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Adult Education and Literacy Instructor

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Title: Adult Education and Literacy Instructor

Employee Classification: Part Time Classified/A/P

Department: Workforce Solutions

Salary Range: $18.90-25 / hr

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Provide basic skill instruction in the areas of reading, math and language for ABE instructors or English language-acquisition in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking for ESL instructors. The instruction in each subject will be based upon required standardized testing which identifies skills to remediate. After sufficient remediation, the student is tested to measure progress.

What you'll do:
  • • The central purpose of the AEL/HSE instructor is to improve the educational skills of the students with the end goal of High School Equivalency attainment.
    o The ABE/HSE instructor is required to administer the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) in the subjects of reading, mathematics, and language to all students upon entry. Training in administering the TABE is required and will be provided.
    o Pretest all students in the Test of Adult Education Basic Education (TABE)
    o Provide remediation based upon the TABE results.
    o Post-test all students after sufficient remediation.
    o Keep accurate records of all demographic data, testing and remediation.
    o For higher EFL students, the goal is instruction geared to HSE attainment. STLCC ABE/HSE program has developed a curriculum specially designed to prepare students to take and succeed on the HiSET test. The instructor will be expected to execute this curriculum.
    • The central purpose of the ESL instructor is to give English language lessons to non-native speakers, plan and deliver instruction that accounts for each ELL student’s individual language proficiency level and helps students reach their learning goals and language acquisition expectations based on diagnostic assessment.
    • The ESL instructor is required to administer the Test of Adult Basic Education CLAS-E (TABE CLAS-E) in the subjects of reading, writing, listening, and speaking to all students upon entry. Training in administering the TABE CLAS-E is required and will be provided.
    o Pretest all students in the Test of Adult Basic Education CLAS-E (TABE CLAS-E)
    o Provide remediation based upon the TABE CLAS-E results.
    o Post-test all students after sufficient remediation.
    o Keep accurate records of all demographic data, testing and remediation.
    o For higher EFL students, the goal is instruction geared to transition to HSE attainment, a workforce program, or a secondary program. STLCC ESL instructors will use specific curriculum and resources geared towards the learning goals of the students, which are provided by the program. The instructor will be expected to execute this curriculum.
Education, experience, and other requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Attend Department of Elementary and Secondary Education authorized/required workshops within 3 months of hire.
• Complete joint certification application upon hire.
• Complete certification process and be certified within four months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in Adult Education and Literacy or similar experience in basic skills instruction.

Company

Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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