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Full Time Adult Education Instructor
Summary
Title:Full Time Adult Education Instructor
ID:978
Department:Health Profession
Division:Adult Education
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Health Professions
Department: Adult Education
Job title: Full Time Adult Education Instructor
Reports to: Assistant Director
Position type: 34.5 hours per week
FLSA Status: Exempt

JOB PURPOSE:
The Adult Education Instructor shall be responsible to the Assistant Adult Education Director and teach all subjects in adult education, as well as all aspects of adult education as required by the Adult and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR), and Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC). The subjects include Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science, Technology, College and Workforce Preparation. Instruction will include adult students, 16 years of age and older, at all academic levels. This single posting will be used to fill two (2) Full Time Adult Education Instructor positions.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach and/or tutor ALL aspects of classes, including writing, math, reading, social studies, science, technology, and workforce skills
  • Utilize a variety of effective teaching strategies to engage and motivate adult learners, addressing diverse learning modalities, abilities, needs & interests through differentiated instruction.
  • Use Blackboard to provide course/supplemental materials and communicate with students using course announcements, discussion boards and/or collaborate sessions.
  • Develop and submit contextualized lesson plans for all classes, each quarter, to include the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS), TABE Competencies and GED 2014.
  • Perform effectively in the learning environment by being prepared, maintaining discipline, and engaging students in the learning process.
  • Take daily attendance and submit attendance weekly for all classes.
  • Communicate with absent students via phone or email, record communication on shared contact log and submit weekly with attendance.
  • Advise with students during enrollment week and at a minimum every three weeks thereafter regarding test scores, goals, roadblocks, study resources, academic progress and other topics specific to individual students’ progress.
  • Adapt instruction based on summative & formative assessments to thoroughly prepare students to take the GED exam/TABE.
  • Prepare students to meet program goals (educational attainment, secure employment, retain/improve employment, transition to post-secondary, college readiness, citizenship skills, and other goals set forth by the program or the Kansas Board of Regents).
  • Support and guide, along with the Transition Instructor, students to enter post-secondary education, technical training or the workforce.
  • Prepare students to pass the AccuPlacer exam through lessons and study guides.
  • Evaluate and monitor all students’ progress using a variety of formative assessment tools (such as classroom observations, lesson closure discussion, portfolios, quizzes, and student error logs) and adjust instruction as necessary.
  • Maintain all necessary records for state and federal reports.
  • Administer assessments (TABE, NorthStar, etc.) to students as necessary or set forth by KBOR PAM (Proficiency Attainment Model).
  • Navigate and employ the use of the Adult Education Database-PABLO.
  • Supervise any volunteer tutors and help make appropriate assignments for tutors to work with students.
  • Attend and participate in all program orientations or guest speaker events.
  • Understand the use of all required enrollment paperwork as well as other program documents and forms necessary to maintain accurate records.
  • Engage in staff development activities with other adult education staff, both within and outside of KCKCC, during the academic year to enhance quality of instruction; earning the required minimum number of PD certificates set by KBOR.
  • Collaborates with other instructors and Assistant Director/Director about student attendance, behavior, and progress.
  • Communicates information/becomes the liaison between program class sessions (morning classes and evening classes)
  • Consults with Assistant Director/Director and other instructors concerning the purchase of books/materials and other items to enhance the Adult Education program.
  • Attends all team, staff, and division meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director/Director.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must have appreciation for the intent of the Adult Education Program relative to assisting individuals in the learning process.
  • Must have knowledge of GED exam, especially the 2014 GED exam.
  • Must be patient, flexible, and able to work with individuals with various backgrounds and abilities
  • Must possess the ability to work as a team with other instructors in all other disciplines.
  • Must understand the urban community college philosophy of the open-door concept.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office Suite.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Adult Education, or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICAITONS

  • At least 1-2 years of experience working with Adult Education/Adult Learners preferred.
  • Teaching experience, especially K-12, preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY: The salary for this position is: $29,670.00
 

This is a non-faculty, 10 ½ month position.

Position is contingent upon grant funding.

SCHEDULE:

Site hours:
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday –Wednesday
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Instructional hours:
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Monday – Wednesday
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Planning hours:
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Monday – Thursday
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Wednesday
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday


This position includes two (2) additional planning hours per week

To Apply Submit:
* Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.

* Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.

* Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.

* College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.

* Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin June 10, 2018, Open until filled.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

 

KCKCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

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