There are a large number of options for those seeking San Antonio teaching jobs (Click here), but anyone interested in foreign cultures may want to pursue a career as a post-secondary foreign language and literature teachers.
Post-secondary foreign language and literature teachers typically work to educate students about another country's language, culture and literature. Some teachers in this position are solely involved with teaching and others are involved with both teaching and research.
The educational requirements for post-secondary teachers varies depending on the job. In Texas, teaching applicants should have a bachelor's degree from an accredited school and complete teacher training through an approved program.
Applicants also must pass a written competency test for the subject and grade level they want to teach. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, tests are given through the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards.
Employment of post-secondary foreign language and literature teachers in Texas is expected to increase from 2,000 workers during 2006 to 2,700 workers by 2016, accounting for 700 additional jobs and an overall growth rate of 35 percent. During 2009, the average annual wage in Texas was $29.69 per hour, while the national average was $30.43 per hour.
Colleges, universities, and professional schools are responsible for employing the majority of post-secondary foreign language and literature teachers, making up 62.82 percent of the industry. Junior colleges employ 35.14 percent of these workers.
During May, the San Antonio-New Braunfels area's education and health services industry employed 124,200 workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is up from 123,900 workers during April and a 1.2 percent increase from last year.
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