Construction Instructor

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.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and academic achievement
Develops relevant instructional modules and projects using the MC3 Curriculum
Incorporates multiple hands-on projects throughout the school year and a Capstone Project that is due at the end of the school year
Prepares students for MC3 (Multi-Craft Core Curriculum), RRP (Repair, Renovate and Paint) and OSHA 10 Certifications
Ensures that students are practicing safety techniques at all times
Maintains student attendance in PowerSchool with high standards by inputting daily. Grading of assignments placed into PowerSchool as assignments are completed
Determine student proficiency, report and track student progress that assists in preparing students for certifications and a career in construction.
Develops innovative techniques and training methods to increase learning outcomes for students
Follow procedures for safe storing and integrity of all public and confidential school records.
Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel
Provides ongoing communication with students, regarding attendance, grades and other issues that may hinder program completion
Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both academic and behavioral progress of students


Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher
Five or more recent and relevant Experience in the field of construction
Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate preferred
Proficient in High School Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II
Two to three years’ experience in adult education and/or with at-risk youth.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Bilingual language skills in English/Spanish and/or English Arabic is preferred
Ability to interact with student, parent 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 and reliable means of transportation to travel to various locations outside of the office


$50,000 - $65,000

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