Adult Basic Education Instructor (Contractual)

Baltimore, MD
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College's campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2016-027
Posting Start Date: 7/21/2016
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Bachelors
Additional Documentation: Transcripts Required (upload as other)
Compensation: $28.42 hourly

Adult Basic Education Instructor (Contractual)

Description/Job Summary

Overview: The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructor is responsible for providing instruction to students enrolled in the Adult Education Program, which offers Literacy, Pre-GED and GED courses. These courses are designed to be responsive to the needs and expectations of the diverse community and students we serve. Our goal is to help students achieve their career and learning goals. Responsibilities include teaching, developing and implementing lesson plans, differentiating instruction and following student record keeping processes and procedures.

Employee will receive direct supervision from the Director of Adult Basic Education and Alternative Diploma Options Programs, Business and Continuing Education Division.

Performance Standards:
  • Support program goals and follow guidelines, procedures, and responsibilities
  • Provide a positive adult education-learning environment and promote lifelong learning
  • Plan, design, and deliver adult learner-centered instruction to meet the needs of each learner
  • Assess learning and monitor progress
  • Implement technology in instruction
  • Maintain knowledge base and pursue professional development specifically related to the instruction of adult learners

Work Environment:
This position typically works indoors in a standard classroom or meeting room environment, generally free from hazardous or unpleasant physical conditions. Work involves minimal risk and observance of safety precautions typical of school or office settings. The work environment is highly diverse and demands a high level of cultural competence in interpersonal communications and interactions.

Physical Demands:
The work entails sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping and reaching. Work requires eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, near vision acuity, and the ability to see and read printed material and computer screens. Duties involve oral, written, electronic and telephonic communication; typing; and lifting and transporting supplies/materials.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum Education and Training Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in education or related field (Master's Degree preferred)
  • Training and experience in Adult Education
  • Minimum of 3 years of classroom instruction (Adult Education preferred)
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and cultural sensitivity toward adult education student population
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of adult learners
  • Proficient in using Internet browsers, Microsoft Word, and Email
  • Ability to use technology for instruction and student reporting purposes
  • Commitment to the mission and philosophy of the BCCC

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process should request the accommodation from The Office of Human Resources office by contacting us at 410.209.6055 or

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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