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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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Employment Essentials Instructor and Workforce Coordinator

Adult ESL Student Coordinator

Adult Basic Education: Student Coordinator




Adult ESL Student Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: IELCE
REPORTS TO: IELCE Assistant Director
JOB STATUS: Exempt SALARY: $39, 188

The Full Time Student Coordinator works with the AESL Team to communicate with Adult English Language Learners and manage student files and data; keep and report accurate attendance records; check files and data for accuracy; test and enroll students. They should be thorough, accurate, and have excellent interpersonal skills. They are responsible for greeting students and helping them with enrollment and testing processes. Availability to work some evenings required.

The successful Full-Time Student Coordinator should provide excellent customer service, creating a warm and welcoming environment for all students. Additionally, they should have proficiency with computers and software, such as Google Sheets and Google Docs. Problem-solving skills and the ability to handle high pressure situations while maintaining focus on serving students are very important in this position. They should be flexible, efficient, organized, and capable of solving problems.

The Student Coordinator should be available to work at least two nights per week.

This individual should model HopeWorks 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

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Employment Essentials Instructor: Workforce Specialist


REPORTS TO: Manager of Programs and Compliance
JOB STATUS: Exempt Salary Range: $48k-52k

The Employment Essentials Instructor and Workforce Specialist is responsible for preparing HopeWorks clients for the workforce, as well as assisting clients’ transition into the workforce. Through timely communication with clients and staff they assist clients from all HopeWorks departments as they begin or continue their engagement with HopeWorks.

The Employment Essentials lnstructor works with the Program Manager to ensure that all essential job functions are met. The Employment Essentials lnstructor will arrange and facilitate all activities associated with carrying out the Employment Essentials class, including recruiting and assessing potential students, coordinating all class-related activities, coordinating care and services with HopeWorks staff, and coordinating volunteers. The Employment Essentials instructor will be responsible for documenting client contacts in the database. They will participate in staff meetings and other relevant meetings associated with client care.

This individual should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathic, 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: Student Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: ABE
REPORTS TO: ABE Assistant Director or Designee
JOB STATUS: Exempt Salary: $39,188

The Full Time Student Coordinator works with the ABE Team to communicate with Adult Basic Education Learners and manage student files and data; keep and report accurate attendance records; check files and data for accuracy; test and enroll students. Availability to work some nights required. They should be thorough, accurate, and have excellent interpersonal skills. The Student Coordinator is responsible for greeting students and helping them with the enrollment and testing processes.

A successful Full Time Student Coordinator, should have an understanding of basic customer service principles and proficiency with computers and software, such as Google Sheets and Google Docs. Problem-solving skills and the ability to handle high pressure situations while maintaining focus on serving students are very important in this position. They should be flexible, efficient, organized, and capable of independently solving problems.

This individual should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathic, 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 Substitute Instructor: Part-Time

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

Pay Range: $22-$26 per hour.

AESL Part Time Substitute 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. 

The successful AESL Substitute 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. 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.

This individual should model HopeWorks 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

The Substitute Instructor may be requested to work during evening hours (5:45-8:15pm, M/W and/or T/Th) at one of the following locations:

Power Center Academy, 5390 Mendenhall Mall, Memphis, TN
HopeWorks, 3337 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN
The Refuge, 9817 Huff n Puff Rd, Lakeland, TN

Memphis Collegiate School

Highland Church of Christ, 400 N Houston Levee Rd., Cordova, TN

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.