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Adult Education ESL Teacher (Evenings- Portage, IN)

Indiana Public Schools
Portage, Indiana
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Position Summary: The adult education teacher provides instruction, supervision, and assessment of students enrolled in Neighbors' Educational Opportunities' (NEO's) Adult Education program.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's Degree and Teaching license, preferred
  2. Bachelor's Degree (in education or related field) and two+ years teaching experience, considered

Principle Responsibilities and Duties:
  1. Prepare and deliver NEO's multi-leveled, integrated English language/ Civic curriculum to a small group of adults for whom English is a second language;
  2. Monitor, assess and document student performance and progress;
  3. Conduct timely post-testing on students to measure progress;
  4. Provide students with appropriate feedback and encouragement;
  5. Maintain accurate and complete records of student information, testing, attendance and gains in InTERS and hard copies;
  6. Conduct scheduled new student intake/registration;
  7. Conduct weekly follow-up with students and their goals;
  8. Supervise volunteer coordinators;
  9. Attend and participate in assigned professional development and scheduled staff meetings;
  10. Work collaboratively with assigned aides to attend to the needs of the students and program. 11. Coordinate services and programs with other providers, programs, and services as appropriate.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  1. Excellent work ethics including dependability, professionalism, accountability, collaboration, following directions, problem solving and taking initiative;
  2. Strong pedagogy and solid academic knowledge;
  3. Solid proficiency with instructional and general technology;
  4. Effective organizational and communication skills;
  5. Adherence to NEO's and Adult Education policies, procedures, and expectations;
  6. Enforcement of high expectations of student behavior and performance;
  7. Effective interpersonal skills necessary to effectively work with persons at all levels, maintaining productive relationships both inside and outside the organization;
  8. Demonstrated respect, appreciation and sensitivity to cultural diversity;
  9. Flexibility and adaptability to changes in learner and program needs

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