Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
SOC: 25-3021.00

Description:

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.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
348,700 employed

Projected (2024):
402,200 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Acting Teacher
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Adult Education Instructor
  • Adult Education Teacher
  • Adult Educator
  • Adventure Education Teacher
  • Americanization Teacher
  • Art Educator
  • Art Instructor
  • Art Teacher
  • Arts and Crafts Teacher
  • Athletic Instructor
  • Athletics Teacher
  • Ballet Teacher
  • Baton Teacher
  • Bridge Instructor
  • Bridge Teacher
  • Ceramics Instructor
  • Ceramics Teacher
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • Chef Instructor
  • Chef Teacher
  • Childbirth and Infant Care Teacher
  • Choir Teacher
  • Choral Teacher
  • Citizenship Teacher
  • Civil Preparedness Training Officer
  • Community Educator
  • Computer Science Teacher
  • Computer Technology Instructor
  • Computer Trainer
  • Cooking Instructor
  • Cooking Teacher
  • CPR Instructor (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instructor)
  • Culinary Art Teacher
  • Dance Instructor
  • Dance Teacher
  • Dancing Instructor
  • Dancing Teacher
  • Defensive Driving Instructor
  • Diving Instructor
  • Drama Teacher
  • Dramatic Coach
  • Dramatic Teacher
  • Driver Education Instructor
  • Driver Education Road Instructor
  • Driver Trainer
  • Driver's Education Instructor
  • Driving Instructor
  • Driving Teacher
  • ESL Instructor (English as a Second Language Instructor)
  • ESL Teacher (English as a Second Language Teacher)
  • Firearms Instructor
  • First Aid Instructor
  • First Aid Teacher
  • Flight Instructor
  • Floral Design Teacher
  • Flute Teacher
  • Flying Instructor
  • Flying Teacher
  • Foreign Language Teacher
  • Guitar Instructor
  • Guitar Teacher
  • Gymnastics Coach
  • Gymnastics Instructor
  • Health Teacher
  • Hebrew Teacher
  • Hip Hop Dance Instructor
  • Home Economics Teacher
  • Horseback Riding Instructor
  • Information Technology Teacher
  • Instructor
  • Instrumental Music Teacher
  • Judo Instructor
  • Karate Instructor
  • Knitting Teacher
  • Language Instructor
  • Language Teacher
  • Life Enrichment Assistant
  • Martial Arts Instructor
  • Modeling Instructor
  • Music Director
  • Music Educator
  • Music Instructor
  • Music Teacher
  • Navigation Teacher
  • Organ Teacher
  • Organic Gardening Teacher
  • Parent Educator
  • Personal Finance Instructor
  • Photography Instructor
  • Piano Instructor
  • Piano Teacher
  • Pilot Teacher
  • Prenatal Teacher
  • Professor
  • Public Speaking Teacher
  • Rescue Instructor
  • Riding Instructor
  • Russian Language Instructor
  • Safety Teacher
  • Sailing Instructor
  • Scuba Dive Training Instructor
  • Scuba Diving Instructor
  • Scuba Instructor
  • Sewing Teacher
  • Sign Language Teacher
  • Singing Teacher
  • Ski Instructer
  • Skiing Instructor
  • Snowboard Instructor
  • Speech Teacher
  • Speed Reading Teacher
  • Student Driving Instructor
  • Swimming Instructor
  • Teacher
  • Tennis Camp Instructor
  • Theater Education Teacher
  • Theater Teacher
  • Therapeutic Riding Instructor
  • Typing Teacher
  • Ukrainian Folk Arts Instructor
  • Violin Teacher
  • Violin Tutor
  • Vocal Teacher
  • Voice Coach
  • Voice Instructor
  • Voice Teacher
  • Water Safety Teacher
  • Weaving Teacher
  • Yoga Teacher


  • Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.

    Education:

    Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Programming
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Foreign Language
  • Fine Arts
  • History and Archeology
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • 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.
  • Monitor students' performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.
  • Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
  • Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Enforce policies and rules governing students.
  • 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.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by administrative policy.
  • Participate in publicity planning and student recruitment.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, contests, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Meet with other instructors to discuss individual students and their progress.
  • Confer with other teachers and professionals to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and development.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
  • Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests, and issue grades in accordance with performance.
  • Schedule class times to ensure maximum attendance.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  • Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine their priorities for their children.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Observe and evaluate the performance of other instructors.
  • Select, order, and issue books, materials, and supplies for courses or projects.
  • Write instructional articles on designated subjects.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • 35 millimeter cameras
  • Acoustic guitars
  • Audio tape recorders or players
  • Commercial kitchen ovens
  • Commercial kitchen stoves
  • Compact disk CD players
  • Computer laser printers
  • Data input scanners
  • Desktop computers
  • Digital cameras
  • Flight simulators
  • Golf club sets
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Laptop computers
  • Liquid crystal display LCD projectors
  • Oil painting brushes
  • Overhead data projectors
  • Passenger vehicles
  • Personal computers
  • Pianos
  • Pottery wheels
  • Sewing machines
  • Small propeller aircraft
  • Sound systems
  • Tablet computers
  • Tennis rackets
  • Video cassette recorders VCR
  • Watercolor painting brushes
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro
  • Data entry software
  • Educational software
  • Email software
  • Hypertext markup language HTML
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows Movie Maker
  • Microsoft Word
  • Video editing software
  • Web browser software


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    industry stats

    SOC: 25-0000

    Total Employed: 8,542,670

    Average Annual Salary: $53,000