Job Title Instructor, GED (High Point or Greensboro Detention Center) -
Adjunct instructors at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible
for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment,
responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities,
modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing
cooperative work relationships with other instructors and staff, supporting
college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their
instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and
for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
Under general supervision, this position will prepare and teach GED courses in
the Adult Education program. The instructor must be able to instruct a wide
variety of topics within the curriculum and will be required to teach during
the daytime hours. The instructor will be responsible for student CASAS and/or
TABE post-testing referrals as needed. Assignment will involve preparing
students for the HiSET Equivalency exam, as well as for transition to post-
secondary education and employment.
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
developing learner centered lesson plans
employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different
incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in
classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a
diverse student population
preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials,
including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and
other devices as appropriate
conducting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses
and programs/general education as appropriate
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
participating in professional development activities to maintain currency
in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by
program or accreditation
participating in professional development opportunities to advance
teaching skills and strategies
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records
maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned
providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional
materials and maintaining safe working conditions
maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance
with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs
(e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
addressing student concerns in a timely manner
promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop
strategies for success
referring students to appropriate resources when appropriate
Demonstrate and model the College's employability skills: adaptability,
communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Master's degree in Adult Education or related field from a regionally
accredited post-secondary institution.
Teaching and/or industry training experience.
Fluent reading, spoken, and written English communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Teaching experience in Adult Education (Basic Skills) or in post-
Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery
The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the
nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy.
He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the
responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
Create and maintain a learner centered environment
Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.
Department/Job Specific Requirements
Completing and reviewing course documentation, ie rosters, contracts, etc.
Ability to work independently and balance multiple priorities.
Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required;
other required trainings may be added as needed):
Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
Linking Student Learning Outcomes (within 30 days of hire)
Moodle Certification (if teaching online or hybrid – within 30 days of hire)
Must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include some evenings
and occasional weekends in order to accommodate public/student needs.
Assignment will require instruction in the Greensboro or High Point
Work requires mostly sitting with some walking or standing.
Work requires carrying objects or loads of 20 pounds or less.
Rare (less than 15%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes,
adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.
Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.
Posting Type Adjunct Faculty
Posting Number 2021-022-TEMP-P
Open Date 09/07/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Documents Needed To Apply
Letter of Recommendation