Academic Instructor Substitute
Westover Job Corps

Job Order #: 19439098

Chicopee, MA 01022

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/2/2023

EXPIRES 10/31/2023

Job Description

Academic Instructor Substitute
Westover Job Corps Center

Position: Academics Instructor Substitute
Reports To: Academic Manager
Department: Academics

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt - On-call

Primary Position Objectives
This position is an on-call position and is distinguished from an Academic Instructor in that work is on an as-needed basis. Prescribes individual and/or group lessons designed to assist students in overcoming specific difficulties in mathematics and reading. Provides instruction to students enrolled in Reading, Mathematics, Workplace Communications, Career Success Standards (CSS), Health Education, Driver's Education or HSD/HSE. Conducts and manages academic classes.

Brief Description of Duties
Performs as an instructor, as needed in a substitute capacity, in a regular classroom setting, presenting instruction in the area of Reading, Mathematics, Workplace Communications, CSS, Health Education, Driver's Education or HSD/HSE.
Endeavors to promote a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom setting, ensuring maximum student motivation.
Maintains a high degree of discipline within the classroom in order to ensure maximum learning.
Establishes a high degree of student/instructor rapport.
Works directly with the career tech instructors in coordinating curriculum development.
Utilizes all possible curricular resource available at the Center.
Makes adequate preparation for classroom.
Maintains students? personal folders, recording personal data, including test scores, evaluations, incident reports, achievement awards, and any other pertinent information concerning students. Records attendance in CIS.
Participates in ESP's (evaluation of student performance).
Evaluates student employee?s performance in academics and CSS. Provides regular feedback to student employees regarding appropriate CSS.
Works toward meeting performance management goals.
Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
Assists with quarterly graduation exercises.
Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
Demonstrates and abides by Serrato Corporation?s core values and operating principles.
Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
Participation in PRH mandated staff training is mandatory. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination. Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies: Performance Standards/Results
Effective Communication
Presents information both clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation of information.
Very high standard of communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of facts and ideas.
Shows professional non-verbal body language and actively listens to others.

Leadership & Management
Ability to exceptionally manage and lead students from diverse backgrounds.
Committed to investing in and developing students and positioning them to succeed.
Mission-oriented and possesses a strategic vision.
Motivates students

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel.
Computer Literacy with basic computer functions, email, internet, and basic programs such as Adobe Acrobat.
High level of communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
High level of ability to motivate, inspire, and train students effectively.

Minimum of one to two years related experience in education.

Bachelor?s degree in education from a four-year college or university and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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103 Johnson Road
Chicopee, MA 01022

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  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays

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103 Johnson Rd
Chicopee, MA 01020