2353-Other language teachers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Other language teachers
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Job Description: 
Other language teachers teach non-native languages to adults and children who are learning a language for reasons of migration, to fulfil employment requirements or opportunities, to facilitate participation in educational programmes delivered in a foreign language, or for personal enrichment. They work outside the mainstream primary, secondary and higher education systems, or in support of students and teachers within those systems.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) assessing the level of ability and the extent of language difficulties of students, and establishing students' needs and learning goals
  • (b) planning, preparing and delivering lessons and workshops for groups and individuals with content and rate of progression adapted to students? abilities and needs
  • (c) designing and producing teaching materials and adapting existing materials
  • (d) assessing students' progress
  • (e) assisting students in classroom settings where subjects are taught in a language other than the students? native language
  • (f) providing assistance to other teachers by designing special teaching programs for students still learning the main language of instruction
  • (g) assigning and correcting work, and preparing and grading exams
  • (h) assessing, recording and reporting on students? progress.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Intensive language teacher
- Migrant education teacher
- Practical language teacher
- Second language teacher


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- University lecturer - 2310
- Vocational education teacher ? 2320
- Secondary school teacher - 2330
- Primary school teacher - 2341

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