Texas Juvenile Justice Department - Teacher Aide I-II-III #11-27-17044

Job Details

Region: 1
School District/Employer: Texas Juvenile Justice Department
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position:
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
Job Title: Teacher Aide I-II-III #11-27-17044
School: Lone Star High School South
Campus Description: Evins Regional Juvenile Center
3801 E. Monte Cristo Rd
Edinburg,TX 78541
Date Posted: 8/16/2017
Deadline: 08/28/2017
Openings: 2
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: JOB SUMMARY:
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).

Teacher Aide I:

Performs entry-level to routine (journey-level) educational assistance work. 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. 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 clerical operations. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Teacher Aide II:

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) educational assistance work. 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. May be assigned a variety of instructional duties, including assisting with physical education, library operations, and academic assessments. 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. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Teacher Aide III:

Performs highly complex (senior-level) educational assistance work. 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. May be assigned a variety of instructional duties, including assisting with physical education, library operations, and academic assessments. 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. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Qualifications: REQUIREMENTS:
Teacher Aide I:

High School Diploma or GED. 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. Failure to obtain the required certification within six (6) months of hire will result in the employee not meeting the criteria for continued employment in the teacher aide position and will subject the employee to immediate administrative separation from employment.

Teacher Aide II:

High School Diploma or GED. 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 GED. 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 Substitute: Completed course hours from a college or university may be substituted for the required years of experience on a basis of 30 undergraduate course hours for one (1) year of experience.

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.

All degree(s), semester hours, diploma(s), or GED required to meet minimum qualifications must be obtained from an accredited educational institution.
Salary Range: $1,981.75 to $2,453.25 per month
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." Please 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.
Refer Apps/Inquiries To:

TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
Central Office
P. O. Box 12757
Austin, TX 78711

Email: LESLIE.MINNIEFIELD@TJJD.TEXAS.GOV
Phone: 512-490-7680

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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