GED Instructor

Fairbanks, AK 99701

Job Type:



$18 - 19.50 per/hr

*Please send resumes and cover letters to Heidi Shepard at


The Literacy Council of Alaska is looking for a part-time instructor to assist our students in studying for their GED test. Our ideal candidate is an experienced teacher or tutor with a flexible mindset. This position will have the opportunity to assist students in a classroom setting and online.


  • Generous paid time off, with an additional two weeks off during the winter holidays

  • 3% retirement contribution after two years

  • Mission driven work with an established nonprofit

Job Duties:

Instruction (80%)

  • Instruct individuals in a classroom setting, including distance delivery

  • Monitor participants' needs in order to remediate educational deficiencies

  • Assess program students using the TABE and BEST tests adhering to the State of Alaska Policy Manual

  • Work with students to develop and pursue career and post-secondary pathways

Lesson Planning (10%)

  • Conduct needs assessment analysis for each participant

  • Develop educational plans of action for each participant

Reporting (10%)

  • Regularly update the program coordinator with attendance records, student progress, and test readiness

  • Maintain the confidentiality of records, portfolios, and student progress reports

Job Skills and Qualifications:

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

  • social studies) to the high school level

  • Create a classroom environment that is positive and motivating

  • Proficient in MS office and G Suite

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Flexible

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching in a professional setting

  • Prior experience working with LCA programs

  • Higher Education degree

This position is supervised by the GED Director

Starting Salary: $18 - 19.50 per/hr @ DOE 30 - 40 hrs/wk, depending on availability

LCA is an EOE