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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at HopeWorks. We’re excited to expand our team and provide support to people across Memphis and the Mid-South.

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Adult ESL Instructor: Part Time

Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time(Temporary)

Case Manager: Reentry and Personal and Career Development

Compliance and Program Manager

Employment Specialist

Project Specialist-Vocational

HiSET Administrator: Part-Time : Adult Basic Education

Instructional Site Lead: Adult Basic Education

Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time

DEPARTMENT: IELCE
REPORTS TO: IELCE Assistant Director
JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

AESL Part Time Instructors work with the Adult ESL instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This person can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, contact students regarding progress, and record data. They should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. They are responsible for helping students progress in their English skills (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains) and connecting with students to track attendance and progress. 

To be a successful AESL Part Time Instructor, you should have an understanding of data based instruction, strong understanding of the structure of the English language, ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. You should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. You should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

The Part Time Instructor may be requested to work during evening hours (5:45-8:15pm, M/W and/or T/Th).

Adult ESL Instructor: Part-Time (Temporary)

DEPARTMENT: IELCE
REPORTS TO: IELCE Assistant Director
JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

AESL Part Time Instructors work with the Adult ESL instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This person can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, contact students regarding progress, and record data. They should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. They are responsible for helping students progress in their English skills (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains) and connecting with students to track attendance and progress. 

To be a successful AESL Part Time Instructor, you should have an understanding of data based instruction, strong understanding of the structure of the English language, ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. You should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. You should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

The Part Time Instructor may be requested to work during evening hours (5:45-8:15pm, M/W and/or T/Th). The position will begin mid to late September and end mid-December.

Case Manager: Reentry and Personal and Career Development

DEPARTMENT: Reentry and PCD
REPORTS TO: Director of Reentry and Director of PCD
JOB STATUS: Exempt

This is a full-time, shared position with fifty percent of time spent as a Reentry Case Manager and fifty percent of time spent as a Personal and Career Development Case Manager. The Reentry Case Manager is responsible for arranging, advocating, coordinating and monitoring the implementation, participation and delivery of services designed for Reentry planning along with meeting the specific needs of returning citizens. The PCD Case Manager/Instructor is responsible for establishing a relationship with and advocating for students served through the PCD programs. This individual will create and facilitate programming to asssist clients to identify and eliminate potential post-release barriers, maintain successful employment and reduce recidivsim.

The individual will be responsible for documenting client contacts in the database, maintaining contact with clients, knowledge of community resources, and continually building relationships with community partners and resource providers beneficial to our students. This individual should participate in staff meetings and other relevant metings associated with client care. The individual should model Christian values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, and client-centered. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Compliance and Program Manager

DEPARTMENT: Administration
REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer
JOB STATUS: Exempt

The HopeWorks Compliance & Program Manager is in charge of devising strategies to ensure overall compliance with policies and regulations, assuring programs meet regulatory requirements. The manager must be able to identify risks associated in HopeWorks programs and provide creative and structured solutions. Planning, implementation, oversite, employee training and company compliance communication skills are essential.

Employment Specialist

Department: H2H
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
JOB STATUS: Exempt

The Employment Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day instruction, training, post-release employment placement and overall leadership of the Culinary Arts Program. The employment specialist helps students find gainful employment upon release from corrections, works with employers and students to help sustain their employment and works with the evaluator to complete follow-up data collection.

Project Specialist – Vocational

Department: H2H
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
JOB STATUS: Exempt

The Project Specialist works under general supervision to interview inmates/clients and organize individual or group vocational sessions as assigned.

The Project Specialist observes and evaluates inmates’ work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement; determines training needs of inmates; administers oral, written and/or performance assessments to measure progress and measure training needs; develops curricula and plans course content and methods of instruction; oversee issuance of certificates and successful completion of programs.

HiSET Test Administrator: Part – Time

DEPARTMENT: ABE
REPORTS TO: HiSet Chief Examiner
JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

The HiSET test administrator is responsible for administering HiSET tests at a given testing location. The HiSET test adminstrator should be dependable and trustworth, able to manage multiple testing related tasks at once. The test administrator is responsible for upholding the integrity of the HiSET program by effectively organizing and overseeing the test administration process.

The schedule for the part-time test administrator is created monthly and communicated with as much advance notice as possible. Testing can be scheduled on weekdays, evenings, and weekend shifts.

Instructional Site Lead: Adult Basic Education

DEPARTMENT: ABE
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director
JOB STATUS: Exempt

HopeWorks Adult Basic Education (ABE) Site Leads work with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This individual will prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, contact students regarding progress, and record data.

He or she should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. They are responsible for ensuring an educational atmosphere where adult students have the opportunity to fulfill their academic and career goals by earning a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma and/or growing their basic skills in Math, Language, Science, Social Studies, and Reading, as demonstrated by progressing through the six Educational Functioning Levels defined by the National Reporting System (NRS).

The successful ABE Site Lead should have an understanding of data-based instruction, strong understanding of Basic Adult Education, ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G-Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. He or she should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student data and needs, and integrate skills and content to deliver a cohesive integrated lesson.

Full-Time Instructor: Adult Basic Education

DEPARTMENT: ABE
REPORTS TO: Lead Instructor
JOB STATUS: Exempt

HopeWorks Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructors work with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This individual will prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, contact students regarding progress, and record data.

He or she should be an engaging instructor who uses performance data to inform instructional decisions, willing to work with a team to accomplish program goals, and conscientious about keeping and recording accurate records. They are responsible for ensuring an educational atmosphere where adult students have the opportunity to fulfill their academic and career goals by earning a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma and/or growing their basic skills in Math, Language, Science, Social Studies, and Reading, as demonstrated by progressing through the six Educational Functioning Levels defined by the National Reporting System (NRS).

The successful ABE Instructor should have an understanding of data-based instruction, strong understanding of Basic Adult Education, ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds, and proficiency with computers and software, such as G-Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. He or she should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student data and needs, and integrate skills and content to deliver a cohesive integrated lesson.

HopeWorks is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly oppose discrimination in the workplace.  HopeWorks is built upon teamwork and equal opportunity. We are committed to developing and implementing a program of nondiscrimination.  We will subscribe to the principles of an equal opportunity employer and will recruit, interview, hire, classify, train, promote, demote, discipline, transfer, terminate, and set rates of pay or other compensation on the basis of merit and qualification without regard to race, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, disabled or veteran status, or physical or mental disability.