Provide classroom and distance learning instruction as well as guidance to other instructors in lesson and curricula planning and distance learning implementation.
Essential Duties :
1. Provide classroom and distance learning instruction using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. 2. Assist the Adult Education Director and Coordinator in providing expertise and knowledge that shape and support the Adult Education and Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) and and Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) curricula to facilitate student success and attainment. 3. Establish and plan courses following accepted Texas Adult Education and Literacy Content standards to ensure program compliance and success. 4. Facilitate instructor implementation of effective classroom teaching, management, and help monitor instruction by other instructors. 5. Assisting the Adult Education Director and Coordinator with professional development planning and assist staff with planning curricula and the development of lesson plans. 6. Assist with integrating meaningful classroom activities and valuable experience that facilitate student learning goals and workforce training and employment skills into curricula, and be able to oversee and monitor classroom instruction and design for other instructors with these goals in mind. 7. Overseeing the management and data tracking of distance learning programs and assisting instructors and staff with learning to implement them to best advantage for the student. 8. Other duties and tasks as assigned by the director or program coordinator.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Bachelor’s degree. 2. Knowledge of instruction, course design, and lesson planning strategies. 3. Ability to design and provide activities and instruction across a continuum, from pre- and basic literacy through college and career-ready levels. Instruction includes reading and language, mathematics, communication skills, social studies, physical sciences and health, Digital Literacy and career and college readiness competencies. 4. Ability to provide instruction and facilitate instructional activities to support English Language Learners in achieving competence in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of English that leads to attainment of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, followed by transition to postsecondary education and training or employment. 5. Able to facilitate and provide Integrated EL Civics instruction to adult English Language Learners, including professionals with degrees and credentials in their native countries, and enable them to achieve competency in English and to acquire the basic and more advanced skills necessary to function effectively as parents, workers, and citizens in the United States. 6. Provide and coordinate Distance Learning activities in which participants and instructors are separated by geography, time, or both for most of the instructional period and guide instructors in the use of such activities. 7. Skills and knowledge in the teaching discipline and the ability for continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods. 8. Ability to implement and use the AEL standard syllabus for each course type and departmental guidelines to plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students and instructors in meeting course objectives. 9. Ability to maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community, provide access to students and instructors through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods, and provide advice and assistance to students and instructors regarding instructional or program-specific issues. 10. Strong working knowledge of various operating systems and familiarity with Internet, data management and office software. 11. Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to work as a member of the adult education program. 12. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities in communications both inside and outside the program. 13. Ability to work under stress and/or time demands. 14. Able to work unsupervised when necessary and complete necessary programmatic monitoring and reporting activities on a regular schedule. 15. Honoring Blinn’s and the Texas Adult Education and Literacy policies and regulatory requirements. 16. Being helpful, respectful, approachable, and team oriented and taking ownership of work. 17. Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time, and thinking of better ways to do things. 18. Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, and embracing continuous improvement. 19. Willing to travel within the service area and to work occasional evenings or weekends as required.
1. Texas Teaching Certificate preferred. 2. Curriculum development and lesson planning experience. 3. Teaching experience working with a diverse population of adult students in a multi-level setting. 4. Spanish/English bilingual. 5. Current knowledge of Texas Adult Education and Literacy policies and procedures. 6. Knowledge of Aztec and/or Burlington distance learning programs.
Salary Range: per faculty salary schedule
Internal Number: 7686
About Blinn College
Established in 1883, Blinn College offers a variety of college academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes for more than 18,000 students who attend one of our four campuses or our comprehensive distance education programs. The premier two-year college in Texas, Blinn College has the state's highest percentage of students who transfer to leading four-year institutions.