Teacher Supervisor

Houston, TX
Sep 23, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Be a part of a dynamic community dedicated to providing the resources, guidance and inspiration needed to create the ultimate student experience: from registration and financial aid applications to the first time they arrive at one of our Centers of Excellence or log in to their first class, from academic success planning to providing a safe environment, and from connecting them with community networks to launching them into the career of their dreams. Make their student experience exceptional.

We are currently seeking a Teacher Supervisor who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity
You: You believe in the value of adult education and literacy programs that transform people's lives and help them on their journeys toward career success and a better quality of life.

Your mission: We'll rely on you to support the instructional component of the Adult Education and Literacy Program.

Your work: In this role, you'll be reviewing instructional materials and methodologies to ensure that the Adult Education curriculum is being taught appropriately. You'll also be coordinating curriculum development initiatives; supervising lead instructors, instructors and part-time teacher aides; and assigning substitute teachers as needed. Participating in interviewing and recommending prospective staff, and assigning new staff to classes and centers, will also fall within the purview of this position. In addition, you'll serve as liaison for organizations engaged in Welfare-to-Work program activities, and monitor and provide leadership to TANF, CHOICES and CBO service providers.

Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you're a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!


Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

    If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

    It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

    Bachelor's degree, Masters preferred (in Education, Counseling, Sociology, Communication or related field).

    One (1) year of Adult Education experience or one (1) year of experience of working with grant funded programs.

    One (1) year of supervisory experience.

    Demonstrated ability to handle complex tasks and work in a fast paced environment with multiple concurrent assignments.

    Ability to work with diverse populations.

    Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

    Knowledge of state agency's initiatives and regulations appropriate to adult education funding, service delivery, and compliance issues.

    Ability to demonstrate good communication skills, oral and written.


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