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Full Time Adult Education GED Instructor Carroll County Center- Berryville

North Arkansas College

Job Description

DESCRIPTION: An instructor in the Adult Education Program at North Arkansas College Adult Education shall be a certified teacher who is knowledgeable in the principles and methodology of adult education. This individual shall demonstrate an ability to work well with students including those with various physical disabilities and/or special learning needs. This is an 11 month position.

Professional Responsibilities:
1. Multifaceted knowledge and leadership abilities
2. Maintain current Arkansas Teaching License
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and philosophies of Adult Education
4. Participate in continuing educational opportunities to maintain and improve instructional skills
5. Obtain new skills by participating in workshops and conferences
6. Maintain a desirable learning climate by providing a clean, attractive classroom environment and providing necessary supplies and materials.
6. Maintain a safe, functional area by completing work orders as needed for equipment and classroom repairs
8. Educate self on current events in Adult Education and WIOA
9. Maintain good relationships with referring agencies and other work contacts.
10. Perform other tasks as required.
Classroom Management and Maintenance:
1. Communicate with other instructors, and office staff as needed to enroll students and to address students’ concerns
2. Work one on one with students and in small groups
3. Give orientations to include rules and expectations in the classrooms
4. Administer the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) to determine students’ academic grade levels and particular needs
5. For GED students, administer the GED practice test to determine test readiness for the official GED
6. Make student assignments using the appropriate curriculum materials
7. Provide accommodations for students with special needs as necessary
8. Shall maintain classroom discipline and establish an effective learning environment
1. Teach basic skill/concepts in reading, math, and language
2. Instruct in career and life planning
4. Enroll students into appropriate curriculum materials for reading, math, language, and writing, social studies and science
5. Be familiar with and provide computer–aided instruction utilizing Essential Ed, Aztec, Canvas, or other LMS programs
6. Provide individualized instruction using text or workbooks activities
7. Utilize teaching methods including one-one-one instruction, small group activities, peer tutoring, and demonstration
8. Establish connections between lessons studied and goals attained
9. Convey expectations for classroom activities
10. Other guidance for furthering post-secondary educational goals
Record Keeping and Reports:
1. Retest students as required for NRS benchmarks
2. Maintain student files as required
3. Keep accurate records of students’ attendance for LACES reports
4. Conduct follow-up on students, and report achievements for inclusion in student records database
5. Provide input for conferences or staffing for the purpose of student placement and program planning
6. Record student progress
Completion of Individualized Educational Plan:
1. Collaborate with students to determine needs. Conduct and review student assessments.
2. Identify long and short-term goals. Plan objectives to meet goals
3. Provide information on educational resources that will be needed to attain objectives. Provide advising, mentoring and/or access to case management services for students.
4. Provide feedback to students on progress. Document student progress

Reports to:
Adult Education faculty and staff members report to the Director of the Adult Education Program at North Arkansas College Adult Education.

Bachelor’s degree required. Instructors must hold a current Arkansas Department of Education Teacher’s License. If not already certified in Adult Education, they must obtain the Adult Education certification within three years of the date of their initial employment as a full–time instructor. The instructor, if not already credentialed as a Career Development Facilitator (CDF) or Career Service Provider (CSP), will be required to obtain this credential within the first year of hire.
The specific job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following categories and descriptors.

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*Application materials: 1) completed Northark application (even if the resume contains similar information), 2) a current resume, 3) a cover letter, 4) transcripts (if appropriate for position). Northark will only consider candidates who submit complete application materials as valid applicants.

*Unofficial transcripts can be submitted for the initial application process; however official transcripts are required before employment can be offered.

Northark is open and inclusive of everyone.

This position will remain open until filled.

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