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College Bridge Pathways Teaching Opportunities

College Bridge Pathways (CBP) offers High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation, formerly known as GED, and English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA) classes. We have seven locations across Maricopa County. We are looking for part-time instructors and substitute teachers for our in-person classes. Class schedules vary; we have classes in the morning, afternoon, or evening. We are looking for caring, qualified professionals who not only possess outstanding credentials, but also have the desire to share their expertise with our students.

Minimum Requirements to Teach CBP Classes:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Ability to obtain an Arizona Adult Education Certification prior to or within 60 days of hire. This requires a four-year degree and fingerprint clearance.
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FAQ for Hiring and Recruiting

  1. Do I need to have an Adult Education Certificate?

    Yes, you must obtain Adult Education Certification prior to or within 60 days of hire. Adult Education Certification requires a four year degree and fingerprint clearance.

  2. Are there flexible teaching hours?

    Days and hours of classes vary by location.

  3. At what locations are the CBP classes being offered?

    We have various locations throughout Maricopa County. Click here for a list of locations.

  4. What is the starting pay for CBP instructors?

    The starting pay for a part-time instructor is $18.00 per hour with a maximum of 19.5 hours a week. The pay for a substitute teacher is $18.37 per hour.

  5. What are the steps to apply to teach CBP?

    Submit an online application. Faculty Services will contact you to schedule an interview if we have instructor openings for the areas for which you are qualified to teach and for the location that you have indicated.

  6. What content areas are available for instruction?
    • Math
    • Language Arts
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • English as a Second Language
  7. What professional learning opportunities are available?
    • New Instructor Orientation
    • Instructor Mentoring Program
    • Online instructional courses
    • Arizona Department of Education assessment training
    • College Bridge Pathways annual professional learning days
    • Rio Salado College's All Faculty Meetings
  8. What are the student demographics for CBP?
    • Students must be at least 16 years old in order to participate in this program. Student ages typically range from 16 to 65.
    • Incoming students have various educational levels – 92% of students have lower than high school levels.
    • Students come from various cultural backgrounds.
    • 2/3 of students are female; 1/3 of students are male.
    • 60% of students make $10,000 or less annually.
  9. What is the class size?

    Each class has approximately 18 to 25 students.

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