State of Arizona CORRECTIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR in BUCKEYE, Arizona
Arizona Department of Corrections
Safer communities through effective corrections.
CORRECTIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
Inmate Programs & Reentry/Education
Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) – Lewis 26700 S. Hwy 85 Buckeye, AZ 85326
LOCATION ALERT - This position is located at the Arizona State Prison Complex – Lewis which is between Buckeye and Gila Bend; this is 55 miles from central Phoenix.
This position manages all aspects of education and library services, directly supervising teachers, librarians, and other education staff within ASPC- Lewis.
Supervises teachers, librarians and other education staff; responsible for interviewing, selecting and hiring activities
Evaluates teacher performance and classroom management skills through periodic classroom audits
Prepares work schedules and reviews work products
Administers performance appraisals and discipline
Mentors and develops subordinate staff
Communicates various human resources (HR) information to the Education HR Liaison and ensures required documents are provided timely
Manages all aspects of education and library services for the complex
Ensures consistent and appropriate services are provided
Coordinates/schedules use of the facilities for classes and teaching assignments
Monitors the delivery of Special Education Services
Ensures programs are administered in accordance with contract stipulations and comply with ADC policies and security practices
Meets with staff and parents, if a minor, to discuss policies, educational activities and inmate learning or behavioral problems
Provides counsel and guidance to inmates regarding academic, personal, behavioral or vocational issues, along with enforcing attendance
Compiles various required reports, analyzes data, and manages budget
Drives on State business
Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Contemporary concepts, methods and practices of education supervision and classroom teaching
Federal and state guidelines,laws, rules and regulations relating to Education
Personal computer and software including Microsoft Office Suite
Principles and practices of management and supervision
Written and verbal communication
Teaching and facilitation
Leadership and motivation
Decision making and problem solving
Building and maintaining interpersonal relationships
Time management, organization, and multi-tasking
Work in a correctional environment
Provide clear and concise directions to staff and students
Work independently with minimal supervision
Learn, adhere, and enforce departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
Effectively and impartially supervise a diverse group of education professionals
SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR(S):
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university
Must possess a current Arizona Department of Education Teaching Certificate in Elementary, Secondary, or Special Education
Must possess a current Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Card
Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to drivers license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Possess a Master’s Degree
Possess a current Arizona Department of Education Principal Certificate
Correctional teaching experience
Supervisory experience in an education environment
Highly Qualified Status in Language Arts, English, or Math
Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsement
Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and a drug test*.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Positions in this classification participate in the Correctional Officer Retirement Program (CORP). Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) fully vested teachers can request a waiver to remain in ASRS.
Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.
Contact the ADC Employment Unit at (602) 255-2430 for assistance with the application process.
*We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC conducts statewide random drug testing for all employees in a safety-sensitive positions.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Post Date: 10/17/2016
Close Date: 10/31/2016