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Teachers and principals - synonyms or related words

class teacher

noun

a teacher who teaches or is responsible for a particular group of students in a school

coach

noun

someone who teaches a special skill, especially one connected with performing such as singing or acting

educator

noun

mainly American

someone who teaches or who is involved in running a school

faculty

noun

American

all the teachers in a university, college, or school

form teacher

noun

British

a teacher whose job involves looking after a particular class of students, and helping them with any problems

head

noun

British

the teacher in charge of a school. The American word is principal.

headmaster

noun

British

a male teacher who is in charge of a school. A more usual word is headteacher. The usual American word is principal.

headmistress

noun

British

a female teacher who is in charge of a school. A more usual word is headteacher. The usual American word is principal.

headteacher

noun

British

a teacher who is in charge of a school. The American word is principal.

housemaster

noun

a man who is a teacher and is in charge of a house at a public school or grammar school

housemistress

noun

a woman who is a teacher and is in charge of a house at a public school or grammar school

instructor

noun

someone whose job is to teach a skill or a sport

instructor

noun

American

someone whose job is to teach students at school or to help with teaching at university

master

noun

British

old-fashioned

a male teacher

mistress

noun

British

a woman school teacher

pedagogue

noun

formal

a teacher who uses strict and old-fashioned methods

pedagogue

noun

old-fashioned

a teacher

principal

noun

mainly American

the head of a school. The usual British word is head teacher.

relief teacher

noun

Australian

a teacher who temporarily replaces another teacher who cannot work

schoolmaster

noun

old-fashioned

a man who teaches in a school

schoolmistress

noun

old-fashioned

a woman who teaches in a school

schoolteacher

noun

a teacher who works in a school

sir

British

spoken

used by students for talking to or about a male teacher

substitute teacher

noun

American

a supply teacher

supply teacher

noun

a teacher who temporarily replaces another teacher who cannot work

teacher

noun

someone whose job is to teach

teaching assistant

noun

a university student who teaches classes

tenure

noun

a university teacher who has tenure can stay in their job permanently, usually after they have taught for a particular number of years

trainer

noun

someone whose job is to train people for a job or profession

tutor

noun

someone who gives private lessons in a particular subject

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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