Academic Instructor

Job Title Academic Instructor

Location Wilkinson County Corr. Fac.

City Woodville

State MS

Position Status Full-Time

Facility Information Are you looking for a challenging career in an exciting and growing field? Then a career in corrections may be for you!
Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is a privately-held company that successfully operates Job Corps, corrections, medical, and Economic & Social Development contracts. MTC has been serving disadvantaged populations for over 30 years and employs nearly 10,000 workers. MTC is a rapidly-growing, innovative company. We are currently seeking a Academic Instructor to join our team.

Essential Functions Reports to the lead instructor. Responsible for providing academic instruction to inmates in accordance with approved curricula, in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC), and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.
Essential Functions:

  • Plan and conduct classed for inmates in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED), life skills, cultural awareness, health education and special curriculum and other subjects selected to correspond with the ability and limitations of the class.

  • Prepare special teaching plans, courses, activities and learning experiences appropriate for the specific inmates assigned.

  • Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the inmate.

  • Administer individual educational tests and learning aptitude tests and use the results for prescriptive instruction.

  • Participate in staff conferences to develop and improve education programs.

  • Counsel and advise inmates on academic problems.

  • Coordinate activities and classed in conjunction with appropriate school districts or other involved parties.

  • Develop program and related educational materials as necessary for the establishment and maintenance of assigned classes.

  • Adjust material and curriculum to the individual differences of the inmates assigned.

  • Confer with inmates and instructors to evaluate results of conducted classes.

  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.

  • Maintain accountability of staff, inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Bachelor's degree or higher required. One (1) year related experience preferred. Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Requisition Number 11593BR

Equal Opportunity Statement Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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