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Substitute Instructor: Basic Skills for Maintenance and Construction

REPORTS TO: Director of Compliance and Programs

JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

Rate of Pay: $27 per hour

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The Substitute Instructor of Basic Skills for Maintenance and Construction will provide instruction in the absence of the full -time instructor, or supplement the established curriculum by teaching a specialized unit of instruction related to the established curriculum. The substitute instructor is part -time and works as needed without a set schedule. The ability to accept work on short notice is required.

The Instructor of Basic Skills for Maintenance and Construction working within the Correctional facilities, is responsible for planning, conducting, and assessing hands-on classroom instructional activities in general building maintenance to include plumbing, electical, basic carpentry, heating and cooling and other building systems, including how to use, repair and maintain machines and tools; construction worksite maintenance such as building of scaffolding, job site clean-up, safety in use of tools and equipment, and placement of signs, cones and gates as required by laws governing safety at a construction site.

The instructor will develop the maintenance and construction technology program, maintain educational records, inventory and tool control logs, tracking achievement of desired program outcomes. The Instructor of Basic Skills for Maintenance and Construction working within Correctional facilities should have an understanding of data-based instruction and the ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds. The instructor should also possess comfort with working in correctional facilities and with those who are incarcerated. The instructor should exhibit proficiency with computers and software. This individual should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. The instructor should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs, and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

The Instructor of Basic Skills for Building and Construction Maintenance 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 the profession.

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Substitute Instructor: Culinary Arts

REPORTS TO: Director of Compliance and Programs

JOB STATUS: Non-Exempt

Rate of Pay: $27 per hour

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The Substitute Instructor of Culinary Arts will provide instruction in the absence of the full -time instructor, or supplement the established curriculum by teaching a specialized unit of instruction related to the established curriculum. The substitute instructor is part -time and works as needed without a set schedule. The ability to accept work on short notice is required.

The Instructor of Culinary Arts working within the Correctional facilities, is responsible for planning, conducting and assessing hands-on classroom instructional activities. The instructor is responsible for teaching students about supplies, pricing, menu planning, safety and sanitation issues that arise in the restaurant or food service industry. The instructor is responsible for teaching culinary terminology, food cuisines, meat, fish and poultry preparation preparing students to cook meals and work alongside a chef or team to prepare meals and work with each student to prepare them for employment, advanced training or career advancement.

The instructor will develop the curriculum, maintain educational records; inventory food supplies; tracking achievement of desired outcomes. The Instructor of Culinary Arts working within Correctional facilities should have an understanding of data-based instruction and the ability to relate and build rapport with people of diverse backgrounds. The instructor should exhibit proficiency with computers and software. This individual should be reliable, professional, and have excellent interpersonal skills. The instructor should also be able to differentiate instruction based on student needs, and integrate skills and content to deliver cohesive integrated lessons.

The Instructor of Culinary Arts 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 the profession.

Adult English as a Second Language Instructor: Part-Time

REPORTS TO: Adult ESL Instructional Site Lead

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $26 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 ESL Instructor should have an understanding of data-based instruction, a strong understanding of the structure of the English language, the ability to relate to 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. The instructor should be able to differentiate instruction based upon student needs an 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/Tn from 5:45pm – 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 Avenue, Memphis, TN.

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

Collegiate School of Memphis, 3353 Faxon Avenue, Memphis, TN.

The Adult ESL Instructor should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, client- centered and team oriented. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Student Coordinator: Adult English as a Second Language

REPORTS TO: Adult ESL Data Liaison

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $43,612.80

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The Student Coordinator works with the Adult ESL Team to communicate with Adult English Language Learners. The Student Coordinator will create and update student files and data; keep and report accurate attendance records; check files and data for accuracy and test and enroll students. The Student Coordinator will assist in other processes related to student support. The Student Coordinator will welcome students and support them throughout the Adult ESL stages including enrollment, orientation and testing.Availability to travel between various site locations is required. Availability to work two (2) evenings per week with an adjusted schedule is required.

On the two days requiring evening work, ( M/ W or T / Th), the schedule is adjusted. Options include working 12:00pm – 8:00pm, or working 8:30am-1:45pm and 5:30pm – 8:15pm. All other days the schedule is 8:30am – 4:30pm.

The successful Student Coordinator should have an understanding of basic customer service principles, creating a warm and welcoming environment for all students. Proficiency with computers and software, such as Google Sheets and Google Docs is required. Problem-solving skills and the ability to handle high-pressure situations while maintaining focus on serving students are very important in this position. This individual should be flexible, efficient, organized, and capable of independently solving problems.

The Student Coordinator ofAdult ESL should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, client- centered and team oriented. This individual should adhere to professional standards as outlined by rules and regulations governing their profession.

Success Coach: Adult English as a Second Language

REPORTS TO: Associate Director

JOB STATUS: Exempt

Rate of Pay: $ 51,516.48

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The Adult Education Success Coach will work closely with Adult English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education clients as a member of the Workforce staff to assist students in addressing barriers to employment and services. The Success Coach will work with adult students, including students with language barriers and of various immigration statuses to set professional goals by helping develop an individualized action plan for each student. They will assist students with their college search & applications, career search, resume writing, interview preparation, and the pre/post-employment onboarding process. The Success Coach will meet regularly with students to track and assess student progress. They will also support Adult Education workforce development initiatives such as IETs, post-secondary dual enrollments, and pre-apprenticeships. 

Additionally, the Success Coach will work with case managers to refer students to wrap-around services provided by government agencies, WIOA partners, community partners, and internal HopeWorks services. The Success Coach will follow up with providers and ensure that service is being delivered. If services are not being delivered, they will identify and document barriers to accessing services including immigration barriers.

In addition to the work summarized above, the Success Coach will assist with day-to-day office related responsibilities such as welcoming and receiving students, answering phone calls, and supporting the student coordinators with intake and testing. 

The successful Student Coordinator should have an understanding of basic customer service principles, creating a warm and welcoming environment for all students. Proficiency with computers and software, such as Google Sheets and Google Docs is required. Problem-solving skills and the ability to handle high-pressure situations while maintaining focus on serving students are very important in this position. This individual should be flexible, efficient, organized, and capable of independently solving problems.

The Success Coach of Adult ESL should model HopeWorks values and ethics. To be effective in this position, one must be caring, empathetic, conscientious, confidential, culturally-sensitive, client- centered and team oriented. 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.