AEL Instructors

Adult Education & Literacy for the Heart of Texas

McLennan Community College

McLennan Community College Heart of Texas Adult Education and Literacy program provides English language, math, reading, writing and workforce training instruction to help adult students acquire the skills needed to succeed in the workforce, earn a high school equivalency certificate, and enter and succeed in college or the workforce.

Requirements for AEL teachers

GED (General Education Development) Preparation/High School Equivalency (HSE)

  • Instructors must hold a bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to candidates with teacher's credentials.
  • Aides must hold a high school diploma/GED.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • Instructors must hold a bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to candidates with teacher's credentials.
  • Aides must hold a least a high school diploma/GED.

Contextualized Basic Education Instructor for Computer Support Specialist Program

  • Instructors must hold a bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching workforce or college readiness, or to those with experience teaching adults. In addition to classroom instruction, this instructor will work with credit faculty to develop contextualized lessons that facilitate success in credit classes and GED completion.

Possible teaching locations

  • We currently have classes in the following counties: Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone, and McLennan.
  • We currently have openings for HSE teachers with an emphasis on math. We also have aide positions available for both evening and morning online classes.

How many hours/times a day do instructors teach?

  • This is a part-time position and not more than 19.5 hours each week.
  • Class times vary. See our list of classes.
  • We offer classes Monday-Thursday
    • Daytime: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Evening: 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

How much is the pay and other benefits?

  • Instructors are hired as part-time employees for MCC and typically make $20 per hour.

Benefits of AEL Instructor:

  • Opportunity to work with adult learners in multiple subject areas.
  • Help individuals with challenging backgrounds obtain their high school equivalence and improve their literacy and work skills for employment.
  • Engage in work that has an impact on the economic and educational advancement of individuals in our area.

How do I apply?

Contact Information

  • Adult Education & Literacy for the Heart of Texas
  • 1400 College Drive
  • Waco, Texas 76708
  • 254-299-8777