Adjunct - GED/ABE/ESL
- Lee College
- Baytown, TX
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, English As A Second Language, Education, Teacher Education, Social Sciences, Geography
- Position Type
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Community College
Provide the expertise and knowledge that support Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) curriculum and programs. Establish courses following accepted Texas Adult Education and Literacy Content standards, teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role of the Instructor encompasses teaching distance learning, academic advising, professional development and institutional and community service. Provide quality instruction to adult learners, integrating meaningful classroom activities and valuable experience that facilitate student learning goals and workforce training and employment skills.Essential Duties & Responsibilities
a. Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline;
b. Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods;
c. Use the AEL standard syllabus for each course type and departmental guidelines;
d. Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles;
e. Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner;
f. Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines;
g. Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs;
h. Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously; and
i. Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.
a. Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community;
b. Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues;
c. Provide presentations on particular academic fields or workforce training programs and discuss opportunities for academic transfers and work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) as well as support services, scholarships, etc.; and
d. Work with Program Director to take on appropriate academic advising activities as needed by the AEL Program.
a. Establish annual objectives for professional growth in consultation with the department Program Director and Teacher Supervisor;
b. Keep pace with developments in the discipline;
c. Learn and apply technologies that support student learning and
d. Participate in the evaluation process for self, department, and college;
e. Willingness to complete four hours of New Employee Induction (NEI) orientation and two hours of classroom observation in an AEL class; and
f. Willingness to complete 15 PD hours, which must include principles of adult learning and at least another six hours, must be in relevant areas of literacy instruction. Additional six hours of PD must be in content areas, but the content must be related and relevant to the purpose of the AEL program.
Institutional and Community Service:
a. Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of Lee College.
b. Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
Perform other duties as assigned.Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Texas Teaching Certificate
- Teaching experience working with adult students in a multi-level setting
- Experience working with a diverse population
The College and the Community
Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.
Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in the Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.
Lee College at a Glance
- Fifth in the U.S. for associate degrees awarded in science and technologies
- Fourth in the U.S. For associate degrees awarded to Hispanic students
- Achieving the Dream Leader college
- Ranked among top 10 percent of community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute for two consecutive years
- More than 130 degrees and certificates offered
- 30 student organizations in 2012-20123
- Nationally recognized honors program
- First community college in the nation to receive Kresge Foundation Grant
- 2012-2013 NJCAA Region XIV men’s basketball champs
- Clinton Climate Initiative college
- The ExxonMobil Process Technology Program
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