Part-Time GED Teacher - Mathematics

    Posted: 07/28/2022

    Employer: Jefferson County Literacy Council, 218 Wisconsin Drive, Jefferson, WI 53549; position
    requires daily travel to Jefferson County Jail, 211 S. Center Street, Jefferson, WI 53549
    Hours: Part- time afternoons; 3-6 hrs. per week

    Essential Duties

    Instruction - Instruct incarcerated adults to prepare for GED testing; instruction may include reading,
    English, math, civics and computer literacy. This position is primarily responsible for teaching
    mathematics including algebra and geometry.
     Design appropriate instructional strategies and materials for use with adult learners
     Provide differentiated instruction as needed for learners at varying levels through the use of various
     Administer pre and post-assessment measures using standardized instruments (TABE 11/12 and
     Assess student learning, modifying approaches as needed for effectiveness
    Use data to monitor outcomes and performance standards established by the Wisconsin Technical
    College System for recipients of American Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) grant funds
    GED Testing - Work collaboratively with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Educational
    Coordinator to prepare candidates for GED testing within the jail setting.
     Complete required paperwork to establish GED corrections accounts for candidates
     Schedule GED tests with the Administrator
    Communication with learners - Communicate with learners in a positive, encouraging and respectful
     Create and maintain a class environment appropriate for adult learners
    Create and maintain a class environment that respects persons from diverse socio-economic and
    racial backgrounds
     Provide learners with information for needed services and refer to other community-based
    organizations as needed
    Reporting - Conduct intake of new learners as needed, submit related forms to JCLC office. Notify JCLC
    office if additional materials are needed for class (books, markers, etc.).
    Management - Maintain positive rapport with Jefferson County Jail Captain and staff. Leave classroom
    in good condition since it is shared space with other programs.


    Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education, secondary education, adult education, or a specific
    discipline such as mathematics. Bilingual skills are helpful, but not required.

    Application Process

    Please attach a copy of your resume for review. Be sure to note any teaching licenses you have
    held, even if they are not current.
    Must pass a criminal background check conducted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department
    Salary commensurate with experience averaging $18 - 19 per hour.
    Call (920) 675-0500 for more information.