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Career Details :: Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors
Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy, or English as a Second Language. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.
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.
- Conducts classes, workshops, and demonstrations to teach principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of designated subject.
- Plans and conducts field trips to enrich instructional programs.
- Evaluates success of instruction, based on number and enthusiasm of participants, and recommends retaining or eliminating course in future.
- Orders, stores, and inventories books, materials, and supplies.
- Writes instructional articles on designated subjects.
- Maintains records, such as student grades, attendance, and supply inventory.
- Confers with leaders of government and other groups to coordinate training or to assist students to fulfill required criteria.
- Plans course content and method of instruction.
- Selects and assembles books, materials, and supplies for courses or projects.
- Observes students to determine and evaluate qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, aptitudes, temperament, and individual characteristics.
- Directs and supervises student project activities, performances, tournaments, exhibits, contests, or plays.
- Adapts course of study and training methods to meet students' needs and abilities.
- Observes and evaluates students' work to determine progress and makes suggestions for improvement.
- Presents lectures and conducts discussions to increase students' knowledge and competence.
- Prepares outline of instructional program and lesson plans and establishes course goals.
- Administers oral, written, and performance tests and issues grades in accordance with performance.
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General Work Activities
- Teaching Others
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Coaching and Developing Others
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Deal With External Customers
- Provide a Service to Others
- Coordinate or Lead Others