Alternative Education Instructor (SYLA)

SER Metro-Detroit

About the organization

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.

Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and academic achievement
Maintains a blended classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and individual academic level of the students
Contacts students daily by phone, text or email to encourage daily attendance and engagement
Provides attendance/engagement numbers to Administrative Assistant twice daily at 11:00am and 2:00pm
Redirects inappropriate classroom behaviors. Completes a Disciplinary Referral and/or notifies Dean of Culture or Principal if the behavior persists
Follows the Distance Learning platform and computer lab policies while adhering to our governing district’s education regulations
Maintains the computer lab, while teaching and monitoring classes using a variety of instructional strategies and materials
Focuses on actively circulating the classroom and supporting students to ensure that academic achievement gaps are being addressed
Refers student for tutoring or foundational support as needed
Organizes computer lab class signage, assists with student sign-on, assigns lessons, and conducts assessments, testing, and final exams as required. Tracks course completions and assigns new courses to students after a class has been successfully completed
Assists with identifying platform problems, program usage issues, and works with tech support staff to resolve

Qualifications

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university is required.
State of Michigan Secondary Teaching Certification required, preferably with an Endorsement in Mathematics
Two to three years’ experience in adult education and/or with at-risk youth.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Experience with technology and Microsoft Office software
Bilingual language skills in English/Spanish and/or English Arabic is preferred.
Ability to interact with students, parents and staff in a positive and productive manner.
Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
Experience in effectively handling conflict.
Valid Michigan Driver’s License. Incumbent must also have reliable means of transportation to travel to various locations outside of the office.

Salary

$50,000 - $59,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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