Foundational Skills Institute Instructor, Hourly

Community College of Denver - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)4.0

Job Title: Foundational Skills Institute, Hourly Staff

Department: Foundational Skills Institute

Pay rate: $24.00 per hour

Number of openings: 1

Duties and Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to effectively instruct diverse adult students in an ESL, ABE, or HSE classroom. Some curriculum design contextualized for specific industries in demand in the Denver area may be included. The Foundational Skills Institute’s academic and career pathways curriculum forms the foundation of basic skills content. Includes a variety of the following depending on class assignment

Record Keeping-track attendance, compliance with pre and post-testing targets, track level completions
Contextualized Curriculum Development - create a structured framework for use in the classroom that identifies learning objectives and experiences, instructional resources and assessments to introduce students to specific industries or subject areas
Define benchmarks of what students should know and be able to do as a result of their participation in the classroom
Incorporate industry-based competencies and standards as appropriate
Instruction - develop course syllabus and deliver lessons utilizing FSI’s College and Career Readiness Standards-based Curriculum for sequenced content instruction
Use a variety of dynamic instructional strategies appropriate to the needs of diverse learners in the ESL, ABE and HSE classroom
Facilitate students’ academic transition through FSI leveled classes
Monitor student progress and post-testing targets
Communicate with and support students outside of class as needed
Miscellaneous - uphold and enforce FSI and CCD rules and policies in an equitable manner
Interact in a professional and courteous manner with students, faculty, and staff
Participate in department meetings, in-service and team teacher trainings and curriculum development
Assist with student intake and assessment, and graduation ceremonies
Engage in professional development and collaborative projects

Minimum Qualifications

BA or BS (or equivalent degree) in a related field
Experience instructing non-traditional students in an AEFL academic setting
Experience teaching English as a Second Language in an academic context
Experience working with individuals from various cultural, academic and socioeconomic backgrounds

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the concepts and best practices in adult education related to ESL/ABE/HSE instruction, assessments, retention and completion
Knowledge of ESL, ABE and HSE curriculum and assessment
Intermediate skills in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher)
Excellent skills in written and oral communication, organization and record keeping, time management, managing details, and exercising independent judgment
Ability to work effectively with diverse students
Ability to work as a team player with other staff and faculty
Ability to follow through in a timely manner on assigned tasks
Ability to formulate lesson plans and deliver instruction: ESL\ABE\ASE

Must have or be able to obtain Adult Basic Education Authorization (ABEA) within one year of hire if teaching in an AEFLA funded program.

Preferred Qualifications

MA or MS in a related field
Prior experience developing curriculum
Prior experience incorporating workplace-readiness content into the adult classroom

Time Commitment

Up to 28 hours a week (may not exceed 28 hours per week)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

To Apply:
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Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority.

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