The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office - Lafayette, LA

30+ days agoPart-time
Corrections is in need of (1) Part-Time Education Program Instructor.

The essential job function is attitude, which includes getting along with others, responding politely to members of the community, and working as a team member. This position provides basic instruction to clients with varying academic levels in reading, writing, math, science and social studies as well as, help clients earn their high school equivalency diploma (HiSET). Instructor will be expected to assess clients' abilities, create and develop educational plans, maintain accurate records and fulfill state and federal requirements that include class enrollment, pre and post-testing, client progress and be familiar with multiple methods of content delivery, testing procedures and the adult education curricula.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The most important and essential job function of the position is attitude and includes the following: getting along with co workers, responding politely to members of the community, working as a team member , functioning under pressure, and responding in a positive manner to supervision. Other duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
• Provides instruction in literacy, ABE and HiSET.
• Use lesson plans that integrate instruction across content areas.
• Knowledgeable in reading, writing and/or math instructional strategies.
• Review assessments and interpret scores for TABE and Official Practice Tests (OPT) for client placement and instruction as required by the Department of Corrections.
• Monitor and adapt teaching methods based on clients' assessment results.
• Utilize strategies and techniques to instruct students with varying learning styles.
• Use formal and informal assessment data to monitor student progress.
• Maintain required daily attendance records and progress reports.
• Maintain knowledge of LPSO, Department of Corrections and State Department of Adult Education's program regulations, policy and procedures.
• Understand and comprehend TABE and the National Reporting System (NRS) guidelines and requirements.
• Meet and maintain all required standards of client and department confidentiality and safety.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including day, late afternoons and/or evenings.
• Work effectively with staff and students.
• Successfully complete quarterly, annual in-service trainings and attend required meetings .
• Attend conferences and trainings as required by Department of Corrections.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Valid Teaching Certification, must be able to teach technical math.

Salary Range: $18/hour

Application Requirements: Complete an application online at or pick up an application at 316 W. Main Street, Lafayette, LA 70501.
Job Posted: 08/08/2018
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Contact: Alanna P. Young
(337) 236-5887