ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT: Division of Technical Education & Governor’s Economic Initiatives
Office of Diversion and Transition Programs
West Virginia Department of Education
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Implements adopted program of studies.
2. Fosters a classroom climate conducive to learning.
3. Utilizes instructional management systems which increases student learning and maximizes time on task.
4. Monitors student progress toward accomplishing instructional goals and objectives.
5. Promotes and maintains positive student teacher and interagency lines of communication.
6. Maintains professional work habits.
7. Complies with host agency's policies and procedures.
8. Participates in cognitive restructuring activities of students.
9. Works in a cooperative manner with Charleston Work Release Center staff to insure a safe and secure environment and educational goals.
10. Maintains and upgrades professional skills.
11. Provides integration of academic and vocational skills.
12. Serves as a member of the treatment team as an educational advisor.
13. Maintains appropriate tool control utilizing proper inventory and security of all tools, equipment, and consumable supplies.
14. Provide scheduled academic instruction, Career Transition and Aftercare Skills to CTE students.
15. Assists educational staff with special learners, such as ESL and students below grade level.
16. May require flexibility in work hours to meet the needs of the target population.
17. Complete AEMIS data entry for all programs within the facility and performs other duties as assigned.
1. Holds or qualifies for West Virginia licensure for Career and Technical Education. Preference will be given to those having certification and experience in the areas of elementary education, reading education and special education.
2. Possesses the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully: (a) perform the job requirements; (b) work a correctional setting and(c) work as part of an education and rehabilitation team in concert with others.
1. Background in special education and/or remedial reading or experience working with students who are in need of remediation or are well below grade/age level.
2. Experience in working with inmates or troubled youth.
3. Knowledge and skills in computer assisted instruction.
4. Knowledge and skills in the education of the adult learner
1. The staff member works effectively as a member of the educational team.
2. The staff member demonstrates self-control and exhibit an attitude of mutual respect and tolerance.
3. The staff member has excellent communication skills, oral and written.
4. The staff member demonstrates ethical conduct and good work habits including self-motivation and the ability to manage multiple tasks to accomplish high-quality work to meet demanding deadlines.
5. The staff member demonstrates self-direction and the ability to use software applications for personal productivity and collaboration.
6. The staff member demonstrates an ability to work effectively with county personnel and other state or local agencies.
7. The staff member understands that work assignments may change, or be added, as priorities emerge within the WVDE and/or the Division.
EMPLOYMENT TERM: Part-time
TYPICAL WORK HOURS: Operational hours of Charleston Work Release Center
DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED: The West Virginia Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, age and national origin in employment and in administration of any of its education programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702 or to the Section 504 Coordinator at (304) 558-2696,
West Virginia Department of Education, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305; or to the Office of Civil Rights at (215) 656-8541 [TDD (877) 521-2172], U.S. Department of Education, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3323.