Community Class Teacher, Center for Literacy

Posted by on January 02, 2012

Community Class Teacher        (Philadelphia)       Various Positions

The Center for Literacy is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing a range of literacy services, including reading, writing, math, life and work skills, to help a diverse population of learners meet their needs and achieve their personal and employment-related goals. For more information about the Center for Literacy and its services, visit us online at

All resumes are to be submitted through our website to receive consideration for the opening.

•    Instruct up to 25 adult learners in the areas of reading, writing and math
•    Work with learners on activities related to their individual and collective goals
•    Plan lessons in advance using appropriate instructional materials and techniques for developing reading, writing, math and critical thinking skills
•    Develop curriculum that includes themes relevant to students’ lives, interests and work-related goals
•    Promote student engagement and collaboration in learning
•    Administer TABE and informal assessments
•    Transition learners to Intermediate or GED level classes
•    Maintain individual portfolios on all learners
•    Perform all related administrative duties and reporting such as completing timesheets and submitting monthly reports to the program manager
•    Participate in monthly team and general staff meetings
•    Other duties as assigned

Depending on percentage of time employed:
•    Participate in ongoing professional development activities
•    Participate on one committee
•    Participate in agency events

•    Bachelor’s degree required
•    Strong written, communication, and organizational skills required
•    Excellent interpersonal skills required
•    Experience teaching reading, math, job training required
•    Strong computer skills including internet research and Microsoft Office

Reports to: Program Manager for State Programs

Job Classification: Part-time or full-time Regular, Exempt

Salary: $12.00 – 14.36 per hour

Schedule/Location – Please indicate the sites, days and times you are applying for (you may select more than one):

399 Market Street
1.  Monday/Wednesday     9am-12pm         Intermediate group
2.  Tuesday/Thursday         9am-12pm         Adult Basic Education group
3.  Monday/Wednesday     1pm-4pm         Intermediate group
4.  Monday/Wednesday     5:30pm-8:30pm     Intermediate group

Available:  Immediately through June 30, 2011
As a full-time employee, you are eligible for many benefits, including:
– Medical Insurance
– Dental Insurance
– Vision Insurance
– 403(B) Retirement Plan
– Life/AD&D Insurance
– Long Term Disability Insurance
– TransitChek
– Drexel University Collegial Discount
– Flexible Spending Accounts
– Paid Holidays
– Vacation, personal & sick days

All resumes are to be submitted through our website to receive consideration for the opening.


Center for Literacy
399 Market Street, Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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