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Career Details :: Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School
Teach or instruct vocational or occupational subjects at the secondary school level.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Instructs students, using various teaching methods, such as lecture and demonstration.
- Evaluates, records, and reports student progress.
- Maintains discipline in classroom.
- Selects, stores, orders, issues, and inventories classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
- Performs advisory duties, such as sponsoring student organizations or clubs, helping students select courses, and counseling students with problems.
- Keeps attendance records.
- Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher-training workshops.
- Confers with students, parents, and school counselors to resolve behavioral and academic problems.
- Uses audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
- Assigns lessons and corrects homework.
- Prepares course outlines and objectives according to curriculum guidelines or state and local requirements.
- Develops and administers tests.
- Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
- Graduate Teaching Assistants
- Health Educators
- Instructional Coordinators
- Teacher Assistants
- Vocational Education Teachers Postsecondary
General Work Activities
- Teaching Others
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Processing Information
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Coordinate or Lead Others