Adult Basic Education and GED Instructor

Posting Job Title

Adult Basic Education and GED Instructor


Continuing Education and Organizational Development

Position Type

Non-Credit Instructor

Number of openings


Job Summary

Provide learner-centered instruction for basic literacy and math through high school equivalency/college readiness skills in reading, writing, math computation, applied math, science and social studies in preparation for taking the 2014 GED® exam. Create individual education plans for each learner and monitor progress toward passing the 2014 GED® exam. Instruct students one-on-one and in small groups. Guide and supervise ongoing study. Engage community volunteers to assist with one-on-one instruction with learners. Create reports and maintain records. Participate in professional development events.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree
• Three or more years experience in field of Education
• Strong math and English skills
• Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
• Attention to detail and accurate record-keeping
• Demonstrated ability to improve learner academic skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Elementary or Secondary Education degree
• K-12 teaching experience
• Demonstrated ability to coach and instruct adult basic education learners
• Understanding of the unique needs of adult basic education students
• Demonstrated ability to create individual education plans designed to prepare adult learners to pass the 2014 GED® exam
• Previous experience teaching high school equivalency skills to adult learners, preferably GED® preparation

Required application documents

Please submit a resume with the application.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days


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Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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Advertised: 14 Oct 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 11 Nov 2020 Central Standard Time

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