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 High School Completion Plan Manager / Teacher

  40 hours per week with benefits

Brattleboro, Vermont

Instructions to apply for this position appear at the end of this announcement

 

Vermont Adult Learning Job Title: Math Teacher & High School Completion Plan Manager

Employment Classification: 40 hours per week

Reports To: Regional Manager

Primary Work Site: Brattleboro Learning Center

Overview: The High School Completion Plan Manager acts as the coordinator in the defined region, working closely with local High Schools and community partners to develop individual High School Graduation Plans with identified students. The Plan Manager is responsible for the ongoing management of student education plans as well as program data and reporting. The Teacher is responsible for delivery of educational services to students within the context of an alternative high school curriculum. The mix of individual teacher responsibilities will reflect local student and program needs as well as local staffing strengths and resources. This position demands a commitment to exceptional performance as well as working successfully within a team environment.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities: High School Completion Plan Manager

  • Initiates and develops positive working relationships with local high schools.
  • Informs local high schools of the educational services available through the Vermont Adult Learning.
  • Assists students in the development of personal high school graduation education plans incorporating their needs and interests while simultaneously satisfying the requirements of the school, leading to diploma completion.
  • Initiates, develops and coordinates positive working relationships with local community partners and approved providers to ensure that a wide variety of learning experiences and wrap around services are being utilized in plan development and implementation.
  • Works closely with Center teaching team to deliver services.
  • Monitors the student’s progress against the graduation plan, keeping the high school appraised.
  • Focuses efforts and attention on achieving program / center goals and objectives.
  • Ensures consistency and quality of instruction and tasks performed.
  • Participates in statewide program trainings around program development and implementation.
  • Maintains professional standards of confidentiality.
  • Participates in professional development program.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Teacher

  • Provides individual and group math instruction to student learners.
  • Provides guidance to students developing education plans.
  • Develops curriculum and instructional materials.
  • Reviews student achievements, goals and plans at least quarterly.
  • Focuses efforts and attention on achieving program goals and objectives.
  • Provides accurate and timely data on student learning and program activities.
  • Participates in team-based program evaluation, planning and development.
  • Ensures consistency and quality of instruction / tasks performed.
  • Develops and strengthens working relationships with appropriate schools, agencies and organizations.
  • Maintains professional standards of confidentiality.
  • Participates in a professional development plan.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on education or related field of study plus four years teaching experience. VT teacher’s license preferred. Experience working with learning disabilities preferred.
  • Experience preferred with at-risk students and involvement with alternative educational systems.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, oral, and written English communication skills.
  • Requires a creative thinker who is knowledgeable of and able to coordinate available community resources.
  • Requires the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Teaches applied, academic and interpersonal skills.
  • Manages and effectively teaches a class with varied educational skills.
  • Engages adults in planning their learning.
  • Addresses individualized educational needs in group instructional settings.
  • Collaborates effectively with other service providers in helping adult students manage their obstacles to learning.
  • Develops educational materials appropriate to a variety of student needs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of principles of adult learning.
  • Possesses strong skills in information technology.

Working Conditions and Environment: Personal, reliable transportation with valid driver’s license required. Personal transportation is required to attend meetings, training sessions and off site teaching assignments. May require working some evenings to provide needed center services.

Background Check: A confidential, national criminal records check will be performed on all applicants offered employment. Continued employment is subject to the final determination reached based upon the results of the check.

All Vermont Adult Learning staff are required to be familiar with Vermont’s Mandated Reporter law.

This is an Exempt, Salaried position.

Benefits: Vermont Adult Learning offers the following excellent benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Premiums based upon employee’s work schedule
  • Some health plans offer a Health Savings Account with contribution from the organization.
  • Family coverage is also available.
  • Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance are available at no cost to the employee.
  • Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Benefits
  • Vision insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and organization match after one year.
  • Generous paid time off: Combined time off which includes sick days – increases with years of service plus 11 holidays

 

Resume deadline: Friday July 28, 2017

 

To apply: send a cover letter, resume and three professional references electronically to: chayes@vtadultlearning.org

 

Vermont Adult Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

  • Position Type: Program
  • Location: Windham County
  • Employment Type/ Status: Full Time