Are you looking for a career where you are excited to go to work every day, earn a great living, and you can make a positive difference in people's lives?
Our mission is to empower our customers with knowledge, connections, and the confidence required to embark on a new sustainable career.
EmployU is a nonprofit employment service that empowers customers with the knowledge, connections, and confidence required to embark on a new sustainable career. We are structured as a one-stop-shop offering adult employment services, youth programs, employability trainings, paid work experience, and a variety of assessments. Our services enhance a customer’s ability to successfully achieve independence by establishing a lifelong career.
This position is part-time and pays $17.00--$24.00/hr. depending upon qualifications and experience.
We are only considering candidates located in the State of Florida for this position.
The Virtual Instructor position assists the Class Coordinator to provide virtual classroom instructionand support to students across the State of Florida. Students range in age from 14-21 and all have either an IEP or a 504 Plan. Class sizes range and the position allows for teachers to lead and support the students with co-teaching and support. Staffing ratios are mandated on a 1:10 teacher to student ratio. Class sizes are no larger than 30 students in a given class. Curriculum is delivered via Microsoft Teams and utilzing PowePoint, videos, and digital workbooks. There are 3 core classes being offered on the virtual platform: Work Readiness Training, Self Advocacy, and Career Camps.
Work Readiness and Self Advocacy classes are 20 hours each and are conducted on two consecetuive weekends during the school year and on weekdays throughout summer and on longer school breaks.
Career Camps are scheduled over the longer school breaks such as: Thanksgiving, Winter & Spring Break, and Summer Break. Hours would range between 30-35 hours during weeks when Career Camps are scheduled. A typical day would be
9 am-4 pm.
It may also be possible to assist with our virtual Work Readiness and Self Advocacy classes. These classes are typically held over two subsequent weekends or during longer school breaks during the week. A typical day would be from 9 am 2:30 pm.
EmployU’s Work Readiness classes are typically scheduled on two subsequent weekends and High School students learn:
• Conduct online job searches
• Create a functional resume
• Interview for a job
• Learn about work culture
• Practice problem solving skills
• Build effective communication skills and strategies.
EmployU’s Self-Advocacy classes are 20-hours that focus on:
• Effective and appropriate communication
• Stress Management
• ADA and disability disclosure
• Understanding accommodations and how to request them
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
--Assists the Lead Instructor to prepare for and conduct Career Camp sessions as needed.
--Meets with the Lead Instructor and the Career Camp team to prepare for Career Camp sessions prior to and after each session.
--Organizes guest speakers; schedules student field trips.
--Contributes to virtual classroom activities or games; aids in the teaching of PowerPoint materials.
--Ensures student questions are answered in the chat during each session; assists students with technical issues as needed.
--Takes student attendance before and after class to ensure correct roster attendance; ensures correct tracking of hours for billing
--Teaches the virtual class as needed.
--Assists students in any way to create a learning environment for each student.
--Completes other administrative tasks as needed.
--Completes other tasks as directed.
• Technical Capacity
• Training Skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Communication—Verbal and Written
• Problem Solving/Analysis
• Organizational Skills
• Attention to Detail
• Time Management
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education or other related field preferred.
Experience: Teaching experience required; Virtual teaching experience is strongly preferred; Microsoft Teams and PowerPoint
experience recommended; Experience working with students with IEP’s and 504 Plans required;
Vocational training experience is preferred.
Computer Skills: Strong preference for candidates with Microsoft Teams and PowerPoint experience.
Certifications & Licenses: Temp or teacher certification required.
1. Must be willing to commit to assist with the duration of all scheduled Career Camps.
2. Must have good internet connection, laptop and have excellent technology skills.
3. Excellent team player.
Supervision: No supervisory requirements.
Travel: No travel necessary.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
These conditions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Virtual classroom setting.
Physical: Sitting, standing, walking Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on
a computer. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds as needed.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to
read computer screens and printed documents.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.