High School Equivalency (HSE) in Spanish Instructor (Part Time)

Job description

Category:: Credit Free
Department:: Credit Free-HSE
Locations:: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posted:: Nov 13, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time

About Dutchess Community College:

Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.

Job Description:

Part-time HSE faculty provide effective instruction that prepares students to pass the NYS HSE exam in Spanish (TASCTM ). Faculty teach the core subject areas of the High School Equivalency exam and are responsible for supporting student's acquisition of knowledge and skills needed to pass the TASC examination in Spanish. Instructors prepare/implement lessons using contextualized curricula and support a student-centered learning environment. Instructors should be adept at engaging a diverse and non-traditional student body. In addition to teaching, instructors are expected to establish and maintain an organized and supportive classroom environment, maintain class rosters/academic progress records, work collaboratively with faculty and administrators as well as confer with the coordinator regarding any student/classroom issues. Successful candidates must take and pass a proficiency math test. Daytime and evening hours are available at the Family Partnership as well as other locations in Dutchess County for hybrid and remote instruction.

Principales funciones

Los docentes del programa de equivalencia de escuela secundaria (HSE) a tiempo parcial brindan una instrucción eficaz que prepara a los estudiantes para aprobar el examen NYS HSE en español (TASCTM). Los instructores enseñan las áreas de materias básicas del examen de equivalencia de escuela secundaria y son responsables de apoyar la adquisición del conocimiento y las habilidades necesarias para aprobar el examen TASC en español. Asimismo, preparan e implementan lecciones usando planes de estudio contextualizados y promueven un entorno de aprendizaje centrado en el estudiante. Los instructores deben ser expertos en involucrar a un cuerpo estudiantil diverso y no tradicional. Además de la enseñanza, se espera que los instructores establezcan y mantengan un ambiente de clase organizado y de apoyo, mantengan actualizadas las listas de asistencia y registros de progreso académico, trabajen en colaboración con docentes y personal administrativo y consulten con el coordinador con respecto a cualquier problema de los estudiantes o las aulas. Los candidatos seleccionados deben tomar y aprobar un examen de competencia en matemáticas. Los horarios diurnos y nocturnos están disponibles en el local del Family Partnership Center, así como en otras ubicaciones en el condado de Dutchess para instrucción híbrida y remota.


Bachelor's Degree and teaching experience required (minimum of 1 year)
Must be fluent in Spanish. Spanish as a primary language is a plus.
Ability to teach all subject areas needed to pass the High School Equivalency Exam in Spanish. Subject areas include language arts, math, social studies, and science.
Knowledge and use of virtual tools. Strong proficiency in online learning managements systems (Zoom, Google Meets, etc.)
Transcripts or evaluation of foreign credentials are required at the time of hire.


Master's Degree.
Experience teaching in HSE (TASC) Preparation Programs in Spanish.
Knowledge and experience writing thematic-based and/or contextualized curricula.


Licenciatura y experiencia docente mínima de 1 año.
Fluente en español. Español como lengua materna es un plus.
Capacidad para enseñar todas las materias necesarias para aprobar el examen de equivalencia de escuela secundaria en español. Las áreas temáticas incluyen lectura, escritura, matemáticas, estudios sociales y ciencias.
Conocimiento y manejo de herramientas virtuales. Dominio en las plataformas de gestión de aprendizaje en línea (Zoom, Google Classroom, etc.)
Presentar expediente académico o evaluación de credenciales extranjeras en el momento de la contratación.

DESEABLE, pero no indispensable

Experiencia en la enseñanza en programas de equivalencia de escuela secundaria HSE (TASC) en español.
Conocimiento y experiencia en la redacción de planes de estudio contextualizados y / o temáticos.

Application Instructions:

To Apply, go to www.sunydutchess.edu/employment

Dutchess Community College is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.




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Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 1/13/2021
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