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Adult Basic Education Instructor (000782)
 
Job Number: 000782
Job Title: Adult Basic Education Instructor
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Contract
State/Province: Connecticut
City: Hartford
Salary Interval: Hourly
Job Schedule: Contractor
Job Category: Adult Learning Services
Level of Education: Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 2
 
Position Description
The Hartford Public Library is developing a pool of applicants for potential contractual positions as Adult Basic Education instructors in the following areas:
• English as a Second Language
• Citizenship
• High school preparation
• Adult Reading Literacy
• Adult Computer Literacy


Job Duties:
1. Under the supervision of the Education Site Coordinator or Adult Learning Services Manager, the instructor teaches adult learning classes in locations and at times designated.
2. Develop lesson plans that follow the textbook and/or curriculum provided and, as much as possible, meet the individual needs and abilities of the students.
3. Create a supportive learning environment that engages all participants, connects to real-life situations and materials, encourages persistence, and builds positive attitudes toward self-directed achievement and life-long learning.
4. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of established curriculum goals; assess progress including documentation of attendance and testing results.
5. Employ a variety of instructional techniques including contextualized learning and computer and online technologies
Position Requirements
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in identified or related area; licensed certification required for ESL and GED.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years instruction experience in the field applied to along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of adult learning theory and demonstrated knowledge of the current methods and practices in adult basic education.
Application Instructions
Please complete the online application and attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.