Department: Youth Services/WDC
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Full time
Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. The goal of our Workforce Development Center programs. The purpose of the Workforce Development center is to assist individuals overcome the barriers to employment to gain and maintain jobs. WDC engages participants in a continuum of activities including soft skills training, employment and career planning, job search, retention and ongoing case management. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.
Provide GED instruction to adult students ages 18 to 24 to help them obtain necessary skills to be able to read, write and compute proficiently in order to qualify for the GED exam.
• Direct the program in a manner that supports student retention and daily attendance consistent with the Adult Learning Standards while assisting students in meeting education goals.
• Select, score and interpret TABE and GED predictor exams
• Deliver appropriate GED instruction
• Develop, implement, and evaluate appropriate instructional programs
• Establish and maintain a daily schedule of instruction
• Provide group instruction for 2 classes, morning and afternoon, Monday through Friday
• Report attendance, test scores and outcomes as requested by funders
Provide indirect services to students:
• Maintain documentation of evaluations, ongoing instructional programs, student progress and communications
• Prepare reports and collect data as requested by the Director of Education and required by partnership, private and public funders
• Attend related meetings relevant to program and students
• Consult counselors, administrators and co-workers regarding GED program
• Present and interpret program to a variety of audiences in a variety of settings, if necessary
• Consult with career counselors to develop and maintain student’s educational and employment plan
• Provide a comfortable and supportive learning environment
• Adhere to curriculum
• Attend meetings and participate in 15 hours of in-service training yearly
• Participate in the supervision/evaluation process