MERS/MO Goodwill Industries English Language Arts Instructor in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Position: English Language Arts Instructor

Job Location: Poplar Bluff, MO

District: Goodwill Excel Center

Telephone: (314)241-3464

Email: Application must be made through our website at under the Careers tab or simply apply to the link provided below. Applying for this position requires completing an application on our company's website.

Resumes will be reviewed and Interviews will be scheduled soon.


MERS Goodwill has been selected by DESE to be responsible for developing four adult high schools that will administer the curriculum that allows adults to earn a traditional HS degree, at an accelerated rate, and often times coupled with dual college credit and industry-recognized credentials. The school will be open from 9 am to 9 pm, have daycare provided on site, and is the first of its kind here in Missouri.

Job Description:

Excel Center Instructors are responsible for the development and implementation of the curriculum and for the academic success of students. Curriculum design and instruction are done as a team with an eye toward cross-subject collaboration and ways to make the information meaningful for adult learners. Instructors will use individual, group, online and one-on-one learning environments to meet the needs and styles of students. Instructors and Life Coaches work together to support students, celebrate their success, and ensure their progress toward graduation.

Our goal is for Instructors to find joy in both teaching and learning. An accelerated, adult community allows instructors to build lessons around student needs and to use both data and creativity in designing courses. Instructors have opportunities to co-teach some subjects and to help create some of the electives. Missouri will be the 6th state to open Goodwill Excel Centers so there is the opportunity to exchange ideas, curriculum, and best practices on a national level as well.

Minimum Qualifications: Current Teaching Certificate in the subject specialty with a minimum of 2 years of experience teaching at the high school level. At least a Bachelor?s degree required and a Master?s Degree preferred. Experience working with nontraditional and/or adult learners is also preferred.

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage, 7 weeks of paid leave (5 scheduled and 2 discretionary), 401k, etc.

MERS/ MO Goodwill considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability or any other legally protected status.

Reasonable accommodations may be requested by contacting HR and are provided whenever reasonable to assist the employee's in the performance of job duties.

MERS/ MO Goodwill requires various background, records and drug checks/test upon employment.