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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.

Instructional Site Lead: Adult Basic Education

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Adult Basic Education

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $57,195.12 annually

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The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Site Lead works with the ABE instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. This person can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, manage sites and their team’s teachers, contact students regarding progress, hold advising sessions for ABE students, record and verify accuracy of data. 

The site lead 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 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) (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains). 

The Adult Basic Education Site Lead should have an understanding of data-based instruction and the ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds. Instructional duties include, but are not limited to direct teaching, analyzing data, placing students according to their data, managing a team of instructors, administering assessments, counseling students, and other instructional activities involving working directly with the students and teachers as assigned. 

The Site Lead Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Christ”.  To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, and employee-centered and reliable.  This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Workforce Case Management Specialist (Reentry)

REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Grit N Grind Grant

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $52,000 annually

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The Workforce/Case Management Specialist working in the area of “Reentry” is responsible for arranging, advocating, coordinating, and monitoring the implementation, participation, and delivery of services designed for HopeWorks reentry clients.   The Reentry Workforce/Case Management Specialist will work with adult clients inside of Shelby County Division of Corrections, as well as post released into the community. They will assist clients with their continuing education search & applications, career search, resume writing, interview preparation, and the pre/post-employment onboarding process. The Reentry Workforce/Case Management Specialist will meet regularly with students to track and assess student progress.

The reentry Workforce/Case Management Specialist is responsible for documenting client contacts in the database, maintaining contact with clients, gaining knowledge of community resources, and continually building relationships with community partners and resource providers beneficial to the clients. This individual should participate in staff meetings, monthly TTA meetings as required by BJA, and other relevant meetings associated with client care. This individual will create and facilitate programming to assist clients to identify and eliminate potential barriers, maintain successful employment, and provide cognition of assessed community resources.  This individual should participate in staff meetings and other relevant meetings associated with client care.

The Workforce/Case Management Specialist working within reentry should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Christ”.  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.

Adult Basic Education Instructor

REPORTS TO: Instructional Site Lead

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $52,015.20

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The Adult Basic Education (ABE) Instructor works with the ABE 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.  

The individual 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. The ABE Instructor is 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) (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains). 

The ABE Instructor should have an understanding of data-based instruction and the ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds.. They should exhibit proficiency with computers and software, such as G Suite, Google Classroom, and Promethean Boards. They 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 cohesive integrated lessons. 

The Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Christ”. 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.

Adult ESL Instructor: Part Time

REPORTS TO: Instructional Site Lead

JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

Rate of Pay: $27 per hour

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The Adult ESL Instructor works with the Adult ESL instructional team to prepare and execute instruction of students. The instructor can expect to prepare lessons, instruct students, collaborate with staff, manage sites, contact students regarding progress and record and verify accuracy of 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. The Adult ESL Instructor is responsible for helping students progress in their English skills (as evidenced by achieving measurable skills gains) and connect with students to track attendance and progress.

The successful Adult ESL Instructor 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. They should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

Depending upon the location, the instructor will either work M/W from 5:45pm-8:15pm or T/Th from 5:45- 8:15pm. The part-time Instructor will be requested to work at one of the following locations:

Power Center Academy, 5390 Mendenhall Mall, Memphis, TN
HopeWorks, 3337 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN
Highland Church of Christ, 400 N Houston Levee Rd, Cordova, TN
Collegiate School of Memphis, 3353 Faxon Ave, Memphis, TN

The Adult ESL Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics central to the HopeWorks mission of “Hope in Christ”. 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.

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.