Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in basic education, literacy, or English as a Second Language classes, or in classes for earning a high school equivalency credential.
Academic Specialist, Adult Basic Education Instructor (ABE Instructor), Adult Basic Education Teacher (ABE Teacher), Adult Basic Studies Teacher, Adult Education Instructor, Adult Education Teacher, Adult Literacy Teacher, Adult School Teacher, English Instructor, ESL Instructor (English as a Second Language Instructor), ESL Teacher (English as a Second Language Teacher), ESOL Instructor (English for Speakers of Other Languages Instructor), ESOL Teacher (English for Speakers of Other Languages Teacher), GED Instructor (General Educational Development Instructor), GED Preparation Teacher (General Educational Development Preparation Teacher), GED Teacher (General Educational Development Teacher), Instructor, Reading Teacher, Teacher
Employment of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors is projected to Decline 9 percent from 2018 to 2028
Annual Projected Job Openings
Select Type of Degree:
★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, Masters degree, is listed after the major.
Percent of workers in this field★ You’re seeing education information for Adult basic education, adult secondary education, and English as a Second Language instructors(1) because we don’t have information for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.
People in this career often have these skills:
People in this career often know a lot about:
People in this career often have talent in:
People in this career often do these activities:
This page includes data from:
Career data: O*NET 25.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA
Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics
Videos: CareerOneStop, USDOL/ETA and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development