Mentorship Coordinator / Teacher – J36

  • REPORTS TO: Career Technical Education Coordinator/School AdministratorDEPARTMENT: Career Technical Education (CTE)



    JOB DESCRIPTOR: j36SCHEDULE:
    NON-EXEMPT X




    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    To provide opportunities for students to enroll in a "Mentorship" class(es), in order to provide access to unpaid work based experiences for all interested students in Campbell County.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Develops the goals and the curriculum for an expanded mentorship program.
    Develops a yearly plan of action for mentorship classes.
    Teaches the currently established Mentorship I and II classes and to expand to a much broader program or series of classes that allow all students to benefit.
    Communicates on a regular basis with the Career Specialists.
    Establishes liaisons with all teachers currently involved with the work based programs, so that effective coordination occurs.
    Establishes liaisons between education and work appropriate for the mentorship classes.
    Assists students in identifying goals and outcomes for their mentorship experience and to communicate these to the appropriate employer.
    Develops methods to effectively match students with the appropriate employers.
    Acts as a central contact for mentorship activities.
    Observes students at the workplace, and communicates often with the students and the employers as to the effectiveness of the program.
    Assists in integrating school based and work based learning.
    Encourages participation of employers, through the coordination of the Career Fair, community contacts, town meetings, personal visits, and BIE Roundtables.
    Collects and analyzes data concerning post program outcomes of participants, and assigns grades with the assistance of the student and the employer.
    Communicates with the administrators of all secondary schools in Campbell County to effectively address the needs of all students. These schools include the following: Campbell County High School, Wright Junior/Senior High School and Westwood High School.
    Promotes and follows adopted Campbell County School District and Northern Wyoming Community College philosophy and administrative procedures.
    Works with Special Populations Coordinators, At-Risk Aides, Special Education staff, and Career Center Personnel to assure services to special population students enrolled in high school CTE program areas receiving Perkins Funding.
    Communicates with counseling departments, and the Career Technical Education Coordinator on a regular basis.
    Assists with the promotion of all aspects of the Tech Prep process in Campbell County.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Ability to work well with students, teachers, employers and others.
    Ability to make decisions with sound emotional judgment.
    Ability to communicate effectively with public and district staff.
    Ability to follow and successfully complete both written and oral directions, and complete tasks, assigned to any teacher.
    Ability to work effectively with people of various personality types.
    Ability to work independently, and in a team setting.
    Ability to use accurate grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
    Ability to compose information for letters, meeting minutes, state and district reports and other assignments.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Bachelor's Degree in a related field, preferably with workplace experience.
    Valid Wyoming Teaching Certificate.
    Valid Wyoming Driver's license.
    Continues to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.
    EQUIPMENT USED:


         Computer/Printer                        Television
         Telephone                               Video Playback Equipment
         Photo Copier                            Fax Machine
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Standing and walking for at least 50% of the work day.
    Sitting for at least 50% of the work day.
    Lower body strength to stand and walk throughout the work day.
    Visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer monitor throughout the work day.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Air conditioned environment.
    Occasional exposure to weather extremes.