Interested in Teaching for Community Based Outreach?

JWCC Community Based Outreach Internal Procedures

Types of Instructors
John Wood Community College utilizes campus faculty and staff, as well as community members, to instruct Community Education’s wide variety of courses.  Anyone with personal or professional expertise in a particular subject area may be considered to teach a community education course. The minimum educational requirement for instructors is a high school diploma or GED.  For complete information, review the Community Based Outreach Instructor Handbook.

Course Submission
All instructors, both new and continuing, must complete a Course Proposal Form for each course they want to teach. Proposals must be received two months before the start of the semester to allow for review, and to be marketed effectively.

Semester of Instruction

Submit Paperwork By (End of the Month)

Fall (August - December)


Spring (January - May)


Summer (June - July)



Please refer to the Instructor Pay Formula for information about how we pay instructors.

Thank you for your interest in Community Based Outreach! Our goal is to serve the needs and interests of the community, and our instructors are a critical part of that mission. We hope that you will join us by sharing your passion and encouraging life-long learning.