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Adult Basic Education (ABE) Teacher- TEMPORARY Position; ESL (51 hours in July and August 2024)

Elk River Area School District
Elk River, Minnesota
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Adult Basic Education (ABE) Teacher- TEMPORARY Position; ESL (51 hours in July and August 2024) JobID: 16726

Position Type:

Community Education/Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructor

Date Posted:



Community Education

Date Available:


Closing Date:

Until Filled

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Description: The ABE instructor assesses needs, and within the assigned budget, plan and execute the most effective literacy/ ABE program possible for the assigned area. Collaborates and work effectively with other programs and agencies to plan and execute the necessary programming to meet client needs. Works cooperatively with assigned team of instructors, volunteers and other staff to plan and execute activities and to utilize available sites, materials and human resources to most effectively and efficiently reach identified, desired outcomes.

Job Summary:
  1. Instruct adults in basic reading, math and writing skills as part of the learner-based classes.
  2. Teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults using listening, conversation, reading, writing, and grammar as apart of learner-based instruction.
  3. Analyze learners' needs and assess their progress through the use if Individualized Learning Plan and assessment tools mandated by the state and Metro North Adult Basic Education.
  4. Use appropriate techniques for individual learning styles.
  5. Allow for individuals as well as group learning by use of computer assisted instruction or other methods preferred by the adult learner.
  6. Record and submit client data and attendance hours to Metro Noth on a monthly basis.
  7. Assist in the data keeping for class by accurately recording attendance, client progress, reasons for leaving, etc., for all learners.
  8. Participate in all Metro North in-service, Community Education and District 278 in-service and staff meetings as assigned.
  9. Pursue self-development through pre-approved seminars, in-service training, classes, etc.
  10. Perform instruction duties at the Sherburne County Jail with inmates seeking their G.E.D. on a sub and rotation basis.

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education and current Minnesota Teaching Certificate and will meet the teacher requirements of the district in which you serve.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to assume initiative in program development and problem solving.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Ability to manage time and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and development.

Application Procedure:

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Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a . We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of ISD728's core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.

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