Instructor

Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting Impact on Kids?

AMIkids has served over 140,000 kids and their families since 1969. Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping youth realize their full potential and become a valuable part of their community. We are currently seeking an Instructor

Position Summary
The role of Instructor is to assist with program academic learning and testing functions and various classroom activities as assigned. The education instructor’s primary objectives include facilitating lesson plans and ensuring student’s success in earning credits or GED.

Essential Job Duties

  • Assess and evaluate academic needs of youth; provide professional instruction and teaching to a diverse population as appropriate,
  • Provide instruction related to core subject areas and electives according to lesson plans, IEPs and AMIkids Blended Learning Model incorporating other instructional strategies,
  • Motivate and guide youth toward the successful accomplishment of established educational goals and objectives,
  • Effective use of the Behavior Modification System by providing redirection and coaching to youth,
  • Provide instruction in life skills and other career readiness curriculum as needed,
  • Supervise classroom activities and computer based assignments,
  • Maintain appropriate educational materials, equipment and resources,
  • Maintain timely accurate and complete youth records (includes but not limited to lesson plans and grades),
  • Serve as advisor and positive role model for youth at all times,
  • Exhibit patience and empathy in appropriate situations,
  • Maintain appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance,
  • Ensure compliance with applicable industry recognized policies/procedures/regulations,
  • Actively supervise and/or coordinate day trips and special activities that involve recreational sports, facility and equipment cleaning, grounds maintenance and equipment relocation,
  • Attend and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state and contract requirements,
  • Attend and maintain CPR and First Aid certification by nationally recognized organization,
  • Maintain cleanliness of classrooms and education facility,
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred,
  • Two (2) years of experience working with youth,

What’s in it for you?
Not only do you gain an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids’ lives, you also are part of an amazing non-profit organization.
As well as gain an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids’ lives, AMIkids offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Growth opportunities – we pride ourselves on developing our leaders from within
  • Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug plan options; Health Spending Account, Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • PTO & Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Benefits – EAP, Health Coaching, Stress Management Programs, etc.
  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, Voluntary 403(B) Retirement Plan, Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Pet Insurance, World Travel Assistance, Car Rental discounts, Gym Membership discounts, and more.

Who are we?
AMIkids is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth develop into responsible and productive citizens.
Our Mission: AMIkids’ mission is to protect public safety and positively impact as many youth as possible through the efforts of a diverse and innovative staff. AMIkids works in partnership with youth agencies, local communities and families.
Our Vision: Separating a troubled past from a bright future.
We have an unwavering commitment to putting kids first.
AMIkids has enjoyed great success in transforming kids because we take the unconventional approach of putting “Kids First”. This core value permeates throughout all 14 AMIkids values to empower kids to achieve their potential.
Our Guiding Principles:
Kids First – all decisions by staff and board members are made on the basis of what is best for the kids
Family – an atmosphere throughout AMIkids where kids are treated as our own family members. For a family atmosphere to thrive, everyone associated with the organization has to be treated as family with high expectations, respect and accountability.
Safety – Our programs are operated where student, staff and the public safety is the responsibility of everyone in the organization.
Our Core Values:
Creativity | Honesty | Enthusiasm | Integrity | Loyalty | Leadership | Diversity | Goal Orientation | Excellence | Dedication | Respect

Category

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

Education

High School or Equivalent

Job type

Full time