Public Consulting Group

Instructor

Job Locations US-MS-Clarksdale
Posted Date 8 months ago(9/30/2021 1:35 PM)
Job ID
2021-7197
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Type
Temporary Assignment
Practice Area
Education Services

Overview

About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education/.

Responsibilities

Instructors work with consultant to deliver direct instruction to students in the areas of communication, life skills, and pre-employment skills.

 

The instructor is responsible for identifying and increasing a student’s strengths, interests, and abilities related to employment skills acquisition and job development; and is responsible for ensuring that the students learn competitive, marketable skills during their work experiences.

 

These are contract positions that follow the school calendar for workdays. (180-185 days)

Potential Summer and school vacation opportunities to work if school district offers extend educational opportunities.

 

Performance Responsibilities:

 

  • Assess the learning strengths and areas of development and interests of the student.
  • With the student’s input and the results of the assessments, develop goals and outcomes.
  • Instruct students on employability skills such as but not limited to communication, technology, problem solving/critical thinking, teamwork, personal appearance, financial management, professionalism, self-determination, self-advocacy, resume’ writing, interview skills, and job search.
  • Assist the student in developing a portfolio to include certificates of skills attained, letters of recommendation from internships, etc.
  • Utilize teaching methods, materials, curriculum fidelity, and adaptations appropriate to meet individual student’s needs.
  • Assess student’s progress in the classroom and at the work experience site.
  • Monitor and record daily attendance in class and at the work experience site.
  • Teach student to inform instructor or supervisors at the work experience site of absences/tardiness.
  • Assist student in training about public transportation and teach student to access public or private transportation.
  • Have monthly written communication with consultant and other parties as identified and meetings.as needed.
  • Provide employers at the work experience sites information about disability awareness and strategies on how to supervise individuals with disabilities.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files for each student.

Qualifications

Qualifiied candidate will have several years experience:

 

  • Teaching
  • Working as a Paraprofessional
  • Job or career coaching
  • As a case worker
  • As a teaching assistant
  • Ot other relevant experience working in schools or with youths and students with disabllities

 

 

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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