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High School Equivalency/GED Instructor 

Denver County Jail – Smith Rd. 

Salary Range: $20/hour Position 5 hours a week                                                                                                                                                                          Date Posted: 2/20/2019

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ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Learning Source is seeking applicants for a GED Instructor position at the Denver County Jail, Smith Road and Havana. The teacher is responsible for student assessment, instruction and volunteer management as well as coordination with corrections staff. Classes are currently held on Tuesday and Thursday 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

  • Teach adult basic education/GED curriculum in an individualized, self-paced environment.
  • Teach job skills/workforce curriculum.
  • Provide guidance to tutors regarding curriculum, teaching methods, materials.
  • Demonstrate curriculum methods and materials to volunteers
  • Perform record-keeping and reporting responsibilities, including student attendance and assessment data.
  • Attend workshops, professional development training and in-services as required by the Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree in education, liberal arts or a related field.
  • Teacher certification or experience teaching adults.
  • Knowledge of adult education theory.
  • Understanding of standard education assessment tools – TABE experience preferred.
  • Supervisory skills in staff/student relations.
  • Experience with at-risk populations
  • Experience working with volunteers.

The Learning Source is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 to enable adults the opportunity to pursue educational goals. Instruction is provided by trained staff with the assistance of volunteer tutors in locations throughout the Denver metro area in literacy, HSE, ESOL, College Transition and Family Literacy.