Management & Training Corporation CPP Instructor in Devens, Massachusetts

Job Title CPP Instructor

Location Shriver JCC

City Devens

State MA

Position Status Full-Time

Facility Information Shriver Job Corps is part of a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. We support the Job Corps program's mission of teaching eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and placing them in meaningful jobs or further education. At Shriver Job Corps, we provide training to 300 youth, ages 16-24, in the following areas: Automotive, Carpentry, Cement Masonry, Computer Technician A+, Computer Technician Network+, Culinary, Nurse Assistant/Home Health, Office Administration, Painting, Advanced Computer System Administration, and Advanced Transportation.

Essential Functions

Position Summary:

Reports to the career development services manager. Responsible for providing career preparation instruction to students in compliance with government and management directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Instruct new students on basic skills that will enhance career readiness and job search competencies.

  2. Motivate and counsel students in areas of retention, career success standards, career readiness, social skills and other areas as described in the career preparation curriculum.

  3. Develop and prepare lessons; recommend curricula changes.

  4. Coordinate delivery of individualized services with career preparation counselors, residential advisors and other departments as necessary to resolve concerns affecting student’s commitment to continuing and completing training.

  5. Provide a classroom atmosphere conducive to continuous learning and student retention.

  6. Develop methods to maintain positive contact with admissions counselors and students’ family members.

  7. Administer and correct tests and other assessment instruments; maintain and monitor student accountability and attendance daily in center information system (CIS); monitor and report student status daily to the supervisor of career preparation.

  8. Monitor and document student’s progress in the (CIS) reports and case notes.

  9. Assist in the development of the center’s career preparation plan.

  10. Observe, analyze and document accomplishments, attendance, job ethics, and personal appearance to determine readiness for movement to the career development period.

  11. Design activities for new students to make them fell welcomed and safe upon arrival.

  12. Distribute to all students a student handbook that accurately reflects current center behavioral expectations, benefits, policies, and procedures.

  13. Assess student’s prior academic achievement, skill level needs, interest, and personal barriers so that appropriate individualized career development services and support can be provided early in enrollment.

  14. Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.

  15. Provide positive, quality customer service to students, staff and other center customers.

  16. Ensure students learn and practice set behavioral expectations that support employability and social development for career readiness success.

  17. Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps’ Zero Tolerance Policy.

  18. Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.

  19. Maintain accountability of staff, students and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and one year related experience. Directly related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements. Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency required. Valid driver’s license and commercial drivers license (CDL) bus endorsement with an acceptable driving record and in the state of employment.

Requisition Number 11870BR

Equal Opportunity Statement

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran