GED Instructor – Youth Build 66 views2 applications

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Highly Skilled
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education 4-year degree

FUNCTION:  As the TASC Instructor you will be responsible for working with students on a day to day basis to ensure their success in increasing their literacy/numeracy and completing and passing the TASC exam. You will also be responsible for assisting participants in becoming self-sufficient as well as monitoring student attendance and completing monthly reports which will ensure that students are on track in achieving their educational and career goals.


  • Provide assistance in achieving academic and employment success through effective and comprehensive activities that  improve educational and skill competencies, and connections to employers.
  • Remove barriers to active participation in education, training, and employment.
  • Instruct and supervise TASC class sessions
  • Help participants acquire and obtain necessary skills to pass the TASC test.
  • Administer TABE (both pre and post TABE tests)
  • Ensure on-going mentoring opportunities with adults.
  • Provide opportunities for training, career exploration, work experience, employment.
  • Monthly face-to-face communication with each youth.
  • Provide incentives for recognition and achievement.
  • Provide activities related to leadership, development, decision-making, citizenship and community service.
  • Develop job positions in the private sector suited to applicant’s needs.
  • Develop career oriented programs of study for participants
  • Submit accurate monthly and quarterly reports and monitor program to ensure it is on track for meeting goals.
  • Attend and participate in Urban League functions and fundraising events.
  • Perform such duties as the supervisor may assign.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or related field; excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Certified to teach in NYS preferable in one content area or special education
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong commitment to youth leadership and empowerment and ability to work sensitively and effectively with young people.
  • Ability to relate to, communicate with and work with disadvantaged young men and women and understand the issues relating to this population.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to relate well with others, a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license; clean driver’s abstract.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Knowledge of available community resources a plus