HEP Lead Instructor (Internal Search)

Gainesville, GA
Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

HEP Lead Instructor (Internal Search)

Position Number: 53069518

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

Job Close Date: 06/22/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a HEP Lead Instructor. The 10 month Lead Instructor for HEP will teach GED courses to ensure attainment of participant's High School Equivalency degree in a timely manner.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The HEP Lead Instructor will:
  • Assist with assessment of participants and development of ILPs
  • Tailor instructional sessions to meet the learning needs of participants, including having classes in the evenings and weekends or whenever necessary to support participant's success.
  • Lead the development of lesson plans and curriculum for GED instruction
  • Instruct GED subject area courses using ESL-adapted strategies and content when necessary.
  • Provide one-on-one tutoring for participants
  • Develop tracking system for monitoring student progress
  • Compile and maintain record of student attendance and progress
  • Assist with project revisions and interventions to ensure participant success
  • Collaborate with HEP staff to assess student progress and revise ILPs for participants as needed.
  • Serve as a recruitment and retention agent for the success of the program and students.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to assess participants' learning needs and develop learning plans.
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills required.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Multi-campus travel may be required.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish and English required

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree preferred and bachelor's degree in education or a related field required.
  • Training or educational courses related to serving underserved and disadvantaged students required.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in adult education courses and ESL instruction is ideal.
  • Experience working with academically underprepared, non-native speaking, and adult education students.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm. Applicants must include web addresses or hyperlinks to their portfolios, as well as examples of student works. These can be included either in the cover letter, or as part of the CV along with contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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