Texas Juvenile Justice Department - Teacher Aide I-II-III - 11-21-19027

Job Details

Region: 15
School District/Employer: Texas Juvenile Justice Department
District Category/Employer: Campus
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
Job Title: Teacher Aide I-II-III - 11-21-19027
School: TJJD Lone Star High School West
Campus Description: Ron Jackson SJCC
611 FM 3254
Brownwood,TX 76801
Date Posted: 12/6/2018
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 2
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Career Path Promotion Opportunity: The Teacher Aide I/II/III job series has been established as a TJJD career path. Employees may promote within the job series without competing for a vacant position upon meeting: (1) the education and experience requirements for the next higher level; and (2) established performance criteria per agency policy (PRS.15.07).

General Description of Work Performed:

Work involves assisting teacher(s) with design and instructional materials for the classroom, assisting in planning and implementing educational activities, and overseeing and monitoring students. Assists with clerical operations. May be assigned a variety of instructional duties, including assisting with physical education, library operations, and academic assessments. Helps prepare and use instructional media.

Assists with administering objective measurement instruments, working with individual students and groups on drills and exercises, and testing routines. Helps operate and use educational media and works with individuals and groups on drills and exercises.

Assists with instructional activities and helps implement methodology and use instructional media. Works with individuals or groups of students in a variety of educational experiences and relieves the teacher of selected exercises and instructional drills with students. One Teacher Aide III per campus may be removed from the classroom setting to serve as the TABE administrator and GED proctor on an as-needed basis.
Qualifications: Teacher Aide I:

High School diploma or equivalent. Must hold a current Texas Education Agency (TEA) certification as an Educational Aide I or obtain certification within six (6) months of employment. One (1) year of full-time wage-earning experience in child care work or training in a child-related field. Qualifying experience may include work in church-related schools, day camps, youth groups, private schools, licensed day-care centers, or similar experience.

If the applicant does not hold a TEA Educational Aide certification or a certification substitute allowed by the job description, the applicant will sign an Agreement to Obtain Certification – Teacher Aides, HR 401ta, upon being hired. The teacher aide must obtain the Educational Aide certification within six (6) months of employment. The recommendation for the level of certification obtained (I/II/III) will be based on the applicant’s education and experience. If the applicant obtains a level II or III certification, he/she will be appropriately reclassified.

Teacher Aide II:

High School diploma or equivalent. Must hold a current Texas Education Agency (TEA) certification as an Educational Aide II. Must have two (2) years of full-time wage earning experience as an Educational Aide.

Teacher Aide III:

High School diploma or equivalent. Must hold a current Texas Education Agency (TEA) certification as an Educational Aide III. Must have four (4) years of full-time wage earning experience as an Educational Aide.

Experience and Education Substitutions:
•Completed course hours of undergraduate study may be substituted for up to four years of experience on a basis of 30 course hours for one year of experience.
•Experience requirements may be satisfied by the prorated part-time equivalent.

· Teacher Aide Certification Substitute: A TEA teacher or principal certification will be accepted in lieu of the Educational Aide I/II/III certification. However, the salary for an employee who holds a TEA teacher or principal certification will be based on the appropriate salary for a Teacher Aide because a higher certification is not required.

Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.

This position is subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results from a drug screen conducted for the agency.

Requirements for Continued Employment:

· Failure to obtain and maintain required certification will result in termination of employment.

Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditor’s Office at Education MOS Codes.
Salary Range: $1981.75 - $2453.25 Monthly Range (Salary commensurate with experience/ qualifications)
Benefits: The Texas Juvenile Justice Department is a State of Texas agency. Benefits are through the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS). For more information please access the website, www.ers.state.tx.us.
How To Apply: Interested applicants must submit a State of Texas application; RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF AN APPLICATION.

To access our website go to www.tjjd.texas.gov and click on Employment, then on TJJD Job Postings. This will place you at our Job Search page. From this page, click on the link along the right margin, "Download a State Application."

Complete, sign, and date all forms before submission: 1) State of Texas application 2) TJJD Employment Application Supplement 3) Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form 4) Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation Form. You must also include copies of any transcripts and teaching certifications.

You may send the forms via email to: Heather.Donaldson@tjjd.texas.gov or mail them to the address:

Central Office Human Resources
P. O. Box 12757
Austin, TX 78711

Contact Person:

Name: Heather Donaldson
Email: Heather.Donaldson@tjjd.texas.gov
Address: 11209 Metric Blvd, Bldg H, Suite A
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip: 78758
Phone: (512) 490-7086

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