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Vocational Instructor

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Location: Venus, TX
Job ID: 50146
Facility: Sanders Estes Correctional Ctr

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oin a team with values that match your own and make a difference in the lives of people needing second chances.

Teaching is more than a job for you—it’s a calling. At the Sanders Estes Unit located in Venus, Texas we share your commitment to education.

Position title: Vocational Instructor (Electrical)

Facility name: Sanders Estes Unit

Location: 1100 FM 1807, Venus, TX 76084

Pay: $20.00 per hour

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off,
  • Paid holidays (9 total)
  • Professional development assistance
  • Opportunities for job advancement

Essential Functions:
Deliver individualized competency based instruction through classroom and laboratory management in the occupational program areas taught to inmates.  Develop performance objectives and criterion-referenced tests in accordance with established program content.  Review, select and adapt instructional materials to help individuals reach mastery of the competencies required for entry, advancement and upgrading occupations.  Plan activities to efficiently initiate budget requests to assure that all equipment, supplies and materials are available to support a progressive training schedule.  Monitor motivation, discipline and learning difficulties to bring about positive changes in the behavior of inmates.  Execute all applicable forms to adhere to facility procedures.  Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.  Maintain accountability of inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.  It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) area of assignment.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or United States Department of Education (USDE) and three (3) years full-time, wage-earning experience within the last eight (8) years in the subject content area of assignment.
Graduation from an accredited senior high school or equivalent or GED and five (5) years full-time, wage-earning experience within the last eight (8) years in the subject content area of assignment.  Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements and pass an annual background check, both of which must be approved by TDCJ.

Why: Teach where you can have the greatest impact!

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