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Tahlequah Public SchoolsAdult Basic Education Assistant, Hourly Assignments

Tahlequah Public Schools

Adult Basic Education Assistant, Hourly Assignments (172)

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TitleAdult Basic Education Assistant, Hourly Assignments
Posting ID172
Description

TAHLEQUAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION


Position Title: Instructor, Adult Basic Education: English as a Second Language/Civics

                       (ESL), Hourly Assignments


Reports To: Director of Adult Basic Education


SUMMARY: To provide free a quality instructional Civics program to ESL students not born in the United States or whose native language is not English, with the ultimate goal of preparing students for citizenship. In addition, students will have the opportunity to progress in their overall English proficiency.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• High School Diploma or High School Equivalency or Higher
• Able to complete training offered by Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology

   Education (ODCTE) and Tahlequah Public Schools (TPS)

 

ABE TEACHER-FOCUS          ENGLISH as a SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
                                            LITERACY SKILLS


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
• Instruction offering advanced ESL adult students the opportunity to prepare for the oral

   and written citizenship exam
• Complete paperwork required by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology

   Education ODCTE and Tahlequah Public Schools TPS
• Attend professional development training required and offered by ODCTE and TPS
• Development of an instructional plan for adults based on their educational goals and needs
• Successful teaching strategies and appropriate accommodations for adults with learning

   disabilities and other learning difficulties
• Assessment of adults using the Test of Adult Basic Education TABE and/or the Basic

   English Skills Test (BEST) or BEST Plus 2.0

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
• Promote English literacy skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general governmental documents and regulations
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations and

   respond to questions from groups, staff, parents, and the general public
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
• Ability to write simple correspondence

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions,

   proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
• Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide
  with 10’s and 100’s
• Ability to perform mathematical operations using units of American money, weight 

   measurement, volume, and distance


REASONING ABILITY:
• Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program
• Skilled in oral and written communication
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule

   forms


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
• Basic computer skills and ability to learn interactive technology usage
• Selection and use of real-life contextual materials in the Adult Education program
• Keep timely and accurate records
• Maintains consistent and punctual attendance and reliability
• Provide quality education instruction in an environment conducive to learning
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and the

   school community
• Coordinate with other available support services and resources in the community such as

   elementary and secondary schools, postsecondary education institutions, one-stop

   centers, job trainings, and social services
• Performs other duties assigned by supervisor or administrator

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Negotiated Agreement
LocationCentral Academy

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/16/2017
End Date02/06/2018

Job Contact

NamePaula SloanTitleDirector of Adult Basic Education
Emailsloanp@tahlequahschools.orgPhone918-458-4170