Do you seek to make a difference in the lives of others, particularly immigrants, refugees, and the under served?
At Asian Human Services (AHS) our holistic approach to human services improves lives now and for generations ahead. Today, AHS serves everyone who seeks our help, regardless of race or ethnicity. While we continue to deepen our mission with immigrant and refugee communities, all are welcome here.
AHS focuses on culturally comprehensive human services that help people become:
Healthy – with Community Health programs and Behavioral Health counseling.
Educated – through skilled learning programs and a charter school for grades pre-K to 8 that specializes in preparing children to lead in a global world.
Employed – using comprehensive job-related services that place hundreds of job-seekers into full-time and part-time employment every year.
We are seeking a Full Time Early Childhood Bridge Instructor. This position is grant based. Grant, and position, ends November 30, 2020.
The Early Childhood Bridge Instructor is responsible for implementing, coordinating, and instructing students in the field of early childhood and education. The ECE Bridge Instructor will conduct classes and follow the guidelines set by grant to ensure students are prepared to transition into credit hours or employment. Primary duties are course instruction with ESL class formats and field experience supervision. Some travel is required to visit students in field experience sites.
Instruct students on the basic of child development and introduction to the education field for students who are adult learners; English Language Learners, Out-of-School Youth
Ensure recruitment of students and retention in program
Supervise internship duties and coordinates with appropriate programs
Conduct assessments and pre/post evaluations
Monitor program goals and outcomes for the grant
Conduct observations, assess and revise field experiences
Conduct reflective supervision and groups with students for ongoing training
Participate in advisory committees and program meetings
Assist in transitioning students to post-secondary education; employment; or resources
Assist in AHS Early Childhood programs, as needed
Collaborate with AHS Departments
Refers students to resources, according to needs. Documents referrals and progress towards goals and conducts follow-up
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
M.S. or M.Ed. in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or Early Care and Education preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, Counseling or related field.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience working with children birth to five years of age in group settings.
Experience in teaching English as Second Language with adults
Flexibility to teach evening classes and complete supervision visits according to the students’ schedules.
Must have a valid Driver’s License, access to a reliable and insured vehicle, and willingness to travel locally
Experience with multicultural environment
Experience with Reggio Emilia Approach
Bilingual Candidates, preferred
Asian Human Services Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all of its employees without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation, maternity status, parental status, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Additional Salary Information: This job is grant funded and will end when grant ends on November 30, 2020
About Asian Human Services, Inc
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to immigrants, refugees, and other under served in communities so that they can fully participate in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.