Adult Education Instructor

Adult Ed Instructor-VA Pen. Regional Jail

The Adult Basic Education/GED® teacher is responsible for a multi-level class of adult learners. Position is responsible for instructing a cohort of at least 15 adult learners in reading, writing, and mathematical content knowledge to improve basic skills and/or prepare for a GED® credential.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related field. Experience teaching adult students is preferred. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must possess excellent organizational, planning, and human relations skills. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with adult learners, specialists, program managers, school administration, and business/community partner agencies. Strong Math and Science background preferred. Individual must possess
knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment appropriate for instructing adult learners in obtaining a GED®, Career Readiness Certificate, and Digital Literacy credentials. Must demonstrate a commitment and ability to serve a diverse community, including low-income families and English language learners. Self-motivated and able to work at a standalone satellite site. Ability to manage and maintain a professional classroom, providing instruction to adult participants whose basic skills are below the twelfth grade level. Possess working skills in the use of technology to deliver Distance Education instruction, communicate via email and teach basic computer skills to the adult learner.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location