Instructor, Adult High School
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.
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.
Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the high school curriculum. Establish courses following accepted secondary education standards teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, academic advising, professional development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other relevant duties may be required.
Plan and teach a program of study in accordance with the Texas Education Agency and HCCS guidelines.
Demonstrate and apply skill and/or knowledge in effective classroom management techniques.
Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing student achievement and implementing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Develop and use a syllabus for each course within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the Director, AHS.
Plan, develop, and implement a variety of instructional methods and materials to assist students in learning and mastering course objectives. Provide appropriate instruction for students with differing learning styles and education al and experiential backgrounds.
Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives. Inform students and parents of their progress in the course in a timely manner.
Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.
Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
Keep pace with developments in classroom management techniques and student behavior.
Learn and apply technologies that support student learning.
Participate in the evaluation process for self, department, and college.
Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of but not limited to the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
Bachelor's degree from Accredited University required.
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level area assigned
For English/ELA teaching assignments, ESL certification preferred
Physical Education Teachers: Current automated external defibrillator (AED) Certificate
Three (3) years of teaching experience required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city
Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population
Utilize good organizational and planning skills
Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities
Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment
Exhibit self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you're a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we're looking for you.
Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
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:
- Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
- Approximately 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 healthcare 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.
Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies
David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity
PO Box 667517
Houston TX, 77266
713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu
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.
Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.