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Program Facilitator Part-Time

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West Hartford Adult Education

POSITION:               Part-time Program Facilitator

LOCATION:             West Hartford Continuing Education, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford

WORK PERIOD:     Monday-Thursday    Flexible day and evening hours.  A minimum of 20 hours/week

                                Fridays - Half-day trainings & meetings approximately once per month

                              10 month work year

COMPENSATION:  $38.00 - $40.00 per hour.  There are no health benefits for this part-time position.

BENEFITS:       A work Smart Phone and laptop or tablet are provided  

                        One free West Hartford LifeLearn Enrichment class each semester (excluding trips/tours) 

UNION AFFILIATION       Not applicable

DESCRIPTION:  West Hartford Adult Education (WHAE) provides free Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), Citizenship and high school diploma preparation classes to adult learners of West Hartford and the surrounding communities. WHAE provides quality educational services to adult learners who desire to develop: English language, literacy, numeracy, and technology skills for further education, job training, and better employment. We also provide instruction in civics to help prepare students to pass the USCIS Citizenship Exam. The Vision of WHAE is to ensure that all students achieve the learning goals they have set upon entry into our program. By improving students’ skills in the areas of academics, language, technology, and workforce development, we will increase their opportunities to enter college, to obtain an industry-recognized credential, to expand their career choices, to enjoy a family-sustaining wage, and to become effective citizens of their community.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

  • · To assist and evaluate new and returning students to the Adult Education Program.
  • · To provide students with relevant information regarding Adult Education Services.
  • · To maintain organized student records.
  • · Hold primary responsibility for Connecticut Competency System (CCS) coordination, quality data collection and use.
  • · Have a comprehensive understanding of CCS; be able to train new staff in the implementation of the CCS System; and, provide ongoing technical assistance to district teachers.
  • · Bring together the curriculum, assessment, instruction and accountability system, and help teachers monitor learning.
  • · Able to connect teaching and learning, and be much more than a “tester”.

QUALIFICATION PROFILE

CERTIFICATION / LICENSE Motor vehicle license or ability to provide own transportation.

EDUCATION  Master’s Degree in Education or related field plus Adult Education Certification (088, 111) 

Supervision Certification 092 preferred

EXPERIENCE At least one year experience in the following areas:

  • Utilizing the Connecticut Assessment and Reporting System (CARS).
  • Working with adult learners.
  • Working with teachers and community-based organizations.
    • Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) implementation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

  • · Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with multi-ethnic groups a must.
  • · Knowledge of the Adult Education intake process.
  • · Knowledge of the various assessments required by the SDE.
  • · Willingness to work toward continuous program improvement.
  • · Comprehensive understanding of and commitment to the CCS through the completion of the entire six-hour CCS Training session (which introduces the Appraisals and the Pre- and Post-Assessments), and the CCS Program Facilitator Professional Development Certification session.
  • · Knowledge of the various Adult Education programs, requirements and assessments.
  • · Bilingual preferred.
  • · Implementing E-test.
  • · Ability to analyze data.

ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • · Ensures all Adult Education students are assessed as required by the State Department of Education.
  • · Provides information to students regarding the different Adult Education programs.
  • · Maintains organized student records.
  • · Represents program and provide input at facilitator meetings. 
  • · Share communications between director and other staff members.
  • · Obtain answers to staff CCS inquiries.
  • · Ensure security for testing materials and provide inventory information to the Bureau of Health/Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education.
  • · Explain and interpret the Connecticut Adult Reporting System (CARS) as needed.
  • · Review/coordinate/complete forms as needed for quality data collection.
  • · Evaluate test results and assist in placements.
  • · Encourage use of class profiles from pre-tests to provide feedback to students and teachers, and to connect curriculum, assessment, and instruction
  • · Review Bureau data reports with District coordinator for accuracy, and program implications.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES  Perform other job related duties as assigned by the District Director of Adult Education.

EQUIPMENT    Must be able to utilize technology to perform tasks

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS   Infrequent travel to meetings, trainings and Adult Education sites within the state.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY  The West Hartford Public Schools does not discriminate in any program, activity or in employment on the basis of age, creed, sex, race, ethnic background, marital or veteran status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

APPLICATION  Please submit a letter of interest, a résumé, two letters of recommendations and three references to Roszena Haskins, Director of Continuing and Adult Education via email at roszena_haskins@whps.org  or via USPS at West Hartford Continuing and Adult Education, 50 South Main Street, Room 419 at 860-561-6900 by Friday, December 14, 2018  Extended to December 21, 2018.  For more information about West Hartford Public Schools and West Hartford Continuing Education, visit:  www.whps.org and www.whlifelearn.org.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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