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Careers in Education Classifying Map 

 
 

      Teacher Roles

    Administration Roles
          

          

 Secretarial Roles

      Facility Roles 
          

 

      
           
                          
                 
K­12: a teacher that teaches children        Principal: the head of an elementary,     office manager: responsible for a        paraprofessional: a teacher that is 
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  from kindergarten and up, until college.    middle, or high school                            diverse set of administrative tasks     of help to the main teacher mostly 
in  
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Special needs classrooms 
          
          
          
 
Student teacher: a student in college         dean of student: tends to the needs       attendance/office specialist: makes      nurse: responsible for taking care  
university or a graduate that is teaching    of the students if the principal is unable   sure the office runs smoothly              of students that get sick or injured 
A classroom under the supervision of a    to                                                                                                                            during school hours 
certified teacher  
          
          
          
 
Professor: the highest academic rank at   program director: a senior manager      registrar: an official keeper in an           librarian: provides access to  
Universities and other post­secondary      responsible for the overall success       academic institution who handles         information and sometimes social  
schools and research institutions            of the program                                          student records                                    and technical programming  
          
          
          
 
                                                                                                                                   human resource specialist: recruit,       psychologist: a person that works 
                                                                                                                                   Screen, interview, and place workers    with children that have behavior 
                                                                                                                                                                                                  problem