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Educational Instructor

Eckerd Connects Philadelphia, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Eckerd Connects Workforce Development, Youth Programs

Eckerd Connects provides Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services through contracts with the U.S. Department of Labor and local workforce boards that create a career pathway for youth by providing skills development, academic instruction, career & technical education, and access to the 14 WIOA Youth Elements. Programs include Out of School Youth (OSY) programs for youth ages 16-24 and In School Youth (ISY) programs for youth ages 14-21.


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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.

Employee Benefits

Eckerd wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. 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

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year

• Employee Wellness/Well-Being program

• 9 paid holidays 

• Flexible spending accounts

• Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%

• Employee Referral Program

• Paid short-term and long-term disability

• Cell phone plan discounts

• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance

• Mileage reimbursement

• Voluntary term life insurance

• Flexible work schedules

• Professional group liability insurance


Make more than a Living, Make a Difference

Eckerd Connects is a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Clearwater, Florida that has given much-needed chances to nearly 200,000 children and families. 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 and help children succeed. 

Family has always been at the heart of Eckerd Connects.  Founded in 1968 by philanthropists, Jack and Ruth Eckerd, who believed every child deserves the opportunity to succeed. Given our 50+ year history of success, breadth and depth of services, and commitment to performance measurement and quality outcomes, Eckerd has become known as the first name in second chances for children and families.

Eckerd Connects


Philadelphia, PA
19103 USA



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