Academic Support Instructor

Northwood Technical College   Superior, WI   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 2, 2023
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Northwood Tech offers the opportunity to work in a diverse and stimulating environment. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits. 

Northwood Tech is located in the beautiful, unspoiled natural environment of Northwest Wisconsin. We put learning first and embrace innovative theories, techniques, and technologies to ensure success in a changing world. We foster a working and learning environment where staff and students can grow personally and professionally.

Northwood Technical College is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time Academic Support Instructor at the Superior Campus. 


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System
  • 403(b)/457(b) Retirement Savings
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Leave

The qualified candidate will provide Academic Support Instruction for the Superior Campus and the surrounding community. This position is responsible for providing instruction to individuals seeking high school (GED/HSED) credentials, employability skills, reading, writing, math, and success strategies. It is also responsible for responding to program student referrals by assessing and assisting in needed academic support areas for student success. The work will be conducted over three terms of the year during hours as determined by the director to best meet student needs.


  • Model cultural competencies that reflect Northwood Tech’s Mission, Vision, Values, Learning College Tenets, and On Course Principles
  • Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes Employability Essentials and technical content to meet industry, state, and/or regulatory standards.
  • Plan for instruction, including syllabi development, learning plans, and assessment strategies.
  • Deliver, assess, and adapt effective instruction that meets the diverse needs of students.
  • Apply a variety of instructional strategies, create learning plans, facilitate learning, and revise teaching practice.
  • Promote a culture of continuing student success, implement strategies to promote learner persistence and meet the needs of multi-generational learners, demonstrate learner-centered communication, and utilize available student support services.
  • Create performance-based assessment plans, employ a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies, communicate assessment results in a timely fashion to promote student learning, and use assessment results to improve instruction.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors to support teaching and learning and utilize varied strategies for managing the learning environment.
  • Identify exit learning outcomes and external standards, develop competencies that describe intended learning outcomes, create performance-based plans and assessment tasks for each course, develop learning objectives and plans, prepare syllabi, and utilize quality review process to validate curriculum.
  • Utilize a variety of data analysis tools, analyze data from teaching and learning experiences, and use data to inform decision making about the teaching and learning process.
  • Assess effectiveness in embracing diversity, examine the impact of college, community, and student demographics on teaching and learning, and create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA / BS or higher with major in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Adult Education or Special Needs Education, or
  • BA / BS or higher with 30 semester credits in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Adult Education, or Special Needs Education

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain driver’s license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in above areas.
  • Experience working with at-risk adult students.
  • Experience working with corrections populations.
  • Experience working with English Language Learners.
  • Ability to learn and use new technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours.
  • Willing to teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms.
  • Background in educational diagnosis, assessment, and instructional methodology for the full range of unique learner needs

FY24 Salary - Faculty Grade B - $64,283 / year



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Please apply by November 24, 2023.


Commitment to Diversity
Northwood Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry. The College seeks to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Northwood Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, service in the uniformed services, veteran status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions or status in any group protected by state or local law in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.