Job Profile:      Acting Teacher


Teach or instruct individuals or groups for the primary purpose of self-enrichment or recreation, rather than for an occupational objective, educational attainment, competition, or fitness.

25-3021
Job Information
   
   
29,65046,600125,830

Select Tasks
Conduct classes, workshops, and demonstrations, and provide individual instruction to teach topics and skills, such as cooking, dancing, writing, physical fitness, photography, personal finance, and flying.Monitor students' performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives.Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
Prepare students for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.Enforce policies and rules governing students.
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 instructional program objectives, outlines, and lesson plans.Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by administrative policy.
Participate in publicity planning and student recruitment.Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, contests, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
Meet with other instructors to discuss individual students and their progress.Confer with other teachers and professionals to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and development.Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests, and issue grades in accordance with performance.Schedule class times to ensure maximum attendance.Assign and grade class work and homework.
Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination.Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine their priorities for their children.
Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.Observe and evaluate the performance of other instructors.
Select, order, and issue books, materials, and supplies for courses or projects.Write instructional articles on designated subjects.





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.




Select Tools
Acoustic guitarsAudio tape recorders or playersCommercial kitchen ovens
Commercial kitchen stovesCompact disk CD playersComputer laser printers
Data input scannersDesktop computersDigital cameras
Flight simulatorsGolf club setsInteractive whiteboards
Laptop computersLiquid crystal display LCD projectorsOil painting brushes
Overhead data projectorsPassenger vehiclesPersonal computers
PianosPottery wheelsSewing machines
Small propeller aircraftSound systemsTablet computers
Tennis racketsVideo cassette recorders VCRWatercolor painting brushes

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