English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Cooperation * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Concern for Others * Persistence * Initiative * Attention to Detail * Social Orientation

Representative Tasks * Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. * Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. * Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.


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Job Family Education, Training, and Library

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