Senior Secondary and Secondary School Arts Teacher

Arts Teacher

Minimum M.A. with B.Ed.

Preferably minimum 1-5 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Senior Secondary and Secondary School Teacher, Arts is expected to perform include:

Teaching one or more Arts subjects to students of high school, higher secondary school, multipurpose school, in regional language or English

Teaching students of various standards

Allotting and correcting home work

Conducting tests examinations and deciding eligibility for promotion to higher standards

Maintaining school registers and records

Collecting fees, conducting sports and extracurricular activities such as scouting, hobby clubs, dramatics, etc.

Ability to handle students with vigour

Skilled in preparing and assessing examinations

In-depth knowledge of the subjects to be taught

Knowledge of different teaching strategies and disciplinary techniques

Skilled in preparing lessons and delivering them

Basic knowledge of people/child psychology

Not applicable

Coherent speech


Emotionally stable

Good sense of humour


Cheerful, cool and friendly temperament

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Schools usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from school to school

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg Disable.(OAL), Both Legs Disable (BL) and those with Both Eyes Low Vision (B.LV)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, vocal stress, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 27,000 to INR 28,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Education, Training & Research in India

According to a report by IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. This is because the country has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. Also, the vocational education and training is fast emerging as an important area of focus in India. According to data released by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), the total amount of foreign direct investments (FDI) inflow into the education sector in India stood at US$ 1,071.5 million from April 2000 to January 2015.

Under the new educational policy by the Government of India, a lot of initiatives are being adopted to boost the growth of distance education market, besides focusing on new education techniques, such as E-learning and M-learning. Furthermore, with online modes of education being used by several educational organizations, the higher education sector in India is set for some major changes and developments in the years to come. Therefore, a career as a Senior Secondary and Secondary School Teacher, Arts has a bright future in India and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Government and private schools

Private coaching centres


Cities and towns across India