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Language Arts Instructor - Adult Education

Godman Guild Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1898 with a focus on helping to build better neighborhoods – one person, one family at a time. Godman Guild’s programs are for all ages and are built to provide a continuum of success and support, making it possible for participants to achieve their academic and career goals.

We are currently seeking an Adult Education Instructor to teach in our Ohio Department of Education 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 Language Arts instruction position.

Classes are held 9 am- noon and 5pm-8pm Monday through Thursday, plus prep, staff and department meetings, etc. for 40 hours per week. We are currently teaching in a hybrid model; these classes may be any combination of in-person in different locations around Columbus, virtual, and hybrid, and may change .

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

  • Experience teaching in a hybrid model strongly preferred

  • Competency in subject matter

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 teach remotely as well as in person (internet access, etc)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $20.00 per hour 

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