Details: Competitive salary and benefits
2701 North Broad Street (at Lehigh Avenue)
Are you looking for an opportunity to use your adult education knowledge and experience to help low-income adults in Philadelphia earn their high school equivalency diploma (HSE), advance to postsecondary education or training, and enter or advance in the workforce? Do you want to join a mission-inspired team at an outcomes-driven organization with a proven success record?
Community Learning Center (CLC) is looking for full and part-time (14 to 29 hours per week) Adult Education Teachers to develop, adapt, and deliver instruction that is aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards and prepares individuals for success in their careers. Reporting to the Director of Education, the Adult Education Teachers will help students improve their academic skills in math, reading, science, and/or social studies, prepare to pass one or more HSE subject tests, and advance to post-secondary education and/or employment.
Founded in 1987, CLC is a nonprofit adult education and workforce development organization based in North and West Philadelphia and is one of the top-performing adult education providers in the region. CLC strives to make Philadelphia a city where all adults have the education and employment they need to support themselves and their families. CLC provides free classes, tutoring, career coaching, job placement, and support services that enable low-income adults to earn their high school equivalency diploma by passing the GED or HiSET exam, learn English, and gain employment.
Instruct students in job readiness, science, math, social studies, and/or reasoning through language arts (RLA)
Assist with ongoing revisions to CLC’s curricula and associated lesson plans
Substitute teach in other classes as needed and appropriate
Prepare progress report for all students after post-testing
Conduct progress meetings with students to discuss learner progress and plan next steps
Foster retention by calling students who miss class
Data and Other Records
Maintain accurate and timely attendance and other records, e.g., daily attendance sign-ins, weekly attendance entry, reporting of core and secondary goals
Maintain complete and accurate student folders in locked files on-site, in compliance with funders’ guidelines
Professional Development and Staff Meetings
Engage in job-embedded professional development to improve student outcomes
Attend required assessment training and refresher courses
Actively participate in staff and program meetings
Bachelor’s degree and at least one year classroom teaching experience required
Major in science, history, or math preferred
Experience in adult or alternative education preferred
Experience teaching employability skills preferred
Understanding of College and Career Readiness Standards, and standards based lesson planning
Experience with Excel, e-Data, or other data management systems
Demonstrated ability to support the use of a variety of technology in the classroom, such as IXL and KET Fast Forward.
Friendly, positive attitude
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills
Flexibility and resourcefulness
Ability to work well with diverse population and develop positive relationships with students, colleagues, and staff
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to travel to various locations
Sense of humor a plus
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Part-time employees are not eligible for health insurance benefits but are eligible for other benefits. It is possible for a part-time position to eventually change to full-time.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) resume, cover letter, and at least two references to:
Ms. Dawn Hannah
Director of Education
2701 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Cover letter should specify whether your interest is in part or full-time employment, and desired HSE subject assignment(s): social studies, science, and/or math.