Mat-Su Adult Education

Position Summary: This position is full time, Monday through Friday between 8am and 5 pm (may include
some evenings and an occasional Saturday). The role of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructor is to
provide instruction in the basic skills of reading, writing, and mathematics to adult learners in order to prepare them
for transitioning into the labor market or higher academic or vocational training. 
Qualifications for the Position: Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of one year of teaching experience,
preferably teaching adults.

General:
Ability and willingness to follow adult basic education policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
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, language arts, science, and social studies.
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.

Major Duties
Adult Basic Education Teacher:
Teach math, language arts, science, and social studies.
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.
Participate in recruitment and retention campaigns.
Other duties as assigned.

Send Resume & Cover Letter to: annap@ninestar.com