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Substitute Academic Instructor

Location: New Haven, CT
Job ID: 50782
Facility: Job Corps

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New Haven Job Corps Center

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New Haven Job Corps Center provides at-risk students with the tools, skills, and opportunity to build a successful career at no-cost to them or their families. Join us in making a lasting impact on our students and in our communities!


We currently have a position available for a Substitute Academic Instructor

 We are looking for an individual who is

Experienced, Motivated and Self-Driven.


Benefits: We have one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in Wyoming!

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick time
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Fidelity 401(k) with fully-vested company match after one year
  • 3 medical plans (two with an HSA company match)
  • Vision and dental insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Employee and dependent Life Insurance
  • AD&D insurance.

Position Summary:

 Reports to the manager, training/co-disability coordinator. Responsible for providing academic instruction to students in accordance with approved curricula. Provide students with basic direction, in compliance with government and management directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide students with basic direction, instruction, and assistance in designated area(s) of instruction.
  2. 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.
  3. Develop and prepare lessons; recommend curricula changes and supplemental materials.
  4. 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.
  5. Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.
  6. 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.
  7. Maintain a safe and clean work area that models high standards for a work environment.
  8. Administer and correct tests; maintain progress and attendance reports.
  9. Control use of equipment and supplies; recommend purchases.
  10. Develop and conduct enrichment programs as assigned.
  11. Maintain records, cleanliness, and classroom discipline.
  12. Participate in student activities associated with the intellectual and social development of students.
  13. Assist in developing community linkages and volunteers for the department.
  14. Provide positive, quality customer services to students, staff and other center customers.
  15. Participate in student employability programs and activities.
  16. Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps’ Zero Tolerance Policy.
  17. Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.
  18. Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.
  19. 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.

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and one year of job-related experience working with youth. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer proficiency also required. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.


Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. 

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