Teaches or instructs out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy, or English as a Second Language. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.
This career is part of the Education and Training cluster Teaching/Training pathway.
A person in this career:
- Observes and evaluates students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
- Observes students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
- Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicates those objectives to students.
- Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests.
- Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities.
- Prepares students for further education by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
- Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
- Plans and conducts activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Assigns and grades class work and homework.
- Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.