Job Title: GED Instructor
Department: Workforce Education and Innovation
Supervisor: Adult Education Program Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared Date: 4/9/2021
Mission and Values
The mission of the Latino Center of the Midlands is to enhance the lives of the Heartland Latino Community by supporting the education and development of our youth and adults; promoting comprehensive engagement of our families in all facets of their lives; and by fostering leadership through a variety of services and activities.
Provides basic, foundational instruction to adult learners with varying levels of academic knowledge in the core subjects of reading, writing, math, science, and social studies by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prepares lesson plan and assembles material to be presented.
Presents lectures and discussions to groups to increase students’ knowledge and prepare for the GED exam.
Tutors and supports students in areas of writing, math, science, and social studies in preparation for the GED exam.
Tests and grades students on achievement in class.
Establishes and communicates clear learning objectives for all learning activities.
Maintains up-to-date records regarding student roster, attendance, payments and donations, and grades.
Assists in the coordination of ceremonies, events, and activities to celebrate student successes.
Work with other Adult Education staff to create projects designed to enhance lectures;
Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
Will provide his/her direct supervisor with test and attendance scores to help the program monitor annual objectives and goals;
Grade tests and perform other administrative duties as needed;
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills.
Adaptability – Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic math and reading skills required.
Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
No certificates, licenses, registrations required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.