GED/HSD Instructor/Evening Studies Coordinator (Job ID: 2021-2225)

Job Overview

During a portion of the student education hours on Center, this position is responsible for providing academic instruction to students in order for them to obtain a GED by examination or a high school diploma in compliance with government, corporate, and management directives.


This position is also responsible for assisting students in improving academic achievement in a structured evening/weekend studies (EWS) program for students.  This program will accelerate learning, as well as providing assistance to students in need of additional support  with math, reading, or GED/HSD curriculum; Teach study skills; Prepare students for tests/assessments; And provide enrichment activities that directly impact the attainment of education goals.


Essential Duties & Job Functions:

GED/HSE Duties:

  • Effectively work with young people from diverse backgrounds; providing students with basic direction, instruction and assistance in designated areas of instructions for GED or HSD.
  • Complete all necessary documentation and reporting actions required for the respective program.
  • Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, career training, or study habits.
  • Coordinate with staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student training.
  • Develop and prepare lessons.
  • Participate in student performance evaluations. Prepare required documentation and evaluations.
  • Control use of supplies, materials, and equipment. Recommend purchases.
  • Assist in developing community linkages and partnerships.
  • Teach, model, and evaluate student employability skills.
  • Transport students for training purposes as needed.
  • Maintain and monitor computer equipment (terminals, peripherals and printers) to ensure proper operation and availability for use.
  • Promote student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skill acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
  • Monitor student progress in the program by ensuring compliance with established corporate and DOL Data Integrity guidelines.

Evening Studies Duties:

  • Meet with students on a one-on-one, small group, or classroom tutoring format to give learning assistance.
  • Relate to students with various academic levels and needs; facilitate learning as a guide and coach to assist the student(s) to become a successful, independent learner.
  • Record student attendance for all tutoring and/or evening study sessions and report if student(s) miss appointments or routinely arrives to their session late.
  • Monitor spreadsheet for hours students receive from Evening Studies as well as from other departments on center for evening/weekend activities. This would include, but not be limited to:  Tutoring, Independent Living Skills, Recreation Classes/Focus Groups, Counseling Groups, TEAP Classes, and Weekend Study Hall sessions.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • One (1) year related experience working with youth.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • State of Alaska teaching certificate.
  • Successfully pass any background check or drug test required on the contract.
  • Valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record.

Palmer, AK

1 month(s) ago

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