Adult Education Career Readiness ParaProfessional

Job | Posted 14 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Summary: The Adult Education Career Readiness ParaProfessional will prepare the adult learner for work-based learning (WBL) experiences and the world of work by facilitating interview skills, application/resume support, workplace tours, career speakers, and credentialing. This position helps the adult learner to develop the communication and engagement skills to effectively connect with future employers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Connect adult learners to career opportunities based on individual interests/skills and coordinate work-based learning opportunities for them off campus
  • Assist adult learners with job search, resumes, applications and interviewing skills
  • Promote and manage requests to connect adult learners with employers and community mentors to provide meaningful WBL opportunities
  • Collaborate with adult ed instructors to disseminate information on WBL programs and opportunities for adult learners
  • Establish relationships with business and local workforce agencies for the purpose of increasing the number and quality of WBL experiences available to adult learners. 
  • Communicate regularly with all stakeholders.
  • Assist adult learners with enrollment in CTE and Adult Education courses, post-secondary education, and apprenticeship opportunities

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills--as well as the ability to help students develop these skills 
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff,and the business community--as well as the ability to help students develop these skills. 
  • Knowledge of current workforce/ employment demands and industry trends
  • Knowledge of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with/ be a part of a team
  • Ability to frequently travel to local business partners
  • Ability to to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities 
  • Ability to collaborate with teachers, staff and administrators to support an effective learning environment that includes both school-based and work-based settings. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and community members
  • Ability to maintain honesty and integrity in all aspects of the job
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate person

Location: SCTC Night Adult Education
Salary:  This would be an hourly employee, not to exceed 30 hours per week, with the hourly rate of $20. 
Starting Date: This position is slated to start July 10, 2023 and run through May 31, 2024

Apply To: Click on the link above to apply.  All applicants, including those currently employed with Spotsylvania County Public Schools will need to complete an online application.

Posted By

Spotsylvania County Public Schools

6717 Smith Station Road , Spotsylvania, VA 22553

At the following locations

Spotsylvania Career & Technical Center

6713 Smith Station Road , Fredericksburg, VA 22407