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Vocational Instructor

The DC Public Charter School Cooperative Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary

The Co-op is seeking a part-time (25 hours/week) vocational instructor within its Explore DC3C program to develop and deliver work readiness lessons for students with disabilities ages 14-22 between August 2019 and May 2020. The vocational instructor’s tentative schedule is 9:30am-2:30pm:

  • August 26, 2019- September 20, 2019 Monday-Friday
  • September 23, 2019-November 22, 2019 Tuesday-Saturday
  • January 8, 2020-May 22, 2020 Monday-Friday


  • Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation or a related field. OR an Associate’s degree or sixty (60) college credits and two (2) year experience in service delivery to individuals with disabling conditions. Four (4) year experience in service delivery to individuals with disabling conditions may be substituted for education
  • Experience writing and implementing lesson plans
  • Experience in education and/or working with children or adults with disabilities
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a part of a team through written and verbal communication with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge of labor market trends and qualifications
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations throughout the city

Essential Responsibilities:

Vocational Instruction

  • Determine appropriate lessons related to work-readiness
  • Develop and deliver specialized instruction in the classroom designed to help students develop work-readiness skills
  • Assess student baseline on work-readiness skills and measure their progress on meeting lesson objectives
  • Track student attendance
  • Implement pre-developed lessons during the Co-op’s DC3C Spring Break program (April 13-April 17, 2020)
  • Lead or support Saturday Career Prep Program in October 2019-November 2019

Data management:

  • Maintain and update databases for documentation of lesson delivery, and student progress
  • Submit weekly data and monthly report on services provided
  • Use formal and informal data to make student recommendations to DC3C staff about program candidates

Communication and Organization

  • Communicate lesson topics and student progress verbally and in writing to school

The DC Public Charter School Cooperative

Why Work Here?

The Co-op team is committed, knowledgeable and down to earth. We make a big impact with our small but mighty team.

The DC Special Education Cooperative (legally the DC Public Charter School Cooperative and known as the “Co-op”) is an innovative charter support organization in the District of Columbia. The Co-op’s vision is that all students with disabilities in the District of Columbia receive a rigorous, individualized, and inclusive education preparing them for post-graduation success. We work toward this vision by cultivating high quality programs and professionals, collaborating to leverage resources and build capacity, and creating innovative special education programs and services. For more information, please visit


1112 11th St NW, Washington DC 20001
Washington, DC