Come join the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Non-Profit of the Year!
Adult Basic Skills Instructor
Hopeworks ‘N Camden is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization founded in 2000 in Camden, NJ.
Our Vision is to heal communities by creating safe pathways through which we own our histories and discover new choices. We do this by using education, technology and entrepreneurship to partner with young men and women of Camden, NJ, as they identify and earn a sustainable future. Together we seize the opportunity to heal and thrive in the midst of violence and poverty. Our trainees have gone on to earn their high school diplomas, get jobs, and attend colleges. They have developed Websites for more than 400 paying clients, served over 60 clients via our GIS business, and developed lasting partnerships with six different organizations.
Position & Responsibilities
The primary task of the Adult Basic Skills Instructor is to provide an academic learning community for youth who are enrolled in the ABS Program of Hopeworks ‘N Camden and want to increase their employment potential and/or earn a high school diploma by passing the nationally recognized Hi-SET Test..
- Employ a hands on approach of the math competencies including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, proportions, beginning algebra, and beginning geometry
- Utilize flexible teaching strategies to address the students multiple math needs by using a variety of approaches and techniques including whole group instruction, small group learning, and the integration of technology into the math instruction.
- Develop math lessons that provide contextualized learning, prepare lessons that use computerized instruction in preparation for the Hi-SET computerized test, and connect the curriculum to the Core Curriculum Content Standards for Adults
- Provide instruction in the other subject areas, as needed, using a variety of techniques and approaches along with contextualized and computerized instruction.
- Work closely with the Program Manager and will assist in all aspects of the Program including providing student information via the Salesforce management information system.
- Participate in the Trauma Informed activities and embrace the philosophy and knowledge associated with Trauma Informed concepts.
- Ensure that data is reported accurately and in a timely manner
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or mathematics, required
- Master’s degree, preferably in education or mathematics, preferred
- At least 3-5 years experience with and passion for working with youth with significant trauma histories
- Ability to provide differentiated instruction and contextualized lessons
- Good writing and oral communication skills
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not call.