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Shoreline, Washington
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16101 Greenwood Ave N
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Instructor - Adult Basic Education (ABE) Tenure Track

Instructor - Adult Basic Education (ABE) Tenure Track

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N

Shoreline, WA 98133

Date of first consideration: November 13th, 2018
Expected Start Date: January 7th, 2019

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and education in alignment with faculty compensation guidelines

TO APPLY: please visit to complete an application. We accept only applications completed through the Shoreline Community College HR website, not third-party job sites.

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

Shoreline's Adult Basic Education and high school equivalency program serves students who are preparing for the GED test, completing a High School 21 diploma, or working to improve their placement scores. Students are supported and encouraged to transition to and succeed in college level courses and programs of study. Transitional Programs is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity; many students come with a background of English as second language. Each quarter approximately 100 students, ranging in age from 16 to 70 enroll in courses. The program encourages and supports innovative learning experiences. It is a vital part of Shoreline Community College's Humanities division.

In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will advise students, assist with assessment of current instructional methods, develop programs and curricula, and participate in College governance, department, division and campus-related professional activities.

The following is a list of skills and responsibilities:

  • Teach all subject areas for Adult Basic Education, GED preparation and High School 21 preparation
  • Design online learning units for the HS (High School) 21 diploma
  • Have the ability to instruct a dynamic, fast paced classroom with students who have multiple needs
  • Teach and work effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, multi-generational environment
  • Contribute as a member of the Transitional Studies department, Humanities division and campus community
  • Provide individualized instruction and classroom support to assist students with college level placement processes
  • Prepare and help coordinate ABE student registration and enrollment sessions
  • Assist students to prepare for the GED test, earn high school credit and transition to college and career pathways
  • Proctor CASAS tests and interpret scores


  • Masters' degree in Education, English, Math, Science or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Three (3) years of experience teaching in educational programs serving at-risk populations


  • Current basic skills teaching theory and practice
  • College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS)
  • GED, High School 21, and other high school equivalency exams
  • K-12 education systems and high school transcript evaluation
  • Working with high school aged youth, adults, and diverse at-risk populations in a community college, university or high school setting
  • Two or more of the following content areas: Education, Math, English, Science, History
  • Educational technology and corresponding instruction, particularly within a computer lab environment
  • Learning management systems and Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, and Word programs


  • Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into the teaching of Transitional Studies students
  • Contributing to diversity by fostering a climate of multicultural awareness and competence
  • Effective oral/written communication with individuals at all levels inside and outside the College
  • Adapting to a variety of teaching situations with students from diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Collaborative team-teaching and cross-disciplinary planning and teaching
  • Planning, development, and management of classroom and program activities
  • Cultivating and maintaining networking relationships with public employees such as high school counselors, and school district and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges staff
  • Student retention strategies such as supporting success through academic and transfer advising, academic planning, and clarification of career, educational and life goals

TO APPLY: please visit to complete an application. We accept only applications completed through the Shoreline Community College HR website, not third-party job sites.

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