• Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
  • Education and Training
  • Adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors teach adults basic skills like reading, writing, and speaking English. They may also help students earn a high school diploma.

What do they typically do

  • Evaluate students' strengths and weaknesses
  • Plan and teach lessons to help students learning English or earning their high school diploma
  • Emphasize skills that will help students find jobs, such as learning English words and common phrases used in the workplace
  • Work with students individually and challenge them to overcome their difficulties
  • Assess students for possible learning disabilities
  • Monitor students' progress toward their goals
  • Help students develop good study skills
  • Connect students to other community resources such as mental health services or job placement services

Number of Jobs

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Job Growth -0.7%
Job Opening 305

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
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