Education Instructor (GED/TASC)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000
Maximum: $50,000
Details: Salary commensurate with experience

Published

07/31/2018

Start Date

09/04/2018

Application Deadline

08/31/2018

Address

301 Main Street
Upper Level
Paterson
NJ
07505
United States

Description

The purpose of this position is to provide educational instruction to the WIOA Youth Program* operated by St. Paul’s Community Development Corporation, which provides basic education and GED/TASC preparation to young adults (ages 16-24).


Responsibilities Include:


  • Teaching basic skills to students with varying academic levels while integrating GED/TASC preparation skills in the subject areas of Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Language Arts, Social Studies and Science
  • Assessing individual student progress and adapting curriculum and lesson plans to the needs of the individual student
  • Assessing student readiness to take the TASC exam while coordinating with test providers around testing dates and the receipt of test scores
  • Keeping records in accordance with funding requirements and program needs
  • Assisting with the recruitment and intake assessment of prospective students
  • Attending all staff meetings and participating in program activities, as instructed and required


Qualifications and Requirements:


  • BA or higher in education or related field, valid teaching certification in related subjects
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in teaching basic skills and adult literacy
  • Candidates familiar with TABE*, TASC* and BEST Plus 2.0* assessments will be given priority consideration
  • Experience with creative and innovative curriculum planning and development for non-traditional students
  • A respect for the ideals and intelligence of young adults, and a strong commitment to helping young adults succeed academically
  • Strong interpersonal skills and adaptive communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with others around program issues and teach teams
  • Understanding of socially relevant issues impacting at-risk young adults from low-income urban communities
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, internet and email communications
  • A valid Driver’s License is required


*WIOA - The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is the federal program that funds state and local workforce initiatives and provides a variety of job training services for adults and youth. WIOA modernizes and streamlines the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.


*TABE® is the most comprehensive and reliable academic assessment product in adult basic education. Educators use TABE testing to provide a solid foundation for effectively assessing the skills and knowledge of adult learners.


*TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion - The New High School Equivalency Exam


*BEST Plus 2.0 - BEST Plus 2.0 is an individually administered, face-to-face oral interview designed to assess the English language proficiency of adult English language learners

Benefits

  1. Health Insurance, (i.e., Primary Care, Dental & Vision - Employee ONLY) - Post 90-day Probationary Period
  2. Two-weeks Paid Vacation
  3. Fourteen Paid Holidays
  4. Paid Sick Leave
  5. 403-B Pension Plan - Post-1-Year of Employment

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

careers@stpaulscdcnj.org
http://www.stpaulscdcnj.org/program.php?name=nextstep

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of Quayshaela Davis, Program Director, Next Step Workforce Development Program.


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