Butner - NC Full Time 2 months ago

School Educator I (Math Teacher) – NC Department of Public Safety – Granville County

This position is currently located within the Department of Public Safety but will transfer to the Department of Adult Correction when it is established on January 1st, 2023.

Reporting to the School Principal, the Math Teacher (School Educator I) will serve as a core member of the academic team in fulfilling and monitoring the school’s vision, mission, core values, and goals. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Organizing and delivering education curricula to groups of student offenders of all ages.

  • Designing lessons and instructional materials based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals aligned with Common Core and NC state standards and suitable for verbal and/or visual instruction of students with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturity and functioning at a wide range of academic levels.
  • Providing direct group and individual instruction, based on assessment of student progress through the use of formative and summative data collection, designed to meet individual needs, motivate active and appropriate student participation, achieve academic goals, and help students make successful transitions within the academic school, and back into society.
  • Establishing and maintaining standards of student conduct required to achieve effective participation in all activities and which support the accepted school-wide behavior plan.
  • Collaborating with fellow teachers and other school personnel regarding students on specific caseload and best instructional practices.
  • Completing or performing any additional duties as assigned by the principal.

Please Note*: While recruitment for this position is posted as a School Educator, the eventual salary and allocation of this position (School Educator I, II, or III) will be determined based on the credentials of the selected applicant in accordance with the NCDPI pay scale guidelines.

This is a* full-time position (40 hours per week)* with State Benefits with established working hours of Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4pmand may require working beyond normal work schedule to meet business needs.

Note to Current State Employees*:
The salary grade for this position is ED20 (Salary Range: $42,000 – $69,888). State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase MAY result.

About the NC Department of Public Safety (DPS):
DPS is the largest state agency with more than 26,000 employees. It is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation. We have a mission that matters!

About Granville Correctional Institution:
Granville Correctional Institution is located in Butner, NC (Granville County). Granville Correctional Institution is a close-custody prison, which is the highest security level a prison in North Carolina can have, but it is also approved to house offenders assigned to maximum control, intensive control, disciplinary segregation and safekeeping status.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information: Introduction to the Job Application* and *Addressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. (Note: These links were created for applicants of Dept. of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.)

To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:

Documented knowledge of providing effective mathematics instruction at a variety of levels through the use of a variety of instructional strategies.

  • Documented knowledge of managing classroom behavior and maintaining an orderly classroom through the use of behavioral management techniques.
  • Documented knowledge of utilizing data gathered through formative and summative classroom assessments, both formal and informal in nature, to identify, diagnose, evaluate, and assess learning needs of individual students.
  • Documented knowledge of writing education plans for students, both as groups and individually.

Management Preference*

Experience in a variety of educational practices for at-risk students.

  • Implementing curriculum informed by Common Core Standards and the NC Standard Course of Study.
  • Experience in preparing lessons aligned to standards and student needs.
  • Experience in teaching mathematical skills to students at a variety of academic performance levels.
  • Experience in utilizing a variety of instructional methods that align with best practices as well as with student needs.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and communicating a classroom management plan designed to address diverse student behaviors as well as to provide necessary supports used to assist students when academic and behavioral problems arise.
  • Experience in maintaining accurate records including, but not limited to, attendance, grades, summative and formative performance, assessment results, and anecdotal notes.
  • Experience in aggregating, disaggregating, and interpreting standardized tests, formative and summative assessment results, and student data accurately and effectively.
  • Experience in communicating effectively with all pertinent stakeholders, in both oral and written formats.
  • Experience in being flexible in expectations as well as in classroom instructional plans in an ever-changing environment.
  • Experience in working cooperatively with colleagues and serving as a positive force supportive of the school’s culture.
  • Investment in life-long learning through professional development, training, and personal study.
  • Certification in multiple subject areas (such as math and science).

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Candidate must have a four-year college degree. Candidate must be in possession of a valid
North Carolina teaching license with certification in Middle or High School Mathematics issued by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

The candidate must possess a current (non-expired) North Carolina Teacher license, “A” or*
“M” with certification in the area of Math 6-9 or Math 9-12. This must be
indicated on your application.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 – $69,888.00 per year

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