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Remedial Education Instructor

Job Summary

Responsible for instructing adults and youths on subjects such as reading, writing, English, and math, with the goal of equipping them to improve their job prospects and further their education. Teaches students who did not graduate high school or who passed school without a strong basis for learning or increasing educational goals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach adult basic education, adult secondary education, or English literacy instruction to adults and out-of-school youths.
  • Teach basic academic courses in mathematics, languages, history, reading, writing, science, and other areas, using instructional methods geared toward adult learning.
  • Assess students to determine their level of learning and proficiency.
  • Provide help in acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to pass the test required to earn a GED.
  • Help adults to speak, listen, read, and write in English using real-life situations.
  • Formally evaluate students periodically to determine their progress and potential for advancement to the next level.
  • Take down grades in grade book.
  • Assign homework.
  • Tutor students individually.
  • Assist students in acquiring effective study skills and the self-confidence they need to reenter an academic environment.
  • Instruct students on how to use technology.
  • Educate on job search statics after degree or GED is obtained.
  • Provide subject matter instruction.
  • Focus on improving the communication, information-processing, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.