Job Profile:      Allied Health Teacher

Teach occupational, vocational, career, or technical subjects to students at the secondary school level.

Job Information
78,790 104,220 167,150

Select Tasks
Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations. Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage. 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, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress. Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students. Assign and grade class work and homework.
Instruct students in the knowledge and skills required in a specific occupation or occupational field, using a systematic plan of lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and laboratory, shop, and field studies. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students. Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
Plan and supervise work-experience programs in businesses, industrial shops, and school laboratories. Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks. Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools. Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests. Select, order, store, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
Keep informed about trends in education and subject matter specialties. Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress. Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration. Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs. Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence. Sponsor extracurricular activities, such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests. Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of secondary school programs.
Place students in jobs or make referrals to job placement services. Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula. Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
Perform administrative duties, such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading. Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.

Select Abilities
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity). The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem. The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures. The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns. The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you. The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources). The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part. The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears. The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.
The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object. The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.
The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath. The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs. The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion. The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). The ability to see details at a distance. The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
The ability to see under low light conditions. The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead. The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting. The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated. The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

Tools Used
Adjustable wrench sets Analog tachometers Anvils
Band saws Belt sanders Binocular microscopes
Block planes Blowdryers Built-in ovens
Caliper sets Carousel slide projectors Chef's knives
Circular saws Claw hammers Clothes irons
Cold chisels Commercial dishwashers Compact digital cameras
Compact disk CD players Compost grinders Computer data input scanners
Computer laser printers Computer projectors Computer repair tool kits
Conference telephones Cordless drills Cutting shears
Desktop computers Digital calculators Digital micrometers
Digital multimeters Digital video cameras Digital video disk DVD players
Dissection trays Domestic washers Drafting boards
Drill presses Electric drills Electric ranges
Electric spot welders Electronic levels Face shields
Fire suppression blankets Food graters Food measuring scales
Grow lights Hacksaws Hairbrushes
Hand awls Hand mixers Handheld microphones
Heat gun blowers Hydraulic jacks Injection mold equipment
Interactive whiteboard controllers Interactive whiteboards Kitchen bakeware
Kitchen blenders Kitchen crock pots Kitchen food processors
Kitchen strainers Laptop computers Laser facsimile machines
Laser levels Liquid crystal display LCD projectors Liquid crystal display LCD televisions
Magnetic torch guides Measuring cup sets Metal inert gas MIG welders
Metal lathes Microphone podiums Microwave ovens
Milling machines Mitre boxes MP3 digital voice recorders
Multi-line telephone systems Multimedia projection equipment Offset presses
Offset socket wrenches Opaque projectors Overhead data projectors
pH indicators Photocopying equipment Plotting printers
Pneumatic nailers Portable air compressors Poster printers
Poultry brooders Power hair clippers Power planes
Projector screens Propane torches Protective ear plugs
Protective safety glasses Radial arm saws Sabre saws
Scroll saws Sewing machines Sewing shears
Shampoo chairs Soldering guns Stationary hairdryers
Straight screwdrivers Student response systems Table saws
Tablet computers Tap and die sets Television monitors
Tungsten inert gas TIG welders Universal serial bus USB flash drives Videoconferencing equipment
Webcams Welding gloves Welding goggles
Welding helmets Welding torches Wireless microphones
Wood lathes

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