GED Instructor - HUMBLE, TX

Post Date:  Sep 15, 2023

Humble, TX, US, 77396

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  30940
Work Schedule:  8:00 am - 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – Gateway Is The Place For You. 

GED Instructors are responsible for:


  • Teaches General Education Development (GED) preparatory classes to adults and prepares course objectives based on curriculum guidelines and state requirements. 
  • Maintains order in the classroom and ensures students adhere to policies and procedures, and notifies appropriate personnel of students failing to comply. 
  • Reinforces lesson concepts and principles by providing individual or group tutoring sessions and following-up with students to encourage and support learning and promote maximum potential
  • Performs a variety of related administrative duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, responding to inquiries, ordering and storing supplies, and filing, photocopying and maintaining documents.
  • Attends professional conferences and workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence, collaborate with other professionals on the development of instructional programs, and to stay current on GED testing requirements and procedures.
  • May operate company vehicle to transport students to events or activities to reinforce and guide student learning from those activities. 
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  • Knowledge of examination requirements, material content and appropriate methods to teach GED preparatory classes at a level normally acquired by a minimum of two years previous relevant teaching experience.  Must be qualified to provide GED instruction and/or adult learning by maintaining a teaching certification by the State of Texas. 
  • General knowledge of the physical, cognitive and psychosocial functioning level of the population; and the demonstrated ability to appropriately interact, tailor interventions, including de-escalation techniques, and communicate with clients based on their individual maturation level.


Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to communicate with others in order to gather and exchange information, and provide support.
  • Ability to stand or move about to monitor and interact with clients.
  • Ability to continually proofread, check and verify documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to read and check tests and assignments, and verify client attendance.
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to enter, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a continual basis.


Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Short Term Disability - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston