Adult Basic Education (ABE/GED) Instructor

The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

About the organization

The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas breaks the cycle of intergenerational poverty through comprehensive literacy services.

Literacy is more than knowing how to read. Literacy is opportunity and access. Being literate means having the necessary skills in your toolkit to become self-sufficient within your community.

At the Literacy Coalition, we believe everyone should have the tools they need to reach their full potential, which is why our services and partnerships create a bridge to opportunity.

Our Literacy Programs Build:
• Adult literacy
• Career Development literacy
• Family literacy

Amplifying Our Work
• AmeriCorps Placements
Literacy Coalition trains and places Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps and VISTA AmeriCorps members in organizations across Texas communities.
• Training Providers
Literacy Coalition develops cutting edge trainings and resources to share with literacy organizations to amplify their work and impact.
• Creating Partnerships


Do you want to build your teaching skills in a professional environment? Adult Basic Education (ABE) instructors help adults learn basic reading and writing skills. Classes are typically small and instruction is usually one-on-one. Generally, our clients enroll in ABE classes as a precursor to High School Equivalency (HSE) prep. HSE instructors help adults who do not have a high school diploma and who are seeking to pass a high school equivalency exam (e.g. the GED). HSE instructors also work with their students one-on-one.

Our term of service lasts for 8 months as a full-time position. You will receive free health benefits and many professional development sessions. The trainings we offer will help you develop teaching skills and other important skills - such as networking and resume writing. Finally, once you complete your term of service you will receive an education award of $4,441. The education award can be used to pay off student loans or to pay for future schooling.


High school diploma or HSE, Willingness to complete a term of national service



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