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GED Instructor, PB

Company: Eckerd Connects
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDo you believe in giving second chances? That's what our team does every day. We provide "Heart Work" to at-risk youth in our Project Bridge program. It takes a courageous, patient, and giving heart to enter into the unknown with our clients and provide second chances. As a member of Eckerd Connects Project Bridge's education staff, you will make a difference in the life of a youth. Our student population are at-risk youth who need an instructor who believes, cares, and helps them succeed Project Bridge GED Instructors work in small groups and with individual students on personalized learning plans to help students strengthen their academic skills to earn their GED certificates or for work as a pathway to stability and success. Join us on our mission to "Provide and share solutions that promote the well-being of children, young adults, and families in need of a second chance." Make more than a Living, Make a DifferenceOur Benefits:

  • Low-Cost Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid short-term and voluntary long-term disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary term life insuranceKey Expectations of this Position• Create a professional, respectful, student-centered learning environment for personalized instruction. We provide instructors with curriculum, assessment tools, and other electronic resources; we need you to do the magic!• Classroom management and interpersonal skills are essential to build the student-instructor relationships needed for student success.• Strong verbal and written skills are required for professional-level reporting, whether daily, through bi-weekly meetings, monthly reports, etc. • Instructors are role models and education advocates for our at-risk youth. Qualifications• Bachelor's degree in education or a related field. • At least one year experience in coaching, training, or teaching is preferred. • Experience teaching GED test prep skills also preferred.• Experience educating at-risk youth population a plus. • This position may be required to travel to satellite/community-based learning sites on a weekly basis*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.About Our Program:Eckerd Connects' Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating back to their home communities from residential commitment programs. Through an innovative partnership, this program supports the mission and vision of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to increase post-placement stability of youth through transition coordination from residential placement.Program Locations:Eckerd Connects - Project Bridge8125 Laurel Hill Dr - Orlando, FL 32818Facebook: Us Video: & paste the link into your browser for more program information: Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.*CB

Keywords: Eckerd Connects, Clearwater , GED Instructor, PB, Education / Teaching , Clearwater, Florida

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