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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: High School Equivalency Instructor

Job Description:

Full or part-time GED Instructor / Tutor needed with the FMS Private Industry Council, Inc.  Associate degree with 3 years’ experience working with youth ages 16-24. Work in conjunction with the Senior Youth Employment Program Coordinator. Clean, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.


-Needs to have strong communication and organizational skills.

-Ability to motivate youth to continue their education and stress 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.

-Establishing and enforcing rules of behavior for students in the classroom.

-Maintains caseload assigned by the Senior Youth Program Coordinator.

-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. Weekdays Wage negotiable.

Job Location:  Amsterdam, Gloversville, Cobleskill, New York

Benefits:  Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Retirement/Pension

Duration:  Full Time, Regular

Workdays:  Monday thru Friday; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Email or call Mary Hill, Program Director, FMS PIC, Inc. for more details: OR 518-842-3676 Ext. 3027