Teachers prepare and teach various subjects. They also serve as caring adults for students on a daily basis. 

$50,000 - $100,000+

University Degree(s)

High Demand

*subject specific

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Marlo Davis


I was born and raised in Toronto, ON. I chose my current profession because I wanted to be a part of the change that I felt was needed in and around Toronto.

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What is your educational background?

Bachelors of Education Sociology,  
Masters in Education.

Daily Roles & Responsibilities?

Prepare lesson plans for students that are engaging and curriculum focused. Provide feedback to students on their progress. 

I am also the Head Coach of the number 1 High School Women’s Basketball Team in Canada. 

What advice would you give the 15-18 year old version of yourself?

Be patient, everything will happen when it’s suppose to!
Preparation. It’s better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

Core Responsibilities


Prepare subject related material according to curriculum documents.


Evaluate progress, determine individual needs of students and discuss results with parents and school officials


Investigate cases of child abuse or neglect and take protective action.


Work with community partners to help build academic and social supports

Typical Workplace

  • Assign and correct homework
  • Prepare subject material for presentation according to an approved curriculum
  • Teach students through lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations and laboratory, shop and field studies
  • Evaluate the progress of students and discuss results with students, parents and school officials
  • Develop course content
  • Provide tutoring assistance
  • Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops
  • Prepare, administer and correct test


Attributes & Abilities 

Creativity Skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Organized & detail-oriented
Communication skills
Collaborative skills
Educational skills
Grade 11

English (ENG3U)
Mathematics: (MEL3E1/MBF3C1/MCF3M1/MCR3U1)
Parenting (Recommended)
Cooperative Education (Recommended)

Grade 12

English (ENG4U)
5 Additional University level courses (4U/M)
Additional courses will determine the subject area that you will be qualified to teach in. 

Cooperative Education (Recommended)

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