Adult Educator

Adult Educators provide instruction to adults ina variety of academic business and professional subjects.The instruction can take place in a various settings such as community colleges nonprofit organizations or residential facilities.

Typically adult educators teach courses such as math English science and literacy. They may also teach ESL (English as a Second Language)and GED (General Equivalency Diploma) courses.Vocational education and personal enrichment courses are also considered adult education andare becoming more important as adults want to learn new technical skills. Most adult education instructors teach adults on a part-time basis and they have a passion for their subjects as well as teaching.

Adult educators format course lesson plans test and grade students on achievements in class and they present lectures and discussions in order to improve students' knowledge and vocational competence.Most adult educators have at least a bachelor's degree and some have specific teacher or professional certifications.Theannual salary range for an adult educator is $30000 – $65000.  Consider an education as an adult educator.

The actual salary depends on experience coupled with advanced certifications or degrees. Generally adult educators have a goal of encouraging and enabling adult learners to further their education and improvetheir careers and lives. Additionally successful adult educators love to teach have strong communication and interpersonal skills and work well with diverse populations.

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Avg Salary: $47500
High Salary: $65000
Low Salary: $30000
Tasks: Provide instruction to adults.
Teaches courses in many subject areas.
Formats course lesson plans.
Encourages adult students to further their education.
Also Called: Teacher
Instructor
Professor
Mentor
Additional Resources: http://www.ed.psu.edu/educ/adult-education/careers-in-adult-education
http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/careers/adult-education
http://www.unixl.com/dir/education/adult_education/