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Academic Instructor

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Competitive salary plus benefits including medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, life insurance, and 401k.
Posted: 11/3/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5712-183

Job Description

Chances are you have heard of Job Corps. Do you know what we do or what we stand for? Now is the perfect time for you to learn more about our outstanding organization! Job Corps is the nations largest and most comprehensive residential, education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24. Since its inauguration in 1964, under the Economic Opportunity Act, Job Corps has provided more than 2 million disadvantaged young people with the integrated academic, vocational, and social skills training they need to gain independence and get quality, long-term jobs or further their education. Albuquerque Job Corps is a Career Development Services System. We are currently seeking a High School Diploma Instructor who is responsible for providing academic training to students in accordance with approved curricula to ensure they leave the program as graduates that attain and maintain employment.

Promotes a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom/training environment, ensuring maximum student motivation and outcomes: Maintains a high degree of discipline within the training area. Adequately prepares for instruction. Integrates math, reading, and writing concepts with employability, and Career Success Standards skills with lesson planning. Continues to stay current on new teaching, instruction and facilitation techniques. Maintains a clean and clutter-free work environment.

Develops and implements curriculum necessary to attain student, Center and DOL goals: Utilizes Job Corps guidelines and subject course guide. Has an accurate syllabus for the course and completes lesson plans as required. Conducts classes that explain test preparation and study skills. Tests and diagnose areas of difficulty; prescribes individual plans. Identifies appropriate materials. Designs instruction to meet individual student needs. Curriculum developed is sufficient for student to pass all tests and certifications. Develops and implements CSS projects. Designs curriculum to ensure students meet their academic and career technical training needs.

Identifies and prepares potential students for the ACT and AT programs: Assists students in the Center’s ACT process. Assists all students in the college enrollment and financial aid process. Has scholarship information available to all potential candidates. Prepares students for AT opportunities. Refers students to the ACT/AT coordinator for enrollment. Conducts Pre ACT courses as required.

Implements an Applied Academics program: Meets with Career Technical Training instructors to identify required skills that can be taught and reinforced with applying technical skills in an academic setting and in technical instruction. Develops and implements applied academic projects.

Determines student accommodations required: Meets with student and CTT instructor to identify and create required accommodations for student’s capabilities. Meets with student and health and wellness staff to ensure medical needs are coordinated. Meets with student and residential living staff to identify and recommend accommodations. Meets with disability accommodations team to make recommendations. Ensures all information is input into CIS. Obtains outside resources as needed for accommodations for students.

Maintains accurate record keeping: Submits ESPs in a timely manner, documents student progress for inclusion on the ETA 640 profile. Records daily attendance. Documents student’s progress in case notes at least monthly. Maintains curriculum necessary to attain goals. Maintains lesson plan binder and prepares lesson plans at least two weeks in advance. Submits necessary schedule change information. Documents and distributes PCDPs as necessary. Ensures documented contact with the parents of minors at least every other month.

Skill / Requirements

Valid state driver’s license; CPR/First Aid certifications. Certified to teach in state in which center is located

Important Notes

To submit your resume: Go to Click on careers and filter for Albuquerque Job Corps or email to, fax to 505-247-2523 or mail to Human Resources, 1500 Indian School Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104. Please include the Code number.5712-183