The Adult Learner Services (ALS) Coordinator provides support services to Adult Basic Education (ABE), HISET Preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL), Workplace/Employment Literacy Programs and other Outreach Programs and needs of adult students in the community.
Works under the supervision of the English for New Americans Program Coordinator.
• Bachelor Degree in Education minimum, Master’s preferred.
• Adult Basic Education/ESOL experience.
• Ability to tutor in Math, Science, English and computer literacy.
• Experience working with volunteers.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Plan, set-up, coordinate all tutoring needs for ABE, HISET, ESL, and Workplace Literacy and adults who come to us with general literacy needs. Begin research and collaboration with ENA on Distance learning programs, programs, preparation for classes at MCC, coordinating scores and testing with the ENA Coordinator.
• Recruit, interview, train tutors, and build a database of tutors strengths and availabilities
• Recommend professional development for tutors, offer tutor preparation and workshops
• Test and oversee student data with ENA testing, inputting and securing protocol via testing and database input protocol.
• Implement a student state mandated baseline/progress program and assessment plan for the placement,
• Manage progress of students enrolled in the tutoring program and collaborate findings with the ENA Coordinator
• Coordinate with Office Assistant to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports submitted to the Department of Education (DOE) through the NRS system.
• Update future grant proposals for the procurement of funds for all program areas including continuation, revisions, amendments, and new funding applications.
• Work cooperatively with partner agencies and the community at large in the identification and recruitment of students who would benefit from adult learner services
• Maintain good rapport with surrounding communities, site personnel, volunteers, and members of the community at large.
• Plan and implement staff development workshops according to current professional development plans approved in grant applications.
• Provide tutors with necessary and current resources for tutoring and assist them in developing tutoring strategies appropriate for the needs at hand, including content standards, basic life skills and technology/computer assisted/internet instruction.
• Update tutors with policies and procedures annually and provide tutors with a calendar of scheduled events (e.g. HISET testing dates, class registration dates, holidays, school vacations, etc.
• Be willing to attend and present periodically at local and state conferences.
• Attend Dept. of Education meetings as appropriate.
• Maintain one’s own professional development and keep up with trends in adult education program areas.
• Comply with Career Readiness Standards as appropriate.
• Coordinate information with other Manchester programs (WIOA, NHEP, ENA, International Institute, MAC, etc.)
• Develop advertising/PR for the program – sharing with other programs and the community.
Contribute to newsletter produced by ENA and Adult Learner Services.
• Schedule and match tutors - and coordinate classroom visitations and offsite appointments.
• Coordinate shortened summer program (if approved next year)
• Will maintain the confidentiality of clients and staff in accordance with SNHS policy and procedure.
• Abide by all SNHS, Inc. safety policies and procedures.
• Present professional and positive image as a representative of SNHS.
• Responsible for having adequate knowledge of all SNHS programs and will gather sufficient intake information to make referrals to other SNHS programs which are beneficial to the client and his/her family.
• Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.
Southern New Hampshire Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer