The WELL Literacy Instructor (Part-Time On-Call) will be responsible for providing basic adult education, literacy instruction, and career development/work-based foundation skills to program participants.
Responsibilities include: providing basic literacy instruction in a work force context; teaching units of math, reading, science, social studies, writing, and literature; assisting with curriculum development and implementation, and incorporating workforce skills in the curriculum; assisting students with critical thinking skills development; coaching students in overcoming barriers to attendance and learning; monitoring time and attendance; and providing case notes on learner's progress. The incumbent must complete all training's required by Temple University, the PA Department of Education and Mayor's Office of Adult Education; attend staff meetings; and collaborate with staff from other programs. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Education or related field and one year of experience working with academically and socially challenged adult populations. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate and relate to adult learners.
*Demonstrated knowledge about PDE guidelines for adult education and literacy.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse population of staff, faculty and students.
*Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
*Demonstrated ability to operate standard office equipment.
*Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint or comparable software.
*Ability to travel to off-site locations that may not be accessible via public transportation.
*Knowledgeable about e-Data system.
*Familiarity with job readiness instructional resources.
*TESOL certification desired
This is a part-time position.
This is a grant funded position
This position requires a background check.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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