with computers. 3) Very good communication and presentation skills. 4) The ability to create good lesson plans and homework assignments. 5) Fairness in dealing with students from different races and ethnicities. 6) Understanding children psychology and the ability to motivate them.
Qualifications and Skills
Usually, a post graduate degree in education with a background in mathematics helps candidates secure a teacher's job in a school. All the public-school teachers need to be licensed.