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Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Also called: Ballet Teacher, Dance Instructor, Martial Arts Instructor, Piano Teacher

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What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
  • Monitor students' performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Enforce policies and rules governing students.


  • customer service
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • multimedia


Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things


People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Leadership


You might use software like this on the job:

Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro
Internet browser software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Web browser software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Microsoft Access


Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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