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Academic Instructor

Location: Morganfield, KY
Job ID: 49286
Facility: Job Corps

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 Up to $4000 SIGN-ON BONUS!!

Salary is $38,000 to $48,000 per year.

Our team members enjoy:

  • Affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and paid sick time
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • A chance to make a difference every day! 

Essential Duties:

  • Provide students with basic direction, instruction and assistance in designated area(s) of
  • Motivate and counsel students in areas of behavior, training, personal problems or study habits; coordinate with other staff as necessary to resolve issues affecting student training.
  • Develop and prepare lessons; recommend curricula changes and supplemental materials.
  • Utilize workplace language and behavior expectations in the classroom; on a routine basis, relate academic skills to career technical training and workplace requirements; inquire if individual students need assistance.
  • Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.
  • Participate on student evaluation panels; prepare required documentation and evaluations using CIS, as well as other systems of documentation. Enter case notes into the CIS system as required and in accordance with established timelines.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.
  • Administer and correct tests; maintain progress and attendance reports.
  • Control use of equipment and supplies; recommend purchases.
  • Develop and conduct enrichment programs as assigned.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Maintain records, cleanliness and classroom discipline.
  • Participate in student activities associated with the intellectual and social development of students.
  • Assist in developing community linkages and volunteers for the for the department.
  • Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.
  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.
  • Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps' Zero Tolerance Policy.
  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.
  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.
  • Cultivate and maintain a climate on center which is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Valid teaching certificate is preferred.
  • One-year instructional experience preferred.
  • Experience with youth, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and computer proficiency required.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record is required. 


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