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Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers

Job Information

Teach or instruct out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy, or English as a Second Language. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.


  • Many adult literacy and remedial education teachers work part time and receive no benefits.
  • Many programs require teachers to have at least a bachelor's degree; a public school teaching license may be required for publicly run programs in most States.
  • Job opportunities are expected to be favorable, particularly for teachers of English to speakers of other languages.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $47,370/yr ($23.69/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Masters