EXCEL Instructor/Teacher

Status: Full-time

Reports to: Deputy Director                          

Location: Anchorage, Alaska 

Starting rate of pay: DOE

Summary of Position: Provide a full range of instruction and instructional support including but not limited to the following responsibilities and duties:

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Assist with planning, set-up and coordination of sessions and activities for the program.
  • Assist teaching staff during sessions/activities
  • Assist teaching staff with follow up paperwork after each EXCEL session
  • With training, independently teach all EXCEL lessons within a year of hire
  • Work with EXCEL Alaska team to continually improve and update the EXCEL program
  • Assist with logistics of student travel to/from EXCEL activities
  • Chaperone students during odd travel arrival/departure times
  • Willing to travel for extended periods of time depending on session/location.
  • (Possible) overnight remote travel to EXCEL and partner school district school sites
  • Work flexible shifts including split shifts, evenings, overnights and weekends for extended periods of time
  • Work long days, sometimes over 8 hours a day
  • Manage and monitor EXCEL Facebook page as per checklist
  • Assists high school students and graduates with transition plans and electronic career portfolios
  • Participate in EXCEL related training/education to further teaching capacity
  • Perform other duties as assigned, such as but not limited to, cleaning EXCEL facilities (dorm rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, floors), laundry, cooking or assisting a cook, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Pursuing post-secondary training in EXCEL related content
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with students and staff.
  • Experience working with EXCEL Alaska or a CTE Program.

Core Competencies

EXCEL Alaska’s Instructor in training is expected to have the ability and willingness to:

  • Promote and demonstrate EXCEL Alaska’s purpose, vision and values.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Concentrate and work under pressure.
  • Meet deadlines, and organize and prioritize work.
  • Be self-motivated and detailed oriented.
  • Maintain confidentiality and use discretion when warranted.
  • Work independently, exercise judgment and make quality decisions consistent with the level of the position.
  • Treat others respectfully and with consideration regardless of status or position.
  • Be an effective team member.
  • Work in a dynamic environment and to deal effectively with frequent changes in   priorities, delays or unexpected events.

NOTES:  Any description of work is a picture of the major responsibilities of a position at a given point in time.  Jobs are dynamic and assignments/priorities may change.  The primary purpose of this description is to outline and communicate key tasks and expectations for the position. This description does not imply or create a contractual relationship.  EXCEL Alaska is an at-will employer.

HOW TO APPLY:  Please submit a completed application (email Billijo Mills for EXCEL Application), cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and resume to Billijo Mills Deputy Director bmills@excelalaska.org. This position is open until filled.  However, applications, letters of interest, letters of recommendation, and resumes will be reviewed on January 31, 2020.