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OPS Adult Education Instructor

Tallahassee Community College
Tallahassee, FL
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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TITLE:OPS Adult Education Instructor

SECTION:Adult Education Department; Division of Workforce Development

HIRING SALARY: $26.00 - $32.00 per hour ( Positions are based on the availability of funding.)

HOURS:Mornings - Monday through Thursday, 14-15 hours per week; hours also include some evenings.

CONTACT: Daisy Garcia via email at

BACKGROUND: Tallahassee Community College's Adult Education (AE) Program is currently looking for qualified part-time instructors for our Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED® Test Preparation Classes in Leon County. These programs emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The AE Program also helps adult learners gain the knowledge and skills they need to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. We seek individuals who have practical work experience and backgrounds to help facilitate a rich learning environment for diverse adult education populations.

MAJOR FUNCTION:General responsibilities include: teach engaging lessons with best instructional strategies that meet program goals, create and submit lesson plans according to Florida Adult Education Curriculum Frameworks, incorporate contextualized instruction using occupational information and data, maintain accurate class rosters, submit attendance records on a timely basis, manage multilevel classes, report student withdrawals, and participate in ongoing professional development. The Adult Education Instructor will be responsible for achieving student outcomes to meet program goals. The incumbent must adhere to all College policies and procedures and division and departmental procedures.

MINIMUM TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in a related field, from an accredited institution and one (1) year of relevant experience teaching and/or tutoring adults related skills such as reading, writing, language arts, math, science, social studies, digital literacy, career and education planning, and test-taking skills.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING: Ability to deliver and instruct the adult education content areas. Skilled in teaching students and facilitating a rich learning environment for diverse populations. A sincere desire to help students maximize their academic and personal potential. Ability to use a variety of strategies that meet varying abilities of adult students, including differentiated instruction. Ability to make decisions concerning student instruction. Knowledge of adult learning theory and practice. Ability to create engaging lesson plans and activities using best practices. Knowledge of the adult education content areas. Ability to communicate to adult students in an effective manner. Knowledge of adult student characteristics. Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and its implications for the department. General knowledge of Microsoft Office, including OneDrive and SharePoint. Ability to work independently or as a part of a team, and make independent decisions. Ability to work and communicate with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Ability to maintain organized and accurate records. Ability to be self-motivated, self-directed and creative. Excellent human relationship skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to critically assess situations and make sound judgments. Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. Ability to communicate effective, verbally and in writing, to other key stakeholders. Ability to interact with other staff appropriately.

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