Texas Juvenile Justice Department - Secondary CTE Teacher - Industrial Arts / Trade & Industrial / Ag #11-27-19026

Job Details

Region: 1
School District/Employer: Texas Juvenile Justice Department
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
  • Agriscience/Agribusiness
  • Trade and Technology Education
Job Title: Secondary CTE Teacher - Industrial Arts / Trade & Industrial / Ag #11-27-19026
School: TJJD - Lone Star High School South
Campus Description: Evins Regional Juvenile Center
3801 E. Monte Cristo Rd
Edinburg,TX 78541
Date Posted: 1/18/2019
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and delivering the instructional program in the content area of assignment at the state school for youth who have been adjudicated delinquent of felony offenses, assigned to a high security correctional facility, and have a wide variety of temperaments and specialized needs. Work involves assessing students, providing individualized, competency based instruction, and maintaining a positive teaching/learning environment in which youth are guided and encouraged to develop and fulfill their academic potential. May be required to work overtime and/or be on call.
Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution and a valid Secondary Texas Teacher Certification in the specified subject assignment area. Must be highly qualified in all areas of teaching assignment.

Failure to maintain required certification in the state of Texas will result in termination of employment.

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.

Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditor’s Office at Education MOS Codes.

1.Knowledge of state and federal education laws and regulations.
2.Knowledge of subject matter to be taught and the ability to lead discussions.
3.Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
4.Ability to implement Texas Education Agency (TEA) education policies and procedures.
5.Ability to review and implement agency policies, procedures, and operating guidelines.
6.Ability to convey and interpret information to students.
7.Ability to communicate orally and in writing with students, parents, administrators, and other professionals involved in the education of agency youth.
8.Ability to work under stressful conditions, with possible occurrences of extreme heightened stress.
9.Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
10.Ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders and maintain a professional, courteous demeanor.
11.Ability to keep accurate files and records.
Salary Range: $4,686.88 - $6599.34 Monthly (Salary will be calculated based on creditable years of service from Teacher Service Record)
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: LESLIE.MINNIEFIELD@TJJD.TEXAS.GOV or mail them to the address:

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

Contact Person:

Name: Leslie Minniefield
Email: leslie.minniefield@tjjd.texas.gov
Address: Braker H Complex 11209 Metric Blvd.
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip: 78758
Phone: (512) 490-7680
Fax: (512) 490-7140

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