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5 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Math Teacher

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Real teacher writing math problems on a whiteboard for her class.

Middle schools and high schools will always need qualified and highly effective math teachers. Grand Canyon University offers a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Secondary Education program to help students prepare for this career. Reasons to consider a career as a math teacher include: 

You Enjoy Math

If you have always had a passion for math, then a career as a math teacher will allow you to make this passion an even bigger part of your life. With your degree, you’ll have the proper training to help your future students develop their own passion for math. 

You Enjoy Teaching

Teachers are responsible for helping students understand a wide variety of lessons. If this type of responsibility sounds appealing to you, then there is a good chance you will enjoy a career as a middle school or high school math teacher. Think about any teaching experiences you’ve had in the past and determine if you enjoyed them enough to consider this career.

You Want a Stable Career

Stability is an important factor to consider when choosing a career path. There is a shortage of teachers in Arizona and the rest of the country, meaning schools are looking for qualified teachers. Choosing this career path can offer you stability and dependability.

You Want to Inspire Students

Working with students can be rewarding in many different ways. As a teacher, students will look to you for guidance as well as validation. You will have opportunities to inspire and encourage students to pursue a variety of academic adventures.

You Want to Keep Learning

As a teacher, you’ll always keep learning! Teachers are constantly learning new skills when it comes to classroom management and student interaction. You will also want to keep up with any new findings or lesson plans you can incorporate into your classroom.

Are you ready to start your journey to becoming a teacher? Grand Canyon University would love to help. Visit the College of Education or click the green Request More Information button located at the top of the page to learn more.