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Reading/ESL Instructor

Equus Workforce Solutions
Bangor, Maine
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Company Description

Our Job Corps programs provide life-changing services that help young people succeed in school, obtain good jobs, excel in their chosen fields, and serve as contributing members of their communities. We accomplish this through an intense commitment to safety, quality service, excellence, and partnerships.

Performs professional level instruction to students enrolled in GED preparation and TABE reading and math preparation classes, and high school diploma programs. Also responsible for instructing social skills, employability skills, applied academics and project-based learning.
  • Promotes a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom setting to insure maximum student motivation.
  • Maintains a high degree of discipline within the classroom setting to ensure maximum learning.
  • Establishes a high degree of student/instructor rapport.
  • Utilizes all possible curriculum resources available.
  • Responsible for adequate classroom preparation.
  • Maintains lesson plans relevant to course material.
  • Records and forwards daily attendance to the Student Records area as required.
  • Assists in the completion of all necessary Job Corps forms.
  • Accountable for the cleanliness of classrooms.
  • Prepares reports such as student/staff hours, requisitions, attendance, and monthly student evaluations.
  • Operates in accordance with the requirements of the PRH, Standard Operating Procedures in function area and corporate policies.
  • Evaluates and records student progress/evaluations and case notes in CIS, where appropriate.
  • Assists Supervisor during scheduled inventory.
  • Clearly communicates and consistently models appropriate CSS and employability skills.
  • Maintains accountability of staff, students, and property.
  • Adheres to safety practices in all areas of responsibility.
  • Fosters and sustains a conducive environment at the center, ensuring it remains free from harassment, intimidation, and disrespect, thereby ensuring a safe space for both staff and students to engage in work and learning.
  • Attends all required staff training opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university.
  • Certified to teach in state in which center is located (RO may waive if center is unable to hire certified teachers, but the candidate must pursue certification).
  • Experience working with diverse youth.
  • A valid driver's license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equus Workforce Solutions is a leading provider of workforce development services in North America. With a dedicated and passionate team, Equus puts the industry's best practices to work by focusing on the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions.

When you join Equus, you can expect extensive learning opportunities and networking programs. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

At Equus we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. Equus Workforce Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, religion, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or reprisal or any other characteristic protected under state, federal, or local law.

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