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Adult Educator - Automotive Technology Career Bridge

City Colleges of Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 16, 2023


The Adult Education Department of Truman College seeks a part-time Adult Educator with a passion for teaching and learning along with a strong commitment to the mission and ideals of the community college. In this role, you will provide contextualized instruction to advanced-level Adult Education students in the area of Automotive Technology.


· Develops class syllabi and appropriate class materials and curriculum for class instruction.

· Takes attendance and monitors class enrollment.

· Evaluates student progress and extra instruction needs; refers student for tutoring as needed.

· Administers progress tests to students and assigns grades based on test results.

· Prepares reports to senior management regarding test scores, student participation and student progress.

· Keeps abreast of state rules and regulations regarding Adult Education policies.

· Stays abreast of the pedagogy of teaching and adjusts teaching methods accordingly.

· Attends regular staff meetings with Adult Education Managers and Adult Education Coordinators to receive information regarding program policies and procedures.

· Assists with program registration.

· Participates in staff development programs as required.

· Performs related duties as required


· B.S., B.A. from a regionally accredited university/college in a discipline appropriate to instructional subject, preferably English, Mathematics, Reading, Elementary or Secondary Education, Social Science, Science, History, ABE/GED Education, and/or Education required. M.Ed., M.A., or M.S. from a regionally accredited university/college in Curriculum and Instruction, Teaching, Reading, Mathematics, Educational Policy, Literacy Studies, Adult Education, Secondary Education or Elementary Education preferred.

· International degree(s) evaluated by a certified provider (e.g. E.C.E., W.E.S., etc.).

· Official transcript(s) reflect sufficient subject-relevant coursework to teach the assigned


· Submit sample lesson plans, syllabi and/or teaching portfolio that reflect skills in area(s) of instruction, including computer literacy and adult learning practices.

· Knowledge of current adult education classroom assessment techniques.

· Completed satisfactory teaching demonstration for the hiring committee.

· Has coursework, certification, or significant experience in literacy instruction and special education.

· Has passed the GED practice examination and/or the K-12 certification examination for the subject area that they will be teaching.

· Has completed or in the process of completing an Evidence-based Reading Program for Reading & General Studies AEs (i.e. STAR or Direct Instruction, etc.) with at least one of the following preferred:

- Verified significant instructional experience with adults or other discipline related experience

- 15 graduate hours or more in the discipline that they will be teaching

- Current enrollment in a subject appropriate, master’s degree program at an accredited university/college.

In addition to the Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education qualifications, Automotive Technology Career Bridge candidates must also meet the qualifications for the specific Bridge or Vocational Area:

· Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with education, experience, and/or training that has provided the instructor with demonstrated appropriate knowledge of automotive technology. Appropriate training may include vendor, manufacturer, in-service, or other structured on-the-job training in this occupation.

· Must have verified significant instructional experience with adults or other discipline related experience and have received or is willing to receive training in adult learning theory, student-centered teaching methods, curriculum implementation, syllabi and lesson plan development, and assessment.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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