Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Spanish GED Instructor- Part Time

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/25/2019 12:32 PM)
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  • Job Summary:

    The goal of the GED program is to give adult learners the level of knowledge students graduating from high school will have. The Spanish GED Instructor (Part Time) is responsible for teaching four core subjects (reading and vocabulary, writing and grammar, math, science, and social studies) through lesson plans to adult learners with varying academic levels. The GED instructor is responsible to integrate reading and math skills in the curriculum to help students meet the necessary goals that will allow the GED student to pass the government-created test at the end of the course. This position requires a strong commitment to helping adults succeed and to help them develop leadership and professional skills. The position is part time and requires regular evening hours and occasional Saturdays.

    Essential Functions:

    • Instruct adult students on material encompassing math, science, English, and literature in order to earn the GED.
    • Create, submit lesson plans, and modify accordingly throughout the year to help students prepare and study for the GED exam.
    • Monitor participants’ needs in order to remediate educational deficiencies, by assessing individual student progress and adapting curriculum and lesson plans to the needs of the students.
    • Assess student readiness to take particular GED exams, and coordinating with test providers around testing dates and scores.
    • Assist the Adult Services Coordinator in the evaluation and progress of the GED program, by coordinating plans and activities to promote the most effective instructional program goals.
    • Help students to register to take the GED exams.
    • Assist in the coordination and implementation of orientation activities during class enrollment periods and of graduation activities and regular and regularly monitor the student’s progress.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
    • A minimum of two years of experience teaching basic skills to high school students, young adults, or adults.
    • Experience in creative curriculum planning and development.
    • Must demonstrate enthusiasm. Be a self-starter and positive role model.
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.
    • Bilingual/bi-literate in English/Spanish
    • Demonstrate the ability to develop effective working relationships with diverse populations
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Maintain consistent attendance and punctuality
    • Able to reach to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of the work station, reach with hands and arms, and utilize other equipment.  Frequent typing, writing, bending, and twisting.  Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, and frequent walking, standing and climbing of stairs or ladders in all weather conditions.

    Work Environment:

    General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, involves sitting most of the time, but will also involve walking, standing, or climbing for brief periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended. Appropriate attire for indoor and outdoor duties required.


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