Adjunct Faculty/HSE Preparation – Reading and Writing

Yonkers, Westchester County
Aug 04, 2014
The Educational Opportunity Center of Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking experienced, highly motivated, energetic, skilled, results oriented adjunct faculty and other professionals to join its team. Located in Yonkers, this non-traditional adult education institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults seeking to develop basic academic and vocational skills competencies and credentials needed for enrollment in college and/or entry into the workforce. Successful candidates must demonstrate a sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population and the ability to engage students through innovative instructional approaches. Seeking engaging faculty to teach Reading/Writing in the High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation program. The successful candidate will deliver the HSE curriculum, preparing students to successfully take the New York State HSE exam, TASC. The HSE Adjunct will be responsible for teaching students who test at varying grade levels in reading/writing and will be expected to have the capacity to teach all levels including Pre-HSE, HSE and Accelerated HSE. Familiarity with the TASC/GED test preferred. Successful candidates must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population and have the ability to work effectively with students who have barriers to employment. $72.60 per hour. No benefits. A Master’s Degree in education or a related field is required. A minimum of one (1) year of prior group teaching or training experience, including the teaching or training of at risk, adult students is also required. Three years of experience strongly preferred. S/he must be organized and detail-oriented. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required. S/he must possess the ability to establish a rapport with students and maintain an environment that supports learning and promotes student retention. Submit letters, resumes, transcripts and references to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York 10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838 or email Word documents to Please indicate “CODE: IHE” and “Adjunct Faculty/HSE Preparation – Reading and Writing” on envelope or in the email “subject” field. The position is open until filled. Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning. AA/EOE.