Saturday, May 29, 2010

Bilingual jobs available at First Steps and Volunteer State

Bilingual Outreach Teacher Job Posting 
Early Intervention Teacher requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education, special education or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience working with young children with disabilities, and their families, in natural environments.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet needed.
Key Functions and Expected Performances
  • Early intervention teachers will be required to provide special instruction and family training to children with disabilities or delays and their families, in their natural environment.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date documentation of each child’s progress.
  • Inform families about community resources
  • Work in collaboration with therapists and service coordinators from Tennessee Early Intervention System(TEIS)
  • Participate in public awareness activities in the community: fairs, screening clinics, training; and others as needed.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in serving families outside of Davidson County
  • Demonstrate flexibility in serving families during the times and days requested by the family
  • First Steps serves families from different cultural backgrounds and languages. Teachers with oral and written skills in non-English languages ( Spanish, Burmese, Arabic) are welcome to apply for this position.  
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Agency pays $30 towards employee cell phone bill
  • Medical and Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick days and some holidays
  • Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education and past employment will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
Email or fax your resume to:
Rosario Langlois
Outreach Programs’ Director   
Fax: 615-690-3095

Volunteer State Community College has a new full-time advisor/counselor position open. It is a bilingual Spanish-English position that will include work with the College Hispanic Outreach efforts. Here is the posting. To apply candidates can visit the Vol State website or click on the link below.

Position Information
Posting Number:
Position Title:
Position Type:
Student Services - Advising Center  
Job Summary:
To serve students in an advising and counseling role, to provide information concerning academic advising and career counseling as well as other retention-related topics in order to assist students with academic success. Additionally, the Advisor/Counselor provides guidance in setting career, life, and educational goals. The bilingual Advisor/Counselor works extensively with the College's Hispanic Outreach efforts.  
Minimum Job Requirements:
Masters degree required

Bilingual (English and Spanish)

One (1) year of academic advising experience

Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, and presentation software

Exceptional customer relations skills

Strong written and oral communication and group presentation skills.  
Essential Job Functions:
Academic advising

Career counseling

Crisis intervention

Referral for personal counseling

Providing registration information through class presentations, etc.

Supporting student success initiatives

Working with the College's Hispanic Outreach Efforts.  
Posting Date:
Application Deadline:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Pending Budget Approval  
Employment Type:
Full Time  
Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Resume/Curriculum Vitae  
Initial Review of Applications:

Eric Melcher
Coordinator of Communications and Public Relations
Volunteer State Community College
1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
Office: 615-230-3570
Cell: 615-483-8994

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