Career Opportunities - Home
The Career Opportunities Article
Self Enrichment Education Teachers Careers

Self Enrichment Education Teachers Careers

This is Print View - Back to Normal View

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Average Annual Salary for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers:

Median hourly earnings of self-enrichment teachers were $14.85 in May 2004.
The middle 50 percent earned between $10.39 and $20.80. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $7.90, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $28.85.

Self-enrichment teachers are generally paid by the hour or for each class that they teach. Part time instructors are usually paid for each class that they teach, and receive few benefits. Full-time teachers are generally paid a salary and may receive health insurance and other benefits.

Necessary Education for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Career:

A Bachelors Degree in the subject of interest with emphasis in teaching instruction.

The main qualification for self-enrichment teachers is expertise in their subject area, but requirements may vary greatly with both the type of class taught and the place of employment.

What is Self-Enrichment Education Teachers in a nutshell?

Teach or instruct courses other than those that normally lead to an occupational degree. Courses may include self-enrichment, non-vocational, and nonacademic subjects.

Types of Self-Enrichment Education Teachers jobs:

  • Dietetic Technicians
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants
  • Health Educators
  • Teacher Assistants
  • Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Skills & Responsibilities:


  • Education and Training ~ Knowledge of curriculum and 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
  • Psychology ~ Knowledge of human behavior and performance


  • Reading Comprehension ~ Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening ~ Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made and asking questions.
  • Learning Strategies ~ Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the classroom.
  • Instructing ~ Teaching others how to do something.


  • Oral Expression ~ The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity ~ The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

Future Outlook for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers:

Employment of self-enrichment education teachers is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2014.

The need for self-enrichment teachers is expected to grow as more people embrace lifelong learning and as course offerings expand. Self-enrichment education will also grow as a result of demographic changes. Retirees are one of the larger groups of participants in self-enrichment education because they have more time for classes, and as the baby boomers begin to retire, demand for self-enrichment education should grow.


There are no comments on this post.

Add a Comment

Allowed tags are: a, b, em, i, p, strong, u; Line breaks are converted automatically.