Teacher for Lifelong Learning Adult Education Classes

TEACHER’s JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY

Valley Settlement Project is looking for a lead teacher for our Lifelong Learning adult education classes. The goal of lifelong Learning is to create a safe and fun learning community for our students including: becoming a role model for students, build strong relationships with students, increasing the academic ability if students, helping students gain self-confidence and pride and set their own academic and English goals. The Lifelong Learning teachers will be expected to create lesson plans, administer praise and constructive criticism, instruct students on subjects such as English Language, science, social studies, literature and math, and create a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom
  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year
  • Maintain grade books
  • Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed
  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in education
  • Utilize various curriculum resources
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served
  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class
  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs
  • Utilize public library resources
  • Work with program managers to ensure initiatives are being met
  • Tutor students on an individual basis (when necessary)
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Prepare and distribute required reports to manager
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance
  • Be flexible to teach classes in different locations and different times

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bilingual Spanish-English
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Google Docs)
  • Experience in teaching classes and following a curriculum
  • Hold a GED certificate
  • Be compassionate, patient, sensitive, excellent at building relationships with people from different cultures, motivational and takes initiative

If interested, please submit your resume and two letters, by August 28th, to alejandra@valleysettlement.org