Self-Enrichment Teachers

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Dance Instructor, Instructor, Martial Arts Instructor, Teacher

What they do:
Teach or instruct individuals or groups for the primary purpose of self-enrichment or recreation, rather than for an occupational objective, educational attainment, competition, or fitness.
On the job, you would:
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.


Education and Training

  • teaching and course design


  • customer service

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


Basic Skills

  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • order or arrange things
  • use rules to solve problems


People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity


You might use software like this on the job:

Graphics or photo imaging software

  • Adobe Photoshop Hot Technology
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro

Video creation and editing software

  • Video editing software
  • YouTube

Computer based training software

  • Educational software
  • Schoology


Education: (rated 3 of 5)
master's degree or
certificate after high school
usually needed

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