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pedagogue (noun) teacher too mindful of rules.
A pedagogue is a teacher who cannot forget that he is a teacher and behaves like one even outside school or class, and even while dealing with grown-up people, not their students. A pedagogue is too mindful of rules and thinks that they know more of everything than others.
- He is a pedagogue whose teaching is not lively, though he lecturers a lot about how best to teach.
- In class he is very severe and can make it boring. Outside he presumes to teach even the parents of the pupils.