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Special Teacher - Adult Basic Education - Department of Corrections - Moose Lake

Posted on 2024-02-21 9:14:37 AM

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Come help the Department of Corrections transform lives for a safer Minnesota! Each day when you come to work for the Department of Corrections, you have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota. Working Title: Adult Basic Education Teacher - Special Teacher Job Class: Special Teacher Agency: Corrections Dept * Job ID: 74109 * Location: Moose Lake * Full/Part Time: Full-Time * Regular/Temporary: Unlimited * Date Posted: 02/21/2024 * Closing Date: 02/29/2024 * Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Corrections Dept / Corr-Willow Rv-Moose Lk-SRS * Division/Unit: Minn Corr Facl - Moose Lake / ML Education Director's Staff * Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift * Days of Work: Monday - Friday * Travel Required: No * Salary Range: *$26.90 - $52.25 / hourly; $56,167 - $109,098 / annually* * Classified Status: Classified * Bargaining Unit/Union: 215 - Residential Schools Education/Residen Sc * FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional * Telework Eligible: No * Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmn.gov%2Fmmb%2Fcareers%2Fdiverse-workforce%2Fpeople-with-disabilities%2Fconnect700%2F&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C24d6f98cd2184373f45b08dc32efb7b7%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638441252774055243%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=I172X7cHpkYqyKFFLCeiSG10e4o5z1gmnfKa8zSqpKw%3D&reserved=0>: Yes *Compensation for the successful candidate will be commensurate with the level of education attained and number of years of prior teaching experience approved at the time of hire.* Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work you&#8217;ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. Job Summary The Department of Corrections is looking to hire a Special Teacher for our Moose Lake Facility. The Special Teacher exists to: * Provide literacy, English Language Learning, secondary credential, post-secondary preparation, and/or other adult basic education (ABE) instruction in a well-managed and comprehensive instructional environment to support offender Personal Education Plans * Develop and use curriculum based on state ABE standards, and integrate methods of instruction - to include whole class, small group, and individual instruction - to serve all types of learners and learning styles. * Assess, monitor, and record offender progress and to direct teaching assistants and offender tutors to promote effective offender learning. This position will have direct contact with incarcerated students. Minimum Qualifications To be qualified for and considered for this position, applicants must meet all of the minimum qualifications listed below. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below and indicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. * Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university. AND * Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Professional Minnesota teaching license. *An applicant with a Tier 1 license may be considered if the DOC is unable to recruit an applicant with a Tier 2, 3, or 4 teaching license in the specific licensure field required. Click here for MN's Tiered Licensure Infographic<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Feducationminnesota.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F08%2F2021_TieredLicensure_Infographic.pdf&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C24d6f98cd2184373f45b08dc32efb7b7%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638441252774070295%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=J4ww%2FhoOpupXNZsz7g3YszaQmned6xgTwNCVlqKUzxM%3D&reserved=0>* To ensure consideration for this position, please indicate the file folder number for your Minnesota teaching license on your resume/application. Preferred Qualifications The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position: * Possession of a current Minnesota Tier 3 or 4 teaching license. * Experience working in an education setting. * Experience working in a correctional setting. * Experience teaching Adult Basic Education. * Full-time teaching experience as a licensed teacher Physical Requirements This position may require tuberculosis screening. The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Ali Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us<mailto:alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us>. Additional Requirements The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections&#8217; policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation. Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections&#8217; policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records. New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment. How to Apply Select &#8220;Apply for Job&#8221; at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637<tel:6512593637> or email careers@state.mn.us<mailto:careers@state.mn.us>. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mn.gov%2Fcareers&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C24d6f98cd2184373f45b08dc32efb7b7%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638441252774078532%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=LAZbq6lJzXnaFg8zz1VcbzG2De5HGagpH8F4sQIWJww%3D&reserved=0>. If you have questions about the position, contact Alicia Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us<mailto:alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us> or 651-361-7307<tel:6513617307>. To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Alicia Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us<mailto:alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us>. About Corrections Dept Go from a job to a meaningful career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections where we work to transform lives for a safer Minnesota! We hold people responsible for the offenses they commit while giving them the tools they need to succeed as they transition back to our communities. These people may be incarcerated in our correctional facilities or be under our supervision in the community. No matter a person&#8217;s custody status, our mindset is the same: a person&#8217;s path to rejoining the community starts on the day they begin serving their sentence. Become part of this mindset by joining our team! With the DOC you will find many promotional opportunities, great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations. Why Work for Us Diverse Workforce We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota. A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found: * 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency&#8217;s mission * 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs * 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job * 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule Comprehensive Benefits Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include: * Public pension plan * Training and professional development * Paid vacation and sick leave * 11 paid holidays each year * Paid parental leave * Low-cost medical and dental coverage * Prescription drug coverage * Vision coverage * Wellness programs and resources * Employer paid life insurance * Short-term and long-term disability * Health care spending and savings accounts * Dependent care spending account * Tax-deferred compensation * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) * Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fstudentaid.gov%2Fpslf%2F%23!%2Fpslf%2Flaunch&data=05%7C02%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C24d6f98cd2184373f45b08dc32efb7b7%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C638441252774085132%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=CEkuSMdjLUX8T9cuMADTcDSUDebeMWFpyZ0m8PH6ko8%3D&reserved=0> Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota. ________________________________ AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637<tel:6512593637> or email careers@state.mn.us<mailto:careers@state.mn.us> and indicate what assistance is needed. Minnesota Department of Corrections 1450 Energy Park Drive #200 St. Paul, MN 55108 This email is intended to be read only by the intended recipient. This email may be legally privileged or protected from disclosure by law. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination of this email or any attachments is strictly prohibited, and you should refrain from reading this email or examining any attachments. 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Come help the Department of Corrections transform lives for a safer Minnesota! Each day when you come to work for the Department of Corrections, you have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota.

