Adult Ed Assistant District Coordinator

Adult Ed Assistant District Coordinator

(Full Time, Grant Funded)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for the position of East Tennessee Adult Education Assistant District Coordinator serving Anderson, Cocke, Grainger, Knox, Morgan, Scott, Union, Hamblen, Sevier, Blount, Loudon, Roane, Monroe, Campbell, and Knox Counties

Assistant District Coordinator Requirements

The Adult Education Assistant District Coordinator is a full-time position defined as 37.5 hours per week. All individuals holding an assistant district coordinator position shall dedicate their time and attention wholly to adult education activities as outlined in Title II of WIOA.

The local Adult Education Assistant District Coordinator must play a lead role in participation in and support of professional development. Assistant district coordinators must ensure that program improvement efforts support quality instruction and that staff participation in professional development complements the Local Plan, which has been submitted to the state for approval. Assistant district coordinators are responsible for ensuring that program-specific staff orientation is provided to new staff. The local adult education assistant district coordinator should work with staff members to ensure that knowledge and skills gained from professional development are implemented in the classroom.

Required Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate in Education or related field
  • TN Teacher's License (preferred) or 1-3 years in experience/Leadership
  • Computer Skills- Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Travel to satellite class locations may be necessary
  • Participate in local and state activities/staff development
  • Able to work a split schedule including up to two evenings per week
  • Supervision of off-site locations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Adult Education
  • Knowledge of VOS or a Data Management System
  • Knowledge of standardized testing (i.e. TABE/CASAS/HISET)
  • Monitors teacher and staff record keeping ensuring that effective and efficient records are maintained through the program Case Management System (Vos/Jobs4TN) program
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Understanding of data to drive program management
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Accepts responsibility and is self- motivated
  • Willingness to work a split schedule for administrative duties
  • Follow the procedures for providing regular instruction when the teacher must be absent
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic to achieve academic goals
  • Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement using the current curriculum developed by the DAE.

Assistant District Coordinator

Job Description

Administrative responsibilities' include:

  • Preparing the adult education budget for the district
  • Administering adult education program activities according to federal, state, and local regulations
  • Preparing monthly reimbursement invoices of federal and state funds and maintaining monthly time and effort sheets
  • Supervising and evaluating adult education program staff
  • Submitting adult education program reports to the Division of Adult Education on or before the due dates
  • Ensuring all required data is entered into VOS/Jobs4TN management information system according to state guidelines and timelines
  • Relaying all pertinent information through the local chain of command

Instructional responsibilities include:

  • Providing for an interdependent adult education program ensuring proper placement for every student
  • Developing a recruitment plan that informs the target population of program services and attracts prospective adult learners
  • Developing an intake and orientation process that clarifies student and program goals and expectations and ensures appropriate placement in the program
  • Securing competent teachers
  • Providing orientation for new teachers and staff
  • Ensuring that adult education staff participate in staff development opportunities
  • Providing AE instructional personnel with supplies and materials necessary for the instruction of students
  • Soliciting ideas from teachers and students regarding program improvement
  • Establishing a procedure for providing alternative instruction when a regular adult education teacher must be absent
  • Following the state’s initial and ongoing assessment procedures for adult education students
  • Maintain student files that comply with state guidelines
  • Planning a program that fosters the accomplishment of students goals
  • Scheduling classes at locations and times that are accessible to the students' needs
  • Participating actively in the local literacy council/advisory board
  • Coordinating graduation activities for adult education graduates
  • Keeping teachers/staff informed of state policies affecting them and of recent trends in adult education
  • Participating in local and state activities designed to improve  adult education
  • Comprehending thoroughly the demographic characteristics of the district
  • Attending state-sponsored training as appropriate and/or required, including, but not limited to: leadership summits, regional meetings and/or teleconferences, and the Academy for Instructional Excellence. If attendance at meetings is not possible, the individual is responsible for all information presented
  • Maintaining monthly time and effort documentation for any staff member that performs duties other than instructional. (Note: A full-time AE Lead instructor must spend the majority of his or her time in classroom instruction.)
  • Developing a program that supports students' progression through adult education levels
  • Other instructional duties as warranted

Application may be found at

Full-time responsibilities are based on a 37.5 hour work week.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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