Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Career
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.
What Job Titles Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Might Have
- Ballet Teacher
- Dance Instructor
- Martial Arts Instructor
- Piano Teacher
What Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Do
- 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.
- Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
- 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.
- Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
- Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
- 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.
- Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination.
- Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
- Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by administrative policy.
- Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
- Schedule class times to ensure maximum attendance.
- Assign and grade class work and homework.
- Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests, and issue grades in accordance with performance.
- Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
- Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine their priorities for their children.
- Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
- Select, order, and issue books, materials, and supplies for courses or projects.
- Participate in publicity planning and student recruitment.
- Confer with other teachers and professionals to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and development.
- Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, contests, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
- Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
- Meet with other instructors to discuss individual students and their progress.
- Observe and evaluate the performance of other instructors.
- Write instructional articles on designated subjects.
What Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Should Be Good At
- Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
What Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Should Be Interested In
- Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- 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.
What Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Need to Learn
- Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- 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.
- English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
This page includes information from by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the license.