General Education Instructor

Job Title: Alaska Adult Education (AAE) General Education Instructor

 

Job Summary

Currently seeking an experienced and reliable instructor to join our GED team. Job entails working with adult students at various levels, either one-on-one or in small groups, to prepare for High School Equivalency exams. Must have high-energy teaching style that encourages dynamic engagement from students. This includes developing creative ways to convey material to students in an enthusiastic and kind manner.

 

Hours of Work

Monday – Thursday, 10:00am – 3:00pm, 20 hours/week

 

Rate of Pay

DOE

 

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree, or the equivalent in earned college credits

  • Minimum of one year of teaching professionally

  • Confident teaching in at least three of four core subjects (English, math, science, and social studies)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills & ability to interact with students in engaging manner

  • Adequate digital skills and capable of facilitating digital learning

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google G Suite

  • Strong work ethic and a good sense of humor

  • Compassion, flexibility, and patience for students of diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds

  • Desire to see people succeed in their educational goals

Job Tasks

  • Develop learning plans tailored to specific students on short notice

  • Engage students in learning through dynamic teaching

  • Explain the problem-solving method in an easy-to-understand way

  • Provide encouragement and positive motivation

  • Tutor one-on-one or multiple students with short notice

  • Work with students via online platforms, such as Zoom

  • Oversee the use of online study platforms Essential Education and Aztec GED Flash

  • Analyze, track & evaluate progress of students studying via distance learning

  • Provide support for agency and program events

  • Collaborate with other Literacy Council programs

English Language Learner (ELL) Program Coordinator

Job Summary

Currently seeking an experienced and innovative coordinator for our adult ELL Program. Job entails leadership of the ELL team (70%) and direct instruction (30%). Must have years ELL/ESL/EFL teaching experience.

Hours of Work

Monday – Friday, up to 40 hours/week

Rate of Pay

DOE

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • Minimum of two years of teaching English as a foreign language

  • Experience in administration, leadership, and healthy teamwork

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills & ability to interact with students in engaging manner

  • Comfortable with online teaching platforms and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Strong work ethic and community minded

  • Compassion, flexibility, and patience for students

  • Desire to see students succeed in their life goals

Job Tasks

  • Lead the Literacy Council's ELL Program. 

  • Oversee instructors and volunteers, curriculum, student recruitment and engagement. 

  • Create a positive and friendly learning environment for our students

  • Track & analyze data for the ELL program

  • Collaborate with other Literacy Council programs and assist with agency events.

School Age Literacy Coordinator

Job Summary:

85%-90% of Work Time: The individual in this position is responsible for the academic enrichment of at-risk youth living in the Birch Park Housing Community. Birch Park is a low-income housing complex run by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation. The after school program will include recruitment of students, implementation of educational programming and structured environment, and planning of family activities and special events.

 

10%-15% of Work Time: This individual will also oversee our new school age tutoring program known as “Level-Up.” This program offers educational services to 8th grade students. The program emphasized reading and writing skills, virtual learning, and credit recovery in an efforts to assure a successful transition to high school. Position reports to the Executive Director.

Hour of Work: 

Monday- Friday, 30-40 hours/week.

Rate of Pay

DOE

Key Outcomes and Goals:

Provide a safe, nurturing, and educational environment for at-risk youth living at Birch Park. Foster youth talent, interest, and academic skills. Promote the development of a strong and supportive family unit for these youth; primarily living at Birch Park. Be innovation and dynamic leading an effort to help 8th grade students in our community succeed academically.

 

Top Qualifications:

1.  Bachelors degree in education or related field.

2.  Teaching and instructional experience with you.

3.  Experience in program management, supervising staff or volunteers.

4.  Demonstrates high levels of interest and aptitude in working with school age children and at-risk youth.

6.  Computer and virtual platform expertise.

7.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

 

Main Responsibilities:

1.  Run LCA’s year-round after school program for children in grades K-6 at Birch Park and manage the “Level-Up” educational program for 8th grade students.

2.  Manage additional tutoring as appropriate for youth living outside of Birch Park.

3.  Maintain a vision for education to influence the lives of youth in our community by means of an after school program: teaching, tutoring, enrichment activities, community engagement, etc.

4.  Plan and implement events to promote family engagement

5.  Provide targeted academic assistance and credit recovery

7.  Ensure the safety and security of students enrolled in ASP

8.  Maintain records, enter data, and produce monthly and annual reports. Manage program data for monthly and annual reports.

 

Please send your letter of interest, resume, and references to jobs@literacycouncilofalaska.org.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday 12:30 pm-5:30 pm

Saturday 12:30 pm-5:00 pm

Sunday closed

CONTACT 

517 Gaffney Road

Fairbanks, AK, 99701

T: 907-456-6212

F: 907-456-4302

E: lca@literacycouncilofalaska.org

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