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GED Options/High School Programs Instructor

Chemeketa Community College

Job Description

This is a full-time faculty position in High School Partnerships at Chemeketa Community College. Responsibilities of this position include teaching developmental mathematics courses, service on departmental and college-wide committees, curriculum development, student advising, evaluation of instructional materials, use of technology and participation in campus activities. Expertise and experience in developmental mathematics and high school programming are highly desired. This position supports instruction for Roberts at Chemeketa regional alternative education and youth GED options programming.

Chemeketa is a proud Hispanic-Serving Institution that aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested in joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply.

When applying for this position, you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts - An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution which clearly indicate the degree awarded, and any other applicable information, must be attached with your application if you would like it considered as part of your eligibility for the position. Any applicants who earned academic credentials from outside of the United States and wish to use those credits for consideration must also upload an evaluation of college credit earned at the non-U.S. institution.



Instructional Program Responsibilities

  • Participates in curriculum development; recommends course outline revisions
  • Recommends textbooks and other instructional materials and equipment
  • Keeps up to date on technological changes and developments in subject area and in alternative education best practices
  • Participates in departmental and college meetings and committee work; represents the department at pertinent meetings as required
  • Promotes positive image of the college and high school programs
  • Develops and maintains contacts with K-12, community, and professional organizations
  • Maintain accurate and timely student records including but not limited to: academic progress, attendance, 504, IEP, and behavioral plans
  • Coordinates with instructional assistants to support student learning
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate and work collaboratively with a team of staff, faculty, and key external partners
  • Instructs mathematics classes utilizing knowledge of the discipline and teaching practice that facilitates student learning
  • Teaches classes as assigned, following approved course outlines and contributes to common assessments through meaningful curriculum design
  • Facilitates student learning through a variety of pedagogical approaches supporting student progress and credit completion
  • Delivers instruction in a variety of modalities to meet program and student needs including face-to-face, remote, hybrid, and/or online
Teaching and Learning Values
  • Creates a learning climate of mutual respect and fairness
  • Encourages creative and critical thinking
  • Engages participants in an active learning process
  • Facilitates learning that applies to and enriches lives
  • Encourages student responsibility for learning
  • Promotes learning as a lifelong process

Institutional Expectations
  • Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
  • Participates in recruitment and retention of students at an individual and institutional level in promotion of student success
  • Embraces, understands and uses appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions
  • Provides high quality, effective service to internal and external customers through continuous improvement and adoption of lean office practices




Your application will be scored based on the minimum qualifications, core competencies, and preferred qualifications. If you are unsure whether you meet all of the qualifications listed below, we encourage you to apply and address through your application materials all of the relevant education, transferable skills, and related experience that makes you a great candidate for this position. Please ensure you include all information on your application which you wish to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor Degree with Math Emphasis from an accredited institution
A Valid Oregon Teaching License with a Mathematics endorsement or Masters in Education, Teaching, or education related field
Three years of teaching experience in GED, Secondary or Alternative Education settings
Experience teaching in a variety of modalities including face-to-face, remote, hybrid, and/or online

Core Competencies
  • Demonstrable experience providing culturally responsive instruction
  • Bicultural/multicultural skills sufficient to select appropriate behaviors, values and attitudes within different cultures during interactions with others
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least one year of experience teaching math to diverse, historically underrepresented student groups
  • Experience with behavioral management systems
  • Bilingual English/Spanish




  • Please Note: As part of the first round of screening, the committee will conduct an anonymous review of the application materials and will not be able to view any personally identifiable information. Please be sure that your application is complete and thoroughly depicts how you meet the minimum qualifications, core competencies and preferred qualifications.

Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Any applications which do not have the required documents attached will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Chemeketa makes employment decisions based solely on the candidate's demonstrated competencies as related to successful performance in the position.


  • This is a 100%, 192-day faculty assignment of the F9 band and grade
  • All positions at Chemeketa are required to be available for work onsite as requested by the college.
  • Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends
  • This position may require the use of your personal vehicle for transportation between campus locations
  • If requested, you must supply official transcripts within 30-days of hire
  • Employees must maintain Oregon, Washington or Idaho residency as a condition of employment.
  • Successful applicants for designated positions must successfully pass a background inquiry, which may include criminal, driving, credit and full background checks. Only information relevant to the position will be considered. An individual with negative information on their background inquiry will not necessarily be denied employment.
  • Providing false information will result in rejection of an application, employment offer or dismissal

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary requirements are met.

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Chemeketa Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.

For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit


  • One of the following:
    • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) -OR-
    • Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension -OR-
    • Certification that discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate
  • In addition to one of the above documents, Disabled Veterans must also submit one of the following:
    • A copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs -OR-
    • Certification that medical separation from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.

You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at

Chemeketa Community College is considered a qualifying public employer for the purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, full-time employees working at the College may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan. Questions regarding your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or to the US Department of Education.

The College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution committed to an environment free of discrimination and harassment. The College prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, whistleblowing, genetic information, domestic abuse victim, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in any area, activity or operation of the College. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under federal, state or local laws.

For questions about equal employment opportunity and/or affirmative action, contact 503 399 2537. For questions regarding sexual harassment, gender-based discrimination, and sexual misconduct policies, or for filing a complaint, contact the Title IX coordinator at 503 584 7323.

To request this publication in an alternative format, please call 503 399 5192




In addition to a rewarding and energizing career opportunity, Chemeketa offers a comprehensive benefits package to all salaried Chemeketa employees and eligible dependents. Benefits available to Chemeketa employee's include:

Core Benefits: Complete health insurance package, employer-paid group life insurance, Long term disability insurance, employee assistance programs

Voluntary Benefits: Voluntary life insurance, long term care insurance, AFLAC cancer insurance, flexible spending accounts.

Qualifying employees will receive contributions to the Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS) as well as the opportunity to enroll in optional 403(b) and 457(b) deferred compensation plans.

Additional perks of joining the Chemeketa team include tuition waiver for employees and their qualifying dependents, on-campus wellness activities, and generous leave policies.

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