#JOB OPENING: IT Instructor, $16 -$18 per hr, 25 hours per week

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JOB DESCRIPTION

IT INSTRUCTOR

December 19, 2017

Non-Exempt

Part time 25 hours per week

POSITION OVERVIEW

The primary goals of our technology program are to provide youth with access to technology, develop members’ technical skills, promote workforce readiness by increasing career options for young people, and support members academic performance.

Under supervision from the Boys & Girls Clubs Management, teaches various IT computer concepts to Center participants in preparation for obtaining the CompTia A+ certification.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  • Designs and teaches IT training for 11th & 12th grade students.
  • Prepares the classroom and the computers for use before each class; attends to the proper shut-down of computers after classes.
  • Assures that the computer equipment is properly used by the students.
  • Supervises use of computer equipment during lab hours.
  • Assessing individual/group training needs.
  • Planning, preparing and researching lessons.

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  • Teaching students to use desktop programs such as Microsoft Office and other office software.
  • Developing and delivering programs of learning activities.
  • Preparing teaching materials prior to each class session.
  • Spending time with students on an individual or group basis.
  • Checking and assessing students’ work and giving feedback.
  • Being a liaison with other organizations and employers.
  • Making use of new technology such as distance learning or video conferencing.
  • Keeping IT skills and knowledge up to date.
  • Perform other assigned duties.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

  • Graduation from high school plus two (2) to three (3) years’ experience working with PC’s in Windows environment, to include word processing, desk top, spreadsheets and Internet or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Extensive knowledge and skills about PC’s/laptops including Windows operating systems, word processing programs, desk top publishing, spreadsheets and other programs.
  • Planning, organization, math, and leadership skills are required.
  • Excellent time management and training skills are required.

 

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  • Knowledge about computer hardware including installation and operation of printers, scanners and other peripheral equipment are required.
  • Outstanding communication skills and comfortable speaking to groups.
  • Knowledge and skills in using the Internet.
  • Knowledge of teaching principles.
  • Knowledge of training and supervision.
  • Ability to work with teenagers.
  • Dedicated to the mission of the organization

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position requires light physical effort. It may include frequent lifting of up to ten pounds and occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds. Some bending, stooping and/or lifting will be required. Considerable walking may be involved.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should send cover letter indicating why they are interested in working with BGCM, their past experience working with youth; particularly at-risk youth, and how their schooling and experiences have prepared them for this position. Also required in an application submission are a resume and two professional references. For information or to submit any questions, please email keithb@bgcm.org

 

 

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