Adult Education PT ABE/GED Instructor

Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Salary
$22.05 per hour
Posted
Sep 05, 2017
Ref
LP-INS
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Community College

Working Hours

Working hours for this position consist of 7 instructional hours per week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9-11:30a.m. or 6-8:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 9-11:00 a.m. or 6-8 p.m. In addition, this position requires mandatory paid professional development. The professional development occurs throughout the program year and on Thursdays from 11-11:30 a.m. or 8-8:30 p.m.

Summary

The Adult Ed Instructor reports to the Director of Literacy Programs who will assign location and hours of the Adult Ed Instructor activities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

1. Maintain responsibility for instruction and classroom management under the provisions of the Division of Adult Education.

2. Maintain good communications and working relationships with appropriate staff, appropriate agencies, and class site location staff.

3. Maintain good communications and work effectively with all other offices of the college on matters concerning the program.

4. Adhere to procedures and policies for the smooth day-to-day operation of the program.

5. Participate in professional development activities as required.

6. Be responsible for the timely completion of all forms and reports as required by the program funding source.

7. Attend staff meetings 

Supervisory Responsibilities                  

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                   Required:

Bachelor's degree and 2 years teaching experience. Familiarity with literacy programs and testing and specific needs of adult learners required.

Preferred:

Teaching Certificate

Language Skills                  

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.  Ability to teach grammar, vocabulary, and the writing of essays, reports, and business correspondence to prepare students for the GED test. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  

Mathematical Skills                  

Ability to teach addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to teach basic algebra and geometry to prepare students for the GED test. Ability to compute and teach rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability                  

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills                  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet     

software; spreadsheet software, word processing software and power point.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Teaching (preferred)

Other Skills and Abilities                  

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.

Experience with adult education population, curriculum development, mandated welfare reform, and dislocated workers are preferred.

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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