Marquette Area Public Schools GED Teacher/Adult Education in Marquette, Michigan

ADULT EDUCATION / GED TEACHER REPORTS TO: Adult Community Schools Director RATIONALE: To help students learn subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible citizens. QUALIFICATIONS:olliMust have a valid Michigan secondary teacher certificate. /liliKnowledge of Odysseyware or other online software and the ability to quickly learn and effectively utilize District programs./liliAbove average computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, email, fax/copy machines and general office procedures./liliAbility to pass the Pearson Vue GED Test Administrator Exam./liliExperience working with at-risk youth in a public school setting preferred./liliAbility to maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality./liliAbility to work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations./li/olPERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:olliPlans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students./liliCreates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students./liliGuides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students./liliEmploys instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives./liliAssesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required./liliCounsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis./liliAssists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner./liliStrives to maintain and improve professional competence./liliPerform GED testing when Director is not available./liliCompletes other duties as assigned./li/ol