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Institutional Teacher LaPorte Juvenile Correctional Facility English Teacher

Date Posted:  Aug 3, 2022
Requisition ID:  386603
Location: 

LaPorte, IN, US, 46350

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About the Indiana Department of Correction:

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. 

 

Salary Information:

Commensurate with experience

Summary/Objective:

The Institutional Teacher teaches a variety of middle school and high school English courses to incarcerated youth.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Provide instruction based on acceptable practice that addresses each student's Individual Education Plan goals and state standards where appropriate;
  • Assess student needs, document student progress and report progress to parents quarterly via IEP updates;
  • Assume responsibility for student safety during instruction;
  • Lead or participate on school improvement committees;
  • Assist with supervision of co-curricular events

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:
  • Valid Teacher’s license or emergency license through the State of Indiana
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in education;
  • Licensed to serve as an English Teacher in Indiana for students in grades 7-12, or willingness to acquire within three years; 
  • Licensed in Mild Intervention or willingness to acquire within three years.
Requirements:
  • Valid Teacher’s license or emergency license through the State of Indiana
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in education;
  • Licensed to serve as an English Teacher in Indiana for students in grades 7-12, or willingness to acquire within three years; 
  • Licensed in Mild Intervention or willingness to acquire within three years.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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