Job guide - lifelong education teacher training adults

Why do you want to be a lifelong education teacher, training adults?

So you want to be a lifelong education teacher for the next phase of their lives? Do you have a special skill or knowledge to share? How experienced are you and do you possess formal training in the area you want to teach? Combine these with your interest in the subject and you make a great teacher.

What can you teach?

The topics can be diverse, especially since the focus is not academic. Subjects are either hobby related or geared toward career development. These are usually short courses (or evening classes) that take place once (or more) a week. Here are some ideas:

  1. Foreign language
  2. Copywriting
  3. Short writing courses
  4. Computer classes
  5. Web or graphic design

Where to be employed?

You can teach at a local community college or a private centre for adult education.

How to apply for a job

List your experience and certifications

Write a resume and cover letter that is specific to this teaching position. List down all your working experience and certifications that are relevant to the subject you want to teach.

Be specific

If you have a lot of working experience or are specifically so in an area, do highlight it. If you have any kind of teaching experience to list down, that would be great. Don't limit yourself to a traditional classroom set-up. It can be a presentation, a speech, an employee training session and so on.

What is the pay?

As a lifelong education teacher, you typically work part-time. The pay starts from 13,000 to 27,000 pounds per annum.


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