"student learning," "classroom management," and "special education" aren't the only skills we found resource teachers list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of resource teacher responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 64.3% of resource teachers have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 25.1% earned their master's degrees before becoming a resource teacher. While it's true that most resource teachers have a college degree, it's generally impossible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every nine resource teachers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those resource teachers who do attend college, typically earn either special education degrees or elementary education degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for resource teachers include education degrees or psychology degrees.
When you're ready to become a resource teacher, you might wonder which companies hire resource teachers. According to our research through resource teacher resumes, resource teachers are mostly hired by Charter Schools USA, Bright Horizons, and Orange County Public Schools. Now is a good time to apply as Charter Schools USA has 5 resource teachers job openings, and there are 2 at Bright Horizons and 2 at Orange County Public Schools.
Since salary is important to some resource teachers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Ascension Health Alliance, Alexian Brothers Health System, and Lexington County School District One. If you were to take a closer look at Ascension Health Alliance, you'd find that the average resource teacher salary is $81,554. Then at Alexian Brothers Health System, resource teachers receive an average salary of $62,055, while the salary at Lexington County School District One is $55,748.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Potomac High School, Blacksburg High School, and Norfolk Public Schools. These three companies have hired a significant number of resource teachers from these institutions.