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Teacher, Postsecondary, Recreation and Fitness Studies
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesTeach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$55,100 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsPostsecondary teachers usually have flexible schedules. They must be present for classes, usually 12 to 16 hours per week, for faculty and committee meetings and establish regular office hours for student consultations, usually 3 to 6 hours per week. Otherwise, teachers are free to decide when and where they will work, and how much time to devote to course preparation, grading, study, research, graduate student supervision, and other activities.

Minimum Education RequirementsMaster's Degree

SkillsSocial Perceptiveness, Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Listening, Writing, Time Management, Active Learning, Coordination, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Written Comprehension, Speech Clarity, Oral Comprehension