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Employers of Education majors in TN

Preschool Teachers

Preschool teachers educate and care for children younger than age 5 who have not yet entered kindergarten. They teach language, motor, and social skills to young children. Preschool teachers typically work in public and private schools or childcare centers. Many work the traditional 10-month school year, but some work year-round. Education and training requirements vary based on settings and state regulations. Preschool teachers typically need at least an associate’s degree. The median annual wage for preschool teachers was $28,990 in May 2017. Employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected due to a continued focus on the importance of early childhood education.

Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers instruct young students in basic subjects, such as math and reading, in order to prepare them for future schooling. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers work in public and private schools. They generally work school hours when students are present and use nights and weekends to prepare lessons and grade papers. Most kindergarten and elementary school teachers do not work during the summer. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must have at least a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license. The median annual wage for elementary school teachers, except special education was $57,160 in May 2017. The median annual wage for kindergarten teachers, except special education was $54,230 in May 2017. Overall employment of kindergarten and elementary school teachers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for kindergarten and elementary teachers, but employment growth will vary by region.

Middle School Teachers

Middle school teachers educate students, typically in sixth through eighth grades. They help students build on the fundamentals they learned in elementary school and prepare them for the more difficult curriculum they will face in high school. Middle school teachers work in public and private schools. They generally work during school hours when students are present, and use nights and weekends to prepare lessons and grade papers. Most do not work during the summer. Middle school teachers must have at least a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license. The median annual wage for middle school teachers was $57,720 in May 2017. Employment of middle school teachers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for middle school teachers, but employment growth will vary by region.

High School Teachers

High school teachers help prepare students for life after graduation. They teach academic lessons and various skills that students will need to attend college and to enter the job market. High school teachers work in either public or private schools. They typically work during school hours, but may also work evenings and weekends to prepare lessons and grade papers. Most do not teach during the summer. High school teachers must have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license, which may require an academic background in the subject(s) they will be certified to teach. The median annual wage for high school teachers was $59,170 in May 2017. Employment of high school teachers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for high school teachers, but employment growth will vary by region.

Postsecondary Education Teachers

Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and technical subjects beyond the high school level. They may also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books. Most postsecondary teachers work in public and private colleges and universities, professional schools, and junior or community colleges. Outside of class time, their schedules are generally flexible, and they may spend that time in administrative duties, advising students, and conducting research. Educational requirements vary by subject and the type of educational institution. Typically, postsecondary teachers must have a Ph.D. However, a master's degree may be enough for some postsecondary teachers at community colleges, and others may need work experience in their field of expertise. The median annual wage for postsecondary teachers was $76,000 in May 2017. Overall employment of postsecondary teachers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Enrollment at postsecondary institutions is expected to continue to rise. The majority of employment growth is likely to be in part-time positions.

Special Education Teachers
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Special education teachers work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. They adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities. They also teach basic skills, such as literacy and communication techniques, to students with severe disabilities. Most special education teachers work in public schools, teaching students from preschool to high school. Others work in private schools, childcare services, and other institutions. Many work the traditional 10-month school year, but some work year round. Special education teachers in public schools are required to have a bachelor’s degree and a state-issued certification or license. Teachers in private schools typically need a bachelor’s degree, but may not be required to have a state license or certification. The median annual wage for special education teachers was $58,980 in May 2017. Overall employment of special education teachers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. School enrollment and the demand for special education services should drive employment growth.

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers instruct adults in basic skills, such as reading, writing, and speaking English. They also help students earn their high school equivalent diploma. Adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers are often employed by community colleges, community-based organizations, and public schools. Many adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers work part time. Most adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers must have at least a bachelor’s degree. Employers typically prefer those who have a license or certification. The median annual wage for adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers was $52,100 in May 2017. Employment of adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma teachers is projected to decline 5 percent from 2016 to 2026. Declining enrollment in adult education and ESL programs and an increase in the high school graduation rate may lower demand for these types of teachers.

