Soft Skills Instructor, Community College of Philadelphia

Posted by Community College of Philadelphia on October 24, 2023

The Office of Apprenticeships & School-to-Work Programs at Community College of Philadelphia is in search of experienced and energetic instructors to facilitate soft skills class for 10th -12th graders from the School District of Philadelphia participating in a pre-apprenticeship program through one of many partnership initiatives between the College and the School District. Courses include topics such as critical thinking, problem solving, team building, budgeting, and interpersonal communication skills.

Classes will be held on site at our partner high schools. Schedules will vary between our partner schools, but all classes are held during or right after the school day (between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM). Each instructor’s schedule will be determined between the College, the partner school, and the instructor, based on needs and availability. Curriculum and course materials will be provided. All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and teaching experience, preferably in a high school setting.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Deliver provided curriculum, creating an engaging classroom experience while ensuring core course deliverables are met. Provide feedback to students on assignments and in class discussions.
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of existing technology to further learning for students. Incorporate instructional technology to support the learning process.
  • Communicate effectively, share vision, focus on people, initiate positive change, value differences and foster collaboration. Work with and inspire others to achieve college, department, and individual success. Proactively identify/address problems.
  • Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom. Demonstrate an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the College’s faculty, staff and students.
  • Manage the learning environment with a student-centered focus. Implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students.
  • Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention. Recognize the unique needs, culture, and context of students and advocates for their learning and well-being.
  • Maintain critical documentation including time sheets, student sign-in sheets and attendance records, and necessary documentation for school purposes. Work with Apprenticeships & School-to-Work Team Members in obtaining and maintaining required documents and files.
  • Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values.

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