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Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language.   (O'Net 25-1081.00)

 
Reported job titles:   Certification Officer, College Professor, Counselor Education Professor, Department Chair, Education Professor, Education Teacher   (view all job titles)
 
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    Wages
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2013
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $ 40,650   $ 53,360   $ 67,380   $ 82,140   $ 97,080   $ 71,210  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $ 47,980   $ 59,630   $ 72,890   $ 88,660   $108,110   $ 81,140  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $ 36,480   $ 51,340   $ 68,260   $ 80,560   $ 94,360   $ 67,470  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2014.
    n/a - For some occupations that do not generally work full time year-round, only hourly wages or annual salaries are reported depending on how they are typically paid.
     


    Employment Trends
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2010 2020
    Vermont 191 206 0.8% 5
    Southern Vermont Balance of State 112 121 0.8% 3
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released August 2012, area estimates released April 2013.
     


    Industries of Employment
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    Industry Vermont
    2010
    Employment
    Percent
    of Total
    Educational Services 189 99%
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released August 2012.
     


    Tasks
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  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
     
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as children's literature, learning and development, and reading instruction.
     
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
     
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
     
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
     
  • Supervise students' fieldwork, internship, and research work.
     
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
     
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
     
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
     
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    Knowledge
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  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
     
  • Sociology and Anthropology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
     
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
     
  • Therapy and Counseling - Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
     
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
     
  • Philosophy and Theology - Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.
     
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    Skills
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  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
     
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
     
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
     
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
     
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    Abilities
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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
     
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
     
  • Problem Sensitivity - 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.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    Work Activities
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  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
     
  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Training and Teaching Others - Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
     
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
     
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Thinking Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
     
  • Coaching and Developing Others - Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
     
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
     
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others - Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    Interests
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  • Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
     
  • Artistic - Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
     
  • Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated June 2008
     


    Work Styles
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  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
     
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
     
  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
     
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
     
  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
     
  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
     
  • Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
     
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    State of Vermont License Information
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    Education and Training Requirements
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  • Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
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  • Education: Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
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  • Training: Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
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  • Experience: Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
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    source: Occupational Information Network: Education Teachers, Postsecondary  updated July 2005
     


    Schools
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    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
     
    • Driver and Safety Teacher Education
     
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    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
     
    • Family & Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
     
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
     
    • French Language Teacher Education
     
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    • German Language Teacher Education
     
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    • History Teacher Education
     
    • Indian/Native American Education
     
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
     
    • Music Teacher Education
     
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
     
    • Physics Teacher Education
     
    • Reading Teacher Education
     
    • Sales & Marketing Operations/Marketing & Distribution Teacher Education
     
    • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
     
    • Social Science Teacher Education
     
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
     
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
     
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
     
    • Speech Teacher Education
     
    • Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
     
    • Technical Teacher Education
     
    • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
     
    • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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