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Instructor - Adult Education

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Madison, IN, Michigan City, IN, Valparaiso, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional

General Description of Position:

Help students to learn subject matter which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth.  Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of academic area(s) in which he/she is employed to teach. This position will be located at the Westville Correctional Facility.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Maintain records as required by the Department of Corrections, the Correctional Facility and College; maintains professional ethics.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
  • Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
  • Prepare and provide quality instruction.
  • Begin and end classes on time according to DOC, Correctional Facility and Ivy Tech schedules.
  • Present clear, complete, and accurate explanations so that students understand what is expected.
  • Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
  • Receive learners’ questions comfortably and answers them clearly and completely. 
  • Provide consistent, un-biased feedback on student work in a timely fashion.
  • Make provisions, if known, for students with identified exceptionalities.
  • Present content relevant to the objectives of the course as found in the syllabi.
  • Ask relevant questions throughout the lesson to check for understanding.
  • Encourage active student participation.
  • Fairly assess student progress as outlined in the syllabi. 
  • Provide for the care and protection of Ivy Tech property.
  • Select texts, supplementary materials and equipment necessary for the delivery of course content.
  • Attends meetings as required.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree; Area of specialized training or experience; Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students; Must have a valid Indiana teaching license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree; Special Education endorsement

Other Requirements:

Comfortable working in a correctional facility


Ivy Tech full-time employees have access to a variety of health and welfare benefits. We are committed to providing excellent customer service and resources to help employees best utilize the College’s benefit programs.

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