Location: Bedford, MA Category: Part-time Faculty Posted On: Tue Jul 20 2021 Job Description:
Title: Part-Time, Adult Basic Education Instructor for Adult Learning Center
Unit: Non-unit, Grant-Funded
Department: Adult Learning Center
Reports To: Program Director, Adult Learning Center
Date: July 20, 2021
General Statement of Duties:
This instructor will prepare a diverse body of students to earn a High School credential and/or develop the literacy and numeracy skills needed to qualify for further education, job training, or better employment. Currently this position is in a traditional face to face classroom, but candidates must be willing to pivot to online learning should the need arise.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach English Language Arts skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) to a diverse population of adults
Integrate civics education, science, social studies and digital literacy into the English Language Arts lessons
Prepare and develop lessons aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adults.
Attend trainings for EBRI (Evidence Based Reading Instruction) and implement this instruction accordingly
Become familiar with and adhere to all Dept. of Education expectations for grant funded Adult Basic Education programs
Use available technology, differentiated instruction, and formative assessments to enhance lessons
Create a classroom culture that is motivating, inviting, safe and supports students in their academic and social-emotional growth
Collaborate with colleagues to continuously improve personal practice, classroom instruction, assessment and student success; as well as to achieve the overall goals and mission of the program
Attend and participate in staff and program development meetings
Participate in required ACLS (Adult and Community Learning Services) trainings and conferences that support Professional Development
Communicate regularly with the program coordinator and director regarding student issues, and other problems or concerns
Adhere to all protocols and norms for communication, e.g. checking Email, phone, etc. on a regular basis
Maintain accurate records, e.g. attendance, timesheets, lesson plans, etc.
Remain current with essential program related information, e.g. HiSET, GED, Links, MCC resources, etc.
Interact appropriately and professionally with staff, students, visitors, and all members of the college and the community
Fulfill all outlined and related functions in a professional, timely, and thorough manner
Perform other related duties as needed and requested
Previous teaching experience
Ability to interpret and implement the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
Willingness to use a variety of software programs and to keep up to date with new technology as needed
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Culturally competent with experience and/or knowledge working with students, staff and/or faculty of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities
Self-directed, enthusiastic, reliable, and creative
Comfortable working as a team player to enhance the overall success of the program
Ability to accept constructive feedback from administrative staff
Previous teaching skills with adults
Experience with synchronous online teaching and learning
Pay Rate: $30.50 per hour for teaching, prep time, meetings and professional development, eligible for earned paid time off in accordance with state law.
Typical Hours: Average 18 hours per week to include teaching time, lesson preparation, meetings and professional development. Typical teaching hours are 9am to 12:30pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from late August through May.
Start Date: August 24, 2021
Application Deadline: August 3, 2021
Internal Number: 133888
About Middlesex Community College
At Middlesex Community College, everyone teaches, everyone learns. Collaborative in nature and innovative in practice, we educate, engage, and empower a diverse community of learners. Through transformative opportunities, we challenge and support every student to succeed and lead. Recognizing equity and inclusion as the foundation for excellence and creativity, Middlesex Community College meets the evolving educational, civic and workforce needs of our local and global communities.