difference meaning between 'the role of a teacher' and 'the role of the teacher'

The only difference is 'a' and 'the' after teacher.

Is there any difference in usage or do we have to have a context?

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There is no difference in meaning if it refers to teachers in general. If the context is a particular classroom and teacher, it needs to be the.

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