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Lead Instructor Adult Education

POSITION TITLE: Adult Education - High School Equivalency Lead Instructor

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in education or related field with experience in adult education. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities of Adult Education practices, teaching and management experience in adult education. Knowledge of HSE testing procedures, Test of Adult Basic Education Assessments and goal setting policies. Knowledge and use of National Reporting Data. Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills required. Must have in-depth understanding of the knowledge, skills and processes needed for the selection, evaluation, and instructional application of the methods and curriculum development in high school equivalency instruction for adult learners. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with specialist, program managers, school administration, and business/community partner agencies. Must be available for activities associated with this position that are conducted at varying times: day, evening or weekends for staff development or observation of satellite classes.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Conducts New Teacher Training including instructor responsibilities, curriculum, resources and other materials included in Instructor Handbook. Conducts site visits. Counsels teachers regarding lesson plan content and class management as needed. Provides instructor feedback on retention and post-test performance at the end of each session. Plans, develops and conducts topical staff development. Replies to Adult Education email account. Communicates weekly updates to instructors by email and replies to teacher correspondence by phone or email. Applies policies and principles related to the National Reporting System (NRS). Coordinates and facilitates day and evening registration with evening counselor and appropriate assessment practices consistent with local and state assessment policies. Provides direction pertaining to instruction to teachers. Coordinates placement of substitutes. Plans selection of textbooks. Collects and review monthly reports, intake forms, evaluation forms and lesson plans. Performs monthly data entry using the federally mandated NRS. Tracks instructor paperwork due and meeting attendance. Scans and scores student assessments. Facilitates student enrollment or re-enrollment in school programs and services. Monitors student attendance and participation in school programs and related services. Develops and maintains a database system for tracking students. Identifies progress and challenges in achieving program goals. Maintains regular contact with the adult learners and reports relevant information. Attends training and professional development (workshops, conferences) at local, state and national levels that apply to job responsibilities competence in job performance and professional growth. Attend meetings with the Regional Specialist. Coordinates and facilitates day and evening registrations with evening High School Equivalency counselor and appropriate assessment practices consistent with local and state assessment policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs professional duties working with adult education. Work requires frequent standing, sitting, walking and light lifting up to 10 pounds. Effective verbal and written communication skills for expressing or exchanging ideas, hearing to perceive information at a normal spoken word level and visual acuity for preparing and analyzing written or computer data.