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Please send completed employment application and resume to:

Human Resources
Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd. Box 4-C
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

For Professional Staff positions please include a minimum salary requirement in your cover letter.
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Adjunct High School Equivalency ( GED) Instructor

Qualifications:

Education:

Required:  Bachelor’s Degree preferably in education

                  Complete certification training(s) as required

Preferred: None

Experience:

Required:  None

Preferred:  Teaching experience is preferred

Reading strategy background

16-20 hours per week with class hours 9AM-1PM

Job Duties:

Basic Function and Responsibility:

Instructor is responsible for teaching and preparing adult classes in areas of reading, writing, mathematics and computer literacy.Must be knowledgeable in the area of reading skill acquisition and use research-based strategies to meet needs. Must evaluate and report adult student progress and level completion according to State/Federal guidelines.

Typical Physical Demands:

Requires prolonged standing or sitting.  Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching.  May require light lifting.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires ability to distinguish letters or symbols.  Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, telephone, faxes, and copiers.

Typical Working Conditions:

Work is routinely performed in a classroom environment.  Frequent contact with internal and external customers is required.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and teach adult classes in areas of reading writing, mathematics and computer literacy.
  • Conduct class meetings for the entire period scheduled and in a punctual manner.
  •  Assists adults in preparation for high school equivalency testing.
  • Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth oriented work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding adult students and colleagues.
  • Assists adults in improving basic literacy and workforce preparation skills.
  • Instruct and communicate effectively with adults individually and in group situations.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date adult student data and records.
  • Implement assessments according to State/ Federal guidelines.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of adult students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
  • Efficient in computer skills.
  • Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with adult students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other contacts.
  • Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.

Salary Range:

14.00 per hour

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled