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CHIEF EDUCATION OFFICER: Do More Research Into Your Career

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Jackson is the chief education officer of an education software company. He is responsible for developing the curriculum and content of the site, which involves translating Common Core Standards into engaging content for kids. Jack started off in finance, but quickly decided that that wasn't the right path for him. He became interested in his current job through his experience in business school as well as Teach for America.

Degree: Quantitative Finance
Job Title: Chief Education Officer
Employer: Front Row Education

Job Summary: Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Job Description

Self-enrichment teachers instruct in a variety of subjects that students take for fun or self-improvement, such as music and foreign languages. These classes generally do not lead to a degree or certification, and students take them voluntarily to learn new skills or gain understanding of a subject.

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Additional Info

Self-enrichment teachers generally need to have some experience in the field in which they teach. For example, a pottery teacher should have some experience in designing and making pottery. They can get this experience through formal work experience, but they can also get it through volunteer work or personal hobbies. Formal education programs may prefer to hire workers who have some teaching experience.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$20,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
15 to 25 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Part-time, Full-time, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Patience, Verbal communication skills, People skills, Empathy

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