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Instructor, Adult Education (Transition Program) - Adjunct

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Instructor, Adult Education (Transition Program) - Adjunct

Full Time/Part Time

Job Description

The Adult Education Instructor’s responsibilities include providing instruction and advising to Adult Education learners. This person will report directly to the Adult Education’s Director of Transition Programs and Student Retention. The Instructor is responsible for documentation of student attendance and progress using Moodle, NROC /EdReady and/or other online LMS systems, CASAS and TABE testing referrals, student follow-up, and other duties as needed for the Adult Education programs. Assignment may involve working with students with Intellectual or Development disabilities, and/or preparing students for either English TIER tests in NROC or Math TIER tests in EdReady, High School Equivalency tests such as GED, HiSET or TASC, as well as for transition to post-secondary education and employment. Some assignments may involve helping English Language Learners acquire the vocabulary and language skills necessary to succeed in a particular career training program, such as Furniture Sewing, Carpentry, etc.


• Provide classroom and/or online instruction to students including maintaining student attendance records, and monitoring progress and retention. Determine needs of individual students in the program. Create and utilize engaging lesson plans aligned to the NC Adult Education Content Standards. Serve as a substitute instructor as needed to provide instructional coverage in the absence of regular instructor.
• Supervise and advise students regarding attendance, educational and occupational goals and individual plans for progress. Manage classroom behavior and uphold student code of conduct.
• Integrate contextualized career preparation and CASAS or TABE preparation into daily lesson and classroom activities.
• Ensure students are referred to post-testing as needed for accurate reporting and documentation to track and measure student progress. Assist in the review and evaluation of the accuracy and appropriateness of student data, outcomes, goals, etc., and report discrepancies or concerns to the program director. Assist in the review of class attendance rosters and other supporting documents to ensure that class records are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
• Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork. Participate in local, regional and state professional development initiatives to improve knowledge and skill base.
• Recruit students for program expansion. Work with community partners to ensure adequate enrollment.

Difficult Challenges

• Dealing with frequent interruptions
• Dealing with limited resources (fiscal, human, supplies, etc.)
• Managing student issues (behavior, health, emergencies)
• Managing community relationships and partnerships
• Managing multiple priorities
• Meeting sudden, unexpected deadlines


• Director of Transition Program and Student Retention – weekly
• Adult Education Administrative Assistant – monthly

Education Required

• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Education Preferred

• Master’s degree in Adult Education or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

• Teaching and/or industry training experience.
• Fluent reading, speaking, and written English communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Experience Preferred

• Teaching experience in Adult Education (Basic Skills) or in post-secondary education.
• Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
• Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems.
• Previous classroom teaching experience in Math, English, or ESOL

KSA Required

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
1. Multi-task
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

KSA Preferred

Department/Job Specific Requirements

• Experience in completing and reviewing course documentation, i.e. rosters, contracts, etc.
• Ability to work independently and balance multiple priorities.

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
1. Reporting Requirements
2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
6. Linking Student Learning Outcomes (within 30 days of hire)
7. Moodle Certification (if teaching online or hybrid – within 30 days of hire)
8. Training in either NROC, EdReady, Burlington English or any other online LMS systems.

Physical Demands

• Schedule may include some evenings and occasional weekends in order to accommodate public/student needs. Assignment may require instruction on the Greensboro, High Point, or Jamestown campuses, or at a community partner location.
• Work requires mostly sitting with some walking or standing.
• Work requires carrying objects or loads of 20 pounds or less.
• Rare (less than 15%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.

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Adjunct Faculty

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