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Westover Job Corps - Career Technical Training Instructor- Automotive Instructor

Company: Alternate Perspectives Inc
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE Westover Job Corps - Career Technical Training Instructor- Automotive Instructor

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Alternate Perspectives, Incorporated (API) has an immediate opening at our Contracted Job Corps Location. If you want to be a part of a dynamic team that helps young people ages 16-24-years-old, this place is for you! You will be a part of the nations most successful youth training and education program for the past 50 years. API's mission is to help create a world where people respect themselves, respect others, respect their communities and strive for excellence. We provide new ways of thinking, to create new ways of doing for our employees, clients and communities and we are guided in our work by our values of Accountability, Performance, and Integrity.

CATEGORY Career Technical Training Instructors

Description

Position Summary :

Alternate Perspectives, Incorporated (API) has an immediate opening for the Career Technical Training Instructor Position for Automotive at the Westover Job Corps in Chicopee, Massachusetts. If you want to be a part of dynamic team that helps young people ages 16-24-years-old, this job is for you! You will be a part of the nation's most successful youth training and education program for the past 50 years.

As a Westover Job Corps team member, you will be responsible for teaching the students standards in their trade as well as help them focus on job development skills to our potential graduates. As a CTT Instructor, you help build competency and accountably to their progress and help them build expectations to the trade environment. This is an opportunity to mirror the working world to students in the shop / classroom environment and bring value able training to the students using hands on learning. You assist students in obtaining Work Based Learning experience and help drive home the learning and expectations of their field to help make the connections that aid in direct placement for the students after graduation. Help us shape future employees!

Reports to the Career Technical Training Manager. Responsible for providing technical skills training and education to students in the assigned program, leading to student certifications, licensures, and/or other credentials required by DOL and API. Accountable for student evaluations, equipment and supplies. Must work in compliance with government and management directives.

Essential Functions :
Plan and conduct training in designated areas instruction; develop and prepare lessons; recommend curricula changes and supplemental materials; administer and correct tests, skills checks, and other applications of technical skills proficiency; maintain progress, attendance and other reports as required.
Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, education and training, personal concerns and study habits.
Coordinate with academic and CPP instructors, residential advisors, counselors, and other staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student training.
Control use of equipment and supplies, make minor repairs as required, and recommend purchases.
Assist and support Center staff with development and maintenance of linkages in the community to ensure training related work-based learning and placement opportunities are consistently available to students.
Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students; prepare related reports.
Participate in student career management and evaluation processes as required. Complete student evaluations, enter case notes and employer certifications earned, and update student progress in CIS.
Work closely with other staff to ensure students are scheduled into transition readiness classes and for transition panels in accordance with established timelines and requirements.
Assist students in developing and implementing job search plans; work with staff to identify potential jobs, schools, military, or other training program placement opportunities for separating students.
Conduct follow-up with separated students in accordance with established timelines and requirements.
Maintain student TARs in accordance with established policies and procedures; develop and maintain CTT progress reports, administer and correct tests, and maintain accurate attendance reports as required.
Maintain a safe and clean work area and classroom that is conducive to student learning and skill development and models industry practices and high standards for a work environment.
Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff, and other center customers.
Participate in student employability programs and activities; develop and conduct enrichment programs as needed or assigned.
Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps Zero Tolerance Policy and Center Behavior Management System.
Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, consistently monitoring student behavior and conduct, and mentoring students where necessary.
Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices; attend all required staff training.
Coordinate with other staff and departments regarding issues related to the provision of student services and to interdepartmental and center programs, activities, and events.
Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to learn and work.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education :

Industry recognized certification, license or accreditation in the state of employment from a professional trade organization/school, college or university in area of instruction required. Bachelor's degree in related field with teaching certification or experience preferred. Three to five years of experience in industry or related teaching may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.

PM22

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time

SHIFT Days

CITY Chicopee

STATE Massachusetts

ZIP CODE 01022

KEY WORDS Vocational Instructor, Auto Instructor

STARTING PAY $58,000

BENEFITS health care, 401k with company match, educational assisstance.

POSITION Westover Job Corps - Career Technical Training Instructor

DIVISION Westover Job Corps Center

NUMBER OF OPENINGS 1

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Exempt

HIRING MANAGER(S) Kate Kuzmeskus

REQ NUMBER CAR-22-00018

OPEN DATE 5/25/2022

EOE STATEMENT

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status

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Keywords: Alternate Perspectives Inc, Chicopee , Westover Job Corps - Career Technical Training Instructor- Automotive Instructor, Education / Teaching , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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