Community Education Instructors provide instruction and training for all ages and abilities of students. They may work at a variety of levels teaching different skills to either individuals or groups. Individual instruction topics may include GED/HSED programming, math and English. Classroom training may include digital literacy and beginner software. Continuation of this position is contingent upon funding allocations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assess student academic skills upon entry and cooperatively develop educational plans.
- Educate and tutor higher subjects or basic skills individually or in a small group.
- Select, assign, and review individual lessons for GED/HSED test preparation.
- Assist students on all school subjects and post-secondary school entrance tests including ACT, SAT, PPST, Accuplacer and Wisconsin Skills Test.
- Evaluate and assess students’ needs or abilities for the effective implementation of teaching methodologies.
- Develop, evaluate, and recommend for purchase subject curriculum(s) and coordinate subject materials in cooperation with other CEC staff.
- Work cooperatively with the Oneida Tribal School System (K-12) tribal programs, local public/private schools, local vocational/technical/four-year colleges.
- Administer and review student capability assessment tools as needed or required.
- Troubleshoot or assist students with basic computer skills.
- Prepare, compile, and maintain daily records or reports as needed/required.
- Educate college, university, and technical college students in academic skills as needed/required.
- Troubleshoot or assist clients with basic computing skills, operation of the lab computers, on-line courses and provide basic internet instruction.
- Open or close the CEC facility following prescribed procedures.
- Practice excellent customer service skills always to include, but not limited to, addressing customer or employee needs courteously and promptly.
- Contributes to a team effort and accomplish related results as required.
- Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, Department SOP’s, Area Program Work standards, Strategic Plans and Policies.
- Maintain strict department security, confidentiality, and quality, to meet professional standards of the department.
- The above duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Work is generally performed in a classroom setting with a moderate noise level.
- A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or 2 step TB Skin Test are required within thirty (30) days of employment and annually thereafter as required.
- Knowledge and ability to successfully teach/tutor skills in secondary and advanced level math concepts.
- Knowledge and ability to develop and effectively carry out instructional activities and lesson plans, modified for learners’ needs.
- Knowledge and ability to motivate students to perform up to their fullest possible academic potential.
- Knowledge of the Oneida Community, its history and culture, with the ability to integrate into work.
- Skill in interpersonal relations.
- Ability to maintain a creative environment.
- Ability to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision or completely unsupervised.
- Ability to inform and communicate verbally and in writing in diverse and challenging situations with the ability to process information effectively, identify and define problems to make objective decisions.
- Ability to assist students in job seeking skills, filling out applications, writing resumes, cover letters, and practicing interviewing skills.
- Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor as a representative of the Oneida Nation in dealing with the public.
- Ability to be tactful and mature with the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities demonstrating objectivity, respect, courtesy, maturity, and patience.
- Ability to plan or schedule by setting priorities efficiently and effectively. Must demonstrate the ability to meet strict deadlines and successfully cope with stressful situations or working conditions.
- Ability to collaborate with team members in providing agency programming.
- Complete Oneida Certification on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect training within ninety (90) days of employment.
- CPR and Red Cross First Aide certification must be attained within three (3) months of employment. Certification must be maintained during employment.
- Maintain strict departmental security, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department.
- Must be willing and able to obtain additional education and training.
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must adhere to the Nation’s Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.
- Must pass a background security check with the Oneida Nation in order to meet the Employment Eligibility Requirements, Tribal/State Compact and/or Oneida Nation Gaming Ordinance as they pertain to the position. A temporary license or Gaming License issued by the Oneida Gaming Commission is required as a condition of employment and continuing employment within the Oneida Nation’s Gaming Division.
Applicants please clearly state on the application/resume if you meet these qualifications.
- Knowledge of the WOWI and/or other comprehensive, online career inventories.
- Knowledge and/or experience implementing contemporary assessment methods in core academic areas.
- Experience providing education or training on academic skills and GED/HSED preparation.
- A Wisconsin (DPI) License in Special Education, Elementary Education, or Secondary Education in a core academic area (Math, Science, English, or Social Studies).
- Experience teaching computer class.
Applicants please clearly state how you meet these qualifications on the application/resume.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Information Technology or related degree.
- Two (2) years successful classroom instruction experience.