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Pathways to Academic Success (GED/HSED and ELL) Instructor

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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, WI United States

LOCATION: District Wide - Position requires availability to instruct on campus and in flexible delivery modes.

HOURS:  Flexibility in schedule is required for day, night or weekend classes as needed.

SALARY RANGE:  $61,447 - $64,681 based on a standard 176-day, full-time obligation.

*Salaries/Wages for all finalists (internal and external) will be based upon education, experiences, current wages, and internal equity. 

Anticipated Start Date: August 2024

Required online application available on website:  www.nwtc.edu/jobs

We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.  You belong here.  See why you will love working at NWTC

Priority given to complete applications received on/before June 24, 2024.

POSITION SUMMARY

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is an innovative leading-edge college dedicated to student success.  An instructor’s primary purpose is to design instruction and assessment in an engaging environment to foster learner success.  An instructor continually improves the overall quality in the delivery of learning to support the achievement of college outcomes and priorities utilizing evidence to support decision-making.  Instructors work in alignment with the college’s mission, vision, core values, and operating principles.  Instructors are expected to provide service to the college community exemplified by teamwork, committee involvement, and participation in shared leadership activities.  In addition, instructors commit to ongoing professional growth in both instructional and technical areas to comply with NWTC’s faculty progression structure, as well as the development of their colleagues and teams. 

It is our commitment as a College to ensure that we invest the resources necessary to positively impact teaching and student success. Consistent with this commitment all new faculty are required to successfully complete the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Instructor Preparation Academy. The Academy is a structured, practical, course-based cohort learning experience during first three years of employment. Courses include teaching and learning strategies, guidance and counseling, curriculum development, assessment, diversity, and more. The details of the schedule will be made available upon hire.

Adult Education is designed to help people succeed in college, on the job, and in daily living.  Group and individualized education in a structured class helps students develop skills to achieve any or more of the following specific goals:  1) earning a General Education Development (GED) certificate or High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) in conjunction with passing a state required Civics exam; 2) increasing and acquiring English Language proficiency through English Language Learning (ELL); 3) reaching personal goals; 4) keeping a job; 5) preparing for a new job; 6) succeeding in courses; 7) preparing to enter college; and/or, 8) participating in NWTC post-secondary programs with bundled BE/ELL remediation, with program coursework through Career Pathway Bridge (CPB), with the goal of students completing embedded technical certificates and technical diplomas and/or associate degrees.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help diverse population of learners acquire Basic Education and/or ELL skills and reach their goals for education, employment, and personal enrichment through learning opportunities provided in a positive and nurturing environment
  • Provide instruction and student advising within the following areas:
  1. Math skills - whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, measurements, real numbers, algebraic expressions, equations and inequalities, word problems and measurements ratio/proportions, geometry
  2. Reading skills – reading rate, comprehension, and vocabulary
  3. Language skills – Grammar, Usage, Mechanics, Paragraphing and Writing Conventions
  4. Study Skills Seminars - strategies for textbook study and concentration, using your notes and your time to your advantage
  5. Preparing for tests and easing anxiety
  6. Test taking Strategies
  7. Civics—Wisconsin and Federal Government structure and function
  8. Social Studies—Civics and government, US History, economics, geography and the world

I               Science—Life science, physical science, earth and space science

  1. College 101 - embedded activities within curriculum coursework
  2. ELL – Listening and Speaking, Reading and Writing, Grammar, and Digital Literacy
  • Proctor TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) and/or TABE CLAS-E (Complete Language Assessment System – English) pre-testing and post testing.
  • Facilitate completion of State and NWTC required paperwork for each student: Intake and Exit forms, PEP (Personal Education Plan), Registration form, NWTC Adult Education &/or ELL form, Adult Education &/or ELL Client Reporting form, attendance tracking and maintenance of class lists. Additional State reporting forms required for GED®/HSED:  DPI (Department of Public Instruction), and Pathway U or Holland Personality Assessment (Career Plan)
  • AHS Delivery of 118.15 instruction for high-school aged youth enrolled in local high schools.
  • County Jail instruction for adults seeking GED®/HSED and/or ELL.
  • NWTC Career Pathways Bridge basic skills instruction that includes contextualized BE/ELL instruction related to state-approved NWTC post-secondary programs, through Team Teaching and integrated instruction.
  • ELL instruction to include JumpStart Orientation, ELL Level 1, ELL Level 2, ELL Level 3, ELL Level 4, ELL Level 5, ELL Level 6, ELL Levels 1 – 2, ELL Levels 3 – 4, ELL Levels 5 – 6, ELL Levels 1 – 6, ELL Open Lab.

Qualifications and Work Experience:

  • Master’s degree in English/Communications, Reading, or Education required. If Master’s degree is in Education, then one of the following is required:  18 graduate level semester credits in one of the areas of English/Communications, Reading; or Bachelor’s degree in the subject area of English/ Communications, or Reading.
  • Prior teaching experience in K12, and/or technical college, 4-year college, or university.
  • Strong background of working with non-traditional students in GED preparation, Bridge programming and/or developmental education preferred.
  • Candidates that have successful teaching experience with minority students or in minority communities preferred.

Cultural Competence: Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse community of college students, faculty, and staff.

*NWTC welcomes candidates who currently possess the desired skills and experience and are committed to learning and growing. 

Other Requirements

  • Previous teaching experience with adult learners is preferred
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes multicultural perspectives, core abilities, and technical content to meet industry or regulatory standards to prepare graduates for successful careers.
  • Utilize engaging instructional strategies and methodologies which foster student success both in and outside of the classroom.
  • Create learning experiences which integrate multiple alternative or emerging delivery methodologies and instructional technologies to maximize student success, including, but not limited to, hybrid, face-to-face, video conferencing, self-paced, and on-line course delivery.
  • Provide immediate, routine, and consistent feedback to students to assist them in improving performance in technical and core ability competencies.
  • Create a learning environment that integrates best practices for student success including authentic service learning, student club events, and engagement in profession specific activities.
  • Develop, support, participate and collaborate with other departments on student recruitment, program marketing, and referral of students as needed for student success strategies including tutoring, counseling, advising, etc.  
  • Use data to measure quality outcomes related to student persistence, retention, completion rate, course success, and to design improvement strategies based on the evidence. 
  • Comply with College policies and practices related to instruction, assessment, and delivery.  
  • Engage with business and industry through engagement and participation in advisory committees, including the recruitment of new members, planning of meetings, participation in community groups, and business visits.
  • Participate in community and college-sponsored events to promote the college’s programs and enhance community relationships.
  • Engage in division, department and team meetings and requirements including the development and completion of the college’s strategic planning through team action plans and budget requests
  • Maintain proficient knowledge and skill in emerging trends and current occupational practices by networking with regional industry leaders and participating in continuing education and professional development.
  • Assist in the development of adjunct faculty through communication, sharing of resources, coaching and mentoring.
  • Maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements, faculty progression structure requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, creed, marital status, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic testing or other applicable legislated categories, (“each a protected class”). Inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (920) 498-6826 or equity@nwtc.edu.

 


Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 2 - 4 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Apply at www.nwtc.edu/jobs