Full Time

ADP Social Studies and Pre-ADP English Language Art Instructor

JVS Boston Boston

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Manager of Instructional Services, Academic Services Division, the Adult Diploma Pathway (ADP) Social Studies and Pre-ADP (literacy) English Language Arts Instructor:
• Develops and modifies contextualized curriculum and daily lesson plans for academic and/or job skill training programs, delivers training to participants, evaluates progress and skill attainment of individual participants on a scheduled basis
• Tracks outcomes, attends team meetings, and creates documents for submission to the Manager, funders or evaluators, and employers
• Prepares ADP students to demonstrate social studies academic skills in research and academic writing at a high school level

The ADP program is a competency based assessment system where students produce evidence to demonstrate skills attainment. ADP students earn a high school diploma. This position involves preparing students who assess at a 4-8 grade reading level to enter the ADP program. This preparation involves using a state mandated reading program (STAR) and teaching developmental

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• BS in Education or related field is required
• 2-3 years of English language arts (basic literacy) teaching experience required
• 1-2 years of Social Studies instruction preferred
• Trained in STAR reading program preferred
• Experience teaching adult non-native speakers of English required
• Knowledge of adult learning theory
• Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse group of clients at all levels of the organization
• Presentation and facilitation skills
• Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

Working Conditions: Occasional local travel, evening hours and some weekend availability required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required and 0-2 years of experience.