Education Specialist

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Public School


Vacancies 2021-22
Education Specialist: In partnership with iJAG, the Nevada Community School District is seeking an 11th and 12th Grade Education Specialist to ensure that 35-40 students, who are at risk of dropping out of school and/or failing, successfully transition into the workplace achieve expected outcomes, including graduation and placement into post-secondary education, the workforce and/or the military. To achieve the expected outcomes, the Specialist will provide targeted youth with employability and life survival skills through classroom instruction of 37 core competencies, guidance/counseling, academic remediation, work-based learning experiences, summer activities, post-secondary, and career advisement; providing a twelve-month follow up period following graduation. This position is a full-time, year-round position dedicated 100 percent to the implementation of the JAG model.
Job Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social service, counseling, business, education, or a related discipline is preferred.  Equivalent combination of training, education, and experience may be considered.            
  2. Experience in Secondary and/or Post-Secondary education settings.
  3. Skills in human relations, leadership, supervision, and motivational techniques.
  4. Ability and interest to work 12 months per year.
  5. Ability to work independently while managing multiple priorities.
  6. Ability to establish appropriate boundaries while developing and nurturing supportive relationships with students.
  7. Ability to educate a variety of constituencies and interested parties about the program by developing ongoing relationships and making formal presentations.
  8. Ability to develop curriculum, projects and/or other educational opportunities consistent with the goals of iJAG.
  9. Working knowledge of basic computer applications such as word processing, Excel, and electronic data tracking, using the iJAG Internet-based data management system (JAGForce).
Deadline for Application: Open until position is filled.

Posted By

Nevada School District

1035 15th Street , Nevada, IA 50201

At the following locations

Nevada High School

1001 15th Street , Nevada, IA 50201