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GED/ABE Instructor

Employer
Washburn University
Location
Kansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Washburn Institute of Technology seeks applications for a fulltime day GED instructor located at the Huntoon Campus to begin immediately. This is a 10 month grant funded position with benefits.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Or Associate degree with KBOR Waiver approval.
  • Adult Education Instructors hired before July 1, 2013 without a Bachelor’s degree must be working toward that degree. Programs may request to waive this degree requirement for potential instructional staff with an Associate degree. Instructors hired with the KBOR Waiver are required to have an approved mentoring and academic plan to achieve a Bachelor’s degree with five (5) years of hire date to continue employment. (KBOR Adult Education Policy Manual, section, 3.2.1 Staff Education Requirement, Adopted July 1, 2022).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree and experience in secondary education. Experience teaching mathematics.
Responsibilities:

The Technical Instructor position consists of four essential functions: teaching, service, collegiality, and professional development.
  • Adopt the curriculum used by the GED program; prepare lesson plans and instruct students through individual instruction and/or small group instruction; and at times via zoom or online delivery of instruction.
  • Perform effectively in the learning environment by being prepared, maintaining discipline, engaging students in the learning process and attend all class meetings.
  • Evaluate student learning and adjust instruction as needed.
  • Collect and analyze student performance data with the Director of the Adult Education Program and the ABE Coordinator.
  • Take daily attendance and submit attendance weekly and follow up with students who have missed class without communication.
  • Maintain records of student progress and contribute to the documentation of the GED program for the mandatory grant reports.
  • Participate in recruitment and orientation efforts.
  • Complete mandatory trainings offered through Kansas Board of Regents
  • Evaluate each course one teaches and assess personal performance in teaching.
  • Participate in college-wide staff development days, departmental meetings and fulfill committee assignments.
  • Act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect toward students, staff, and colleagues.
  • Participate in graduation ceremonies and other ceremonial events as pertains to the department.
  • Seek opportunities for professional development or advancement of educational degrees.
  • Adhere to college and University policies and perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.
Application Procedures:

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply submit a letter of interest, resume, copies of transcripts, copies of current credentials, and the names and contact information of three professional references to facultytalent@washburn.edu . Please use “Tech Instructor – GED Instructor” in the subject line. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Official transcripts are required once hired.

Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn's efforts to create a campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education.
Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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