Company: Dauphin County
Posted on: September 21, 2022
Dauphin County Prison is currently accepting applications for the
full-time position of Prison Teacher . This is responsible
professional work in remedial, vocational, and continuing education
at Dauphin County Prison. An employee in this position plans and
delivers instruction, identifies resources, administers diagnostic
and achievement tests, evaluates students' progress, and makes
appropriate recommendations consequent to same. The individual in
this position is responsible for but not limited to performing the
following essential functions: administers pre-instructional
testing, evaluating results and planning instruction consequent to
same; instructs new students in fundamental study skills; applies
appropriate instructional modalities as students' needs require;
undertakes classroom instruction in pre-reading, ABE, GED, general
remedial topics, and English as a Second Language (ESL); attends
Education and Treatment staff meetings as scheduled; a ttends
trainings and conferences to maintain Act 48 certification
requirements; maintains open communication with Education
Coordinator; m aintains records of attendance and attainment;
completes and submits required reports; n etworks with regional
agencies and institutions for purpose of resource development and
exchange; post-tests students for education progress; and performs
related tasks, as necessary or as directed by proper authority.
Additionally, he/she may assist in-service staff training. The
incumbent reports to the Education Coordinator and ultimately to
the Director of Treatment.
Minimum Education, Experience, and Training Requirements
- Graduation from an accredited college or university, with major
coursework in elementary, secondary, special, or adult education or
a related field; plus
- One year of experience in education.
- A valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate and completion of
mandated Act 48 credits.
- Advanced coursework in adult or corrections education may be
substituted at the rate of 30 academic credits per year of
It is expected that the successful candidate will attain, within
one calendar year of appointment, certification in First-Aid,
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); and will maintain said
certification for the duration of his/her employment.
Keywords: Dauphin County, Harrisburg , Prison Teacher, Education / Teaching , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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