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Adult Education Instructor

Southern Arkansas University Tech
Job Location:
Adult and Continuing Education Programs

The Adult Basic Education teacher is responsible for a multi-level class of adult learners. Position is responsible for instructing a cohort of at least 10-15 adult learners in reading, writing, and mathematical content knowledge to improve basic skills, prepare for a GED® credential, WAGE Certificate, or short-term certificate/credential. This position is governed by agency/institution policy. 

All SAU Tech employees are expected to demonstrate excellence in interpersonal behaviors and be committed to effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU Tech family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.


  • Maintain positive working relationships with students, other agencies, and co-workers
  • Responsible for teaching Adult Basic Education, Pre-GED/GED, WAGE, English as a Second Language or other educational courses using instructional methods geared toward the adult learner in a classroom setting.
  • Plan lessons and create curriculum to address the learning needs of culturally diverse and multi-skill level students which prepare students to pass the GED exam, enhance basic education skills, and/or earn certificates/credentials.
  • Uses lesson plans aligned with CCR Standards that integrate instruction across content areas
  • Implement a variety of instructional delivery methods, that include group or individualized instruction as well as computer programs that help students make learning gains.
  • Discuss student goals and create an individualized plan toward meeting those goals; evaluate progress and adjust plan as needed. Create a climate that encourages and supports learning.
  • Maintain accurate data and student records to ensure required documentation is in folder and updated on a daily basis. Collects and manages accurate data for program improvement and accountability.
  • Maintains knowledge of program regulations, policy, and procedures.
  • Explain program rules and procedures to students.
  • Responsible for effective classroom management that enhances student learning. Maintain classroom discipline; monitor breaks, as needed
  • Monitor student attendance and progress as it relates to program policies and procedures.
  • Maintain student confidentiality
  • Ensure classroom materials are available and relevant to student needs
  • Continuously evaluate individual teacher and classroom performance and submit program progress reports as needed
  • Actively Participate in program improvement activities/discussions and staff meeting.
  • Keep professionally up-to-date in areas of instruction and completes required professional development hours. Attend state meetings/trainings as required
  • Participate in recruitment, retention, and follow-up activities.
  • Cross train in all programs to be familiar with requirements and to be able to help students reach their goals
  • Perform related responsibilities as required or assigned.


 Education : 

Bachelor’s Degree with current Arkansas teaching license

Must obtain Adult Education Endorsement within three years of hire date. 

Experience : 

Three to five years of teaching experience 

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