Part-Time ACT Program Instructor

Job description


Serves as an instructor and assists in the evaluation of student progress for the Adult Center for Transition (ACT). The ACT instructor will work closely with other ACT staff to teach individuals with developmental and other disabilities the skills necessary to successfully transition to adult life. The Instructor assists in providing students with disabilities with on-site support, supervision and training when required. Assists students in becoming active, wage-earning members of the workforce by generating positive employment opportunities and ongoing support.

**Additional background screenings are required for this position** Examples of Duties

  • Provides academic instruction within content areas such as; reading, writing, math, communication skills, technology, workforce readiness skills, civics, activities of daily living skills, healthy relationships and community-based instruction.
  • Offers individual, small group, and large group instruction, as necessary.
  • Organizes and plans instruction and materials based on student’s individual needs.
  • Participates in the development of evaluation tools, long and short-term objectives associated with student achievement and outcomes.
  • Documents and maintains records of student performance as required by Rowan College of South Jersey and state and local agencies, as necessary.
  • Demonstrates instructional organization skills including differentiated teaching, varied assessment and presentation strategies to ensure student engagement.
  • Provides employment training and support for individuals with disabilities at the worksite.
  • Attends meetings and programs pertaining to ACT program and students, as necessary.
  • Communicates and collaborates regularly with Director, fellow instructors, and other staff to discuss progress, questions, and concerns as it pertains to student performance.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Teacher of Students with Disabilities State Certification, preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Possess the ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment

  • If certain conditions exist, this position requires you to have access to personal technological equipment and capabilities to perform your duties.Supplemental Information

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical activity of the position: StandingWalkingTalkingHearingRepetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers such as picking, pinching, typingPhysical requirements of the position:Light work- exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force frequentlyVisual acuity requirements of the position:The worker is required to have close visual acuity Workplace conditions of the position:The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply
    Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/24/2021
    Application Due: 7/23/2021
    Work Type: Part Time