Career/Technical Education Teachers

Career and technical education teachers instruct students in various technical and vocational subjects, such as auto repair, healthcare, and culinary arts. They teach academic and technical content to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter an occupation. Most career and technical education teachers work in middle, high, and postsecondary schools, such as 2-year colleges. Others work in technical, trade, and business schools. Although they generally work during school hours, some teach evening or weekend classes. Career and technical education teachers must have at least a bachelor’s degree. They also need work experience in the subject they teach. Some teachers, particularly those in public schools, may be required to have a state-issued certification or license. Requirements for certification or licensure vary by state. The median annual wage for career and technical education teachers was $55,240 in May 2017. Overall employment of career and technical education teachers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations. Demand for career and technical education teachers will be driven by a continued need for programs that prepare students for technical careers.

School and Career Counselors

School counselors help students develop the academic and social skills needed to succeed in school. Career counselors help people choose careers and follow a path to employment. School counselors work in public and private schools. Career counselors work in colleges, career centers, and private practices. Both types of counselors generally work full time. Most school counselors need a master’s degree in school counseling or a related field and have a state-issued credential. Some states require licensure for career counselors. The median annual wage for school and career counselors was $55,410 in May 2017. Employment of school and career counselors is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Increasing school enrollments is expected to lead to employment growth of these workers.

Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals

Elementary, middle, and high school principals manage all school operations, including daily school activities. They coordinate curriculums, oversee teachers and other school staff, and provide a safe and productive learning environment for students. Principals work in public and private elementary, middle, and high schools. Most principals work year round. Principals typically need a master’s degree in education administration or leadership. In addition, they need prior work experience as a teacher. The median annual wage for elementary, middle, and high school principals was $94,390 in May 2017. Employment of elementary, middle, and high school principals is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be affected by student enrollment and the number of educational institutions.

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services. The median annual wage for guidance and vocational counselors was $55,410 in May 2017.

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. The median annual wage for postsecondary home economics teachers was $71,630 in May 2017.

Instructional Coordinators

Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. The median annual wage for instructional coordinators was $63,750 in May 2017.

Archivists

Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials. The median annual wage for archivists was $51,760 in May 2017

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Company City State
Wilson County Board of Education
County of Rutherford
Rutherford Board of Education
Hamblen County Department of Education
Washington County Board of Education
Clarksville Montgomery County School System
Barkers Mill Elementary School
Roane County Schools
Roane County Schools
Murfreesboro City Schools
County of Anderson
Girls Preparatory School
GPS
Hardeman County Board of Education
Sevier County School System
Marshall County Board of Education
Cannon County School District
Cannon Elementary School
Wilson County Schools
Watertown Elementary School
Fayette County Schools
Fayette County Board Education
County of Morgan
Morgan County School
Johnson County Board of Education
Campbell County Department of Education
Campbell County School Dst
Overton County School District
Aspire Public Schools
Benton County Board of Education
Wayne County Board of Education
Manchester City Sch District
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
Human Capital
Campbell County Department of Education
Baylor School
Millington Municipal Schools
Coffee County School District
Sage Dining Services, Inc
Science Hill High School
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
Pearl-Cohn Bus Magnet Com
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
John Overton Comp High School
Grainger County School District
Grainger County Board Educatn
Tennessee Department of Children's Services
Tennessee Preparatory School
Kingsport City Schools
Dobyns - Bennett High School
Houston County Board of Education
Sequatchie Co School District
Briarcrest Christian School System, Inc.
The McCallie School
Jefferson County School District
Jefferson County High School
Meigs County Board of Education
Hickman County Schools
E Hickman Elementary
Hickman County Schools
Centerville Elementary School
Hamilton County School District
East Ridge High School
Trousdale County School District
Trousdale County Schools
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
Antioch High School
Shelby County Schools
Germantown High School
Shelby County Schools
Primary Care Dhs Immunizatn CL
Achievement School District
Knox County Schools Inc
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