Details for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational objective or degree. Courses may include self-improvement, nonvocational, and nonacademic subjects. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.
- Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
- Conduct classes, workshops, and demonstrations, and provide individual instruction to teach topics and skills, such as cooking, dancing, writing, physical fitness, photography, personal finance, and flying.
- Monitor students' performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
- Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
- Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
- Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
- Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
- Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
- Enforce policies and rules governing students.
- Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Prepare instructional program objectives, outlines, and lesson plans.
- Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by administrative policy.
- Participate in publicity planning and student recruitment.
- Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, contests, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
- Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Meet with other instructors to discuss individual students and their progress.
- Confer with other teachers and professionals to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and development.
- Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
- Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests, and issue grades in accordance with performance.
- Schedule class times to ensure maximum attendance.
- Assign and grade class work and homework.
- Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
- Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination.
- Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine their priorities for their children.
- Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
- Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
- Observe and evaluate the performance of other instructors.
- Select, order, and issue books, materials, and supplies for courses or projects.
- Write instructional articles on designated subjects.
- Artistic - Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
- Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Education, training, experience
- Education - Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
- Training - Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
- Experience - Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
- Psychology -Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Education and Training -Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.