Part-Time instructor Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency (2020-00091)

Part-Time instructor Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency (2020-00091)


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Dillingham Campus (Burlington)


Depends on Qualification



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Closes: Thursday, July 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Part Time Varies

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

(Education and Experience) BA/BS degree plus experience working with adult students in an educational or social work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

NC Basic Skills Credentials or adult education experience in a community college.  

Position Description



Provide literacy instruction for adult students. Transition students to HSE/AHS completion, ACR transitional classes, post-secondary programs, and/or prepare for competitive employment. Our program areas include classroom and distance programs in Adult Basic Education (ABE & ABLE), Adult High School (AHS), High School Equivalency (GED or Hi-SET), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and Transition programs (orientation, placement test preparation, Basic Skills Plus, Bridge to College, and Career College). This position is evaluated each semester and is at the program’s discretion to determine whether or not to renew it.EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of a specific statement of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment. Other duties may be required and assigned. For this position, it is imperative that instructors are flexible and willing to adapt to both the classroom and online delivery.

Plan and deliver high-quality, evidence-based instruction to students in content areas: Math, writing, reading, social studies, science, digital literacy, and job readiness that are aligned with the NC Adult Education Content Standards. Provide contextualized instruction in whole-class/individual settings. Maintain daily lesson plans. Use methodologies that support different learning styles. Clearly communicate with students to convey areas for improvement on a regular basis

Monitor and manage student learning and performance through data. Complete all required documentation accurately and on time to meet program goals (ex: Web Attendance, EFL gains spreadsheets, LEIS forms, timesheets, etc). Adapt instruction based on assessment data. Our data and paperwork practices are a vital part of our program. It is imperative instructors are organized, complete their necessary paperwork, and ensure they have attention to detail with both paperwork and entering crucial data such as attendance.

Effectively communicate to motivate and engage learners. It is necessary for instructors to be available and accessible to students via email and phone. Instructors must be able to effectively stay connected to students. Maintain control of the classroom and convey our mission, policies, and procedures. Relate to a diverse student population of adult learners. Refer students to appropriate contacts for additional resources. Manage student behavior and enforce ACC’s code of conduct and attendance policies. Must have experience or be willing to learn and navigate online instruction. It is a necessity for our instructors to be open to engaging students in online mediums including, but not limited to Zoom, Essentials Ed, Aztec, Edmentum, etc.

Pursue professionalism and continually build knowledge and skills. Model excellent attendance and punctuality in class. In the event of an absence, secure a substitute and communicate with the program coordinator. Communicate effectively with other staff members. Attend local professional staff development sessions each semester. March in ceremony and/or assist with graduation once a year. Obtain a state-recognized credential within 2 years of employment. Set a professional goal yearly.

Must be able to effectively integrate and build learners’ digital literacy skills. Consistently use online computer programs and manage students’ online seats and progress. Utilize projectors, smart boards, document camera, email, web attendance, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Moodle.

How to Apply

(Optional) Typical classes are: 8:30-11:30 AM, 12:00-2:00 PM or 3:00 PM, 5:30-8:30 PM
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS FOR THE APPLICATION:(Optional) Specific times available. We have varying classes in the morning, afternoon, evening, and weekends.

Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College