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Current Openings


Location: Highlands, NC

Contract Duration: Once a week for 3 months (with the opportunity to extend based on performance and program needs)

Salary: $100 per session


Overview: The Literacy and Learning Center is seeking a highly motivated and experienced GED (General Education Development) Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for adult education, a strong background in GED instruction, and the ability to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment.



  • Conduct GED Classes: Plan and deliver engaging and effective GED classes, covering all subjects (Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reasoning through Language Arts) to adult learners.

  • Individualized Instruction: Provide individualized support to students based on their learning needs, ensuring each participant receives the necessary guidance and assistance to succeed.

  • Assessment and Progress Monitoring: Administer assessments to evaluate students' academic levels, track progress, and adapt teaching methods accordingly.

  • Curriculum Development: Create a GED curriculum, incorporating innovative teaching methods and materials.

  • Create a Positive Learning Environment: Foster a supportive and inclusive atmosphere that encourages active participation, critical thinking, and a positive attitude toward learning.

  • Communication and Collaboration: Regularly communicate with students, parents, and staff regarding progress, challenges, and achievements.

  • Professional Development: Stay informed about the latest developments in adult education, GED testing, and teaching methodologies. Attend workshops or training sessions to enhance teaching skills.

  • Bilingual Support (Preferred) - While not mandatory, proficiency in Spanish is preferred. The ability to communicate in Spanish may enhance the learning experience for some students.



  • Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • Spanish language proficiency preferred but not required

  • State teaching certification and GED teaching experience

  • Proven ability to work effectively with adult learners, including those with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Familiarity with GED testing requirements and curriculum development.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the unique needs of adult learners.


Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to Caroline Cox at The deadline for applications is February 3rd.


The Literacy and Learning Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.


Position Type: 10-month (September-May) 

Start Date: August 2024


Job Description: The Literacy and Learning Center is seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as an Assistant Pre-K Teacher. This position is ideal for someone who possesses excellent communication skills in both English and Spanish, has a warm and nurturing personality, and is committed to fostering the growth and development of young children.



Classroom Support:

  • Assist the lead teacher in creating a positive and engaging learning environment for pre-kindergarten students.

  • Support the implementation of age-appropriate curriculum and educational activities.

  • Lead small groups and provide one-on-one assistance to students as needed.

Bilingual Communication:

  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff in both English and Spanish.

  • Foster a culturally inclusive environment that values diversity and celebrates different backgrounds.

Recess Monitoring:

  • Supervise and monitor students during outdoor and indoor recess activities.

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of students while promoting positive social interactions.

Initiative and Teamwork:

  • Know when to listen and follow instructions and when to take initiative in addressing classroom needs.

  • Collaborate with the lead teacher and other staff members to create a cohesive and supportive teaching team.

Professional Development:

  • Attend staff meetings, workshops, and training sessions to enhance professional knowledge and skills.

  • Stay informed about best practices in early childhood education.



  • GED or High School Diploma

  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish

  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid Certification

  • Must pass Health screening

  • Ability to pass a background check

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team

  • Passion for working with young children and promoting their holistic development


If you are a dedicated individual who is passionate about early childhood education and possesses the necessary qualifications, we invite you to apply for the position of Assistant Pre-K Teacher at The Literacy and Learning Center. Please submit your resume, and a brief message explaining why you think you would be a good fit for the role, to Caroline Cox at We look forward to welcoming a new member to our dynamic and caring educational community.

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