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Adult Education Transition Instructor
Summary
Title:Adult Education Transition Instructor
ID:845
Department:Adult Education
Division:Health Professions
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

Employment Opportunity

 

KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from minorities.

 

The Adult Education Transition Instructor will be supervised by the Adult Education Assistant Director.  This position will assist Adult Education Program students with goal setting during their course of studies, career exploration, and post-secondary planning.  The post-secondary planning will include any programs offered at the KCKCC campus, the AO-K initiative at the KCKCC TEC, and any other education or training program in which a student may have an interest.  This position requires knowledge of education and training programs in the community as well as the knowledge of the availability of jobs.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement lesson plans that focus on the implementation of WIOA requirements.
  • 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.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with all KCKCC departments and divisions in order to be familiar with what is offered and what the course work involves.
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with the Workforce Partnership Office to assist their staff in qualifying prospective students for any tuition assistance.
  • Engage in staff development activities with other adult education staff during the academic year to enhance quality of instruction; earning the required minimum number of PD certificates.
  • Know and analyze the requirements of the AccuPlacer Assessment and then assist Adult Education Program instructors with curricula that will prepare students for entry into college with few or no developmental courses.
  • Teach students learning strategies and life skills necessary to be successful learners.
  • Teach students how to set and attain short and long term goals.
  • Advise Adult Education Program students regarding academics, personal issues, obstacles to education, and enrollment in college.
  • Teach Adult Education Program students about local post-secondary programs and/or careers.
  • Facilitate Adult Education Program students in procuring KCKCC identification cards.
  • Conduct campus and TEC tours for Adult Education Program students.
  • Assist Adult Education Program students in setting dates to take the GED test.
  • Provide instruction and study guides for the AccuPlacer test.
  • Instruct students how to complete financial aid and college admissions applications.
  • Provide accommodations, when necessary, of students with special needs.
  • Navigate and employ the use of the Adult Education Database-PABLO
  • Evaluate and monitor all students’ progress through the Individual Development Plans (IDP)/Roadmaps.
  •  Maintain all necessary records for state and federal reports.
  •  Administer assessments (TABE, NorthStar, etc) to students as necessary.
  • Communicates information/becomes the liaison between program class sessions (morning classes and evening classes)
  • Collaborates with other instructors and Assistant Director about student attendance, behavior, and progress.
  • Consults with Assistant Director and other instructors concerning the purchase of books/materials and other items to enhance the Adult Education program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must attend all team meetings.
  • Must attend all monthly staff and division meetings.

 

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

None

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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

 

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 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
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EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Adult Education or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working with Adult Education/Adult Learners preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

 

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.

  • Must be able to use hands to operate computer
  • Employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to present information to students and to respond to questions.

 

SCHEDULE

Site hours:     11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Monday and Wednesday

                        8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

 

Total hours: 32 hours per week

 

This position is contingent upon grant funding.

SALARY $20 per hour. If a current KCKCC employee is selected, his or her current salary will be taken in to consideration. 

 

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 expended in role or scope.

 

PLEASE NOTE: INTERVIEWS MAY BE SCHEDULED VIA EMAIL.

 

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION, WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

 

IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

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