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Literacy Council of Alaska
517 Gaffney RoadFairbanks, Alaska  99701T: 907-456-6212F:
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Language Arts Instructor - Part Time

Job Synopsis: Language Arts Instructor

The Language Arts Instructor is responsible for teaching Language Arts in accordance with the goals of the Fairbanks/Interior Regional ABE Program. This includes preparing students to pass the GED. They will develop and teach course content in line with GED and Career Pathways curriculum provided by the State of Alaska.  This position is funded by the DOL ABE Grant and  includes 100% instructional time. Reports to the Director of ABE.

Desired Qualifications
1.    Bachelors Degree required
2.    Experience teaching Language Arts
4.    Ability to teach adult students and foster a student-centered culture
5.    Familiarity with methods for teaching reading, comprehension and other                     literacy skills
6.    Ability to search for and procure study materials for students
7.    Fluency with computers required
8.    Must have excellent organizational skills and a proven ability to multi-task
9.    Ability to function independently and in a group setting
10.  Strong work ethic and a good sense of humor and flexibility
11.  Strong communication and conflict resolution skills

Job Tasks
1.  Responsible for teaching Language Arts classes, including lesson planning;
2.  Assess students’ educational level, teach appropriately, assist with goal setting, and oversee goal achievement and testing.
3.  Attend to the career pathways of students.
4.  Conduct support activities for community connections, partnerships, volunteers,  and students in order to see to the successful mission of the Literacy Council.
5.  Assist with the intakes and orientations of students.
6.  Help with student attendance, data tracking, etc.;
7.  Other duties related to this program as requested by the Director of ABE.

This Job Summary is a synopsis and is not inclusive of all tasks for this position.  Position tasks may be added, deleted or altered at any time.

Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and three references to  Please call 456-6212 with any questions. Thank you for your interest in LCA, an EOE.