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Music Teachers (Private Tuition)

ANZSCO ID 249214

Overview

All Private Tutors and Teachers

  • $1,122 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Music Teachers (Private Tuition)

  • 11,000 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 17% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 40 years Average age
  • 65% female Gender Share

Music Teachers (Private Tuition) teach music in private training establishments.

Specialisations: Singing Teacher (Private Tuition).

You usually need a formal qualification and advanced musical ability to work as a Music Teacher (Private Tuition). University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Plans programmes of study for individual students and groups.
  • Prepares and presents material on the theory of the subject area.
  • Instructs and demonstrates practical aspects of the subject area.
  • Assigns problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents.
  • Assesses students and offers advice, criticism and encouragement.
  • Revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepares students for examinations, performances and assessments.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the subject area by attending professional conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues.
  • May arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances.
  • May organise exhibitions or performances of students' work.

Prospects

Pathways

You usually need a formal qualification and advanced musical ability to work as a Music Teacher (Private Tuition). University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Training and Education and Community Services VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Private Tutors and Teachers who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    77% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. Customer and personal service

    69% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    61% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Communications and media

    50% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  5. Sales and marketing

    43% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  6. Computers and electronics

    40% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  7. Psychology

    37% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  8. Clerical

    35% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  9. Mathematics

    33% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Personnel and human resources

    32% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  11. Fine arts

    31% Skill level

    Compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.

  12. Administration and management

    30% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  13. Law and government

    28% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  14. Sociology and anthropology

    26% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  15. Public safety and security

    24% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  16. Therapy and counselling

    22% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  17. Economics and accounting

    21% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  18. Transportation

    17% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  19. Foreign language

    17% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  20. Telecommunications

    12% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Learning strategies

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  3. Speaking

    50% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  4. Monitoring

    48% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  5. Writing

    48% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  6. Instructing

    46% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  7. Critical thinking

    46% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  8. Active listening

    45% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  9. Active learning

    45% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  10. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  11. Judgment and decision making

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  12. Coordination with others

    41% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  13. Serving others

    41% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  14. Complex problem solving

    39% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  15. Persuasion

    39% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  16. Time management

    37% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  17. Management of personnel resources

    36% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  18. Negotiation

    34% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  19. Operations analysis

    32% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  20. Systems analysis

    30% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    59% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Speech clarity

    55% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  4. Written comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Written expression

    48% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  6. Originality

    46% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  7. Speech recognition

    45% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  8. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  9. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  10. Inductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  11. Brainstorming

    41% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  12. Near vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  13. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    39% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Far vision

    39% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  16. Selective attention

    34% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Flexibility of closure

    32% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  18. Multitasking

    30% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  19. Memorization

    30% Skill level

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

  20. Finger dexterity

    29% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Coaching and developing others

    68% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  2. Working with the public

    66% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  3. Building good relationships

    65% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Training and teaching others

    63% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  5. Planning and prioritising work

    60% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  6. Doing physically active work

    60% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  7. Making decisions and solving problems

    55% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  8. Communicating with the public

    53% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  9. Thinking creatively

    53% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  10. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    53% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  11. Researching and investigating

    52% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  12. Communicating within a team

    51% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  13. Helping and caring for others

    51% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  14. Looking for changes over time

    47% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  15. Assessing and evaluating things

    47% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  16. Guiding and directing staff

    45% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  17. Scheduling work and activities

    45% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  18. Documenting or recording information

    44% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  19. Explaining things to people

    42% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Providing office support

    38% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 25-3021.00 - Self-Enrichment Education Teachers.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Contact with people

    93% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  2. Freedom to make decisions

    88% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  3. Contact with the public

    84% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Physically close to people

    83% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    81% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Face-to-face discussions

    81% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  7. Unstructured work

    80% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  8. Impact of decisions

    75% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  9. Telephone

    74% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  10. Teamwork

    74% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Frequent decision making

    71% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  12. Lead or coordinate a team

    69% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  13. Spend time standing

    69% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  14. Electronic mail

    69% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  15. Repeating same tasks

    69% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  16. Being exact or accurate

    67% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    65% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Health and safety of others

    65% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  19. Public speaking

    61% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

  20. Time pressure

    59% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    86% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Independence

    81% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Achievement

    67% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Recognition

    62% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Working conditions

    57% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  6. Support

    43% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    100% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Creative

    76% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  3. Enterprising

    57% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  4. Analytical

    38% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  5. Administrative

    29% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  6. Practical

    24% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 25-3021.00 - Self-Enrichment Education Teachers.

