Teaches or instructs out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, literacy, English as a Second Language, or preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test. 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:
- Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests.
- Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.
- Assigns and grades class work and homework.
- Prepares and administers written, oral, and performance tests and issues grades in accordance with performance.
- Observes and evaluates students' work to determine progress and makes suggestions for improvement.
- Conducts classes, workshops, and demonstrations to teach principles, techniques, or methods in subjects, such as basic English language skills, life skills, and workforce entry skills.
- Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicates those objectives to students.
- Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
- Guides and counsels students with adjustment or academic problems or special academic interests.
- Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities.