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Adult Education Teacher

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the electronic application and attach the required documents: Resume and valid Oklahoma Teacher’s Certificate. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. Applicants needing assistance may call Human Resources at 405.682.7542.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Classification Title Temporary Non-Exempt
Working Title Adult Education Teacher
Datatel Position ID AELS0AELTEAC1A
Annual Hours As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours per week or 750 hours in a fiscal year.
Placement Range $23.00 per hour
Position Type Temporary Part-time
Job Category Non-Exempt
General Description

Adult education teachers will assist adults to acquire and develop literacy and numeracy skills; to acquire the necessary academic prerequisites to access further post-secondary education and skill training opportunities, or employment and workplace training opportunities; to increase educational levels for purposes of self-improvement; to learn and develop living and social skills; and/or to acquire and develop English language skills.

Reports To Coordinator of the OCCC Adult Learning Center
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

Teach literacy and how it relates to the adult’s role as a worker, parent and citizen.

Provide successful teaching strategies and appropriate accommodations for adults with Learning Disabilities and Special Learning Needs.

Follow an instructional course outline plan for adults based on their educational level.

Teach a multi-level class of adults.

Use technology in the classroom for instructional purposes.

Assess the basic skills of adults using the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and /or Basic English Skills Test (BEST).

Be familiar with the National Reporting System (NRS) goals for Oklahoma including how to complete: a student enrollment form; initial roll; final roll; sign-in sheets; student portfolio; student file; lesson plans; learning styles inventory; goal setting information for student file/portfolio; and student conduct form.

Administer Standardized Tests.

Serve people in the community who are most in need of literacy services, including those adults who have low incomes or minimal literacy skills.

Make learning student-centered and relevant to the individual student’s goals.

Be at the classroom site at least 15 minutes before class is to begin.

Engage in active teaching strategies which emphasize problem-solving skills and relate learning to the student’s prior experiences and knowledge.

In Language Arts – Social Studies classes, provide instruction in the reading strategies such as phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, fluency, and reading comprehension that research has proven to be effective in teaching adults to read.

In Math-Science classes, engage students in activities that lead to mathematical understanding.

Provide learning in real life contexts to ensure that an individual has the skills needed to compete in the work place and exercise the rights and responsibilities of a citizen and a parent.

Have preparation time each week. Preparation time is one hour for each 6 hours of instruction.

Attend 15 hours of professional development annually.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Valid Oklahoma Teacher’s Certificate

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

ABE teachers:
Demonstrate knowledge of the following:
- the characteristics of the ABE students;
- successful teaching strategies for adults;
- how to administer a standardized test for adults and how to use this instrument effectively with adult students;
- adult educational materials available for use in ABE classes;
- how to plan and implement an individualized course of instruction for the adult learner;
- how to teach a multi-level class of adults;
- how to meet the needs of the illiterate adults and/or adults with low level reading skills.

HSE Instructors:
Demonstrate knowledge of the following:
- How to prepare students for HSE tests and the HSE test application process.

ELL teachers:
Demonstrate knowledge of the following:
- How to teach language acquisition skills to various levels of adults whose primary language is not English; for Workplace.

Have access to technology for e-mails, internet, etc.

Be proficient in the use of technology to enhance classroom instruction.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sedentary work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with colleagues and students to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, classroom or office setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience

Required Training
Work Hours

Day, evening and/or weekend hours as required by course assignment.

Department Community Outreach & Education
Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the electronic application and attach the required documents: Resume and valid Oklahoma Teacher’s Certificate.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

Applicants needing assistance may call Human Resources at 405.682.7542.

Posting Number Student, Work Study, Temporary_0402231

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid Oklahoma Teacher's Certificate? (Applicants are required to attach a copy of the teaching certificate under "Other Documents" in the "Required Documents" section)
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcript