Adult Education


Adult and Community Education Program

Lydia McClellan, Adult and Community Education Program Coordinator
lmcclellan@macon.k12.mo.us or 660-385-2158

Adult Education Job Opportunities

AEL Instructor

The Adult Education and Literacy Teacher is responsible for the coordination and direction of all aspects of the adult education and literacy class assigned to them at the Hannibal class site. The Adult Education and Literacy Teacher will report to the Adult Education and Literacy Director located at Macon Career Center. Instructor will teach three mornings a week for 3 hours at a time and the wage starts at $16.00 per hour.

I. Qualifications

A. Bachelor’s Degree

B. Attendance at Adult Education and Literacy Beginning Teacher Workshop

C. Attendance of at least 20 hours of approved trainings per year

II. The duties of the Adult Education and Literacy Teacher shall include:

A.  Program

1. Attend local and state PD workshops (workshops are reimbursed.)

2. Maintain a monthly staff time sheet.

3. Provide the director with all required records and reports.

4. Assist in the selection and development of instructional materials.

5. Investigate and pursue professional and educational development, membership and growth.

6. Perform any additional duties as prescribed by the director

B. Classroom

1. Develop and maintain community awareness and contacts for Adult Education and Literacy program.

2. Execute systematic recruitment and follow-up plans for adult education and literacy students.

3. Develop and provide an individualized program of learning for each student.

4. Provide for and supervise maintenance of student folders.

5. Direct, guide and evaluate student progress.

6. Cooperate with the WIOA caseworker (whose position is to provide guidance and referral information to students for needed services, job information and additional educational or vocational information.)

7. Perform any additional duties as required by the director.

III. Adult Education and Literacy teachers should have the following characteristics:

A. Pleasing and warm personality.

B. Ability to relate to and get along with people.

C. A friendly attitude and sense of humor.

D. Confidentiality, patience and compassion.

E. Excellent organizational and communication skills.

F. Enthusiasm and creativity.

G. Desire to work hard daily to complete needed tasks.

H. Basic computer skills

To apply, contact:

Lydia McClellan

Macon Career Center

702 North Missouri Street

Macon, MO  63552

660-385-2158

lmcclellan@macon.k12.mo.us

 

Submit by mail or email:

1. Letter of Application

2. Resume

Orientation Coordinator/Test Administrator Job Description

The Hannibal area AEL classroom has an opening for an Orientation Coordinator/Test Administrator. This position is responsible for managing new student enrollment and entrance testing for Adult Education and Literacy students in the Hannibal area. This position will total 25-30 hours per month and the starting wage is $16 per hour. It is a part-time position and it not eligible for benefits.  Applicants need to have the following skills and traits:

POSITION: Part-time Orientation Coordinator/Test Administrator

REPORTS TO: Director of Adult Education and Literacy Program

CLASS LOCATION: Hannibal, MO

SCHEDULE: Schedule varies based on needs of the program. This position will work 25-30 hours per month and will include both day evening hours.

CERTIFICATION: No post-secondary education certification is required.

PAY RATE: $16.00 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Strong presentation skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and enthusiastically present details about the Adult Education and Literacy Program.
  • Be familiar with using Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Experience in administering standardized tests preferred but not necessary.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Become familiar with all aspects of the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Program.
  • Present/co-present at the new student orientation sessions.
  • Collect all required and signed documents that are presented/discussed during the orientation session.
  • Motivate students through personal experience and/or student success stories.
  • Become trained in administering the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
  • Administer the TABE tests at new student orientations.
  • Administer the TABE post-tests as needed.
  • Score TABE tests and determine the validity of each test. Re-test students if necessary.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:   

  • Abide by state statutes and school board policies and regulations.
  • Attend meetings and perform duties as assigned by program director.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy administrative regulation and AEL grant requirements.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

To Apply:

Send a resume and three letters of reference to Lydia McClellan, AEL Director at lmcclellan@macon.k12.mo.us or call 660-385-2158 with questions.



Community Education


Macon Area Career and Technical Education Center Adult & Community Education program provides a diverse set of educational course opportunities for Macon and the surrounding communities. Classes are selected based on community and business needs and interest. 

Classes are offered in the areas of computers, arts and crafts, health, and personal enrichment. If you have an interest in teaching a course, please call or email Lydia McClellan at 660-385-2158 or lmcclellan@macon.k12.mo.us.

Career and technical classes are available to upgrade skills or train for a new career.

Customized training opportunities for businesses are available.

Moberly Area Community College offers college credit courses at Macon AVTS for students pursuing a degree program.

Education To Go provides over 250 online courses to choose from at www.ed2go.com/maconvotech.

The Macon Career Center offers the following courses on a continual basis. Please call for dates.

Certified Medication Technician (CMT)- THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO MEET THE REQUIRED STANDARDS OF MEDICATION TECHNICIANS WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY NURSING HOMES. IT INCLUDES 60 INSTRUCTIONAL HRS IN CLASSROOM W/ SUPERVISED PRACTICUM TO FOLLOW. Course fee of $425

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)- DESIGNED TO TEACH THE BASIC SKILLS NEEDED FOR THOSE EMPLOYED AS NURSE ASSISTANTS IN MISSOURI NURSING HOMES. SEVERAL WRITTEN EXAMS DURING THE COURSE. 100 HOURS OF LICENSED NURSING SUPERVISED EXPERIENCE AND A FINAL EXAM MUST BE COMPLETED IN FOUR MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT. UPON COMPLETION, STUDENT WILL BECOME A CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT. Course fee of $400

Child Development Associate (CDA)- THE CDA IS A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIAL FOR INDIVIDUALS WORKING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. THE CREDENTIAL IS EARNED THROUGH THE COMPLETION OF 120 CLOCK HOURS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TRAINING AND 480 CLOCK HOURS OF EXPERIENCE WITH YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE CDA ORAL AND WRITTEN EXAMINATION. STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION IN THE EIGHT CDA CONTENT AREAS AND IN PREPARATION OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL RESOURCE FILE. Course fee of $425

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)- THIS TRAINING PROGRAM IS OFFERED TO THOSE WHO DESIRE TO BE LICENSED AS EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS (EMT) BY THE MISSOURI DIVISION OF HEALTH. THE EMT PROGRAM IS THE BASIC LEVEL OF TRAINING FOR THE EMERGENCY CARE PROVIDER THAT LEADS TO BOTH STATE AND NATIONAL LICENSE EXAMINATION. INSTRUCTOR USES A COMBO OF CLASSROOM TRAINING AND CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS. Course fee of $750

 


Adult Education and Literacy

High School Equivalency classes (HiSET/GED), English as Second Language classes, K-12 tutoring, and college or ASVAB preparation are offered through the Macon Adult Education and Literacy program.  ELL/ESL classes are only held in Macon. Sites include:

Macon Family Literacy Center
408 Blees Industrial Drive
660-395-8060
Classes are held Monday-Thursday  8:30am-11:30am and 12pm-3pm. ESL/ELL classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm-8:30pm

Shelbina Literacy Center
206 E Walnut Street
573-588-2585
Classes are held Monday-Wednesday 8am-12pm

Linn County Area Career and Technical Center
122 Pershing Road
660-258-2682
Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday 5pm-8pm

Monroe City Public Library
City Hall/Library Complex
109 Second Street
660-385-2158
Classes are held Monday-Wednesday 9am-12pm

Chillicothe AEL Class
NMCYF Building
211 Locust Street 
660-385-2158
Classes are held Monday-Wednesday 9am-12pm

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