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HSE Lead Instructor

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
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Full Time
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Posting Number F00801 Position Title HSE Lead Instructor Position Number Salary for Announcement
$30/hour Employee Category Affiliate Faculty Department Family Literacy Program EClass Code Position Summary
The Family Literacy Program has an opening for a part-time lead instructor to teach adults seeking a High School Equivalency diploma. This position is semester-based and includes classroom instruction and planning time. Duties/Responsibilities
  • Provide direct classroom instruction, including one-on-one tutoring, in math/science or language arts/social studies to adults using approved High School Equivalency curriculum, student-centered teaching methods and materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of content
  • Foster encouraging and supportive learning environment for students by responding to instructional needs and by integrating pathways to career and higher education into instructional delivery and providing weekly feedback to students.
  • Collaborate with lead teaching staff regarding curriculum, materials, testing and evaluation and assist with lesson planning and class preparation.
  • Create individualized educational plans with each student based on learning needs and identified student goals.
  • Fulfill all testing, record keeping and reporting responsibilities.
  • Use industry standard software to track student progress, analyze student performance data, and adapt instruction accordingly.
  • Participate in and contribute to staff professional development and training
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Ability to teach online, in-person at offsite locations, and during evening hours
  • Experience teaching adults in Spanish and knowledge of High School Equivalency/ GED exams; including preparatory digital learning management platforms and corresponding assessment tools.
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, or advanced digital skills to quickly learn new learning management systems.
  • Broad knowledge and skill with instructional techniques and strategies to think critically and proactively adapt instruction to meet student needs and challenges.
  • B.A. in Education or related fields.
  • Two years of formal instructional experience in adult education.
  • ABEA (Adult Basic Education Certification) or willingness to obtain it within two years.
  • Knowledge and practice of current ESL and adult education theory
  • Experience with standard educational assessment tools
  • Ability to lift/carry 20 lbs.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in adult education or related field
  • Understanding of College and Career Readiness Standards.
  • Experience developing and/or delivering contextualized/student-centered instruction.
  • Familiarity with the state approved HSE exams ( GED and HiSET) and their content.
  • Basic conversational Spanish skills
  • Ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of immigrant, low income, and diverse urban populations.
  • The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
Posting date Closing date Closing Instructions To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, .

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and our prospective teammates are our highest priority and as an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination on file for all employees.

MSU Denver is requiring all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, or to submit an exemption and be subject to following the Covid-19 safety protocols. As an employee of MSU Denver, an exemption or lack of proof of vaccination will require you to submit to weekly Covid-19 testing starting the week of August 23, 2021.
Additionally, all institutions on campus are requiring that masks be worn indoors regardless of your vaccinations status. Talent Team Representative Talent Team Representative E-mail Benefits
MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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