Classroom Teacher - Missouri Department of Corrections
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Trades and Industry
Job Title: Vocational Education Instructor (HVAC) TCC
Job Location: 619 North Osage Avenue, Tipton, MO
Deadline: Oct 05, 2022**
District: Missouri Department of Corrections
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Telephone: 573-526-6477
Job Description:
Annual Salary: $43,500.48
Why you'll love this position:
A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.
We offer great benefits!
Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program.
The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years.
What you'll do:
Participates in the development/review of teaching aids/materials; supervises/instructs students in basic and advanced career or technical occupational skills; conducts formal instruction in the theories of career/ technical occupations; prepares various types of equipment necessary for teaching sessions; prepares reports based on student attendance/performance/progress/skills assimilation
Maintains equipment in good operating condition and in accordance to manufacturer's safety standards; assists in/develops lesson plans; prepares pre-assessment evaluations; establishes learning objectives in accordance with program goals; maintains discipline in accordance with established policies; orders supplies; maintains inventory and other records
Teaches pro-social behavioral patterns conducive to success including safety/health/ethics/employability/ related skills; exercises increasing independence in the performance of responsibilities; receives close administrative direction; performs other related work as assigned
All you need for success:
Minimum Qualifications:
Two or more years of experience and/or training in one of the building, industrial, or mechanical trades, or business or service occupation; AND possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency
Certification in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) is required.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires all Vocational Teachers within the Missouri Department of Corrections to complete five online courses in Methods and Instructional Strategies in Career Education or NTI bootcamp within two years of employment
Special Requirement:
Ability to obtain (at the time of employment) an appropriate Temporary Authorization Certificate (TAC), Initial Career Education Certificate (ICE), or Continuous Career Education Certificate (CCEC) issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.
If you have questions about this position please contact:
The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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