Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

Adult Education Teaching Opportunities

Rio Salado's Adult Basic Education department is seeking part-time instructors and substitute instructors for our in-person, non-credit classes: GED® test preparation and English language skills classes for adults.

Rio Salado has seven locations across Maricopa County. Class schedules vary.  Classes are in the morning, afternoon or evening. We are looking for caring, qualified professionals who possess outstanding credentials and the desire to share their expertise with students.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements to teach Adult Education classes include:

Search Adult Education Teaching Opportunities

  1. Search for Opportunities using the button below. You will be directed to the Maricopa Community Colleges Careers webpage.
  2. Select View All Jobs.
  3. Then select Rio Salado Community College in the Location field on the left side of page.
  4. Select Community Development in the Department field that displays under Location.
  5. Select a position for more information.
  6. Then, click Apply for Job or browse for more opportunities using the Careers arrow at the top left of page.

Online Application

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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.

Days and hours of classes vary by location.

We have various locations throughout Maricopa County. List of locations

  • Click Online Application above on this page. You will be redirected to the Maricopa Careers page.
  • Click View All Jobs.
  • On the left side of the Careers page, select Rio Salado as the location, and Community Development for Department. All Adult Education postings will display.
  • Math
  • Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • English as a Second Language
  • Student Success Seminars

Student Success Seminar instructors facilitate a multi-day workshop for all new students and can teach at multiple locations. The HSE and ELAA instructors teach classes for enrolled students who have completed the Student Success Seminar.

  • New Instructor Orientation
  • Instructor Mentoring Program
  • Online instructional courses
  • Arizona Department of Education assessment training
  • College Bridge Pathways annual professional learning days
  • Professional learning opportunities may vary for Student Success Seminar Instructors
  • 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.

Each class has approximately 18 to 25 students.