Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach or instruct vocational or occupational subjects at the postsecondary level (but at less than the baccalaureate) to students who have graduated or left high school. Includes correspondence school, industrial, and commercial instructors; and adult education teachers and instructors who prepare persons to operate industrial machinery and equipment and transportation and communications equipment. Teaching may take place in public or private schools whose primary business is education or in a school associated with an organization whose primary business is other than education.
Also called: Cosmetology Instructor; HVAC-R Instructor (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, And Refrigeration Instructor); Instructor; Professor

Knowledge:

    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    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
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Leadership

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Desire2Learn
    Word processing software
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Word
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Career management systems CMS
  • Data entry software

Education:

    associate's degree
    bachelor's degree
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