Serves as an instructor and assists in the evaluation of student progress for the Adult Center for Transition (ACT). The ACT instructor will work closely with other ACT staff to teach individuals with developmental and other disabilities the skills necessary to successfully transition to adult life. The Instructor assists in providing students with disabilities with on-site support, supervision and training when required. Assists students in becoming active, wage-earning members of the workforce by generating positive employment opportunities and ongoing support.
Examples of Duties:
Provides academic instruction within content areas such as; reading, writing, math, communication skills, technology, workforce readiness skills, civics, activities of daily living skills, healthy relationships and community-based instruction.
Offers individual, small group, and large group instruction, as necessary.
Organizes and plans instruction and materials based on student’s individual needs.
Participates in the development of evaluation tools, long and short-term objectives associated with student achievement and outcomes.
Documents and maintains records of student performance as required by Rowan College of South Jersey and state and local agencies, as necessary.
Demonstrates instructional organization skills including differentiated teaching, varied assessment and presentation strategies to ensure student engagement.
Provides employment training and support for individuals with disabilities at the worksite.
Attends meetings and programs pertaining to ACT program and students, as necessary.
Communicates and collaborates regularly with Director, fellow instructors, and other staff to discuss progress, questions, and concerns as it pertains to student performance.
Teacher of Students with Disabilities State Certification, preferred
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
Possess the ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners
Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment
About Rowan College of South Jersey
Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.
For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.