Assistant Teacher

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #477
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

ob Summary

The Assistant Instructor collaborates with and assists the Lead Instructor to deliver training on customer service and basic computer skills for the workplace, including instruction in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, internet searches and completing online forms.  Classes will be conducted in-person but will begin remotely.  Hours are 20-30 hours per week, Monday through Friday.  Facilitator Guide, plans and course materials provided. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a welcoming, engaging and cooperative classroom environment  
  • Assist Lead Instructor to implement daily lessons and facilitate student acquisition of the skills needed to obtain employment
  • Follow up with students between classes to answer questions and to develop connections with students that promote consistency in attendance and confidence to complete assignments and the course 
  • Provide individualized supports to students to complete the course   
  • Communicate with and remind students about upcoming classes, activities and assignments  
  • Observe and manage classroom dynamics and assist the Lead Instructor with classroom management
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of students 
  • Participate in required professional development program and staff meetings
  • Assist the Lead Instructor in the maintenance of accurate daily attendance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals who have had significant barriers to employment, including history of homelessness, incarceration, substance use disorder or mental health issues
  • Enthusiastic, nurturing, and adaptable approach to teaching 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills such as internet searching and completing online forms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience tutoring or teaching adult learners


Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA