Employment Opportunities

At Project Learn of Summit County, we pride ourselves on our student-first approach and our passionate team. We are looking for energized, dedicated individuals who are interested in working for a fast-paced, diverse and student focused organization.

 Project Learn of Summit County has been active in the Greater Akron and Summit County communities for 40+ years, helping our students achieve their academic and professional goals to fulfill our mission of Empowering People, and Advancing Communities. 

Please see our open positions below.

Position: ABE/ASE/HSE Instructor

Reports to: Chief Learning Officer  Part-time Hours: 5+/week

PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION: Teach student instructional groups and support students in their efforts to accomplish their educational goals. Review student progress using student portfolios and assessments. Work with Project Learn staff to support and retain students.  Comply with all Project Learn of Summit County and Ohio Department of Higher Education Aspire policies, procedures and grant requirements.



Learner Progress, Advancement, and Retention 

  • Teach small group classes in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, lifeskills and other appropriate subjects
  • Utilize various instructional strategies to engage learners
  • Develop and utilize lesson plans in accordance with Ohio Department of Higher Education lesson plan requirements
  • Maintain accurate attendance records for each class
  • Manage portfolios and on-going assessments for each student in the class, which includes goal setting, learner progress, and advancement
  • Utilize assigned instructional volunteers in the classes

Student Support and Retention Services

  • Work with the Recruitment and Retention Specialist and Student Engagement Coordinator to monitor student progress and follow-up with students who have left the program
  • Participate with other instructors and Project Learn staff to strengthen curriculum and student achievement documentation

Fund Development:

  •   Participate in fund development activities as assigned by the Executive Director

Special Projects:

  •  Complete special projects as assigned by the Executive Director

Professional Development:

  • Attend local, state, and/or national conferences related to adult literacy, assessment, cultural awareness and sensitivity, and/or social services administration


Bachelor’s degree and related experience in adult learning and literacy; teaching and curriculum development; training and professional development; and/or social service experience.


  • part-time, hourly employee
  • reports to Chief Learning Officer
  • location: Main Office, Downtown Akron and various instructional sites throughout Summit County
  • Daytime and/or evening hours as assigned
  • Some local and overnight travel as needed
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