Also called: Dance Instructor, Instructor, Martial Arts Instructor, Teacher
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Whether offering the basics of a musical instrument, training on how to scuba dive, or teaching driving skills, self-enrichment education teachers are knowledgeable, experienced guides for students seeking new experiences. Self-enrichment teachers instruct students in subjects that typically aren’t academic or vocational. Whether it’s ballet, ceramics, or martial arts, these instructors must have achieved a degree of proficiency in their subject, but don’t need to be experts. The bulk of their time is spent instructing students or preparing materials and lessons. Self-enrichment teachers monitor students’ progress and adapt their teaching methods to suit individual goals, which may vary tremendously. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to this type of instruction. Some self-enrichment teachers work at schools or through local community education organizations, but others work for businesses such as gyms or studios. Part-time hours are common. Many self-enrichment teachers need only a high school diploma or equivalent, but education requirements can vary. Knowledge and skill in the subject matter is the essential credential.
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
Arts and Humanities
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
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