2020-2021 Criminal Investigation (Atlanta College & Career Academy)

Atlanta Public Schools - Atlanta, GA

The mission of the Atlanta College and Career Academy is to ensure each student graduates high school with the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary for college and career success. ACCA aims to benefit students, employers, and the community-at-large by increasing high school graduation and college enrollment rates, providing higher levels of academic attainment, and strongly preparing students for high-skill, high-wage, and high demand careers that will lead to greater potential for local economic development.

The ACCA will open in August 2020 at the old Parks Middle School facility. Students that participate in ACCA programming will report to the ACCA facility for two hours each day and return to their home school.

The CTAE Teacher (Public Safety—Criminal Investigations) will be responsible for teaching the theoretical and practical concepts, strategies, and techniques associated with field of Public Safety within the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) framework.

Teaches students the fundamentals of public safety; including the applications and techniques commonly used in the industry

Instructs students using effective instructional strategies such as research projects, group discussions, cooperative learning, project and problem-based learning.

Presents and leads students in demonstrations and experiments utilizing appropriate procedures and protocols.

Examines careers in public safety and effectively guides students through industry career exploration

Administers and/or supports the state and local standardized testing processes and polices; makes industry connections for the purpose of facilitating real world experiences for students such as classroom guest speakers, job shadows, service learning, and work-based learning; assists students as an advisor for CTAE student organizations.

Coordinates conferences to review student performance, behavior, and other issues. Performs various duties such as taking attendance, organizing the classroom, recording grades,communicating with parents, attending parent meetings, offering tutorials for students.

Monitors students in the classroom, during lunch, and throughout the school by maintaining order and discipline in accordance with district and school policies; and attends state and local staff meetings including CTAE meetings, workshops, and other professional development opportunities.

Analyzes data to improve instruction and models instructional strategies which promote student achievement

Performs other duties as assigned by an appropriate administrator
Required to attend scheduled shift during regular business hours as mandated

Associate?s degree from an accredited institution in criminal justice or related field required
Bachelor?s degree, or higher, from an accredited institution in criminal justice or related field, preferred

2 years of work experience in the law enforcement field

Must hold or be eligible for a certificate issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for the course(s) taught or be eligible to participate in the district?s non-certification pathway
Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification
Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor preferred


Pay grade: T4-T7

Pay Range: $48, 086 to $93, 980

Work Year 202

FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category

Reports to: Principal