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Literacy Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA Remote


US$40-47k (annually)

Outreach/Community Relations

Full time


Sep 19


 The instructor is responsible for leading assigned Literacy Pittsburgh classes utilizing the Ready and Relevant curriculum and supporting agency priorities. The instructor ensures a high-quality experience for students by providing excellent student instruction and support to advance student learning and goal attainment. 

Essential Functions

Teaching, Learning and Support

  • Teach assigned classes in designated locations, in-person and/or via remote instruction.
  • Provide support and referrals for students to address barriers and transition needs as related to program participation.
  • Arrange for assessment and evaluation of students.

Program Improvement and Compliance

  • Actively engage in professional development and on-going training to ensure high-quality teaching that leads to strong student outcomes.
  • Collect, analyze, and monitor key student performance data, including attendance hours, student assessment scores, learning objectives, student feedback, and outcomes for state and federal compliance, student learning objectives, and overall program improvement.
  • Monitor progress and solve problems to ensure program compliance with applicable state, federal, and other grant requirements. 


  • Participate with internal agency committees and teams, as well as relevant external partnerships. 
  • Follow agency protocols and processes for effective service delivery.
  • Show leadership by offering expertise locally and regionally.
  • All other duties as assigned by Director of Adult Education.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • Experience in teaching adults preferred.
  • Flexibility, adaptable to changing needs and schedules.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with, build rapport with, and motivate diverse groups of people to achieve their education and career goals.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in workplace digital platforms 
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and public speaking.
  • A passion for education and educational programming
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships with diverse populations. 
  • A team player attitude
  • A desire to continually learn and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

 Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Act 33/34 clearances
  • This position may require the use of a personal vehicle for local travel.

 Work Environment 

  • Full-time, some evening work required.
  • Hybrid Schedule

 Physical Demands: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Requires the ability to push, pull, lift & carry up to 40 pounds.

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