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Instructor - Adult Basic Education

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis - Mooresville, IN, Madison, 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 assessing the effectiveness of academic area/s in which he/she is employed to teach.

This is a year-round teaching position located inside Plainfield Correctional Facility.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Maintain records as required by the Department of Corrections, the Correctional Facility, and Ivy Tech Community College
  • 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, unbiased 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.
  • Encourage active student participation.
  • Fairly assess student progress as outlined in the syllabi. 
  • 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 or be willing to pursue.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree; prior work experience in a correctional facility

Work Hours/Pay/Benefits:

Work week is Monday - Friday. Pay range of $46,000 - $49,000 annually (depends on qualifications). Full array of benefit offerings. Learn more about benefits here 

Team Ivy Referral:



At Ivy Tech we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.



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