Instructor, Early Youth and Employment Services - PRN

    • Job Tracking ID: 512251-718752
    • Job Location: Paulding County, GA
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: January 14, 2020
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Job Description:

INSTRUCTOR - EARLY YOUTH & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

TOMMY NOBIS CENTER

Paulding County

Tommy Nobis Center Mission: Empowering People Through Employment

Vision: Tommy Nobis Center envisions supportive communities where people with disabilities are afforded the opportunity to work.

Position Summary:

The Early Youth Employment Services (EYES) Instructor provides leadership and direction for developing, scheduling and implementing the education and training services, metric development and program billing for EYES. This role teaches EYES curriculum to high school and middle school students. This role is also responsible for coordinating services with participant schools, referral sources, parent advisory groups and students. The Instructor's hours will be determined by the school(s) assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops program guide, timeline of services, and project plan.
  • Responsible for delivery of services for students in the EYES program, from time of referral to exit.
  • Teaches pre-vocational skills curriculum (career exploration, job readiness, interview skills, etc.) to high school and GED students.
  • Meets with referral sources, schools, and parent advisory groups for planning and implementation of program.
  • Completes and carries out curriculum training.
  • Develops lesson plans for students
  • Schedules class times with identified schools.
  • Supervises and teaches classes in schools and at Tommy Nobis Center.
  • Maintains effective control and management of classroom.
  • With input from Program Director, schedules additional Tommy Nobis Center team members to assist with teaching classes and supervision of participants.
  • Assists in development of community sites for summer EYES program.
  • Develops and completes weekly and monthly status reports for participants.
  • Responsible for monthly billing process with referral sources.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in special education, rehabilitation, sociology, behavioral sciences or business administration or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience in vocational rehabilitation or teaching role.
  • Experience teaching or working with individuals with disabilities.

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with.
  • High "customer service orientation."
  • Results oriented with ability to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Must be highly organized, accurate in completing work assignments.
  • Strong oral & written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with assigned duties.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of Windows environment in Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • General knowledge of other office equipment such as copiers, scanners, fax machine, etc.
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.

Prior Experience Desirable:

  • Experience working with transition students
  • Delivery of job readiness skills training
  • Developing programmatic marketing materials

Core Competencies:

Customer Focus

Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with internal and external customers, student and parents.

Attention to Detail

Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.

Teamwork

Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.

Speaking

Conveys ideas and facts orally using language the audience will best understand.

Writing

Conveys ideas and facts in writing using language the reader will best understand.

Special Skills/Abilities:

Written Communication

Strong written skills required to create and prepare professional quality documentation and to effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals.

Analytical

Strong ability to review statistical information in order to create reports, show changes, validate any deficiencies, and to establish improvement goals.

Oral Communication

Ability to communicate and present information informally and formally to candidates for employment, new hires, program participants, employees and other professional groups.

Organizational

Ability to organize data and assigned work tasks for maximum effectiveness.

Equipment

Knowledge of computers.

Declaration:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. They may be subject to change at any time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. It is the philosophy of Tommy Nobis Center to provide a safe work environment according to Tommy Nobis Center' policies, compliance agencies and other and safety guidelines. Employee required to attend all safety training sessions and drills.

This role will involve driving to participant schools and working in a variety of academic environments. Time in the office is in a typical office work environment.

Tommy Nobis Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drugs Don’t Work worksite and a participant in e-Verify.