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Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques.
    • Evaluate and grade students' class work, performances, projects, assignments, and papers.
    • Prepare students for performances, exams, or assessments.
    • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
    • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as acting techniques, fundamentals of music, and art history.
    • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
    • Organize performance groups and direct their rehearsals.
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
    • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
    • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
    • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
    • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
    • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
    • Select and obtain materials and supplies, such as textbooks and performance pieces.
    • Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.
    • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
    • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
    • Maintain or repair studio facilities.
    • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
    • Display students' work in schools, galleries, and exhibitions.
    • Participate in campus and community events.
    • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
    • Act as advisers to student organizations.
    • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
    • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
    • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.

    Skills

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Instructing

      Teaching others how to do something.

    • Learning Strategies

      Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    4
    Workplace Documents
    6
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Written Comprehension

      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    • Written Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

    Knowledge

    • Fine Arts

      Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.

    • Education and Training

      Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    • English Language

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

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 68300/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 4,000
    • Yearly Projected Openings 350

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Social: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Dependability
    • Attention to Detail
    • Cooperation
    • Self Control
    • Integrity
    • Achievement/Effort

    Tools

    • Power saws
    • Intaglio or lithography printing presses
    • Inkjet printers
    • Hammers
    • Clay or modeling tools

    Technology

    • Web platform development software
    • Video creation and editing software
    • Music or sound editing software
    • Graphics or photo imaging software
    • Computer based training software

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