High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) Adjunct Instructor – Bilingual

Employer
Morton College
Location
Cicero, IL
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title:

High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) Adjunct Instructor – Bilingual

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean of Adult and Career Technical Education

Required Qualifications:

BA degree in education or related field; Bilingual English/ Spanish; training or endorsements in high school reading, science and math; experience working with non-traditional adults.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, responsibility, tolerance, respect, and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

MA in Adult Education or related field, three years of teaching, ASE, teacher certification in math, science and reading.

Job Summary:

Teach Adult Basic and Adult Secondary Education classes in math, reading, science, and social studies that prepare students to pass a high school equivalency certificate exam (GED). Design and implement educational activities that assist students in meeting their goals, and use a variety of teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners. The majority of instruction will be in Spanish. These courses will be offered during the day and evening. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties:

•Use multiple assessment measures to evaluate student learning
•Attend required in-service activities for each contract period
•Maintain a plan for continued professional growth and document results
•Utilize departmental syllabus template, approved textbooks, and supplemental course materials.
•Submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
•Distribute and review comprehensive course syllabus to students no later than the first week of the course.
•Receive, understand, and follow Course Data Form as distributed by Deans’ Office.
•Adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
•Obtain prior approval for any substitute teachers or guest speakers from Deans’ Office.
•Maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
•Take and record student Attendance each day.
•Submit accurate and certified Tenth (10th) Day Attendance Verification and Mid-Semester Class Roster or other report to Deans’ Office
•Give final exam at the time and date indicated on the college’s Final Exam Schedule.
•Respond to e-mails from students, staff, and college administrators in a timely manner while classes are in session using assigned college designated e-mail.
•Check assigned college mailbox regularly.
•Provides support by sending reproduction requests to the Copy Center
•Submit supplies/ materials request to Support Specialist II
•Submit technology equipment requests to Support Specialist I
•Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

Salary Range:

TBD according to Adjunct Faculty Contract

Posting Number:

ADJ00102PU

Desired Start Date:

08/23/2021

Open Date:

07/19/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Company

Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.

Goals:

Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

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Telephone
708-656-8000
Location
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero
IL
60804
United States

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