GED Instructor (ETSD)

GED Instructor (ETSD)

Full-Time, Regular

Anchorage, AK, US







Job Title: GED Instructor

Department: Employment & Training Services Department (ETSD)

Reports To: Education and Training Manager

Supervises: None

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: N6

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time


General Functions:

The GED Instructor will provide direct instruction to eligible participants. Instruction will involve teaching the basic skills in person and virtually to students with varying academic levels while integrating GED and ABE skills in the academic areas of math, reading, language arts, social studies and science content areas. The GED Instructor will be responsible for program assessment, participant education plans, development and implementation of curriculum, practice testing and referral for the official GED Exam.


Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Teach the basic academic skills to ABE and GED students of varying academic levels in the academic areas of mathematics, reading, language arts, social studies and science content areas through multiple platforms.
  • Assess individual student academic levels using the TABE test and using the information to identify specific learning objectives from their intake assessments.
  • Collaborate with students to develop strength based educational plans on a one-on-one basis by utilizing test scores, skill area strength, schedules, career and academic plans. 
  • Assess student readiness to take GED Practice Exams and assist student in scheduling with test providers in the service area.
  • Develop follow-up standards for participant learning objectives and educational plans.
  • Collaborate with other CITC staff and/or external partners in order to connect students to appropriate services.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records in accordance with funding/program and student needs including information for the following: Application, Educational Assessment scores, Learning Objectives/Education Plan, Pretest, Practice Tests and Post Testing results, and other program information.
  • Regularly follows-up with CITC staff on participant’s progress.
  • Provides necessary information required for the 477 Database by filing and data entry; developing instructional goals, entering demographics, placement/referral outcomes, and complete necessary reports on a monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Facilitate individual study times for enrolled students. Maintain accurate attendance records and documentation of student records and activities.
  • Answer student questions and provide counsel regarding their studies.
  • Maintain an organized, well maintained, and positive classroom and virtual environment.
  • Collaborate with supervisor and internal partners on handling confidential personnel issues/problems.
  • Attend all staff meetings and participation in all ETSD staff activities.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Performs all other related duties as needed and assigned.


Job Specifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide detailed information (Enrollment numbers, program activities and other documentation) as requested.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information to, and respond to questions from administrators, parents, participants, funders, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must have the ability to use and learn virtual platforms and service delivery.  
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use good judgment to make sound decisions on complex issues that may pertain to some students.
  • Continue to learn and implement new teaching methods/strategies.
  • Demonstrate ability to coordinate multiple activities and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate students and to monitor and encourage student progress.
  • Proficient computer skills, including spreadsheet, word processing and publishing programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, educational, training and cultural needs of and resources for the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
  • Knowledge of correct personnel recruitment procedures, interviewing techniques and referral methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to work under pressure to meet individual student goals/outcomes.


Minimum Core CompetenciesCITC Values, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, counseling, management, or related field of study.  May substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Two years of experience, teaching basic skills to high school students, young adults, or adults.
  • Experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people, knowledge of their values and belief systems, their educational issues and ability to provide culturally relevant services.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GED instruction.


NATIVE PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (PL 93-638) and as further guided by CITC’s Native Preference Policy 6.120, CITC maintains preference in all phases of employment for Alaska Native, American Indian (AN/AI) and Native Hawaiian people, including direct lineal descendants and foster or traditionally adopted children. Also included is the non-Native head of household members for Native families, which provides foster or traditionally adopted Native children.

Anchorage, AK

25 day(s) ago