Community Education Adult Programs | Faribault Education Center | Available: 08/26/2024 | Closing: 07/31/2024


Job Title: Adult Education Instructor 

Position Type: Community Education, Adult Education

Date Posted: 04/01/2024

Location: Faribault Education Center

Date Available: August 26th, 2024 

Application Review Begins: Application review begins 04/12/2024 or until filled

Job Description: Faribault Public Schools Adult Education is seeking an English Language instructor for intermediate and advanced literacy classes at the Faribault Education Center and community locations. Follows district calendar, with optional summer teaching. Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 am Р12 pm + daily prep (approx. 15 hrs/week). Additional hours available if desired. Licensed teachers paid at $31.87 per hour.

Essential Functions: 

  • Design and develop instructional materials and lesson plans tailored to the needs and skill levels of adult learners through Burlington English Curriculum.
  • Provide dynamic and interactive instruction tailored for adult learners, employing diverse teaching methods to suit various learning styles effectively.
  • Administer assessments and evaluate student performance to measure progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide personalized instruction and support to meet the diverse needs of adult learners, including those with different learning abilities and backgrounds.
  • Maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment by managing classroom dynamics, promoting mutual respect, and enforcing relevant policies and procedures.
  • Incorporate technology tools and resources effectively into instruction to enhance learning outcomes and facilitate student engagement.
  • Provide constructive feedback and academic support to students to help them achieve their learning goals and overcome challenges.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, administrators, and other stakeholders to align instructional goals, share best practices, and contribute to program development and improvement.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development activities to stay updated on best practices, emerging trends, and innovations in adult education and to maintain licensure.
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, progress, and achievement, and prepare timely reports for internal and external stakeholders, as required.
  • Advocate for the needs and interests of adult learners, including advocating for resources, services, and support to promote student success and retention.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and cultural competence in working with diverse adult learner populations, respecting individual differences and promoting inclusivity.
  • Communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and other stakeholders through verbal, written, and digital channels to facilitate learning and collaboration.
  • Adhere to relevant laws, regulations, and accreditation standards governing adult education programs, ensuring compliance in all instructional activities and interactions.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor‚Äôs Degree or equivalent experience.

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Hold a valid Minnesota teaching license.
  • Fluent in Spanish or Somali.
  • Possess Minnesota Teaching Licensure in ELL, a Master’s Degree in ELL, or an equivalent state-approved degree.
  • Have prior experience teaching students learning English.
  • Familiarity with Adult Education Assessments (CASAS, TABE, GED).

Compensation and Benefits:

  • State of the Art Fitness Center open to staff
  • 1:1 Technology for staff use
  • Work-life balance culture
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Numerous before/after school and summer programming for additional income and/or volunteering opportunities.¬†

Application Procedure: Apply online at:, >employment  >community education.  

Application Deadline: Open until filled