Department of Corrections ABE Special Education Teacher in Deer Lodge, Montana
ABE Special Education Teacher (64122655) MISSION: The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you're looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we've been looking for to join our team as well! BENEFITS: Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered. NOTICES: The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process. Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and thorough reference checks will be conducted for this position. PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT OF 2003 – Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position. Tobacco Free - Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares and teaches Adult Basic Education courses including life skills classes and cell study; instructs and supervises adult male inmate students in the classroom and housing units on an individual basis and/or group meeting. Confers with professionals for establishing additional activities and/or instruction; performs related work as required. POSITION SPECIFIC INFORMATION: Provides instruction and supervision to students utilizing competency based instructional techniques. Advises students with regard to respective courses and programs that are available at Montana State Prison Plans and implements learning activities within the scope of the assigned curriculum and state standards. This is done by using a variety of audio visual aides, computer technology and instructional tools. Performs all work tasks in a proper and safe manner following established policies, general safety rules and safe operating procedures in compliance with Department of Corrections, Office of Public Instruction and Montana State Prison.