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Social Studies/Science Instructor, High School Completion Program

Vacancy Notice: 01/01/2018
Application Deadline: Applications continually accepted
Position Type: Professional

REPORTS TO:

  • High School Completion Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:

Instructors deliver instruction in Social Studies and Science to students in the High School Equivalency Diploma program. Plan and deliver whole group instruction and guide students’ independent study assignments in the areas of Social Studies and Science.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teach morning and/or evening classes on a regular or substitute basis.
  • High School Completion program classes operate on a semester system.
  • Develop homework assignments and maintain student attendance and class performance records.
  • Identify areas of student need.
  • Assist in the identification of students for remedial instruction.
  • Collaborate on the development of curriculum which incorporates state standards and competencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree teaching or education.
  • Ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).
  • Ability to incorporate classroom technology.
  • Ability to create lessons tailored to specific skill levels
  • Ability to motivate students and apply retention techniques.
  • Flexibility with new initiatives and approaches.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operational integrity by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions.
  • Must be welcoming, self-motivated, independent, willing to participate in required professional development, and detail-oriented with lesson plans, class records, and paperwork.

PREFERENCES:

  • Teaching certification and/or experience in Social Studies and/or Science.
  • Teaching experience in remedial settings and/or with adults.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:

Part-time. Hourly. Classes are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday evenings during fall and spring semesters.


Application Procedure

Background checks and driving records are considered in all hiring decisions.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please email Human Resource Services.

Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office in order to be considered for the position.

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Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
319-296-4492
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
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If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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