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Education Specialist NECC

Missouri State Department of Corrections
Bowling Green, MO
  • Expired: May 19, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Annual Salary Range: $41,749.92-$49,807.44

Why you'll love this position:

A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.

We offer great benefits!

Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program

The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years!

What you'll do:

Teaches subject matter appropriate to educational background and certification by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Instructs adult offenders in state facilities in elementary or secondary school subjects, and related special education work; confers with students regarding their needs/progress/abilities; provides individual instruction/ encouragement as needed

Adheres to state-approved course of study, but is required to exercise considerable ingenuity and flexibility in adapting a program to fit the needs/abilities/conditions distinctive to pupils in a variety of state facilities

Plans/outlines classwork within prescribed limits; assembles and prepares learning materials for special study; administers/scores pre and post tests

Functions as a part of a teaching team; assists in developing/implementing/evaluating individual education plans; participates in teacher conferences/meetings/ educational research projects; maintains scholastic/attendance records; orders necessary supplies and materials

Assigns/reviews work to ascertain that tasks have been performed as directed; receives general supervision from an Education Supervisor/designated administrator, with review primarily for determining adherence to curriculum standards and maintenance of proper discipline; performs other related work as assigned

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in Special Education

(Possession of a valid teaching certificate in special education issued from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will substitute for the specialized coursework)

Special Requirement:

Must possess, or be able to obtain, a Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education teaching certification in special education.

*Starting salary will be based on additional post-degree teaching experience*

All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.

The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.

If you have questions about this position please contact:

The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Missouri State Department of Corrections


13698 Airport Rd

Bowling Green, MO
63334 USA



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