Architecture teachers (postsecondary) teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. This includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Architecture teacher's postsecondary jobs involve developing instructional objectives, evaluating the effectiveness of educational programmes, developing instructional materials, teaching courses at the college level and evaluating student work.
To qualify for architecture teachers postsecondary, one needs to earn a bachelor's degree in architecture which is typically the first step to becoming an architect. Many make a master's degree in architecture and further a Ph.D. in Architecture. An aspirant for this role should gain relevant experience, ideally through a paid internship, and then pass the architect registration examination.
While architects earn high annual salaries, architecture teacher salary is dependent on various factors such as their educational credentials, work experience, job position, licencing, employer, industry and job location.
A successful architecture professor in teaching architecture jobs and earning a good architecture teacher salary require high-level critical thinking skills, excellent speaking and writing skills, creativity, and the ability to bond with their students. They are proficient in design skills and knowledge of building and construction, thinking, reasoning and customer service skills, and can think analytically and take initiative by paying attention to details.
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