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Academic Instructor

Location: Anson, TX
Job ID: 46645
Facility: Corrections

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Description

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? At the Bluebonnet Detention Center in Anson, Texas we provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping detainees gain valuable skills necessary for success upon release. Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!
MTC is currently seeking candidates interested in a Academic Instructor. This position is responsible for providing academic instruction to detainees in accordance with approved curricula.  Provides detainees with basic direction in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and customer directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Plan and conduct classes for detainees in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED), life skills, cultural awareness, health education and special curriculum and other subjects selected to correspond with the ability and limitations of the class.
  2. Prepare special teaching plans, courses, activities and learning experiences appropriate for the specific detainees assigned.
  3. Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the detainee.
  4. Administer individual educational tests and learning aptitude tests and use the results for prescriptive instruction.
  5. Participate in staff conferences or in an endeavor to develop and improve educational programs.
  6. Counsel and advise detainees on academic problems.
  7. Coordinate activities and classes in conjunction with appropriate school districts or other involved parties.
  8. Assist in developing program and related educational materials as necessary for the establishment and maintenance of assigned classes.
  9. Adjust material and curriculum to the individual differences of the detainees assigned.
  10. Confer with detainees and deputy warden to evaluate results of conducted classes.
  11. Requires long periods of standing in a class room setting.
  12. Regular attendance is required.
  13. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
  14. Maintain accountability of detainees and property; adhere to safety practices.

  

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and valid teaching certification required. ESL and special education certifications are also required if instructing in these areas.  One (1) year of related experience is preferred. Must have United States Citizenship and successfully complete required pre service training. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

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