Oct 16, 2020

Part Time Adult Educator

  • TrulyHired
  • Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Part-time Administrative

Job Description

St. Mary's Center for Women and Children offers innovative and family-centered programs for women and children who have experienced trauma and are living in poverty. Placing families at the center of our efforts, St. Mary's Center works in partnership with young women, many of them mothers, to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and achieve lasting, powerful change by building their emotional well-being, educational achievements and economic independence.

OBJECTIVE: The part-time Adult Educator is responsible for teaching Adult Basic Education, HiSET and/or GED and other skills training courses, as assigned, using instructional methods for the adult learner in a virtual eventually transitioning into a blended and/or traditional setting.

SCHEDULE:

Max of 15 hours per week
Schedule is Mon-Fri 1-4pm or 2-5pm (some classes are 2-3 days per week)

Job requirements include planning interactive, engaging distance learning lessons, monitoring and assessing informal, and formal student progress on an ongoing basis, creating Individual Learning Plans with students, differentiating instruction, maintaining attendance and performance records, and collecting, recording and reporting all necessary information related to students in a timely manner on social solutions

1. CLIENT SERVICES

Serve as a positive role model following program guidelines for professional dress and behavior
Maintain clear and respectful communication with staff, clients, families, and community partners
Consistently maintains professional, legal boundaries and ethical standards (Federal, State, and Agency)
Establish and maintain positive communication with clients based on respect and understanding of their needs
Proactively reach out to connect clients with educational and supportive resources
Assess academic level, and occupational and work readiness skills of program applicants and students
Refer participants for more specialized academic testing when appropriate
Develop ESS/ISS academic and technical skills benchmarks and short and long term goals with program participants and staff team
The ABE/HISET teacher provides instruction and support to Adult Basic Education, (ABE) and H.S. equivalency, (HSE) level to students in a remote and or/ traditional classroom setting. The educator must be highly trained, flexible, and seasoned to teach STAR, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Social Studies, Math, and Science to students 18 and older.
2. PROGRAM SERVICES

Maintain safety, appearance, and cleanliness of the facility in compliance with health, fire, and safety regulations
Promote positive program visibility and maintain positive working relationships with funding resources, collaterals, and other community agencies
Maintain records of participant assessment information, attendance, and assignment completion
Maintain appropriate professional association membership
Develop lessons plans whose learning objectives directly link to basic and technical skills targets for academic and employment skills, including scaled activities for students with diverse learning needs
Design curriculum based on program and student needs
Provide crisis interventions utilizing agency protocols
3. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Attend and use supervision for professional growth
Engage in self-evaluation to establish goals for professional development
Regularly attend, actively participate, and present in various program and agency meetings and trainings.
4. QUALITY ASSURANCE

Knowledgeable of and complies with program specific policies and procedures and enforces rules and regulations
Maintain accurate documentation, records and files in accordance with quality assurance standards and funders guidelines for reporting outcome data
Complete and distribute monthly and/or quarterly reports as indicated by program timetables
Provide documentation of client progress as requested in timely fashion
Maintain time sheets, mileage logs, daily work schedules, requests for time off in accordance with Agency policy
Participate in program events as assigned
Identify and implement positive changes for the betterment of program
Maintain appropriate professional association membership(s)
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

Professional/Academic

Bachelors required
STARR certification preferred
Three to five years' experience in high school or adult education or job skills training program
MAPT (Massachusetts Adult Proficiency Test) Certification preferred
Solid knowledge and teaching experience with literacy and math (basic, algebra, geometry)
Willing to use academic tools such as Edgenuity as a teaching aid
Broad based knowledge of the adult education field
Ability to teach at several ability levels
Advanced computer skills, Microsoft Word and Internet proficiency essential
Necessary Skills/Abilities

Patient, understanding, and supportive
Maintain clean and professional classroom environment
Ability to engage in collaborative relationship with multidisciplinary team
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent word processing and computer skills
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Maintain flexible schedule to meet program needs and attend required meetings
Ability to work well under pressure
Comfortable with receiving clear, direct feedback from supervisors and peers
Appropriately interact with people from diverse socio-economic, racial and cultural backgrounds
Maintains an attitude of fairness, openness, and respect and supports the development of cultural competency at St. Mary's
Remains open to different opinions and viewpoints and is willing to learn from them
Respects and values all people's voices, including children, families and colleagues
Sense of humor
Highly flexible and energetic
Enjoys working with and motivating students
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $25 to $25 Per Hour
Job Categories: Administrator > Curriculum
Administrator > Vocational/Career Education
Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
Classroom Teacher > Business Education
Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
Classroom Teacher > Math: General
Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
Classroom Teacher > Science: General
Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
Job Requirements
  • Professional/Academic

    Bachelors required
    STARR certification preferred
    Three to five years' experience in high school or adult education or job skills training program
    MAPT (Massachusetts Adult Proficiency Test) Certification preferred
    Solid knowledge and teaching experience with literacy and math (basic, algebra, geometry)
    Willing to use academic tools such as Edgenuity as a teaching aid
    Broad based knowledge of the adult education field
    Ability to teach at several ability levels
    Advanced computer skills, Microsoft Word and Internet proficiency essential
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
  • SMCWC Human Resources
  • 90 Cushing Ave
  • Dorchester, Massachusetts 02125

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