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Adult Educator- Early Childhood Education Career Bridge

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 16, 2023


ADULT EDUCATOR – EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CAREER BRIDGE: CONTEXTUALIZED LANGUAGE ARTS
TRUMAN COLLEGE

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 contextualized language arts.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Develops class syllabus, instructional materials list and lesson plans based on the ICCB-approved bridge course syllabus and City Colleges approved bridge curricula.

· Distributes and discusses class syllabus with students at beginning of the course to ensure class expectations, objectives and grading standards are understood.

· Designs and delivers instruction aimed at substantially increasing students’ reading and writing skills through lesson plans contextualized to early childhood careers. Incorporates careers exploration, job readiness, and college readiness skills.

· Employs a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, demonstrations, projects, and field trips. Uses a combination of large and small-group activities, and incorporates technology into instruction.

· Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meets students’ varying needs, abilities, and interests.

· Assigns and reviews class work and homework.

· Works to optimize student outcomes by monitoring student progress on an ongoing basis through the use of oral and written assessments, standardized tests, and classroom observation. Refers students to tutoring services as needed.

· Stays abreast of developments in andragogy and adjusts teaching methods accordingly.

· As a bridge program team member, attends staff meeting and collaborates with other bridge instructors, as well as transition specialists and occupational program faculty as needed, to plan and coordinate effective instructional and transition strategies.

· Attends regular staff meetings with Adult Education administrators and coordinators to stay informed on program initiatives, policies and procedures.

· Maintains accurate and complete student records including daily attendance and assigns grade designations as required by state, district and college policies.

· Assists with program registration.

· Attends college or district-sponsored staff development activities, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.), or a Master of Science in Education (M.S.E d.) from an accredited college or university in a discipline or concentration in teaching English Language Arts, reading, adult education, or elementary or secondary education.

· Other Masters degrees will be considered if candidates demonstrate skill in area of instruction by both passing the GED practice examination and completing a satisfactory teaching demonstration.

Required Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline or concentration in teaching English Language Arts, reading, adult education, or elementary or secondary education;

OR

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, supplemented by 15 graduate hours or more in the discipline to be taught, and be in good standing with the college

OR

· Current enrollment in a subject appropriate, Master’s degree program at an accredited college or university

OR

· A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with demonstrated skill in area of instruction by both passing the GED practice examination or the K-12 certification, and completing a satisfactory teaching demonstration.

· International degree(s) must be evaluated by a certified agency (e.g. ECE, WES, etc.)

· Qualifications should include coursework, professional development and/or experience in providing contextualized instruction

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and technology as it applies to instruction



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