We are currently seeking an Adult Education Instructor basis to teach in our Aspire program. The emphasis of this program is to provide educational and transitional services for clients seeking to enhance basic skills, earn their GED, enter post-secondary opportunities, and/or obtain employment. This is a combined Language Arts and ESOL position.

Classes are held 9 am- noon and 5pm-8pm Monday though Thursday , plus prep, staff and department meetings, etc for 40 hours per week.


We are currently teaching in a hybrid model.


Basic Responsibilities

In order to be successful, this position requires the ability to successfully teach to provide educational leadership and instruction to students in classroom, small group, individual settings and online.


This includes, but is not limited to:

Developing, planning and supervising all instructional/educational activities of students either individually, in small groups, and whole groups with sensitivity based on appropriate learning styles, disabilities, barriers, and special needs

Interpreting entry-level academic performance test (which may include the GED practice test), and other assessment data to prescribe a program of learning for each student;

Counseling students in the development of short and long range educational goals

Maintaining a clean, safe, welcoming, organized, attractive, and relaxed environment where students may feel secure and receptive to learning

Planning, preparing, completing and implementing the daily and weekly lesson plans, frequently in collaboration with other instructors

Maintaining and completing all pertinent records, correspondence, and reports, including the Universal Portfolio System required for individual students and necessary for the successful operation of the program


Work Experience and Education

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year of teaching or adult tutoring experience;

  • Previous experience with adult learners in an Aspire/ ABLE program is strongly preferred

  • TESOL/ TEFL or similar certification strongly preferred


Other Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, push and/or carry up to ten pounds (i.e., text books, carts, etc.);

  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

  • able to work remotely under some circumstances (internet access, etc)


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: $18.00 per hour



  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance



  • Monday to Friday


COVID-19 considerations:
Note: this position is currently hybrid
Vaccine required with EEOC exemptions.


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Columbus, OH 43215: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Application Question(s):

  • Able to teach both 9am-noon and 5pm-8pm Monday through Thursday



  • Bachelor's (Preferred)



  • Adult education: 1 year (Preferred)



  • TESOL Certification or similar (Preferred)


Work Location: One location