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Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

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

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:
  • 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.

Knowledge

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

Skills

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

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • order or arrange things
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality

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

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

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

Education

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

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$38,720
$20,820
$77,770
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