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Adult Education ABE/GED Instructor

at USD 305 Salina Public Schools

Posted: 10/1/2019
Job Reference #: 3466
Keywords: teaching

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Openings as of 10/15/2019
Adult Education

  • Adult Education ABE/GED Instructor JobID: 3466
  • Position Type:
    Adult Education/Support Staff

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Salina Adult Education Center

    Salina Unified School District #305

    Purpose Statement:
    The job of Instructor - Adult Basic Education/GED® is done for the purpose/s of facilitating adult student success in academics, workplace skills, and life skills through implementing program-approved curriculum; documenting student
    progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students; and providing a safe and
    optimal learning environment.

    This job reports to Director - Salina Adult Education Center

    Essential Functions
    •Administers assessments for the purpose of evaluating students’ entry performance level, planning instruction, documenting progress and verifying completion of outcomes. (paper/pencil and computer based assessments)

    • Collaborates with school personnel and various community agencies for the purpose of improving the quality of student
    outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.

    • Models methods required to perform assignments for the purpose of providing an effective school program and
    addressing the needs of individual students.

    • Directs students, volunteers, etc. for the purpose of maximizing their efficiency, meeting requirements and providing

    • Facilitates adult student learning through identification, documentation and accommodation of special learning problems, for the purpose of meeting the needs of individual students.

    • Implements defined courses of study for the purpose of improving student success in academics, workplace
    skills and life skills.

    • Uses appropriate English communication for the purpose of developing students’ ability to communicate effectively
    using the English language.

    • Monitors student behavior for the purpose of providing for the safety and welfare of students, providing an optimal
    learning environment and adhering to district, KBOR, and program policies.

    • Prepares teaching materials and related reports (e.g. assessment scores, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the
    purpose of implementing study plans and documenting student attendance and progress.

    • Protects student confidentiality for the purpose of maintaining program compliance with department,
    district and KBOR policy.

    • Provides feedback and information to students and program administration for the purpose of motivating students, facilitating program improvement and documenting outcomes for funding.

    • Participates in various initiatives as assigned to improve instructional and programmatic environment for students for the purpose of improving the Salina Adult Education program.

    • Understands content standards based instruction and demonstrates ability to write lesson plans incorporating standards and multi-level activities for numerous levels of adult learning for the purpose of meeting program requirements

    • Demonstrates high level technology skills including Microsoft Office programs, email functions and learning software and platforms for the purpose of creating lesson content and documenting program activities.

    • Fosters employment and college focused relationships and experiences for students to expand opportunities beyond the classroom for the purpose of enhancing student achievement.
    • Supports and understands outcomes based funding system for the purpose ensuring program needs and objectives are obtained.

    Other Functions
    • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

    • Participates in professional development and meetings for the purpose of gaining knowledge and exchanging

    • Attends staff development meetings for the purpose of gaining knowledge and growth.

    Job Requirements: Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (Minimum Qualifications)
    Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments;
    preparing and maintaining accurate records; and applying instructional strategies appropriate for adults.

    Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes:
    Writing: mastery of grammar, punctuation, spelling, composition
    Math: mastery of high school level mathematics including 1) operations & algebraic thinking, 2) ratio & proportional reasoning, 3) data & statistics, 4) measurement & geometry and 5) algebra.

    Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining
    constructive relationships; motivating, mentoring and empowering adult learners; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; and working as part of a team.

    Technical skills including working knowledge of computers. Must be able to operate computers, telephone systems, and other office and classroom equipment.

    Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree Preferred

    Pre-employment Drug Screening

    Testing Certificates & Licenses

    Continuing Educ. / Training

    Criminal Justice Background Investigation
    TB Screening

    FLSA Status
    Exempt Non Scheduled

    This position works a split shift between morning and evening.