EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: High School Equivalency Instructor

High School Equivalency Instructor needed with the FMS Private Industry Council, Inc.
Bachelor’s Degree in Education and 2 years’ experience working with youth ages 16-24. Work in
conjunction with the Senior Youth Employment Program Coordinator, reports directly to Director of
Program Services. Clean, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

Skills / Abilities:

  • Needs to have strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to motivate youth to continue their education and stressing the importance of education to their future.
  • Adapting teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of students.
  • Proficient active listening skills to understand and adapt to students’ various learning needs.
  • Knowledge of appropriate learning psychology, styles and strategies.
  • Must have leadership skills and patience for working with students of all ages.
  • Creativity assigning and grading various assessments for students, including tests, quizzes, essays and projects.
  • Ability to work with groups or one-on-one when they need extra help or attention.
  • Ability to make judgments based on experience including situational assessment.
  • Ability to solve problems, make evaluations or reach conclusions based on subjective or objective
    criteria.
  • Flexibility in scheduling to cover all offices as assigned.
  • Advanced technology skills to track student attendance and grades and present creative lessons.

Job Duties:

  • Complete assessments of youth educational skills and prepare them for completing the GED exam and obtaining their Equivalency diploma.
  • Establishing and enforcing rules of behavior for students in the classroom.
  • Maintains caseload assigned by the Director of Program Services and/or Senior Youth Program
    Coordinator. Covers all three county offices.
  • Preparing individualized lessons, units and projects to complete learning objectives.
  • Complete and maintain Client files.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Establishing and communicating clear objectives for lessons, units and projects.
  • To coordinate student activities with Senior Youth Coordinator.
  • To assist the students in obtaining additional assistance for course work.
  • To explore the post-secondary options available for youth.
  • Conduct orientation of youth including: PIC/WIOA regulations and program policy.
  • Record students’ attendance.
  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly case management meetings with the Senior Youth Coordinator.

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; 37.5 hours per week
Annual Salary: $36,000 / year plus full benefit package

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:
Mary Hill, Program Director, FMS PIC, Inc. at mhill@fmsworkforcesolutions.org

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