Adult Basic Education Teacher

Position Title: Adult Basic Education Teacher

Position Summary: This position is full time, Monday through Friday between 8am and 5 pm (may include some evenings and an occasional Saturday), and will be fulfilled primarily teaching, math, and, science content areas.

Qualifications for the Position:
General:
– Ability and willingness to follow adult basic education policies and procedures.
– Ability to communicate effectively.
– Have a professional, approachable and friendly attitude with all staff members, clients and visitors.
– Ability to work independently as well as with team members.
– Ability to organize, prioritize and work with minimal supervision.
– Ability to coordinate simultaneous tasks, follow-up on details in an environment with frequent interruptions.
– Possess excellent time management skills; absolutely dependable and punctual.
– Willingness to take on new tasks with an eagerness to learn new skills.
– Ability to use good judgment to make sound decisions on complex issues.
– Personable, assertive disposition.
– Self-starter, motivated to complete tasks properly and completely with minimal supervision.
– Ability to problem-solve through situations with an understanding of when to ask for assistance.
– Ability and willingness to utilize the Nine Star ABE database to maintain student records and communicate student related information via database notes.
– Ability to utilize different databases (i.e. AK State Database) to access student data.

Adult Basic Education Teacher:
– Ability & willingness to teach math & science content areas.
– Ability and willingness to follow Adult Basic Education curriculum.
– Ability to identify specific learning objectives based on the TABE test and GED Ready practice tests.
– Ability to help students set goals and track progress toward their goals.
– Ability to motivate students and to monitor and encourage student progress.
– Desire to continue learning and implementing new teaching methods.
– Ability and willingness to help students with various assignments in study hall as assigned.
– Ability to assign directed study to students based on their skill levels in study hall.
– Minimum of one year of teaching experience, preferably teaching adults.
– Bachelor’s Degree.

Major Duties:
Adult Basic Education Teacher:
– Teach math, & science content areas, as needed.
– Facilitate Study Hall when needed.
– Answer student questions and provide counsel regarding their studies.
– Contact students regarding attendance, post-testing, and other issues.
– Maintain appropriate records of class attendance & maintain Nine Star ABE database as described above.
– Help develop curriculum.
– Other duties as assigned.

Send cover letter with resume to Becky at Nine Star Education & Employment Services:

Fax: (907) 279-3299

Email: beckyp@ninestar.com

Mail:
ATTN: Becky
Nine Star Education & Employment Services
730 I St.
Anchorage, AK 99501