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Adult Education GED Transition Instructor
Summary
Title:Adult Education GED Transition Instructor
ID:1037
Department:Adult Education
Division:Technical and Workforce Development
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:09/21/2018
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division:  Technical and Workforce Development

Department: Adult Education

Job title: Adult Education GED Transition Instructor

Reports to: Assistant Director- Adult Education

Supervises: Volunteer tutors

Position type: Full-time

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

JOB PURPOSE:
The GED Transition instructor will develop process, procedures and implement curriculum design to assist students as they transition through all aspects of the GED program.  This individual will work with students at all levels to prepare for their next step, incorporating a variety of technology, pre-employment, and college readiness skills.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be knowledgeable of key employers in Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.
  • Be knowledgeable of WIOA and collaborate with Workforce Partnership.
  • Be knowledgeable and collaborate with Community Non-profit agencies and other service delivery agencies in Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.
  • Be knowledgeable and collaborate with KCKCC’s Workforce and Entrepreneurship Center.
  • Ability to Tutor/Teach all aspects of GED 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 learn modalities, abilities, needs, and interest through differentiated instruction.
  • Develop workshops/classes for students to learn transition skills for post-secondary and careers.
  • Communicate with absent students via phone or email, record communication on shared contact log and submit weekly.
  • Learn, Navigate and administer assessment programs (PABLO, PAM, TABE, Burlington English, NorthStar, CCRS), and other KBOR Data systems related to Adult Education.
  • Assist in the development of Orientation Week, Graduation and other special programs.
  • Advise with students during enrollment week and meet ongoing to engage students in program and provide retention support.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate and monitor all students’ progress, and communicate results to Adult Education team.
  • Keep all necessary records to report attendance to the Adult Education team.
  • Supervise any volunteer tutors and help make appropriate assignments for tutors to work with students.
  • Attend staff development activities with other GED/ESL and transition staff during the year to enhance quality of instruction. 
  • Provide learners with in-depth information on post-secondary programs and careers.
  • Provide learners with campus identification cards.
  • Assist learners to set dates to take the GED test and college admissions applications, financial aid application (FAFSA, scholarship, and grants).
  • Develop an ongoing relationship with credit (academic) and noncredit (technical) departments of KCKCC to assist with the engagement and retention of our students.
  • Develop workshops for GED/ESL students to learn transition skills for post-secondary and careers.
  • Attend all staff, department and division meetings.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

 

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 an appreciation for the intent of the Adult Education program relative to assisting individuals in the learning process.
  • Must understand the urban community college philosophy of the open-door concept.
  • Must be patient, flexible, and able to work with individuals with various backgrounds and abilities.
  • Must have exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of GED process and procedures.
  • Must have strong commitment to diversity, relationship, and people skills.
  • Knowledge of Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties.
  • Knowledge of KCKCC credit and technical programs.
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Exceptional Presentation Skills.
  • Strong people skills, ability to work with diverse individuals.
  • Flexible and a Team Player.
  • Strong computer skills (Micro Soft office suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience work with diverse communities.
  • Strong passion for helping individuals learn.
  • Creative, progressive minded, innovative, and adaptable to change.
  • Community focused with an understanding and appreciation of economic challenges.
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (1-2 nights).

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Adult Education or a related field.  Masters Preferred.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working with Adult education/Adult Learners preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with a diverse population.


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 up to 25 pounds.  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 RANGE:   $32.900.00 - $35.516.35, actual salary will be commensurate with Education and Experience.


WORK SCHEDULE:

Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.                            

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  September 21, 2018, then open until filled.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

 

 

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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