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Substitute Instructor

Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 50886
Facility: Job Corps

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Wage for on-call Instructors:
- with current Oregon teaching license or related vocational certification
- without certification 

Schedule: Instruction day is Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Brief Description: 
  • Provide students with basic direction, instruction, and assistance in academic programs.
  • Be willing to engage, motivate, and counsel students in areas of behavior, training, personal problems, and study habits.
  • Maintain an organized and clean training environment (behavior and surroundings) conducive to learning.
  • Role model appropriate workplace language and behavior expectations in the classroom and intervene when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
  • Help students relate academic skills to vocational training and workplace requirements.
  • Provide positive, quality customer service to students and staff.

Education and Experience Requirements:
A combination of education and experience providing the knowledge or skill to instruct students in the designated subject area. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer proficiency, and valid driver’s license in the state of residence with an acceptable driving record.

This position is covered under the Service Contract Act (SCA). SCA employees are automatically enrolled in coverage utilizing the full Health & Welfare dollars. Health and Welfare dollars (also called fringe dollars) are contributed by MTC to help pay for your benefit coverage. Health and Welfare dollars are earned for every hour you are paid up to 40 hours per week. Premiums are covered through Health and Welfare dollars for medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, basic AD&D, short-term disability, and 401k retirement account. Optional coverage is offered for dependents or spouse at the employee’s expense.

Newly hired SCA employees are eligible for up to one week of vacation at 180 days of employment and up to one additional week after one year of employment, and 56 hours of paid sick leave.

About Tongue Point:
Tongue Point Job Corps Center is operated by MTC for the U.S. Department of Labor. Located at the mouth of the Columbia River, the Center is one of the five largest employers in Clatsop County. Students apply for admission and work at their own pace, guided by academic and career training instructors who are committed to their success. Tongue Point offers students training in 12 vocations. We are the only Job Corps Center in the nation with a seamanship program; it is the Center's largest vocation.

Questions?  Please call 503-338-4961.

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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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