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Skills Training Specialist, Manchester

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The Skills Training Specialist will provide integrated English language instruction for adult learners as part of a new skills training program designed to prepare immigrants and refugees for careers as Licensed Nursing Assistance. S/he will recruit and assess potential students; plan lessons and develop learning materials; and instruct an integrated ESOL and “softs skills” course. In addition to classroom instruction, the Skills Training Specialist will provide one-on-one “coaching” for refugee clients who are seeking to develop and advance toward specific goals financial and career goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support logistics planning and curriculum development for an integrated ESOL/Licensed Nursing Assistant training course
  • Recruit LNA training participants through presentations at career centers, community-based organizations, and training vendor fairs
  • Assess applicants’ eligibility for training programs by verifying work authorization documents, conducting interviews, and administering/scoring written and oral English tests.
  • Teach integrated ESOL and “soft skills” classes and evaluate student progress.
  • Support the development and revision of curricula for training programs; create lesson plans, and assess lesson plan success.
  • Provide individualized job readiness counseling for clients upon their completion of training program courses. 
  • Provide individualized coaching to additional clients with an emphasis on career, educational and financial success.
  • Represent the organization at meetings, conferences and events.
  • Contribute to program data collection following contractual guidelines.
  • Provide ongoing support and supervision to workforce development interns and volunteers.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities as appropriate throughout the year.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Healthcare, Education, or related field; Master’s Degree in Education and/or TESOL preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of adult teaching or tutoring experience, preferably with immigrant populations.
  • Previous experience in or exposure to healthcare sector strongly preferred.
  • Strong counseling/advising skills required.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in additional languages a plus.
  • Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, and asylees.
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently.
  • Bilingual/bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply.


The Skills Training Specialist will provide integrated English language instruction for adult learners as part of a new skills training program designed to prepare immigrants and refugees for careers as Licensed Nursing Assistance. S…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Up to $20

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Manchester, NH
Associated Location
Manchester, NH, USA

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