Careers: Teaching/Junior highschool


Bear wrote at 2013-10-21 01:42:01
The composition of Junior High Schools, also known as Middle Schools, varies from community to community and within a community. Variations included:

1. Years 6-9

2. Years 7-9

3. Years 7-8

Some American schools consist of years 1-8.

American schools generally were/are divided into Primary, Middle and Secondary schools. Additionally there are Infant Schools in the form of Kindergarten and Nursery Schools. Although the laws may differ throughout the vastness of 50 States, generally compulsory education is from age 6 through 18.  

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Debba Robinson


I can answer questions about reading at all levels, English as a Second Language, elementary math, science and social studies as well as general education matters. Individuals interested in teaching in international schools can contact me for information on how to begin the process of looking for jobs overseas.


I have been teaching for 30 years with a MEd in Reading and Language Arts, a BA in Elementary Education. For 6 years I taught computer to grades K-8. I have taught in combined grades (K-2 and 2-3 splits)in the US and overseas. The bulk of my elementary experience is in second and third grades, although I've taught K, 1, 2, 3 and 5 as a self-contained experience. Twenty-two years of my experience teaching has been in international schools in Africa and Asia.

MEd. in Reading and Language Arts
BA in Elementary Education
Certified principal K-12. Currently the director of the American International School of Niamey, Niger.

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