Teachers are required to form lesson plans, manage a class of students, keep in contact with parents, and record the progress and achievements of individual students. They are involved with adminstration, help maintain discipline and order of the school.
The teaching profession can take many paths. From early childhood education, to college. From kindergarten and primary grades, teaching basics of reading, math, etc. To middle and high school, where individual subjects are taught. There are numerous subjects including art and physical education. There are resource teachers and special education.