Position: JAG Specialist – New Haven High School
Location: New Haven HS
Hours: 7:30 am- 4:30 pm Monday through Friday (some evenings and weekends)
Starting Salary Range: $35,000-$37,000
Identifies recruits and instructs students deemed to have a high degree of difficulty of being promoted into the next grade level, achieving graduation, and/or making a successful transition from school to a career with advancement opportunities. The Specialist is responsible for fully implementing the JAG Model in an assigned school and achieving process standards and performance goals
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
· Provides appropriate curriculum and ensures students achieve specific JAG competencies through classroom instruction; teaches through a variety of methods including lecture, hands-on activities, and team teaching; tailors the program and teaching methods for the needs of each specific student, and implements an intervention strategy for each individual using an Individualized Development Plan.
· Ensures an appropriate pool of students by directly recruiting students, and obtaining referrals from an in-school Advisory Committee consisting of school personnel; holds interviews with prospective candidates and those making referrals to determine, using JAG guidelines, the appropriateness of the prospective student for the program.
· Administers testing programs including JAG pre-/post-tests and career interest surveys.
· Ensures positive perceptions of the JAG-Indiana within schools by developing and maintaining positive, effective working relationships with school personnel including teachers, administrators, students and members of the in-school Advisory Committee.
· Advocates for the program and develops a pool of effective community support resources by working with employers, parents, civic groups and legislators to build awareness of and support for the program; develops job opportunities, participates in public relations activities, attends meetings and speaks to various community groups.
· Builds appreciation for teamwork, sense of belonging, and commitment to community service among JAG-Indiana students by organizing and serving as advisor to a JAG Career Association chapter; creates training opportunities through hands-on activities, film presentations, guest speakers, and workshops; assists with civic and social opportunities.
· Provides students with guidance, counseling, and support within appropriate limits; refers students to additional support services on an as-needed basis; takes responsibility for learning and complying with school policies such as mandated reporting, discipline, attendance, and the like.
· Complies with all JAG and WIA documentation requirements in a timely fashion including contacts and activities involving students, employers, and other groups; develops and maintains a well-organized filing system. Records information and data daily, using the online Electronic National Data Management System (e-NDMS), concurrently, with the WIA data management system. It is understood that a minimum of 15-30 minutes per day is required to maintain the electronic databases.
· Assists students in finding and maintaining quality employment and/or post-secondary educational programs upon graduation; works closely with students and employers for 12 months after the end of the school year to ensure a satisfactory employment outcome; develops a plan for contacts with non-graduates to ensure effective transition to employment or additional education.
· Performs selected school-related functions.
· Participates in field trips.
· Implements Brightpoint Values at all times.
· Bachelor's degree in social service, counseling, business, education, or a related discipline required.
· Experience working with youth accompanied by knowledge of adolescent development issues.
· Willing to work in a highly accountable and performance-based program
· When driving for Brightpoint, the employee must have a valid Indiana driver's license and must maintain minimum liability limits of $100,000/$300,000 on auto insurance
DATES FOR INTERNAL POSTING: FROM 07.12.18- 07.27.18
TENTATIVE DATES FOR EXTERNAL POSTING: 07.12.18-07.27.18
APPROXIMATE DATE FOR POSITION TO BEGIN: 08.13.18_
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT, HUMAN RESOURCES EXT. 206 or 213
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED – 227 E. Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN
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Location/Region: Fort Wayne, IN (US)