GED and Adult Education Coordinator

Job Description

The Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) improves the stability, health and wellness of those we serve through advocacy, acculturation, community development and cultural preservation.

The Chaldean Community Foundation is seeking a GED Program Instructor to provide GED and other basic Adult education instruction to students for GED and basic workforce development training.  The hours for this position will be: Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., with Fridays off. The ideal candidate will possess a background in adult education working with students at varying levels of school completion; fluency in Arabic and/or Chaldean languages are preferred.

General Purpose

To provide instruction of general education requirements to a classroom of students who are at different levels of education with the goal of preparing them to successfully obtain their GED.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction and assistance on general and core competency courses of a web-based or in class GED curriculum including math, English, history and other areas that are at typical part of a high school curriculum both in person and virtually
  • Assess student progress throughout the course, providing additional educational support to those who may need it
  • Provide instruction on basic and intermediate computer classes
  • In coordination with Provide instruction for ‘soft skill classes’ for workforce development trainees, working alongside the Workforce Development and Career Services Department
  • Monitor attendance and engage students to encourage and maintain continuity of education in pursuit of their GED.
  • Provide updates to the CCF Department of Education Program on classroom activity, participation and curriculum

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching at a high school level.
  • Ability to teach a classroom of students who possess varying levels of education and capabilities.
  • Fluency in Arabic required, fluency in Chaldean/Aramaic preferred.
  • Knowledge of computers and applications.
  • Experience with virtual education instruction preferred.

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of virtual instruction, including how to use ‘virtual classrooms’
  • Experience working with adult demographic in the area of education
  • Experience developing and updating adult education-based curriculums
  • Appreciation of the cultural background, heritage and identity of diverse adult populations
  • Ability to keep confidential information
  • Professional personal presentation
  • Attention to detail with great organizational skill
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Stress tolerance

Candidates should e-mail a current resume to hr@chaldeanfoundation.org and include “GED Program Instructor” in the subject line.

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