Massachusetts Employer Construction Educator in Springfield, Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD Full time 30 hours per week Monday?Friday, 9:00am ? 5:00pm, with flexibility to meet program needs Construction Educator All other duties as assigned. Provide direct supervision of students on the worksite or at the program site for hands-on training (when tools are being used) to ensure mandated ratios are met at all items. - Provide technical and practical assistance to housing partners of program-related projects as needed. - Teach all construction related skills including, but not limited to, demolition, concrete, rough framing, roofing, drywall, door installation, painting, finish carpentry, etc. to students. - Participate in student evaluations. - Complete all data entry/paperwork required by funders. Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office, email, and the utilizing the internet. - All other duties as assigned. Qualifications ? High School Diploma or equivalency ? 3 years of direct experience in the trades. Please note that documentation of experience is required for certification as a HBI-Pact instructor. ? Experience with teaching young adults preferred. ? Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills; ability to relate to a wide variety of issues, people, and institution required. ? Must be flexible and be comfortable with working in a fast past environment that requires multi-tasking and ability to understand and adapt to the individual needs of students. ? Effective human services skills such as coaching, mentoring, and supervision. ? Must have excellent written and organizational skills, and demonstrated abilities to communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely, in writing. ? Must have ability to engage students, possess problem/conflict resolution skills and be highly motivated. ? Must have demonstrated ability to speak clearly and concisely, listen and understand information and ideas. ? Must have a valid driver?s license and reliable transportation. ? Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. ? Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) skill preferred.