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High School Basic Skills Instructor

Company: Tongue Point Job Corps Center
Location: Astoria
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Want to make a difference in a young person's life?Tongue Point High School operates year round and is open-entry/open-exit. Our students come from across the United States and the Pacific Islands. As part of Tongue Point Job Corps Center, our academic educators collaborate with career technical instructors and residential staff to ensure our students are prepared to succeed in one of 12 career fields, including health occupations, constructions trades, welding, electrical, culinary, and seamanship.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:
The opportunity to work with one of the most diverse populations in all of Clatsop County - full of young adults who have chosen to leave the comforts of home to better their lives through education and career technical training, and seasoned employees who are dedicated to the mission of making an impact in the lives of today's youth. We also have one of the most comprehensive benefits packages on the North Coast, including three weeks of paid vacation, two weeks of sick leave, and 11 holidays. Fidelity 401(k) with fully-vested company match after one year. We offer three medical plan (two with a Health Savings Account company match); vision and dental insurance; short- and long-term disability, employee and dependent life, and AD&D insurance. Plus, enjoy the use of our fitness center, including racquetball courts, and low-cost ($3.50) meals in our dining hall.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide students with direction, instruction, and assistance to bring their skills up to the level required to be successful at work and at home.
  • Develop and prepare lessons in accordance with approved curriculum guidelines to best fit students with a variety of skill levels and learning styles.
  • Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, training, personal problems, or study habits.
  • Utilize workplace language and behavior expectations in the classroom; relate academic skills to career training and workplace requirements.
  • Maintain accurate and timely attendance and accountability records, progress assessments, and other required documentation.QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED AND REQUESTED SKILLS:

    REQUIRED:
    Bachelor's degree and valid Oregon teaching license. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

    THE MOST COMPETITIVE CANDIDATES WILL:
    • Display an aptitude for providing personal, motivational, and academic counseling to youth who may be struggling with academic and employability skills, as well as exhibit strong intervention skills when observing negative behaviors.
    • Thrive on flexibility and variety since class rosters can change regularly due to the open-exit, open-entry nature of Job Corps.
    • Demonstrate above-and-beyond customer service skills.
    • Have knowledge of Google Classroom.
    • Have experience with math and reading instruction.Starting Rates: $846/wk. with Bachelor's degree
      $884/wk. with Master's degree
      Status: Full-Time, Exempt
      MTC is an Equal Opportunity EmployerMinorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.MTC Values Diversity!
      Tongue Point is a drug-free workplace and has a tobacco-free campus. Due to being a federally-funded program, all successful applicants must pass a drug-screen, including being negative for THC/marijuana.
      For more information about Job Corps visit: http://jobcorps.gov

Keywords: Tongue Point Job Corps Center, Hillsboro , High School Basic Skills Instructor, Education / Teaching , Astoria, Oregon

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