A science teacher is a professional who teaches elementary and secondary school students the science of nature.
The science of teaching also falls under the rubric of a science teacher.
The science teacher is also expected to be an educator, who prepares future teachers, in both the classroom as well as with in-service teacher training.
The science teacher is also expected to be able to conduct research, evaluate curriculum and assessment, and engage in additional teaching duties.
A science teacher may work in public or private schools, colleges, universities, or organizations.
The science teacher of the 21st century is well-equipped with technology, high-quality curricula, and student-centered approaches to teaching.