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Career Specialist - Seaman High School - 7/1/2024

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Topeka, Kansas, United States

Career Specialist - Seaman High School - 7/1/2024

Jobs for America's Graduates - Kansas is looking to hire a full-time Career Specialist for Seaman High School in Topeka, Kansas, who is passionate about student success and teaching students to overcome obstacles to graduation while preparing them for career and college pathways. Are you passionate about middle and high school student success? Do you enjoy teaching and educating youth to provide them with tools for long-term success? Would you like to work in a flexible, full time educational role? If so, please read on!

Work Schedule for a Full-Time Career Specialist

This position is full-time Monday through Friday during the school year with flexibility during the summer.

About Jobs for America's Graduates - Kansas (JAG-K)

With our headquarters in Topeka, Kansas, JAG-K partners with Kansas schools to help students who are facing various challenges to be successful. We are a non-profit organization that offers an elective class to provide academic and other positive supports to ensure students earn their high school diploma. We have 104 programs located in 49 Kansas school districts and currently serve more than 5,500 students in Kansas and by educating students through career exploration opportunities and teaching soft skills, students are prepared to successfully transition to post-secondary education, military service, or into the workforce.

We believe our strength comes from the relationships we build with students to assist them towards a path of success. We strive for a culture of Humble, Hungry, and Smart and do this by hiring ideal team players. Individuals that enjoy working at JAG-K and fit our cultural framework share credit, emphasize team over self, define success collectively rather than individually, are hungry for more opportunities, constantly think about the next step or way to improve, and are emotionally intelligent. In addition to great pay and benefits, we strive to create a positive environment made up of ideal team players.

A Day in the Life of a Career Specialist

A Career Specialist identifies, recruits, and educates students who have difficulties between them and graduation while helping them make a successful transition from school to college, military, or career pathways with the use of the JAG model. These individuals develop positive relationships with students through utilizing the JAG Advantage of project-based learning, trauma informed care, and employer engagement to deliver student-centered programs with the goal of helping youth achieve their greatest potential.

These individuals instruct 35 to 60 students to ensure performance outcomes are met or exceeded utilizing project-based learning and JAG activities such as student conferences centered around career, civic, social, and service-learning, and career exploration. Career Specialists also deliver value-added instruction, support, and advocacy to graduates and non-graduates through follow-up services with students. Although this role may have its challenges, it can be very rewarding as positive relationships are developed with students and one sees the successful futures students go on to lead after they leave JAG-K.

Qualifications for a Full-Time Career Specialist

Do you have a high school diploma? Do you have a valid driver's license? Do you work well independently and can manage multiple priorities? Are you proficient with technology? If yes, you might just be the perfect fit for this Career Specialist position!

Are You Ready to Join Our Team?

Please be sure to complete our Selective Hiring Assessment found at the followingΒ link:ΒΒ 

Location: 66617