POSTING FOR ACCESS
START DATE: As
soon as possible
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March
DISTRICT WEB SITE: http://www.sowashco.org
Position: ACCESS Instructor (Adult GED/Diploma)
Location: District Program Center
The South Washington County School district includes
four St. Paul suburbs of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park and Woodbury as
well as portions of three other communities.
Our district includes approximately 100,000 residents with 19,000
students enrolled in our schools. We have sixteen (K-5) elementary schools,
four (6-8) middle schools, three (9-12) high schools and an alternative high
program runs from February 2017 - May 2017. It is anticipated that this
position will be from 9:30 AM - 2:30PM (5 hours); however hours may increase based
on program needs.
Voucher paid position at $26.00/hour
LICENSURE QUALIFICATIONS :
Current MN Teaching License in any K-12 MN Teaching License area
skills in Math and Digital Literacy.
South Washington County Schools offers an ACCESS (Adult, College, Career,
English Language, Skills, and Services) program for adults. The ACCESS program
combines what was previously referred to as Adult Basic Education and the High
School Diploma Center, and serves individuals ages 17 and older who are
eligible and in need.
Services in the ACCESS program include English as a second language courses,
GED preparation, transition and basic skills, high school diplomas and adult
diplomas (beginning in January).
Goals of the ACCESS program are to help individuals:
- Attain employment and/or better their
- Achieve high school equivalency (GED or
Adult H.S. Diploma);
- Attain skills necessary to enter
post-secondary education and training;
- Exit public welfare and become
- Learn to speak and write the English
- Master basic academic skills to help
their children succeed in school;
- Become U.S. citizens and participate in
democratic society; and
- Gain self-esteem, personal confidence
and sense of personal and civic responsibility.
To be eligible for ACCESS programs, an individual must be 17 or
more years of age, not enrolled in secondary school, and functioning below the
twelfth grade level in any of the basic academic areas including reading, math,
writing and speaking English.
various academic subjects in multi-level classrooms
volunteer tutors in one-to-one or small group settings
Administer, interpret, and incorporate Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment
System (CASAS) and Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) test results on a
and implement curriculum into program for learner achievement and level gains
5. Track and
report student progress to supervisor
learner attendance consistently in Infinite Campus student information system
technology into curriculum
8. Other duties as assigned
SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field
Experience teaching Adult Basic Education subjects in multi-level classrooms
regular and reliable attendance.
to perform routine computer functions, including the use of email and Microsoft
Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community
in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances
effective work relationships
an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions
1. Familiarity with administration and interpretation of CASAS
and/or TABE assessment tools; and
2. Experience with supervision of volunteer tutors.
Please complete on District website at www.sowashco.org :
Application citing qualifications and reasons for interest in the position
District 833 Administrative Application, available on the SWCS website
current MN licensure
letters of professional reference
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER