Bi-Lingual Career Readiness Trainer

the workplace Bridgeport, Connecticut
lingual trainer learning training lingual language trainer youth team assessment english spanish education
November 19, 2022
the workplace
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Job Title: Bi-Lingual Career Readiness Trainer

Department: Operations

Reports To: Director

Classification: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: Grade II ($45,000-$52,000)

The WorkPlace seeks a Career Readiness Trainer (Bi-Lingual) to provide hands-on life and career skill training to youth and adults enrolled in our programming. This position will provide workshops, seminars, and classroom-based instruction to multiple WorkPlace programs including, but not limited to, CareerHub (Youth), Reentry, Platform to Employment, Apprenticeship, Mortgage Crisis Training, EnvironmentalWorks, YouthBuild, Veterans, MaturityWorks, and others to be determined.


  • Collaborate in developing strategies to improve access and successful educational outcomes for underrepresented student populations.
  • Demonstrate multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations) and create a learning environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Provide classroom life and career skill learning in the following topics communications skills, critical thinking, decision-making skills, interpersonal skills, stress management and other topics as appropriate.
  • Work with team to develop contextualized curriculum and alternative delivery methods and create a positive learning environment for participants using diverse teaching methods to support and enhance success.
  • Develop and incorporate a curriculum that responds to the diverse needs of employees and participants, including those with emergent language, math, and/or reading skills.
  • Assess and analyze program outcomes for the purpose of program improvement and enhanced student learning.
  • Assess, monitor and document participant performance and advise participants on ways to improve.
  • Conduct pre-assessments in accordance with program and state/federal assessment policies/procedures.
  • Participates with partnering agencies, project team members, and employers to identify academic and occupational skills needed for entrance into employment opportunities in growing industries.
  • Assist in developing, updating, and maintaining a curriculum encompassing the areas of the world of work, soft skills, and workplace conduct.
  • Prepares and presents both individualized and group instruction as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for own work and not normally required to direct or supervise other personnel but may occasionally instructor show another employee how to perform the work.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to design learning experiences that are interactive and respectful of cultural differences.

Ability to work effectively with individuals whose first language is not English.

Ability to work effectively and engage with adult learners.

Communicate effectively in oral and written English/Spanish.

Experience developing curriculum based on student needs assessment and course outcomes.


BA/BS degree or equivalent; or one-year related experience and/or training in basic education programs and/or career-related workplace training.


Must be bi-lingual (Spanish).


The ability to understand more advanced computer skills and be proficient in the advanced knowledge of software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.


Funding for this position is from a federal and/or state source and may require proof of vaccination or weekly testing.


This is a hybrid position consisting of both in-person and remote work options.




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