Goodwill Industries of The Valleys, Inc.

  • Instructor, Careers in Technology - Part Time

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    Job Locations
    Location Name
    WFD - Christiansburg
    Human Services
  • Overview

    Goodwill currently has an opening for a Part Time Instructor for the Careers in Technology Program in Christiansburg, VA. This position is responsible for teaching and facilitating instructional content for participants through in person and online classes in accordance with curricula, program objectives, and class schedules. The instructor will assess and evaluate progress of participants; advising participants; monitoring progress, writing and facilitating progress reports; and performing other instructionally related duties as required.  


    • Conduct organized classes at the instructional level to meet the requirements stated in the program, course description and lesson plans.
    • Conduct on-site instruction at designated sites throughout Goodwill of the Valleys territory. Traveling to various sites are required.
    • Advises and assists participants in achieving stated program and course objectives.
    • Assess participants to measure progress and evaluate effectiveness of teaching and learning.
    • Participate in the development of curriculum by evaluating course offerings, including the revision of course descriptions and course outlines.
    • Collects and maintains inventory of supplies, such as textbooks, materials, and equipment.
    • Assist with the development of training programs and schedules based on program needs.
    • Maintain necessary records of participant enrollment, attendance, and progress. Prepare and submit reports as required.
    • Attend conferences, seminars, and meetings to increase knowledge and personal growth as deemed appropriate or requested by immediate supervisor.
    • Maintain confidentiality as it pertains to all participants and staff information.
    • Report to immediate supervisor and/or other appropriate personnel any condition which might jeopardize the health or safety of participants or the public.
    • Attends conferences, seminars and meetings to increase general knowledge and personal growth as deemed appropriate or requested by immediate supervisor. Keep current with new developments and knowledge in adult learning techniques
    • Perform other duties as directed.



    Experience, Competencies and Education
    Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field required with preference to experience teaching.  Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the IT field and have experience working with students from a diverse background. Excellent written and oral communications, instructional design skills, and online learning required.

    Language Skills
    Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and course curriculum. Ability to effectively present learning in a classroom environment to various educational functioning levels and abilities.  Ability to instruct on the writing process and effective paragraph and essay writing.  Ability to effectively present classes online.


    Mathematical Skills

    Computation and Applied Mathematics: Ability to instruct beginning level mathematics from addition and subtraction to algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability
    Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    Computer/Technology/Digital Skills
    Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint; ability to use digital media to communicate with participants; ability to use a learning management system to instruct adult learners.

    Knowledge of basic record-keeping skills, good time management.  The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, staff, and management.   Must be able to successfully complete State background investigation and drug screen.

    Must have a valid state of Virginia driver’s license, and be able to provide proof of insurance. Additionally, 3+ point DMV record required to drive company vehicle. 



    Goodwill offers a competitive salary and benefits for full time employees such as medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, educational reimbursement, EAP, STD, LTD, and PTO. We offer retirement and EAP benefits for part time employees.


    “Helping people and families in our communities achieve a better life through work and independence.”


    Goodwill is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.



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