Applications are being accepted for an Adjunct Adult Basic Education Instructor at the Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC). The primary teaching responsibilities will be at the Fond du Lac County Jail with some teaching hours on the MPTC Fond du Lac Campus. The instructional responsibilities will be teaching students in Reading, Math, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Financial Literacy and Digital Literacy, as well as providing support in test taking, goal setting, college preparedness, career and employability skills and other Basic Education areas as needed. Teaching schedules are coordinated with jail administrators and may include day, evening, and weekend hours. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Basic Education. It is funded on an annual basis by the Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFL) grants administered by the Wisconsin Technical College System.
a. BA/BS with 20 semester credits in an academic area(Math, Reading, English/Language Arts) AND 3 credits of Reading Instruction or Teaching Methods. In lieu of 3 credits of Reading Instruction or Teaching Methods, a minimum of 1 year of teaching experience may be considered.
b. Wisconsin DPI Secondary Education license in a core academic area (math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Special Education or Technical Education
2. Two (2) years of teaching experience is preferred.
3. Experience with digital literacy or educational technology is preferred.
4. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner. Ability to adjust to variance in communication and learning styles of students. Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers.
6. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy.
7. Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn.
8. Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet and email. Ability and willingness to learn welding related content and teach academic skills through contextualized instruction. Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
9. Ability and willingness to continuouslyl learn and accept constructive feedback.
10. Strong organization and time managment skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.
11. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.