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Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
(SOC Code : 25-1194)
in California

Teach or instruct vocational or occupational subjects at the postsecondary level (but at less than the baccalaureate) to students who have graduated or left high school. Include correspondence school instructors; industrial, commercial and government training instructors; and adult education teachers and instructors who prepare persons to operate industrial machinery and equipment and transportation and communications equipment. Teaching may take place in public or private schools whose primary business is education or in a school associated with an organization whose primary business is other than education.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$31.86$19.73$28.28$42.67

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202013,00016,2003,20024.6530

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Junior Colleges 20632.7%
Colleges and Universities 2,3177.5%
Other Schools and Instruction 13,5103.8%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Agricultural Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Sales & Marketing Operations/Marketing & Distribution Teache
Technical Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Educati

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Supervise and monitor students` use of tools and equipment.
Observe and evaluate students` work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement.
Determine training needs of students or workers.
Administer oral, written, or performance tests to measure progress and to evaluate training effectiveness.
Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rolls, and training activity details.
Conduct on-the-job training classes or training sessions to teach and demonstrate principles, techniques, procedures, or methods of designated subjects.
Integrate academic and vocational curricula so that students can obtain a variety of skills.
Develop curricula and plan course content and methods of instruction.
Develop teaching aids such as instructional software, multimedia visual aids, or study materials.
Participate in conferences, seminars, and training sessions to keep abreast of developments in the field, and integrate relevant information into training programs.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
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.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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