GED Instructor in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 6/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Academic Coordinator, the GED Instructor provides quality instruction to adult learners seeking to accomplish deferred educational goals. Working in an online or  community setting with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles, the successful instructor integrates meaningful classroom activities and valuable experiences to facilitate learning of competencies, workforce/workplace skills, contextualized concepts, and to help students pass the GED exam.  The concepts of continuous quality improvement and student persistence will guide the GED Instructor’s daily work.

  • Provides advice, instructions and resources to students on a consistent basis to assist students with achieving steady curriculum level advancement of at least 65% of students.
  • Implement diverse activities that will keep students engaged in the learning process to obtain a 65% retention level per class.
  • Recognize student achievements throughout the course to motivate them to complete all requirements needed to pass the GED exam. 
  • Develop educational plans for each participant.
  • Monitor participant's needs in order to remediate educational deficiencies.
  • Integrate technology into day-to-day instruction.
  • Set up a training session with students before the first day of class using the delivery technology and provide students with contact information on who to contact regarding technical issues.
  • Create an online classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity interest of the students. 
  • Contextualize curriculum to include workforce/workplace skills & industry-related material, if applicable.
  • Assist Adult Education Academic Coordinator in data collection, integrity and accuracy.
  • Actively recruit and ensure classes maintain enrollment.
  • Teach GED and digital literacy classes to adults in an online setting or community center setting.
  • Attend mandatory trainings/professional development.
  • Follow agency policy and procedures.
  • Commit to modeling agency core values with all members of the team including volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)