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Adult Educator (AR)- General Education Development (GED)

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The Adult Education Department of Olive Harvey one of the City Colleges of Chicago, 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. This position is responsible for providing instruction to students enrolled in the Adult Education program by engaging in and modeling intellectual curiosity. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom developing and utilizing highly effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and promote the acquisition and application of knowledge as well as the development of critical and creative thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Develops class syllabi and appropriate class materials and curriculum for classroom instruction.
  • Takes attendance, monitors class enrollment and retention, and enters information into PeopleSoft or the appropriate student system in a timely manner.
  • Evaluates student progress and extra instruction needs. Refers student to additional services, 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 and federal rules and regulations regarding Adult Education policies.
  • Attends regular staff meetings with Adult Education staff and administration to receive information regarding program policies and procedures.
  • Assists with program registration and orientation.
  • Participates in staff development programs, as required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university in Mathematics, Engineering, or related field required. Degrees in other disciplines will be considered if candidate demonstrates skills in area of instruction by passing the GED practice examination and completing a satisfactory mathematics teaching demonstration.
  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university in Mathematics, Engineering, or related field preferred.
  • International degree(s) evaluated by a certified provider (e.g. E.C.E., W.E.S., etc.).
  • Passed the GED practice examination and/or the K-12 certification examination for the subject area that they will be teaching.
  • Possesses K-12 certification for the subject area assigned to teach with at least one of the following preferred:
    • Verified significant instructional experience with adults or other discipline related experience.
    • Fifteen (15) or more graduate hours in the discipline to be taught.
    • Current enrollment in a subject appropriate Master’s Degree program at an accredited university/college.

All interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit the following documents for review:
  • Resume reflecting knowledge of current adult education classroom assessment techniques.
  • Transcript(s) reflecting sufficient subject-relevant coursework to teach the assigned course. (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted; official transcripts must be provided at time of interview.)
  • Sample lesson plans, syllabi, and/or teaching portfolio that reflect skills in area(s) of instruction, including computer literacy and adult learning practices.
  • Completion of satisfactory teaching demonstration for the hiring committee may be required at time of interview.
  • Seeking candidate(s) to teach in-person classes with the ability and willingness to travel between Olive Harvey and off-campus community sites, as needed.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in CCC!



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