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DIGITAL SKILLS ADULT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR FOR ONLINE AND PRESENTIAL CLASSES

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Description

The Building Skills Partnership is a statewide non-profit training collaboration between the California janitors’ union, SEIU-USWW, leading building service employers, and the broader community. BSP develops innovative leadership and education programs to increase the skills, opportunities and self-sufficiency of low-wage building service workers, their families, and communities. Please see www.buildingskills.org for more information.

BSP seeks a Digital Skills Instructor for online and presential courses, working closely with members of SEIU-United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW) and other immigrant community members.

Class launch dates are still to be determined, but will be scheduled for Saturday mornings (2 hours) and afternoons (2 hours) for a period of 4 to 8 weeks beginning in February 2022.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education or an equivalent credential in Adult Education preferred.
  • Cross cultural competence and experience working with immigrants preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of experience teaching computer skills to adult learners, preferably Latinx workers with low literacy.
  • Advance level facilitation skills appropriate for adult learners. Minimum of six months of experience teaching computer skills using an online format, like Zoom.
  • Must be a curious researcher, constantly updating skills and content knowledge to update and upgrade the Digital Literacy curriculum and teaching strategies tailored to BSP’s population of immigrant learners.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices related to adult literacy, preparing lesson plans, syllabi and curricula, conducting and preparing assessment tools, case management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and G- Suite, Social Media platforms, most commonly used Apps., smartphone functionality (Android and iPhones); tablet, laptop, desktop and Chromebooks functionality.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, patient and able to work well with others.
  • Ability and interest in working with diverse populations.
  • Ability to create a warm, supportive learning environment, respectful of individual differences and learning styles, mindful and nurturing.
  • Creative and open mind to repurpose, reorient processes to ensure the best learning experience. 
  • Bilingual Spanish required. Candidates who cannot read, write and speak Spanish fluently will not be considered. 


Responsibilities:

  • Teach digital literacy both in online (via Zoom) and presencial modalities, in a manner that builds student skill level and confidence and encourages self -learning and improvement.
  • Develop and/or utilize lesson plans on diverse Digital Literacy contents. Offer feedback for the continuous improvement of the curriculum and teaching strategy.
  • Collaborate with Class Coordinator and Curriculum Design and Digital Equity Coordinator to ensure highest possible quality in digital skills delivery.
  • Take charge of the computer lab, turning off computers at the end of each lesson and

reporting when computers are not working properly or need maintenance.

  • Complete student assessments each cycle, within the communicated timeline.
  • Maintain accurate and timely student files, including students’ work, documentation of skill development, test results, and case notes, as appropriate. 
  • Manage attendance regularly and submitting attendance for each class. 
  • Ensure timely data entry into databases, as needed.
  • Work enthusiastically as part of a team and establish positive relationships with participants, BSP staff, the community, collaborators and partnerships.
  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.


Instructors are paid on an hourly basis. Rates are competitive and commensurate with

experience.


Description

The Building Skills Partnership is a statewide non-profit training collaboration between the California janitors’ union, SEIU-USWW, leading building service employers, and the broader community. BSP develops innovative…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    December 17, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    December 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish required. Candidates who cannot read, write and speak Spanish fluently will not be considered. 

Bilingual Spanish required. Candidates who cannot read, write and speak Spanish fluently will not be considered. 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
Oakland, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please send resume & cover letter to the email provided.

Please send resume & cover letter to the email provided.

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