Adult Education Part-time Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley is accepting applications for a Part-Time Instructor in the Adult Education Program. This is a grant-funded position. This position provides instruction in adult education for the six educational functioning levels to students with varying academic levels.  The instructor interacts with students, provides instructional and registration /intake related services for potential and current students.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Application Procedure: Please visit to complete the TCAT Ripley employment application. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and application to:
Marcy Johnson, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Ripley
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063

EOE/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer
A Tennessee Board of Regents institution

Required Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate in Education or related field, Tennessee Teacher’s License (preferred or approved waiver, or experience in teaching).
  • Office Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) as well as the ability to learn to use other computer software.
  • Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal/customer service skills, and organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Travel to satellite class locations if necessary.
  • Participate in local and state activities /staff development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an adult education environment.
  • Knowledge of data management system.
  • Demonstrate command of content knowledge of current AE Curriculum and recommended resources.
  • Maintain student files to track students for post testing.


  • Plan, teach and evaluate student work and provide instruction.
  • Assist with graduation of AE students.
  • Assist with student registration, assessment, orientation/counseling, attendance and student goals.
  • Administer and interpret scores HiSET and TABE exams for student placement and instruction.
  • Organize and maintain confidential program and student files as well as report documentation, including maintaining correct student sign-in sheets.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by engaging in opportunities to improve or increase skills.
  • Maintain time and effort documentation.
  • Work with Leadership Team to develop a program that supports students’ progression through the National Reporting System levels – ensuring level gains.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, education and in accordance with the guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.