Working Title: Adult Basic Education Teacher - Special Teacher
Job Class: Special Teacher
Agency: Corrections Dept

  • Job ID: 74109
  • Location: Moose Lake
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
  • Date Posted: 02/21/2024
  • Closing Date: 02/29/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Corrections Dept / Corr-Willow Rv-Moose Lk-SRS
  • Division/Unit: Minn Corr Facl - Moose Lake / ML Education Director's Staff
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: *$26.90 - $52.25 / hourly; $56,167 - $109,098 / annually*
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 215 - Residential Schools Education/Residen Sc
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

*Compensation for the successful candidate will be commensurate with the level of education attained and number of years of prior teaching experience approved at the time of hire.*

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

The Department of Corrections is looking to hire a Special Teacher for our Moose Lake Facility. The Special Teacher exists to:

  • Provide literacy, English Language Learning, secondary credential, post-secondary preparation, and/or other adult basic education (ABE) instruction in a well-managed and comprehensive instructional environment to support offender Personal Education Plans
  • Develop and use curriculum based on state ABE standards, and integrate methods of instruction - to include whole class, small group, and individual instruction - to serve all types of learners and learning styles.
  • Assess, monitor, and record offender progress and to direct teaching assistants and offender tutors to promote effective offender learning.

This position will have direct contact with incarcerated students. 

Minimum Qualifications

To be qualified for and considered for this position, applicants must meet all of the minimum qualifications listed below. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below and indicate the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university.

AND

  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Professional Minnesota teaching license. 
    *An applicant with a Tier 1 license may be considered if the DOC is unable to recruit an applicant with a Tier 2, 3, or 4 teaching license in the specific licensure field required.  Click here for MN's Tiered Licensure Infographic*

To ensure consideration for this position, please indicate the file folder number for your Minnesota teaching license on your resume/application.

Preferred Qualifications

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

  • Possession of a current Minnesota Tier 3 or 4 teaching license.
  • Experience working in an education setting.
  • Experience working in a correctional setting.
  • Experience teaching Adult Basic Education.
  • Full-time teaching experience as a licensed teacher

Physical Requirements

This position may require tuberculosis screening. The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Ali Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us.

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy.  This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

How to Apply 

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Alicia Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us or 651-361-7307.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Alicia Baumgart at alicia.baumgart@state.mn.us.

About Corrections Dept 

Go from a job to a meaningful career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections where we work to transform lives for a safer Minnesota! We hold people responsible for the offenses they commit while giving them the tools they need to succeed as they transition back to our communities. These people may be incarcerated in our correctional facilities or be under our supervision in the community. No matter a person’s custody status, our mindset is the same: a person’s path to rejoining the community starts on the day they begin serving their sentence. Become part of this mindset by joining our team! With the DOC you will find many promotional opportunities, great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations.

Why Work for Us 

Diverse Workforce 

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found: 

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission 
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs 
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job 
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule 

Comprehensive Benefits 

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include: 

  • Public pension plan 
  • Training and professional development 
  • Paid vacation and sick leave 
  • 11 paid holidays each year 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage 
  • Prescription drug coverage 
  • Vision coverage 
  • Wellness programs and resources 
  • Employer paid life insurance 
  • Short-term and long-term disability 
  • Health care spending and savings accounts 
  • Dependent care spending account 
  • Tax-deferred compensation 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program 

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota. 


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.

 

 

Minnesota Department of Corrections
1450 Energy Park Drive #200
St. Paul, MN 55108

 




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