Educational Instructor
Americus, GA 
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Job Description


Working with us takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.

Eckerd Connects provides Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services through contracts with the U.S. Department of Labor and local workforce boards, partnerships, and strategies to provide and create a career pathway for youth, adults, and dislocated workers. Training services include occupational skills training, customized training, on-the-job training, incumbent worker training, and transitional employment opportunities. We provide youth with development, academic instruction, career & technical education, and access to the 14 WIOA Youth Elements. We establish and develop relationships and networks with large and small employers and their intermediaries as well as develop, convene, or implement industry or sector partnerships.

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Please follow the link for more information about our Workforce Programs: https://eckerd.org/workforce-development/


Position Concept
The Educational Instructor position provides individualized and program specific instruction to participants including GED training and remedial services with a primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for prescribing standardized lesson based upon individual participant needs and will deliver instruction in an environment conducive to the learning experience, including supervision of participants and assessment of participant skill levels in order to assist them with reaching the goals established in their ISS and IEP.
  • Delivers face to face, contextualized, and interactive instruction based upon individual participants identified Career Pathway in accordance with the program model.
  • Addresses questions or concerns and utilize training and instructional methods that reinforce learning.
  • Assist, advise and counsel a diverse student population with regard to program policies and standards while demonstrating sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.
  • Performs routine follow-up with participants as it relates to education and employment.
  • Responsible for filing and maintaining thorough, accurate participant records, including assessments, assignments, tests, reports, performing data entry and other program related information as required.
  • Conducts case management sessions and maintains case notes as required by the funding source.
  • Maintains communication with program and partner staff in order to outline individual participant progress toward meeting goals established in the ISS/IEP.
  • Administers orientation sessions and provides participants with the necessary program information.
  • The instructor is expected to be familiar with the Local and Regional Plans and will shape instruction to meet the demands of individual student needs as well as local and regional workforce strategies.


Position Specifications
Education: Bachelor's degree (preferred), from an accredited College or University or equivalent years of experience. Global Career Development Facilitator certification preferred.
Experience: Teaching certification and one year of work experience in business or Instructor/Teacher preferred; experience working with the at-risk population strongly preferred.
Skills: Analytical, excellent verbal and written communication, self-motivation, collaborative, resourceful, flexible, initiative, problem solving, decision making, organization, planning, creative, objective, interpersonal, and critical judgment. Basic skills instruction, development and use of learning and media centers, experiential and special education. Ability to learn and utilize various instructional technology software programs and equipment.
Physical Demands: The environment is an open office/classroom type facility that is reasonably clean and comfortable. The incumbent is in a non-confined setting in which he/she is free to move about. The position requires that the incumbent spend time writing, typing, speaking, listening, lifting (up to 25 pounds), carrying, seeing (such as close, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusted focus), sitting, pulling, walking, standing, squatting, kneeling and reaching.
Other: Must have appropriate and valid state driver's license and be able to meet requirements for Eckerd's Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes. Must meet state criminal background check requirements.
Travel: Must be able to meet requirements for Eckerd's Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes.

*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.


Make more than a Living, Make a Difference

We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education, advancement, and the chance to contribute to business objectives. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance | 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year | 11 paid holidays | Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5% | Flexible spending accounts | Paid short-term and long-term disability | Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance | Voluntary term life insurance

Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, and founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, Eckerd Connects is one of the largest national nonprofit child and family service organizations in the United States. Eckerd provides a full continuum of life-changing behavioral health, child welfare services, and workforce development through multiple offices and facilities nationwide that strengthen families, assist young adults, and help children succeed.


Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.


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Eckerd Kids is a drug-free workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets employer. Eckerd utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Kids") considers all applicant's for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special-disabled veteran in accordance with federal law.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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