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Recruitment Number 213011 - Oahu Correctional Facilities Employment Only - The immediate vacancies are located at Halawa Correctional Facility and Women's Community Correctional Center.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

Duties Summary:

Independently develops, implements and evaluates individual educational plans for inmates confined in an adult correctional facility; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 11:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities Required:
Knowledge of: Basic principles of human behavior and motivation; principles and practices of education and learning; instructional methods and materials; and report writing.
Ability to: Assess, plan, coordinate, carry out and evaluate academic/vocational activities for inmates; assess inmates' progress; learn and apply the legislative mandates and statutes relating to the educational requirements for inmates; learn and apply corrections education program activities, goals and objectives, laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; learn about and utilize related programs in educational institutions, community resources and agencies; learn which federal, State and local government agencies are involved with educational issues; become aware of vocational opportunities in the correctional facility such as activities in the carpentry work line, or in computer graphics, as part of the Correctional Industries program; maintain records and write reports of inmate activities, participation and progress in the corrections education program; plan and conduct academic instruction; and deal effectively with a variety of people and agencies (inmates, instructors, tutors, volunteers, businesses, schools) who provide services.

Basic Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

General Experience: One and one-half years* of progressively responsible professional teaching experience which involved developing educational lesson plans; providing instruction to students; assessing students' progress and modifying educational plans to address level of progress. Such experience MUST have involved and demonstrated knowledge of the application of principles and practices of education and learning and instructional methods and materials.

*One year of General Experience is defined as a school year approximately 180 "teacher duty" days or approximately 38 weeks per year.

Non-Qualifying Experience: Teaching work experience of general interest subjects such as dancing, ukulele, etc., which did not require the knowledge and application of principles and practices of education and learning and instructional methods and materials, or which did not require assessment, evaluation and measurement of student progress is not qualifying.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

Driver's License: A valid driver's license is required for some positions. For those positions requiring a driver's license, you must possess a valid driver's license at the time of application.

Employment Referral: Qualified applicants will be referred to one central location for employment consideration. Persons hired will then be assigned to a correctional facility by the Department of Public Safety.

Other Requirements: All applicants who are conditionally offered employment or conditionally approved for movement into this position shall be subject to drug screening, as required by Federal, State or local laws, or departmental policy; and will be subject to an intensive background check.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements . To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE .


Other Information:

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

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