Continuing Education Instructor - High School Completion Programs (Part-time) | Kirkwood Community College - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Iowa City, Iowa

JOB GOAL: To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions. GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, the instructor is responsible for teaching high school completion courses at the Kirkwood Iowa City Learning Center for adult education and literacy students and the Hope House in Coralville. This position has scheduled hours at both locations. UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES: Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence. Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. Perseverance- a commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Evaluating student work and providing feedback. Collaborate with fellow learning center instructors on curriculum development, student intake/advising, and staff development activities. Conducting CASAS assessments for eligible students. Assisting students with basic skills and high school equivalency coursework in a variety of formats including individualized instruction, computer-assisted instruction, structured courses, and other methods. Perform other related work duties as assigned. Participate in building-level and program-wide professional development. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Be able and willing to represent the Kirkwood Community College in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Possess the ability to develop and implement policies and procedures to serve a wide range of students with varying backgrounds, abilities and personalities effectively. Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, and the general public. Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communication. Ability to use computer systems for word processing, e-mail communication, database management, and website enhancement. Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree with eligibility for Iowa teaching certification. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Applicants must possess a valid Iowa teaching license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS : Preferred 5-12 endorsement in English, Reading, or Math. Prior successful teaching experience with alternative high school, English language learners, or in adult basic education preferred. EEO AA/STATEMENT: Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: .

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