The full-time or part-time Literacy Alliance Adult Education Instructor provides adult literacy, adult basic education, and high school equivalency to adults through in-person small group classes. The ideal candidate is comfortable with multi-level classes, can provide individualized instruction to supplement group learning, and can develop follow individual student success plans. Both experienced professionals and those looking to try something new are encouraged to apply. When applying, include in your cover letter your interest in full or part time and your availability (i.e. day, night, weekend, etc.)
- Provide instruction in one or more subjects including reading, language arts, math, social studies and science.
- Present instruction through live classes with follow up or supplemental instruction on an individual basis in or out of class.
- Conduct classes that can include all in person attendance or a hybrid component with students in person and online at the same time.
- Prepare lessons based on the learning goals of the students that includes formal and contextual material.
- Utilize Florida Department of Education (FDOE) adult education standards and resources to develop classroom curriculum and learning objectives aligned to student goals.
- Monitor, record, and evaluate the progress of students. Maintains student attendance and achievement records. Record student data, student communication, and other notes in the student database.
- Communicate with program participants and partners on a regular basis to increase retention, attendance and completion rates.
- Participate in community outreach and student recruitment efforts.
- Supervise volunteers assisting in the classes who provide support or individual tutoring.
- Work collaboratively and positively with partner organizations who may be hosting the class on site.
- Adhere to policies and procedures regarding class management and human resources.
- Inform other members of the team, including staff, program partners and volunteers, of any changes in the class, schedule, or other issues impacting the quality of the program.
- Support the entire team by working collaboratively, participating in quality improvement discussions, participating in the drop in learning lab, and being available as a substitute for fellow instructors whenever possible.
- Experience, education or interest in conducting adult education, literacy, GED, high-school equivalency or similar instruction.
- Associate’s Degree or a two-year combination of education, training, and professional level experience teaching or related field.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; detail-oriented, good interpersonal skills, and able to manage multiple tasks/deadlines at once.
- Ability to conduct training sessions and presentations to small groups.
- Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal supervision.
- Competency and affinity for use of Google Workspace productivity suite.
- Have reliable transportation and pass pass a background check.
Compensation and Benefits
- Starting hourly pay rate of $20 per hour
- Equivalent of 2% of pay placed in retirement account by the Literacy Alliance
- Health benefits include Health Reimbursement Arrangement or similar health benefit
- Employee parking provided