Adult Basic & Secondary Education & Literacy Teachers & Instructors


Teach or instruct 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.
Also called: Adult Basic Education Instructor (ABE Instructor), ESL Instructor (English as a Second Language Instructor), GED Instructor (General Educational Development Instructor), Teacher

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Concern for Others
  • Independence

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Computerized testing software
  • Educational software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    master's degree
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