Adult Education & Literacy Instructor - HSE (part-time)

North Iowa Area Community College
March 16, 2023
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Adult Education & Literacy Instructor - HSE (part-time)

Category: Part-time hourly per Memorandum of Understanding.

Basic Function: Work as a member of the Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) team. Facilitate assessments and teach High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation courses in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. Participate in AEL trainings and staff meetings. Advocate for students, demonstrating sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds of AEL students, including those with physical and learning disabilities. Most part-time classes are in the evenings and vary by community. The average part-time instructor works 5-10 hours per week (including preparation time).

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, education-focused degree and teaching experience preferred. Also preferred: Experience working with adult or high school students including those with educational and personal barriers. Excellent computer skills and the ability to work with instructional technology. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, organized, dependable, and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities: - Learn and keep current with AEL program requirements, goals, and methods. - Provide a positive student-centered environment committed to HSE student success: Create enthusiasm for learning and the subject. Encourage student participation and responsibility for learning experiences. Build student pride in self-accomplishment and self-worth. Collaborate with students to determine and plan for their learning goals. Give timely feedback. - Conduct effective teaching using a variety of formats, including integrating technology. - Assess students, document attendance, and progress according to AEL requirements. - Assist with transition and referral of students to other college programs. Refer students to college and community resources. Assist individual students with goal-setting, problem-solving, and career exploration. - Maintain standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position. Participate in AEL staff development and training. - Communicate effectively with students, staff and collaborating programs. - Perform in a manner which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the College, including opportunities for student recruitment. NIACC Core Principles: All employees are expected to adhere to all NIACC policies and procedures. NIACC administration, faculty, and staff value a positive working environment of mutual respect; therefore, all employees are to maintain a positive attitude and respect for others when working with all NIACC departments, employees, students, partners, and the public. Updated 4/13/22

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