Reports to the Warden. Directly supervises the academic instructor, vocational instructor, Life Skills instructor, Librarian, Library Clerk and Programs Clerk. Responsible for the management of the programs department in compliance with MTC and TDCJ directives.
Plan, coordinate and manage the administrative and programmatic activities of the department. Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and implement organization and personnel changes as approved by the manager, programs and coordinated with the manager, human resources prior to implementation.
Develop departmental budget; monitor and control expenditures.
Review and recommend changes to budget authorizations.
Develop and implement new and revised policies and procedures affecting education. Coordinate with other departments to ensure compliance with overall facility objectives. Cooperate with and serve as a liaison to facilitate staff. Direct the preparation of reports required by specific requests, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Conduct reviews/audits of all assigned functions on a regular basis to ensure contractual compliance delivery of quality services to inmates and appropriate appearance and cleanliness of area. Supervise the development and implementation of programs for the department. Ensure effective administration, adherence to curricula requirements and effective team approach between academic and vocational training components. Plan and manage work assignments and schedule of activities. Monitor class loads and instructor assignments to meet inmate educational needs. Monitor the maintenance and cleaning of education building and equipment. Counsel offenders regarding personal growth and development, education goals and transition plans. Monitor operation of library. Promote the development of positive social skills though modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provided regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques. Maintain accountability of staff, offenders 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.
Bachelor's degree and Texas Teacher Certification. Three years full time,wage earning successful classroom teacher experience required. Valid driver's license in the State of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
Management & Training Corporation - 2 years ago
Management & Training Corporation (MTC) prepares prison inmates for re-entry into society. It provides a variety of academic,...