Requisition Title: TEACHER
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
JUV-PUB CHARTER SCH - 1673 TERRE COLONY CT - DALLAS
Organization: JUV-PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
Brief Description Provides classroom educational activities and experiences in a specialized area of learning for students enrolled in the Dallas County Juvenile Justice Charter School (DCJJCS) or the Dallas County Juvenile Alternative Education Program (DCJJAEP), to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures and all mandated federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Detailed Description Teaches instructional subjects according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), charter policies and administrative regulations. Develops and implements instructional and skill development lesson plans that conform to the charter school curriculum, and all knowledge, skills, and assessment requirements, and shows written evidence of preparation as required. Implements appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities and materials to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs. Assists students in assessing and improving study methods and habits, uses results to design instructional activities, and produces formal and informal testing to evaluate student success. Collaborates with special education teachers and staff to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans (IEP). Maintains professional relationships with colleagues and collaborate with staff to determine charter requirements for the instructional goals, objectives, and methods. Maintains current knowledge, understanding and skill in teaching strategies and the learning process and participates in staff development programs. Gathers, manages, and files all reports, records and other documents as required. Assists in the selection of textbooks, equipment and materials. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate major for the assigned classroom subject. Texas state teacher certification preferred. Skilled in the use of standard software applications. Requires excellent presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Requires successful completion of an extensive background investigation. Mandatory drug test prior to and during employment. • Position requires working with juveniles who may have committed dangerous/ aggressive acts; should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment. • An employee may be transferred to another department, shift, location, or facility based on the needs of the Department. • Working in a 24-hour facility may make the employee subject to working mandatory overtime or remaining on duty and working all, or a part of, an additional shift (“double shift”). • The incumbent is / may be considered to be ‘essential personnel’ subject to being held over or called back to a work location or alternate site at all times. When required, you will be notified by your supervisor. • Must be at least 21 years of age (for applicable positions) and must pass all portions (physical/written) of the Juvenile Academy to continue employment or all standards related to PREA and Ethics for specific positions. Standard classroom environment within a secured facility. May require prolonged sitting, standing, walking and ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., unassisted.
Additional Details An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County.  The hiring process involves successful completion of each step.  The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.  BILINGUAL PREFERRED 2600 LONE STAR DRIVE, DALLAS, TEXAS 75212 JUVENILE DEPT (CHARTER SCHOOL)
Minimum Salary : 3808.92
Maximum Salary : 4753.54
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003221