Horizons Youth Services, through innovative leadership and job training programs, provides today’s youth with the education, skills and vision they need to build bright futures for themselves and their communities.
As an operator of Job Corps centers for the U.S. Department of Labor, Horizons Youth Services provides innovative, quality educational and job training programs to enable young people to succeed in today’s competitive job market and keep pace with the ever-changing dynamics of our worldwide economy. Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran
Job Summary: 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, Employability Skills, Health Education, Driver’s Education or GED. Conducts and manages academic classes.
- Performs as an instructor in a regular classroom setting, presenting instruction in the area of Reading, Mathematics, Workplace Communications, Employability Skills, Health Education, Driver’s Education or GED.
- 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 vocational 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 employability skills. Provides regular feedback to student employees regarding appropriate employability skills.
- Works toward meeting performance management goals, learning gains, HSD/GED, trade completion, and career technical certification.
- Conducts audits of ATARS; develops corrective action as needed.
- Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
- Assists with quarterly graduation exercises
- Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices
- Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures
- 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
- Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Minimum of one to two years related experience in education. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulation. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers, groups of managers, students and the general public.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw related conclusion. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Experience: Minimum of one to two years related experience in education.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in education from a four-year college or university and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Certified to teach in State of WV (may be waived by Regional Office but must pursue certification). Valid State Drivers License.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand and walk; to reach with hands and arms and talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.