Community Education Youth Programs Instructor

Parkland College

Parkland College

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

Community Education Youth Programs Instructor

Hiring for the 2023-2024 school year

Community Education provides a variety of youth courses for students, ages 5-18 years, in a relaxed, non-graded environment. Courses should engage students in learning that will be challenging and offer a "hands on" experience. 
 Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals that will engage students in math, science, culinary arts, technology, fine and visual arts, and math, but are not limited to these topics. Examples include but are not limited to the following subject areas are: robotics, coding, video game design, graphic arts, painting, pottery/ceramics, introduction to medicine/medical careers, and 3D design and construction.

Applicants must submit:

  • An online employment application
  • Cover letter 
  • Resume
Program Goals
Youth programs are designed to attain the following goals:
  • Provide hands-on explorations in specialized fields such as science, math, language arts, computer science, technology, humanities and fine arts.
  • Provide challenging experiences and intellectual stimulation for students to develop their special interests.
  • Build key skills for future success
  • Expose students to a learning atmosphere that will motivate them to achieve their highest potential.
**Hiring is contingent upon courses meeting minimum enrollment**
Essential Job Functions
  • Submit complete daily lesson plans, course syllabus, proposed supply list and budget by established deadline.
  • Provide classroom instructions in accordance with stated objectives, and established course outline.
  • Commit to teach the entire class time.
  • Patience when working with youth.
  • Maintain high standard of teaching and learning in classroom.
  • Perform all other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrated passion and proficiency in the proposed subject area.
  • Provide classroom and/or online instruction to meet stated course objectives.
  • Two (2) years' experience in education (teaching) or related field and/or teaching children ages five (5) through eighteen (18) years.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check with fingerprinting.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication. Professional attitude and ability to work with others.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Ability to commit to the full session for which they are applying. All classes are contingent upon meeting minimum enrollment.

Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. Applications not submitted through https://www.parkland.edu/careers will not be considered.

Please monitor your email, including spam or junk mail folders, for future correspondence from Parkland College Human Resources. 

For further information application process, please contact at 217-351-2220. 

Applicants with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted by contacting Human Resources at 217-351-2220 or by emailing hr@parkland.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employer