Instructor, Adult Basic Education - 12 months

Instructor, Adult Basic Education - 12 months


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC




FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Closes: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Coordinator of Basic Skills

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, a minimum of three (3) years of teaching in an adult education setting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including calculator, copier, computer, typewriter, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately twenty pounds.
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents and reports.  Requires the ability to prepare documents and reports such as general letters of correspondence, LEIS reports, attendance reports, etc., using proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, students, vendors, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.
Intelligence:   Has the ability to apply rational systems such as computer operations, general accounting, and public relations, in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions. 
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages and decimals; and determine time and weight.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office equipment.
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Under limited supervision, coordinates and instructs in the Adult Basic Education classroom or the English Language Acquisition classroom. Responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating contextualized instruction and assessment aligned with the NCCCS Adult Basic and Adult Secondary Education Content Standards for Language Arts (including reading, writing, speaking and listening), Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Reports to the Coordinator of Basic Skills.


  •  Coordinate and provide instruction to adult learners. Teach adult basic skills students in a classroom or lab setting. Instruct adult students and demonstrate effective teaching methods while also incorporating career exploration, career development, and contextualized instructional content.
  • Assess student skill and achievement levels. Conduct initial assessment and monitor assessment of student's progress, maintaining files and assisting students in goal setting and goal attainment.
  • Aligning with the NCCCS Adult Content Standards and WIOA, develop, implement, and use instructional curricula, units and lessons for the Transitional Studies Programs (ie, Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, Basic Skills Plus, English Language Acquisition, High School Equivalency, and Adult High School Diploma), developing, gathering, and implementing instructional resources and developing and administering informal assessments.
  • Plan, organize, develop, and evaluate adult basic skills lessons, units, and programs to improve students' functional and academic competencies as well as career exploration and development skills.
  • Work effectively with Transitional Studies team to improve customer satisfaction in a community college practicing continuous quality improvement.
  • Work a flexible schedule, including possible night and weekend classes and/or professional development.
  • Possess knowledge/experience in the following areas: English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education, and High School Equivalency.
  • Understand and apply NRS, State, and Local Performance Measures, LEIS, and contextualized instruction to classroom teaching and record keeping. 
  • Perform related administrative and recordkeeping duties.
  • Attend a minimum of 12 hours of professional development/year as offered locally and by NCCCS.
  • Remain abreast of current developments in Adult Education.
  • Develop, plan, implement and coordinate various reports and forms related to classes including progress noted, attendance, and individual student records, according to NCCCS Basic Skills Program Policy.
  • Receive, review, process, file and submit a variety of documents and reports such as student records, attendance, progress data, quarterly reports, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate adequate inventory of instructional supplies and equipment.
  • Plan and implement semester schedules.
  • Coordinate and oversee activities of any part-time assistants where applicable; perform such supervisory duties as instructing; assigning, reviewing, and planning work of others; maintaining standards; and coordinating activities.
  • Proficiently utilize and incorporate various types of technology, ie computers, calculators, smart boards, etc., for both instruction and record-keeping.


  •  Serve on various campus, community, regional, and state boards and committees as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as required/assigned by supervisor
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills including ability to interact positively with public and private organizations and agencies and with individuals with special needs.

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