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Teacher - Part-Time (OMJ Knox County) Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Teacher - Part-Time (OMJ Knox County)

Knox County OhioMeansJobs - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 1/23/2024 - Expires: 4/22/2024

Job ID: 268794841


Job Description


The Teacher at OhioMeansJobs Knox County, plays a crucial role in empowering young adults pursuing their high school diploma or equivalency. The primary responsibility is to provide exceptional teaching and tutoring services, delivering both academic and life skills courses to program participants and students referred by community partners. Daily tasks include providing individualized instruction, designing education/training plans, and monitoring student progress. The teacher collaborates with a dynamic team to enhance program effectiveness and support student success by equipping program participants with essential skills and knowledge for successful employment.  


· Conduct academic and life skills courses for students in the Credit Recovery and Flexibility Programs, OhioMeansJobs Readiness Seal, and GED Preparatory Classes;

· Offer small group, large group, and one-on-one tutoring experiences to cater to diverse learning  styles;

· Design individualized education/training plans for each student, targeting specific deficient areas;

·  Utilize computer-assisted systems or conventional teaching methods to deliver instruction;

·  Provide one-on-one assistance using various learning tools, including computerized resources;

·  Offer one-on-one, small group, and large group instruction sessions;

·  Prepare course materials and evaluate their effectiveness in achieving learning outcomes;

·  Collaborate with other teaching staff, employment services staff, and unit supervisors to enhance program effectiveness;

·  Assess, advise, and guide new and continuing students and customers in their educational journey;

· Monitor and document the progress of each student and initiate curriculum adjustments as needed;

· Arrange interagency referrals, GED testing, and other necessary services to support student success;

· Conduct personal conferences to motivate students to continue their educational progress;

· Administer and score academic, aptitude, learning style, and interest tests to evaluate student abilities;

· Determine educational levels in areas such as mathematics, reading, social studies, and science;

· Maintain accurate student records and evaluate their progress, completing necessary reports;

· Work closely with local high school guidance and teaching staff to ensure student success;

· Assist in grant writing by providing recommendations for service populations and program needs;

· Offer education and training to applicants, participants, and job seekers to enhance employment prospects;

· Provide classroom instruction, one-on-one counseling, and motivational and attitude enhancement;

· Represent the organization at state and regional meetings, committees, and training sessions;

· Attend meetings, conferences, training seminars, and in-service sessions to maintain educator licensure and enhance skills;

·  Provide culturally competent service to clients, the public, and colleagues;

· Report suspected child abuse or elder abuse as required by law and organizational policies;

·  Ensure compliance with federal and state rules/law and workforce board and agency policy and procedures;

· Other duties as assigned.


·  Performs related non-essential functions as needed.



Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as, but not limited to, various microcomputers and components, printers, scanners, digital cameras, video projectors, hubs, switches, and modems.  Ability to competently utilize a wide variety of computer and networking tools, software, and hardware. Individual uses appropriate personal protective equipment when necessary. Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely.

Critical Skills/Expertise:

·  Knowledge of Human relations; Humanities (English, English literature); Natural Sciences (science, math); Social Sciences (social studies, history); and Budgeting

·  Efficiently operate agency specific computer programs and use office equipment;

·  General knowledge of office practices and procedures;

·  Interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, or picture form; define problems; collect data; establish facts; and draw valid conclusions.

·  Ability to complete routine forms; maintain accurate records; prepare meaningful, concise, and accurate reports;

·  Prepare and deliver lectures;

·  Recognize errors in the work of others;

·  Administer tests and assessments;

·  Explain mathematical, scientific, or technical issues to others and explain assignments;

·  Provide individual and group instruction;

·  Interpret policies and procedures.

·  Knowledge, adherence, and aptitude to follow federal, state, county, department, and workforce board policies and procedures, laws, and regulations;

·  Regular and dependable attendance;

·  Ability to work harmoniously with others;

·  Holds as confidential, all aspects of the job.


Work consisting of complex, varied, standardized and non-standardized tasks requiring application of numerous laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.  Individual must be able to professionally address and work with potentially irate customers.



Individual must demonstrate multi-tasking and organizational skills.  Individual must adhere to departmental rules and procedures regarding confidentiality due to the nature of information that is accessed. Supervisor provides general guidance allowing the Individual the ability to plan the procedures and methods to attain objectives. Individual makes choices or decisions without supervisory input on most daily activities, such as scheduling appointments, establishing priorities, making referrals to other agencies, and forming collaborative relationships with other service providers in the county.  Individual operates independent of supervision daily operations, normally receiving supervisor’s input when needed. Errors in work may cause inaccuracies in reports, records, or technical data resulting in inaccurate or incomplete information, and may cause overpayment or underpayment in benefits issued and may ultimately result in fiscal sanction against the agency.

Contact is with co-workers, employees from public and private sector organizations and the public. The purpose of these contacts is to guide and direct, check on progress of work assigned, coordinating services, and job development/referrals, and handle questions about department, programs, and client concerns.



Physical Requirements:  The physical requirements of the position are identified as sedentary work, possibly mixed with occasional manual labor type work which may require the lifting of up to fifteen (15) pounds. Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards.

Physical Activity:  Individual performs the following physical activities: standing, walking, lifting, bending, manual dexterity, grasping, talking, listening, reaching, and hearing. This position requires individuals to be on the phone and working on the computer simultaneously for extended periods of time.

Visual Activity:  Individual performs computer work for long periods of time. The minimum visual activity of the seeing job is close to the eyes.

Job Location:  The minimum work conditions for the position indicate that the individual is exposed to both inside and outside.  Individual is also exposed to noise.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in education
  • A current Ohio Educator License (Intervention Specialist Supplemental Teaching License a plus)
  • Experience working with at-risk youth is highly preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for student success
  • Ability to plan, organize and work independently
  • Capable of collaborating effectively in a team environment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to take on new challenges


What’s in it for you? 

  • Flexible Monday – Friday work schedule
  • Public employee retirement
  • Paid time off
  • 12 paid holidays


Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 4