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200+ Words To Describe A Teacher

Teachers are the backbone of the education system.

They ensure that children learn and they play a huge role in shaping children’s lives now and in to the future.

Every adult can quickly recall a teacher (whether good or bad) who influenced them as a child or teenager.

For the purposes of this article, we’re focusing on the majority – the truly great teachers that shape the future.

How would you describe a teacher?

If you are looking for positive words to describe a special teacher ,here are some words to get you started:

    • academic
    • accommodating
    • adaptable
    • adventurous
    • advocate
    • alert
    • amazing
    • ambitious
    • amicable
    • analytical
    • appreciative
    • assiduous
    • astute
    • awesome
  •  
    • bold
    • bright
    • brilliant
    • bubbly
    • busy
  •  
    • calm
    • capable
    • careful
    • caring
    • charming
    • cheerful
    • clever
    • collaborative
    • colorful
    • committed
    • competent
    • confident
    • connected
    • conscientious
    • considerate
    • convivial
    • cool
    • cordial
    • courteous
    • creative
  •  
    • dedicated
    • delightful
    • determined
    • diligent
    • discerning
    • disciplinarian
    • disciplined
    • diverse
    • driven
  •  
    • eager
    • eccentric
    • effective
    • efficient
    • empathetic
    • empowered
    • empowering
    • energetic
    • entertaining
    • enthusiastic
    • erudite
    • excited
    • exciting
    • experienced
  •  
    • fair
    • fantastic
    • flexible
    • friendly
    • fun
    • generous
    • genius
    • giving
    • good-natured
    • grateful
    • guide
  •  
    • happy
    • hard-working
    • harried
    • helpful
    • hilarious
    • honest
    • hopeful
    • humble
    • humorous
  •  
    • imaginative
    • incisive
    • ingenious
    • innovative
    • inquiring
    • insightful
    • inspirational
    • inspiring
    • instinctive
    • intelligent
    • intuitive
    • inventive
  •  
    • jolly
    • jovial
    • judicial
    • just
    • keen
    • kind
    • knowledgeable
  •  
    • leader
    • leading
    • learner
    • level-headed
    • lively
    • logical
    • loving
    • loyal
  •  
    • mathematical
    • memorable
    • mentor
    • methodical
    • meticulous
    • mindful
    • motivated
    • motivating
    • motivational
    • natural
    • neat
    • nice
    • nurturing
  •  
    • objective
    • open
    • optimistic
    • organized
    • overworked
    • passionate
    • patient
    • pensive
    • perceptive
    • perseverant
    • persistent
    • playful
    • polite
    • positive
    • prepared
    • proactive
    • professional
    • proficient
    • prudent
    • punctual
  •  
    • quick
    • reflective
    • relentless
    • reliable
    • resilient
    • resourceful
    • respectful
    • responsible
    • scrupulous
    • selfless
    • serious
    • sharp
    • sincere
    • skilful
    • smart
    • sociable
    • spirited
    • steady
    • stern
    • stimulating
    • studious
    • successful
    • superb
    • sweet
    • sympathetic
  •  
    • talented
    • technological
    • tenacious
    • thankful
    • thorough
    • thoughtful
    • tough
    • trustworthy
  •  
    • unbiased
    • underrated
    • understanding
    • valuable
    • vivacious
  •  
    • warm
    • welcoming
    • willing
    • wise
    • wonderful

list of words to describe a teacher

How would you describe a dedicated teacher?

Dedicated teachers put in the effort to ensure that children learn and they do everything that they can to support their students.

They don’t give up and there is always a lesson for every student no matter how able or hardworking the child might be.

They are persistent, enthusiastic, resilient and patient in their teaching efforts.

Inevitably, there are going to be times when a teacher is faced with resistance from students.

When the going gets tough, a dedicated teacher will always stay positive and maintain unwavering dedication towards their profession and towards each child in the class.

How To Praise A Teacher In Words

Praising a teacher in words is often more difficult than it seems.

Even though teachers know they are making a difference to children’s lives, sometimes expressions of praise like ‘thank you’ or ‘I really appreciate what you do’ may not be sufficient enough to show the depth of your appreciation.

Take the time to tell (or write to) the teacher and let them know just how much they mean to you and your family – your gratitude won’t go unnoticed.

 

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