Full Time; Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
123 William St, 5th Floor, NY, NY 10038
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Institute for Career Development (ICD) is seeking a Building Maintenance Instructor to teach individuals with disabilities the skills needed for entry-level employment in the facilities-maintenance field.
- Instruct students on an individual and group basis in specific subjects, skills or trades. (All lessons are approved by NYSED-BPSS) Assign classwork, demonstrate procedures and monitor and record progress.
- Through explanation, demonstration, modeling and practice, acquaint students with work activities, proper work methods, and quality of work required for competitive employment.
- Train students using appropriate industry methods in the following areas: carpentry and demolition, electrical, plumbing, and flooring, drywall patching, hanging and finishing, acoustical ceiling installation, floor tile and wall tile repair, lock and door installation, floor stripping and polishing
- Provide and ensure basic safety instruction for all tasks, including OSHA requirements for Blood Borne Pathogens, Universal Precautions and Material Safety Data Sheets.
- Adhere to lesson plans and other information and/or materials for instruction including use of Smart Board technology (training on SMART Board use provided).
- Maintain proper inventory of training equipment and supplies; request replacements as needed. (Monthly Inventory required)
- Responsible for accurate recording of student attendance, absentee forms and creating monthly student progress reports. Assess each student individually using a “Skills Development Checklist” for each subject.
- Provide students with course content material such as literature, handouts, etc. (all literature is filed and would need to be printed)
- Develop and write lesson plans for various course content to meet the needs of all learners
- Other duties as assigned.
- Organizational and time management skills
- Collaboration with other ICD team members in an effort to assist participants with obtaining and maintaining employment
- Ability to use independent judgment and initiative
- Professional, motivational and teamwork oriented environment
- Ability to teach adult students from a wide range of backgrounds
- Ability to utilize and distribute heavy construction equipment or materials requiring lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling and reaching; weighing between 50 to 75 pounds.
- Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills; Bilingual Spanish is a big plus.
- Previous supervisory or training experience preferred.
- Able to create and adapt lesson plans
- Able to work in a variety of internal settings (i.e. hot, cold, crowded, noisy, etc.).
QUALIFICATIONS: -High School or Equivalency diploma; College degree a plus. Able to apply for a NYSED-BPSS teaching permit/license (must apply for permit/license within 30 days of start, and get approval from NYSED-BPSS.) OSHA, EPA certifications preferred. Functional knowledge of lesson plan development, classroom management and basic teaching methods for adults. Five (5) or more years of verifiable experience in the building/facilities maintenance field is required. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Must be able to learn the use of Smart Board technology.
Strong knowledge in at least 6 of the following subjects:
- Building Procedures and Safety
- Interior Walls and Ceilings
- Floor tile
- Wood flooring
- Floor care/janitorial
- Locks and doors
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES: OSHA, EPA certifications preferred.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of Building Maintenance Instructor.