JAG Specialist

Website Eckerd Connects Workforce Development

Working with us takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.  Join our Team as a JAG Specialist at South Central Jr./Sr. High School in Elizabeth, IN!

About our Program

The JAG program is dedicated to helping high school students of promise who have experienced challenging or traumatic life experiences achieve success through graduation. JAG is a resiliency-building workforce preparation program that helps students learn in-demand employability skills and provides a bridge to post-secondary education and career advancement opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Use current and effective teaching methods to teach and instruct students including lecture, hands-on activities, and team-teaching tailoring instructional methods to the needs of the students teaching a minimum of 3 credit classes of the JAG curriculum in the assigned high school daily or every other day (if assigned school utilizes block scheduling to help students achieve personal and program goals).
  • Develop classroom lesson plans incorporating the JAG curriculum(s) along with supplemental materials, activities, and guest speakers to ensure students achieve specific JAG competencies.
  • Grade and record student assignments every marking period including evaluating students and awarding employability badges to students upon achievement of requirements for each badge.
  • Establish a positive rapport and working relationship with students, parents, the school district, funders, and community partners to formulate and implement outreach activities providing information and education for recruitment of students who would benefit from participation in the JAG program to meet program requirements or metrics.
  • Assess each student’s educational and employment preparedness and administer required testing and assessments serving as advisor to the student-let Career Association. Conduct periodic case management meetings with each student to set goals and determine a service strategy and course of action to achieve established goals and objectives
  • Provide case management services, guidance, support, tutoring, and referral to other community partners when appropriate.
  • Monitor and maintain program and participant data and records including graduation rates, positive outcome rates, aggregate employment rates, postsecondary rates, full-time jobs, and placement rates through active and follow-up services.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University preferred.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.  Experience working with the targeted population.
  • Must have an appropriate and valid state driver’s license and be able to meet requirements for Eckerd’s Auto Insurance and be able to drive for business purposes.
  • Required to pass a drug screen in compliance with our Substance Abuse and Drug-Free Workplace policy.

 *This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.

Our Benefits

  • Low-Cost Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid short-term and voluntary long-term disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary term life insurance

Hourly Rate; $19.00

To apply for this job please visit workforcenow.adp.com.

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