The Adult Education Instructor will provide direct instruction to adult learners and will carry out other instructional duties and instruction support activities according to the provisions to the Alabama State Plan for Adult Education and Family Literacy and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Instructor will be assigned to teach at varied times and locations based on student demand; day, evening, or weekend.
This is a temporary, grant-funded and probationary status position. Continued employment is dependent on continued funding.
THIS POSITION WITH TEACH AT CALERA SITE LOCATION.
SALARY: Local Salary Schedule - $20.07 - 23.08 per hour
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Plans, implements, documents and evaluates instructional practices, proceduresand materials.
- Provides direct, on-site daily supervision of academicassistants.
- Provides instruction in literacy, adult basic education, GEDtest preparation, English language acquisition, family literacy, integrated English Literacy and civics education, integrated education and training, including career pathways, workplace education, and workforce preparation, including the National Career Readiness Certificate, and ReadyTo Work (RTW) skillsintegration.
- Applies research-based instructional practices that incorporate the use of computers andother technologies.
- Is knowledgeable of reading, writing and/or math instructionalstrategies.
- Uses a variety of instructional strategies and tools appropriate to the needs of thestudent.
- Uses lesson plans aligned with CCR Standards that integrate instruction across contentareas.
- Provides continuous feedback and adjusts instruction to maximize student learning.
- Works with colleagues to develop and evaluate curriculum and materials.
- Integrates work-, family- and community-related activities into instruction.
- Administers and interprets appropriate placement and diagnostic tests.
- Applies adult education principles and methods in the workforce classroom.
- Facilitates the transfer of learned skills from the classroom to the job.
- Plans learning experiences that are interactive and relevant to the specific workplace environment.
- Customizes and develops workplace education curriculum and lesson plans that facilitate transference from the classroom to the job based on the workforce goals and expected training outcomes.
- Plans instructional support activities carried out by academic assistants.
- Evaluates the achievement of students with whom academic assistants are working.
- Additional duties may include assisting AE students with enrolling in postsecondary education institutions or training programs; helping students with job search skills in preparation for the workforce; connecting students with support services; and helping students establish career and educational goals.
- Uses formal and informal assessment data to monitor and document student progress.
- Collects and manages accurate data for program improvement and accountability.
- Participates in the retention and follow-up of students.
- Maintains knowledge of program regulations, policy and procedures.
- Maintains student records.
- Supervises and monitors academic assistants.
- Makes referrals to community agencies or postsecondary institutions as appropriate.
- Advocates adult education at the local and state level and explains the impact of under- education on employment and society.
- Assesses adult education needs and promotes program in community.
- Promotes use of community resources and participates in activities of other community agencies.
- Recruits families and matches them with instructional staff.
- Participates in required professional development activities, receiving a minimum of 10 clock hours of PD per year, with 5 of the 10 hours being structured coursework.
- Uses technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning.
- Assesses personal strengths and weaknesses as a basis for developing a professional development plan.
- Additional instructional related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.
- Proficient knowledge, use, and operation of computers and instructional technology, including use of e-mail communications isrequired.
- Excellent organizational skills are required.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written isrequired.
- Experience teaching adults is preferred.
Application Procedures/Additional Information
SALARY: Local Salary Schedule - $20.07 - 23.08 per hour
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a completed application through the ONLINE application system by the deadline date in order to be considered for the position. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure the application is complete and all required documentation is attached. Application material may not be submitted by fax or email.
A complete application consists of the following:
- Completed Central Alabama Community College online application.
- Current resume.
- College transcripts (copies will be accepted: if employed, it is the responsibility of the employee to furnish official transcripts to CACC) Transcripts must provide degree and date degree was awarded.
Applicants must travel at their own expense. Central Alabama Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. The College reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operations constraints.
Central Alabama Community College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.
Central Alabama Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.
In accordance with Alabama Community College System Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form and to submit a non-refundable fee of $24.40 for a criminal background check.
Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. Central Alabama Community College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding the position.
More than one position in the same job classification may be filled from the applicants for this position should another vacancy occur during the search process.