North Chicago, IL 60064
Full-time
Salary: $31,200.00 /year


About YouthBuild Lake County

YouthBuild Lake County is an education and career training program for youth ages 17-24. Students enter our program to earn a high school diploma through the Penn Foster online diploma program while also learning marketable career skills and certifications so they can enter the workforce.

Summary/Objective

The Instructor plans and implements education strategies for students within the YouthBuild organization.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, develop, manage and evaluate education programs to meet education needs and requirements for the students attending YouthBuild program
  • Ensure quality control of consistency that required components of education programs meet the recommended standards.
  • Works with other YouthBuild programs, community and county departments to partner and collaborate on engaging educational content.
  • Acts as a liaison to other departments regarding education, literacy/numeracy testing, program progression and student outcomes.
  • Participate in training for education programs and YouthBuild supported meetings.
  • Formulate and recommend programs, goals, and objectives for education programs

Academic Functions

  • Create and maintain current policies and procedures as they relate to students obtaining their high school diploma
  • Facilitate the Penn Foster program by enrolling students and maintaining accurate records including high school transcript documentation
  • Develop and implement project based learning strategies with curriculum so students acquire a deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges and problems.
  • Provide learning support to students through academic classes including blended instruction
  • Reinforce math concepts learned in construction program
  • Ensure academic integrity
  • Develop Digital Portfolio curriculum and oversee student completion of presentations
  • Oversee and coordinate Financial Literacy component of the YouthBuild program
  • Coordinate with Wellness Program to integrate key life skill components into programming

Career Pathways Education

  • Deliver or assist in delivery of various career pathway curricula
  • Deliver Career Readiness curriculum
  • Ensure cross disciplinary curriculum alignment in collaboration with peers and under the oversight of the Program Director
  • Oversee or schedule training for occupational certifications including but not limited to forklift, CPR/First Aid training classes, OSHA 10, NCCER, etc.
  • Assist students in navigation of career pathway education in the transition phase

Other Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the highest standards concerning student confidentiality and individual respect
  • Collaborate with all staff to achieve or exceed program goals and outcomes
  • General administrative tasks including filing, printing, faxing, data entry, etc.
  • Valid state driver’s license and good driving record
  • Transport students for training and events as needed
  • Represent YBLC in a professional manner at all times
  • Serve as a member of the YBLC staff team by sharing ideas and concerns regarding member success and program quality
  • Work in harmony with all YBLC staff, volunteers, contractors, and community partners
  • Attend staff training and meetings
  • Support agency as needed: donor events, mentoring students, service events, Mental Toughness, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3-5 years previous experience in education, curriculum/instructional plan development, instruction and training.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Enthusiasm for teaching a culturally diverse student population from 17-24 years old.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

Application

Please submit your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.

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North Chicago, IL 60064
Full-time
Salary: $31,200.00 /year


About YouthBuild Lake County

YouthBuild Lake County is an education and career training program for youth ages 17-24. Students enter our program to earn a high school diploma through the Penn Foster online diploma program while also learning marketable career skills and certifications so they can enter the workforce.

Summary/Objective

The Instructor plans and implements education strategies for students within the YouthBuild organization.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, develop, manage and evaluate education programs to meet education needs and requirements for the students attending YouthBuild program
  • Ensure quality control of consistency that required components of education programs meet the recommended standards.
  • Works with other YouthBuild programs, community and county departments to partner and collaborate on engaging educational content.
  • Acts as a liaison to other departments regarding education, literacy/numeracy testing, program progression and student outcomes.
  • Participate in training for education programs and YouthBuild supported meetings.
  • Formulate and recommend programs, goals, and objectives for education programs

Academic Functions

  • Create and maintain current policies and procedures as they relate to students obtaining their high school diploma
  • Facilitate the Penn Foster program by enrolling students and maintaining accurate records including high school transcript documentation
  • Develop and implement project based learning strategies with curriculum so students acquire a deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges and problems.
  • Provide learning support to students through academic classes including blended instruction
  • Reinforce math concepts learned in construction program
  • Ensure academic integrity
  • Develop Digital Portfolio curriculum and oversee student completion of presentations
  • Oversee and coordinate Financial Literacy component of the YouthBuild program
  • Coordinate with Wellness Program to integrate key life skill components into programming

Career Pathways Education

  • Deliver or assist in delivery of various career pathway curricula
  • Deliver Career Readiness curriculum
  • Ensure cross disciplinary curriculum alignment in collaboration with peers and under the oversight of the Program Director
  • Oversee or schedule training for occupational certifications including but not limited to forklift, CPR/First Aid training classes, OSHA 10, NCCER, etc.
  • Assist students in navigation of career pathway education in the transition phase

Other Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the highest standards concerning student confidentiality and individual respect
  • Collaborate with all staff to achieve or exceed program goals and outcomes
  • General administrative tasks including filing, printing, faxing, data entry, etc.
  • Valid state driver’s license and good driving record
  • Transport students for training and events as needed
  • Represent YBLC in a professional manner at all times
  • Serve as a member of the YBLC staff team by sharing ideas and concerns regarding member success and program quality
  • Work in harmony with all YBLC staff, volunteers, contractors, and community partners
  • Attend staff training and meetings
  • Support agency as needed: donor events, mentoring students, service events, Mental Toughness, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3-5 years previous experience in education, curriculum/instructional plan development, instruction and training.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Enthusiasm for teaching a culturally diverse student population from 17-24 years old.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

Application

Please submit your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.

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