ABE Math Instructor

Friday, October 26, 2018
Bay-Arenac ISD
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Bay-Arenac ISD Position Description


JOB TITLE:             ABE Math Instructor                  

DEPARTMENT:      Adult Education

REPORTS TO:       Supervisor, Adult and Continuing Education


PREPARED BY:    Kimberly Byington                       DATE:  12/05/17            

APPROVED BY:    Bruce Curtiss                              DATE:  12/05/17


This is a part-time evening position—five hours per week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-8:30 pm. The teacher will instruct students whose math skill level is below the 6th grade level in order to prepare them to move on to study for their GED or earn their high school diploma.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Instruct adult learners using the ABE content standards developed by the State of Michigan Adult Education Taskforce.
  • Instruct adult learners working at Math grade levels below 6.0. Emphasize skill development in the context of workplace skills
  • Create and submit a course syllabus with calendar
  • Create a learning environment conducive to student success by using a variety of instructional teaching methods to meet the needs of the students
  • Provide support and encouragement to adult learners
  • Abide by the information contained in the Instructional Handbook
  • Complete and submit accurate attendance records after each class session
  • Complete and submit grades by the required deadlines
  • Attend required instructor meetings
  • Complies with State and Federal statutes and Board Policy.
  • Attendance and punctuality.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate.

  Secondary EX endorsement preferred.

  Experience teaching adult learners preferred.

  Experience in differentiated instruction and contextualized learning preferred.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Valid Driver’s License; required.

Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear and operate a computer.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, such as filing boxes.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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