Position Title: Day Trade Teacher, Construction
Location: Adult Education
Salary: DFT Salary Schedule
Reports to: Executive Director of Adult Education
Bargaining Unit: Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT)
Benefits Eligible: Yes
In accordance with the Agreement between Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced.
SER Metro is a new partnership with the District that provides a comprehensive service delivery system in the areas of literacy, education, employment, community development and economic opportunities for student’s aged 16 – 21. Teachers at the SER Metro locations will work with the SER Metro program and administrator.
The Construction Teacher offers the rigorous MC3 (Multi-craft Core Curriculum) which is aligned with the Michigan Common Core guidelines while upholding the mission, vision and values of the Detroit Public School Community District. The Construction Teacher collaborates with families and staff members to ensure academic success of students. The Construction Teacher evaluates and monitors student progress throughout the school year.
- Bachelor’s degree and valid Standard CTE Certification appropriate for the vocational content of the teaching assignment.
- In the event that there is no successful candidate available who holds a valid Standard CTE Certification, candidates with at least a High School diploma and recent and relevant industry work experience will be considered. CTE: Recent and Relevant Experience Requirements can be found here.
- Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate or Michigan Temporary Teaching Authorization (T2EA).
- Proficient in High School Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II
- Two to three years’ experience in adult education and/or with at-risk youth.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Bilingual language skills in English/Spanish and/or English Arabic is preferred.
- Ability to interact with student, parent and staff in a positive and productive manner.
- Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels
- Experience in effectively handling conflict.
- Valid Michigan Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation to travel to various locations outside of the office.
- Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and academic achievement.
- Adheres to the three core components of all CTE Programs; Rigor, Relevance and Relationships.
- Develops relevant instructional modules and projects using the MC3 Curriculum.
- Prepares students for MC3 (Multi-Craft Core Curriculum), RRP (Repair, Renovate and Paint), OSHA 10 Certifications.
- Maintains student attendance in PowerSchool with high standards by inputting daily. Grading placed into PowerSchool as assignments are completed
- Determine student proficiency, report and track student progress that assists in preparing students for certifications and a career in construction.
- Develops innovative techniques and training methods to increase learning outcomes for students.
- Follow procedures for safe storing and integrity of all public and confidential school records.
- Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents and school personnel.
- Provides ongoing communication with students, regarding attendance, grades and other issues that may hinder program completion.
- Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both academic and behavioral progress of students.
- Contacts student when absent by text, email and/or phone to improve retention outcomes.
- Attends meetings and trainings as required by DPSCD and SER YouthBuild Learning Academy
- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.
In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or detroitk12.org/compliance.