All Private Tutors and Teachers

  • $1,122 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Music Teachers (Private Tuition)

  • 11,000 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 17% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 40 years Average age
  • 65% female Gender Share

Music Teachers (Private Tuition) teach music in private training establishments.

Specialisations: Singing Teacher (Private Tuition).

You usually need a formal qualification and advanced musical ability to work as a Music Teacher (Private Tuition). University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Plans programmes of study for individual students and groups.
  • Prepares and presents material on the theory of the subject area.
  • Instructs and demonstrates practical aspects of the subject area.
  • Assigns problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents.
  • Assesses students and offers advice, criticism and encouragement.
  • Revises curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepares students for examinations, performances and assessments.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the subject area by attending professional conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues.
  • May arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances.
  • May organise exhibitions or performances of students' work.

You usually need a formal qualification and advanced musical ability to work as a Music Teacher (Private Tuition). University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Training and Education and Community Services VET training pathways.

Employers look for Private Tutors and Teachers who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    77% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. Customer and personal service

    69% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    61% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Communications and media

    50% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  5. Sales and marketing

    43% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  6. Computers and electronics

    40% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  7. Psychology

    37% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  8. Clerical

    35% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  9. Mathematics

    33% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Personnel and human resources

    32% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  11. Fine arts

    31% Skill level

    Compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.

  12. Administration and management

    30% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  13. Law and government

    28% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  14. Sociology and anthropology

    26% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  15. Public safety and security

    24% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  16. Therapy and counselling

    22% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  17. Economics and accounting

    21% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  18. Transportation

    17% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  19. Foreign language

    17% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  20. Telecommunications

    12% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Learning strategies

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  3. Speaking

    50% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  4. Monitoring

    48% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  5. Writing

    48% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  6. Instructing

    46% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  7. Critical thinking

    46% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  8. Active listening

    45% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  9. Active learning

    45% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  10. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  11. Judgment and decision making

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  12. Coordination with others

    41% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  13. Serving others

    41% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  14. Complex problem solving

    39% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  15. Persuasion

    39% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  16. Time management

    37% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  17. Management of personnel resources

    36% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  18. Negotiation

    34% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  19. Operations analysis

    32% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  20. Systems analysis

    30% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    59% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Speech clarity

    55% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  4. Written comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Written expression

    48% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  6. Originality

    46% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  7. Speech recognition

    45% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  8. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  9. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  10. Inductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  11. Brainstorming

    41% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  12. Near vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  13. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    39% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Far vision

    39% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  16. Selective attention

    34% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Flexibility of closure

    32% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  18. Multitasking

    30% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  19. Memorization

    30% Skill level

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

  20. Finger dexterity

    29% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Coaching and developing others

    68% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  2. Working with the public

    66% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  3. Building good relationships

    65% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Training and teaching others

    63% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  5. Planning and prioritising work

    60% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  6. Doing physically active work

    60% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  7. Making decisions and solving problems

    55% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  8. Communicating with the public

    53% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  9. Thinking creatively

    53% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  10. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    53% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  11. Researching and investigating

    52% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  12. Communicating within a team

    51% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  13. Helping and caring for others

    51% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  14. Looking for changes over time

    47% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  15. Assessing and evaluating things

    47% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  16. Guiding and directing staff

    45% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  17. Scheduling work and activities

    45% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  18. Documenting or recording information

    44% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  19. Explaining things to people

    42% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Providing office support

    38% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 25-3021.00 - Self-Enrichment Education Teachers.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Contact with people

    93% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  2. Freedom to make decisions

    88% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  3. Contact with the public

    84% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Physically close to people

    83% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    81% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Face-to-face discussions

    81% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  7. Unstructured work

    80% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  8. Impact of decisions

    75% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  9. Telephone

    74% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  10. Teamwork

    74% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Frequent decision making

    71% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  12. Lead or coordinate a team

    69% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  13. Spend time standing

    69% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  14. Electronic mail

    69% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  15. Repeating same tasks

    69% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  16. Being exact or accurate

    67% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    65% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Health and safety of others

    65% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  19. Public speaking

    61% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

  20. Time pressure

    59% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    86% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Independence

    81% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Achievement

    67% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Recognition

    62% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Working conditions

    57% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  6. Support

    43% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    100% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Creative

    76% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  3. Enterprising

    57% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  4. Analytical

    38% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  5. Administrative

    29% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  6. Practical

    24% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

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