Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
On the Job
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers teach remedial education courses to adults and to youths who are out of school. They teach basic skills, such as reading, writing, or speaking English. They may teach somewhere other than a traditional educational institution.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.
- Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
- Plan educational activities.
- Plan experiential learning activities.
- Encourage students.
- Apply multiple teaching methods.
- Train staff members.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Collaborate with other agencies and institutions to coordinate educational matters.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Coordinating or leading others.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Close physical proximity with other people.
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