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Co-Teacher – Shalom High School-Transcenter for Youth
The mission of Shalom High School is to allow at-risk students an opportunity to earn high school diplomas and to prepare students to be productive, successful adults; good citizens and to become responsible mature members of their communities. The Luther volunteer serves as a co-teacher, a mentor/advisor to our students and will also coordinate various student activities. Good basic academic skills and the ability to work with at-risk, urban students and a diverse staff.
Shalom High School was funded in 1973 with the specific purpose of educating young people returning from correctional institutions Over the years, the school's missions evolved to educate any student who found academic achievement difficult in traditional high schools. Today, these students are called ''at-risk''. After successful completion of Shalom's academic program, and the Milwaukee Public Schools graduation requirements, students receive high school diplomas.
Good basic academic skill, the ability to listen and empathize, flexibility, adaptability, creativity and the willingness to share their inherent gifts with our students is a basic summary of skills needed for the position. The ability to develop relationships with urban predominately African-American students is also necessary.