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Secondary Education TeachersWorkers in this unit group conduct courses of instruction at the second level of education in secondary schools and other establishments, and through private lessons. Their functions include: teaching pupils, at the second level of education, languages and literature, mathematics, natural science, social studies, fine arts, commercial and secretarial subjects, arts, trades and crafts, domestic science, agricultural science and other subjects in secondary schools and elsewhere. Instructors occupied mainly in giving vocational training to apprentices and other employees at their place of work are classified in the occupational group corresponding to the type of work in which they give on-the-job vocational training, for example instructor in fur tailoring is classified in 7-92.20, instructor in machinetool setting and operating in 8-33.10, instructor in electrical fitting in 8-51.10, and so forth.


Primary Education TeachersWorkers in this unit group teach in establishments of primary education or give private lessons at the first level of education. Their functions include: teaching reading, writing, arithmetic and other subjects of elementary education to children in primary schools, other establishments of primary education and elsewhere, or teaching such subjects to adults who have not completed the first level of education.


Pre-Primary Education TeachersWorkers in this unit group organise group and individual educational activities in kindergartens and nursery schools, for children below primary-school age, to promote physical, mental and social development.


Special Education TeachersWorkers in this unit group educate handicapped persons. Their functions include: teaching secondary or primary education subjects to blind or deaf pupils, using braille, lip reading and other special aids; teaching basic academic subjects to mentally handicapped children; teaching physically handicapped children other than the blind and deaf.


Teachers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform teaching and related functions not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: carrying out research on current developments in curricula, teaching methods and other educational practices, and advising introduction of improvements in education system; conducting research on audio-visual and other teaching aids, advising on and organising their introduction in schools; planning, organising and co-ordinating educational programme, teaching activities and auxiliary services in a particular school; carrying out periodic inspections of teachers' work and results achieved in application of curriculum programme of education system;


Ministers of Religion and Related Members of Religious OrdersWorkers in this unit group minister religion to members of their faith and seek to propagate religious doctrines. Their functions include: conducting religious worship, administering the rites of a religious faith or denomination and providing spiritual and moral guidance to the members; propagating religious doctrines in their own or foreign countries; performing other functions associated with the propagation and practice of religions. Members of religious bodies who mainly perform non-religious functions, such as nursing or teaching, are classified elsewhere, for example among Professional nurses (0-71) or Teachers (1-3), as appropriate.


Workers in Religion Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform religious functions not performed by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: performing, as laymen (not members of religious orders), various functions to assist religious leaders such as assisting in religious rites and ceremonial, conducting religious meetings, propagating doctrine and instructing children or other candidates for admittance to a particular faith; carrying out research and study on theological questions. teaching juvenile delinquents remanded to establishments for corrective training; performing other teaching and related functions.


Authors and CriticsWorkers in this unit group write literary works for publication or dramatic presentation and appraise the merits of literary, artistic and musical works and of musical, dramatic and other artistic performances and write critiques for publication.


Authors, Journalists and Related Writers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group compose written material to inform, entertain or influence the public. Their functions include: collecting, reporting and writing commentary on news and current affairs for publication or broadcasting; selecting, revising and arranging material for publication in newspapers and periodicals; assisting with editing of newspapers, magazines, trade journals and similar publications or specialised sections thereof; directing and supervising writers preparing programmes, continuity and scripts for screenplays and television and radio broadcasts; writing advertising copy; selecting, assembling and preparing publicity material for issue through press, radio, television and other media; designing and writing manuals, brochures, handbooks and similar technical publications; performing various related functions.


Sculptors, Painters, Photographers and Related Creative Artists, Specialisation UnknownWorkers in this unit group may perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities described in unit groups 1-61 to 1-63.


Sculptors, Painters and Related ArtistsWorkers in this unit group create and execute artistic works by sculpturing, painting, drawing, engraving and etching. Their functions include: creating three-dimensional decorative and representational forms by shaping materials such as wood, stone, clay or metal; creating pictures, abstract designs and similar artistic compositions employing paints, pencils, pastels, ink or other media; drawing caricatures and creating cartoons to depict persons and events; creating original designs and engraving or etching them on metal, wood or other materials for reproduction; restoring damaged, soiled and faded paintings; performing related artistic functions. Workers who perform operations on a repetitive basis for large-scale production such as carving wood, stone and other material, or engraving, etching and painting glass and ceramics, are classified in major group 7/8/9, e.g. Wood carver (8-19.45), Stone carver (hand) (8-20.70), Glass engravers and etchers (8-94) and Glass and ceramics painters and decorators (8-95).


Commercial Artists and DesignersWorkers in this unit group apply artistic media to illustrative, decorative and sales promotion purposes; designing interior decoration and planning furnishing of homes, public buildings, ships and other places; creating designs for industrial and commercial products, harmonising aesthetic considerations with technical and other requirements; creating and executing artistic effects for use in show windows and other places of display; performing various related functions.


Photographers and CameramenWorkers in this unit group take photographs and direct and operate motion picture and television cameras. Their functions include: taking portrait photographs of persons; taking photographs for commercial and industrial purposes; taking photographs to illustrate stories and articles for publication in newspapers, magazines and similar journals; planning and directing camera work for making motion pictures; setting and operating motion picture, television, microscopic, aerial photography and other specialised cameras.


Composers and Performing Artists, Specialisation UnknownWorkers in this unit group may perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities described in unit groups 1-71 to 1-79.


Composers, Musicians and SingersWorkers in this unit group compose and adapt musical works and conduct and participate in performances of them. Their functions include: conceiving and writing musical compositions; adapting or arranging music for particular instrumental groups, instruments or occasions; conducting instrumental or vocal groups; playing one or more musical instruments; singing as soloists or member of vocal groups; performing related functions.


Choreographers and DancersWorkers in this unit group compose and perform dances. Their functions include: creating dances for ballet, musical shows, revues and other purposes and instructing dancers in their performance; performing dances as a soloist, with a partner or as a member of a dancing group.


Actors and Stage DirectorsWorkers in this unit group direct and act in theatrical and film productions and tell stories. Their functions include: playing parts in dramatic productions; interpreting dramatic presentations and directing rehearsals of plays or other productions for the stage, radio, television or cinema; telling stories and reading literary works aloud to educate and entertain listeners; performing related functions.


Producers, Performing ArtsWorkers in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate the production of plays and other theatrical presentations, motion pictures and radio and television programmes.


Circus PerformersWorkers in this unit group perform a variety of acts for the entertainment of circus and other audiences. Their functions include: performing amusing antics and telling funny stories; performing tricks of illusion and sleight of hand; performing difficult and spectacular acrobatics; performing spectacular gymnastic feats on the high trapeze; training and performing with animals; performing feats on the high wire; performing juggling feats; performing other circus acts.


Performing Artists Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform entertainment functions not performed by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: reading news bulletins and making other announcements for broadcasting over radio and television; introducing performing artists to music-hall, night-club, television and other audiences; entertaining audiences by imitating bird or animal noises, performing feats of hypnotism or ventriloquism, or operating puppet shows.
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