Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a 33-year old non-profit organization operating out of multiple locations. The mission of OBT is to help disadvantaged youth and adults recognize their own self-worth and advance towards self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement and support services. For more information visit www.obtjobs.org
The AELP provides classes in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Adult Basic Education (ABE) and High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation for adults ages 19 and above. The AELP incorporates job readiness, college preparation and job placement into its curriculum. The goal of the program is to help adults improve their English language proficiency, enhance literacy skills, gain citizenship, obtain HSEs, and obtain or improve employment.
Duties will include managing the AELP program across several sites in Brooklyn; helping to implement standardized ESOL, ABE, CIVICS and TASC curricula for the use of all instructors; ensuring that instructors deliver contextualized, student-driven curriculum that integrates work readiness skills, technology, family, health, and financial literacy; overseeing recruitment, registration, authentic assessment and orientation for new students; assisting with reporting to government and private funders; tracking and reporting student data and achievement results; supervising some adult literacy staff at all program locations.
Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree; preferably Master’s in Education, Administration or related field and minimum of two years of experience in Adult Education; must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel; Salesforce, Capricorn and/or other database experience required; BEST Plus certification along with knowledge of TABE and NRS reporting standards preferred; community outreach and partnership experience a plus; must be able to work flexible hours to include evenings. Proficiency in Spanish extremely helpful. Hours will be Monday through Thursday, 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be willing to travel between all program sites.
To apply for the above position please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Georgia Trim at firstname.lastname@example.org.