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Instructor, Vocational Skills

Tommy Nobis Center
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Sep 9, 2022

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Focus Areas
Employment, Youth Development
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Position Type
Part Time
Degree Level
Experience Level
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Job Details

Would you like to join our award winning culture and establish a meaningful career in the nonprofit world? 

Tommy Nobis Center offers you an opportunity to work for an organization that has been recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation as well as being recognized by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as a Top Workplace in Atlanta!


Position Summary:

The Instructor for Early Youth Employment Services (EYES) will teach the EYES curriculum to high school and middle school students.  This role is also responsible for coordinating services with participant schools, referral sources, parent advisory groups and students.    The PRN Instructor must be flexible and will work on an as-needed basis. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for delivery of services for students in the EYES program, from time of referral to exit. 
  2. Teaches pre-vocational skills curriculum (career exploration, job readiness, interview skills, etc.) to high school and middle school students.
  3. Completes and carries out curriculum training.
  4. Develops customized curriculum for each class based upon student needs
  5. Delivers pre-vocational skills training in identified schools in-person and/or through a virtual platform.
  6. Schedules class times with identified schools.
  7. Supervises and teaches classes in schools and at Tommy Nobis Center.
  8. Maintains effective control and management of classroom.
  9. Educates the community regarding the summer EYES program.
  10. Develops and completes monthly status reports for participants.
  11. Provide EYES services in a minimum of 4 classes during Fall and Spring Session if opportunities are available


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in special education, rehabilitation, sociology, behavioral sciences or business administration or related field. 3 years’ experience in a teaching role.
  • Experience teaching or working with individuals with disabilities.

Other Qualifications or Requirements:

  • Mission driven, guided by core values and a pleasure to work with.
  • High “customer service orientation.”
  • Results oriented with ability to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Must be highly organized, accurate in completing work assignments. Strong oral & written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with assigned duties.  Possesses a working knowledge of Windows environment in Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • General knowledge of other office equipment such as copiers, scanners, fax machine, etc.
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.

Prior Experience Desirable:

  • Experience working with transition students
  • Delivery of job readiness skills training
  • Developing programmatic marketing materials


This job description is not designed to cover or contain comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  They may be subject to change at any time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.  It is the philosophy of Tommy Nobis Center to provide a safe work environment according to Tommy Nobis Center' policies, compliance agencies and other and safety guidelines.  Employee required to attend all safety training sessions and drills.

This role will involve driving to participant schools and working in a variety of academic environments.  Time in the office is in a typical office work environment.

Tommy Nobis Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drugs Don’t Work worksite and a participant in e-Verify.



In 1977 Bobbie Knopf, a special education teacher in Atlanta, Joyce Slaughter, a parent of a child with special needs, and Tommy Nobis, a football star, had a vision—a vision to change the lives of people living with disabilities. A vision that would allow each person with a disability to reach their full potential. Together, they founded Tommy Nobis Center.

Tommy Nobis Center opened its doors to provide job training, employment, and vocational support for youth and adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment. For more than 40 years, Tommy Nobis Center has changed lives by championing workplace success for people with disabilities.

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