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Temporary Certified Teacher

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$16.35-$24.67 per D.O.E
  • Posted Date:03/07/2018


Teacher for students in the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Under direct supervision of the Deputy Director of the JJAEP, the Teacher is responsible for providing classroom educational activities and experiences in a specialized area of learning for students enrolled in the Johnson County JJAEP to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures and all mandated federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:  Instructs approximately one (1) to fifteen (15) students per class period for six (6) to seven (7) class periods per day over a 180 day school year.  Teaches instructional subjects according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, Texas Juvenile Probation Commission standards, department policies and administrative regulations. Develops and implements instructional and skill development lesson plans that conform to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills 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 the 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 Deputy Director to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans (IEP).  Maintains professional relationships with colleagues and collaborates with staff to determine department 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.Directly supervises JJAEP students during entry into the facility, class time, recreation, study time, isolation, meal times, and exit from the facility.  Monitors participants to ensure compliance with the program requirements; Assists the JJAEP staff in documentation of attendance, behavior, and other related activities; Provides verbal intervention with the students as needed.  Complete all additional duties as assigned.


This is a Temporary Position that will only be needed from 3/19/2018-5/31/2018.




Texas State Teacher Certification preferred.  Knowledge of the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission Standards for JJAEP. Knowledge of the Texas Education Code. Experience working with at-risk youth or similar studies preferred. 



Must posses a minimum of a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate major for the assigned classroom.  Possess a level of certification required by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and/or the Texas Education Association. Special Education Certification is preferred but not required for this Temporary position.



Must be a citizen of the United States of America; Meet TCIC/NCIC employment guidelines not to have a criminal record as required by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission Standards; Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and proof of liability insurance; Be of good moral character.  Ability to utilize a personal computer with standard software applications.  Be at work regularly and consistently during work hours.  Work independently and efficiently.  Accept direction and constructive criticism.  Work with and get along with other department employees, employees of other agencies and the general public.  Effectively communicate in writing and orally.  Ability to work effectively with youth.  Ability to effectively communicate with at-risk youth.  Ability to maintain written documentation, files and records.  Ability to follow instructions both in writing and orally.  Ability to respond quickly and decisively in emergencies.  Ability to use good sound judgment in making decisions.



Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or others.                                                


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