Jobs in Adult Basic Education

This page lists job postings at adult basic education programs that are funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Job postings must be funded, at least in part, by WIOA Title II funds.  To post a job, please email the job posting to Matt Manfred at


Director of Student Curriculum and Instruction – Delaware County Literacy Council

The role of the Director of Curriculum and Instruction (DCI) is to ensure that DCLC’s students receive instruction that prepares them to achieve their academic and workforce goals. The DCI is responsible for managing all the education programming DCLC offers adults, including, but not limited to, Adult Basic Education/Adult Secondary Education/High School Equivalency and English as a Second Language. The DCI also coordinates the Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education and Integrated Education Training programs for non-English speaking adult students. Responsibilities include curriculum development, course evaluation and scheduling, budget preparation, supervision and staff development, record keeping, and reporting to funding agencies. 

    Community Education Supervisor – Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13

    The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and support for Student Advisors, Teachers, and other Community Education staff in Lancaster and Lebanon counties. In addition, this position provides oversight for state and local program initiatives and funding streams. An ideal candidate would be someone with a social work background since he/she will be overseeing student advisors at the refugee center and in the Adult Education program. Bilingualism would be a plus.

      Program Associate II: Adult Education, Workforce, and Postsecondary Education – WestEd 

      The Program Associate II for Adult Education and Workforce Development will work as a part of the Postsecondary Pathways and Career Mobility (PPCM) Content Area at WestEd. The PPCM Content Area focuses on strengthening adult basic and postsecondary education, workforce, and economic development systems to improve student access and outcomes in higher education and increase economic mobility for low-income families and communities. A central pillar of the group is changing the conversation about the relationship between education and access to living wage employment and careers through exceptionally innovative use of data, student and practitioner experience, and a strong understanding of secondary, postsecondary, adult learner, and workforce education systems and structures. WestEd recently launched a new national Center for Economic Mobility which will position the work of the group and the larger postsecondary content area at the forefront of national strategies increasing access for low wage communities to living wage jobs and economic self-sufficiency. For more information go to

        Adult Education Coordinator – IU1

        Intermediate Unit 1 is accepting applications for the position of Adult Basic Education Coordinator for Washington County. This position exists to serve the adult population in Washington County, specifically Washington city and the Mon Valley. This position assists the Supervisor of Educational Programs in developing and coordinating adult basic education programs.  The duties in this position include implementing orientation and assessment practices, providing instruction and student support services, engaging in ongoing professional development, and serving on the agency program improvement team. In addition, this position acts as the regional resource by providing communication and information between staff, supervisor, workforce partners, PDE, and students. This position works to ensure a result of meeting the educational needs and goals of students, while maintaining compliance with State and Federal guidelines.  This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field. PDE Teaching Certification and experience in adult education is preferred.  This is a full-time, 12-month position.  The salary range for this position is $42,000 – 58,000 (based on experience).