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Bureau Of Prisons Big Spring , TX 79721

Posted 3 months ago

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Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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Responsibilities

Incumbent will serve as a teacher and provide integrated programs in educational training to inmates. Will be required to teach programs such as the following, Literacy, General Educational Development (GED), and English-as-a-second language (ESL).

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide direct instruction in the classroom.

Plans and implements an individualized instructional program based on assessment data, knowledge of teaching strategies, learning styles, and availability of resources.

Must select appropriate individualized teaching techniques which may include individual guidance, peer tutoring, cooperative learning, media instruction, computerized instruction, large and small group instruction or behavior modification, etc.

Selects, orders and uses a wide diversity of instructional materials based on student needs and abilities including self-study, programmed materials, and media, etc.

Designs and develops curricula to meet the diverse learning needs of an incarcerated adult population.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
11

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    1710 Education And Vocational Training

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.

  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

  • Selective Service Requirement. Click Here

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.

To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.

To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

Qualifications

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.

Basic Requirements:

A. Degree

  • Included or was supplemented by supervised student teaching and at least one course in each of the following areas: general psychology, human development, history and/or philosophy of education, and teaching methods at the learning level of the position to be filled, i.e., elementary or secondary learning level.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience

  • Applicants who have completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's degree but who do not meet the specific course requirements shown above meet minimum qualification requirements if they have completed at least 1 full academic year of professional teaching experience at the elementary or secondary school level as appropriate to the position to be filled.

Professional teaching experience is defined as full and primary responsibility for the instruction of assigned students under general supervision in a recognized or accredited school or institution. This includes responsibility for preparation and presentation of lessons and the evaluation of students' progress throughout the learning period, including a determination of the students' success or failure according to established criteria.

NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide transcripts to receive consideration.

The education MUST be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

OR

C. Teacher certification or licensure in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

NOTE: If you are using the above to qualify, you MUST submit proof of certification or license for verification. Your documentation MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

AND

In addition to having the above Basic Requirements, applicants must also meet the following:

Education:

GL-07: One year of graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement.

GL-09: Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree OR master's or equivalent graduate degree.

NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide transcripts to receive consideration.

The education MUST be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) applicants MUST provide a transcript in order to be considered under S.A.A.

OR

Experience:

You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience could be:

GL-07

  • Experience teaching and maintaining full and primary responsibility for the instruction of assigned students throughout the academic year.

  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of lessons and the evaluation of students' progress.

  • Experience in maintaining student records.

  • Experience in following standardized curricula to meet the needs of the students.

GL-09

  • Experience in teaching programs such as Literacy, General Educational Development (GED), and English-as-a-second language (ESL).

  • Experience in developing lesson plans and modifying existing academic curricula to meet individual learning needs.

  • Experience in developing a record-keeping system to organize and track student progress through the identified course work.

  • Experience selecting, administering and interpreting various formal and informal academic measures.

OR

Combination of Education & Experience

GL-07 and GL-09: Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required to next lower grade may be combined with experience. This experience must have equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the major duties of this position as described above.

Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.

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