The Apprenticeship Program Instructor will work with people who have a diagnosed Intellectual and Developmental Disability, and/or Autism, and/or mental illness. The Program Instructor will work with employers in the community to develop vocational apprenticeships that prepare people for similar occupations. The Program Instructor will also recruit apprentices to the program and will teach work skills through job coaching to teach a person the steps required to complete each work task, skills training to teach appropriate social skills and communication skills, and supports that involve advocating for the person to develop a strong support system at work and at home. The Program Instructor will be responsible for completing daily documentation of services and progress and weekly assessments and reports. The Program Instructor will provide classroom instruction and transportation to apprentices as needed. This position will serve approximately 10 to 12 people in apprenticeships per vocational cycle that will take place at various employer sites in Guadalupe County. The purpose of the apprenticeship program is to teach work skills that prepare people for competitive employment. All services and training are provided in-person. This position is funded through a grant. The work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.
Location: Guadalupe County
Salary: $20.44 – $23.19/hr
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and at least two years of paid or unpaid experience providing services to people with disabilities, or an associate's degree in rehabilitation, business, marketing or a related human services field, and at least one year of paid or unpaid experience providing services to people with disabilities; or a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, business, marketing or a related human services field, and at least six months of paid or unpaid experience providing services to people with disabilities. Must have Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.|
Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing employment services to people with disabilities and working with the business community. Effective communication and problem-solving skills.
|Salary Amount||$42,515 - 48,235/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|