Adult Education Teacher Average Salary

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 2 Adult Education Teacher votes.
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$27,617 - $66,661  
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$28,782 - $72,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Adult Education Teacher

Adult education teachers provide instruction to adult learners; they may work to prepare students for an exam such as the GED or work to build specific skills such as English-language learning. Their responsibilities typically include assessing students' skills, creating lesson plans and course objectives, and maintaining performance, attendance, and other records. They also work with students individually to monitor their progress and provide personalized instruction, prepare and present lessons to their entire classroom, participate in staff meetings, share teaching strategies with other staff members, and perform any other duties assigned by management. Additionally, adult education teachers must work effectively with their supervisor (such as a program manager) to evaluate their curriculum and teaching methods, noting potential areas for improvement and implementing changes as necessary. They also need to build their teaching skills and participate in continuing education when possible.

A bachelor's degree and teaching certificate are generally required for adult education teacher positions, as well as previous experience teaching adults at varying academic and/or skill levels. Additionally, they must be knowledge of standard skills assessment methods for adults, have experience developing and updating a curriculum, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Adult education teachers must work well with adult learners from a variety of backgrounds and at a variety of skill levels.
Adult Education Teacher Tasks
  • Develop lesson plans, deliver instruction and lead activities.
  • Attend organizational meetings, trainings and graduations.
  • Document attendance, grades, standards adherence and other metrics for multiple audiences.
  • Explain, evaluate and communicate about student progress.

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$35,375 - $43,992
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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20 years or more

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