Academic Skills / ABE / HiSET Instructor

SAU 16
Exeter, NH, US
Apr 08, 2021
Job Category
  • Position Type:
    Adult Education/English- Reading, Writing

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Exeter Adult Education

  • Job Description for Academic Skills/ABE/HiSET Teacher

    Exeter Adult Education is seeking an ABE/HiSET teacher for September 2021. The opening is for a HiSET instructor during the mornings of Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am - 12 pm; three-days a week for the entire school year.

    Qualifications should include teaching experience in readling, language arts and/or math; elementary or middle school level is appropriate. Experience with learning disabilities is preferable. Pay is hourly. The teacher is directly responsible to the Adult Education Director.

    Responsibilities include

    Intake and Assessment
    • Participation in group intake and assessment for new students including: personal interview, registration form, TABE locator, reading and math tests and writing sample; scoring tests.
    • Participation in student orientation process including follow-up interview and individual goal setting.
    • Guide students to complete and understand learning styles inventory
    • Monthly goal setting process with all students to strengthen learner persistence
    • At the end of the year (or semester if student is exiting), teacher will administer TABE post-test to each student in her class.

    • The teacher will plan and implement lessons based on students' reading, writing and math levels and individual goals. For support of these activities the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS), Goals & Objectives in the program's project proposal, an ABE competencies/curriculum outline, lesson plans developed by NH adult education practitioners (NH Core Standards), and many ABE/HiSET workbooks and math manipulatives are available.
    • The teacher will incorporate technology in class using appropriate instructional websites and software, and provide opportunity for students to learn and practice technology skills.
    • The ABE teacher should help students identify their learning styles & teach using a variety of modalities (learning styles/ multiple intelligences as a foundation)
    • The ABE teacher should implement lessons that are aligned to CCRS, which incorporate life skills with instruction, rather than just HiSET preparation.
    • When appropriate, the teacher may administer HISET practice tests and make recommendations for testing.
    • The teacher will make referrals to the counselor/director when student needs/behaviors warrant.

    Record keeping
    • The teacher will keep daily accurate student attendance records in google sheet, maintain weekly attendance data in LACES, and complete and submit daily absence slips. Maintain student folders and report post-test scores to the office team.
    • The teacher may review office student files but must not take them out of school.

    Staff meetings
    • The teacher will attend all staff meetings, and participate as a member of the team of adult education teachers, aides, counselors, coordinator, office manager and director to help ensure a cohesive program for all participants.
    • The teacher will attend the annual adult education graduation ceremony in June.

    Professional Development
    The teacher will attend new staff orientation at the local and state level and throughout the year.

    If the teacher needs to miss a class due to illness or personal reasons, she should notify the director as soon as possible and provide plans for a substitute teacher.

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