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SOC: 25-3011 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and 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.
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Education: Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
OJT: Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
Tasks: Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests. Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies. Assign and grade class work and homework. Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests and issue grades in accordance with performance. Conduct classes, workshops, and demonstrations to teach principles, techniques, or methods in subjects, such as basic English language skills, life skills, and workforce entry skills. Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students. Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations. Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems or special academic interests. Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities. Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics. Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools. Register, orient, and assess new students according to standards and procedures. Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Satisfactory
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $8.63   Entry $17,961.00
Mean $17.27   Mean $35,921.00
Experience $21.59 Experience $44,902.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
69064065-.74
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25-3011.00 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors