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GED Instructor (Cleveland Ripley - Pasadena) in Pasadena, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description


Community Based Initiatives is a division of BakerRipley that builds on the unique economic and social assets of individuals and their neighborhoods, moving them to self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life. Largely supported by private philanthropic investment, our community-based programs engage and connect individuals to the resources that meet their emerging needs and aspirations. We provide a continuum of services including free tax preparation, family health and education, immigration and citizenship services, financial assistance and programs for youth and seniors. 

The GED Instructor provides quality instruction to adult learners seeking to accomplish deferred educational goals. Working in a 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, and to help students pass the GED exam.


  • Support agency Adult Education initiatives at community centers by teaching GED/ABE/ASE classes, assuring that students are mastering each subject area in order to pass to GED test
  • Instruct individuals in a classroom setting
  • Conduct needs assessment analysis for each participant
  • Develops educational plans for action for each participant
  • Monitor participants’ needs in order to remediate educational deficiencies
  • Maintain the required participant progress documentation
  • Attend all staff meeting and professional development
  • Keep daily attendance records and progress reports
  • Assess program students using the TABE and BEST tests are dictated by agreement
  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis
  • Maintain records portfolios and student progress reports
  • Create a classroom environment that is conductive to learning and appropriate to the maturity interest of the students
  • Assist in the counseling and guidance with emphasis on maximum progress of participants
  • Prepare and submit reports in a timely basis
  • Assist the program coordinator in such duties as deemed necessary in attaining the establish program goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education


  • 2 plus years in Teaching


  • Teaching Certificate preferred


  • Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with the program staff and participants
  • Knowledgeable, mature and concerned with the welfare and academic progress of participants
  • Be Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred
  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm Be a Self-starter
  • Be a positive role model
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Uphold confidentiality and discretion with all sensitive matters
  • Ability to Tech in Multi-level classrooms
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and written form
  • Ability to instruct and maintain emotional control under stress
  • Ability to learn software use in the program
  • Should be willing to lean to use and teach courses using alternative delivery modes Internet
  • Ability to work flexible hours either morning, afternoon or evening
  • May be required to work outside regular working hours


  • Microsoft Suite Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Email


  • English written and verbal preferred
  • Spanish written and verbal