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Teacher – Kelly Township, Pennsylvania
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 330207Start Date: 09/22/2020End Date: 10/06/2020
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
A. Degree – Included or was supplemented by supervised student teaching and at least one course in each of the following areas: general psychology, human development, history and/or philosophy of education, and teaching methods at the learning level of the position to be filled, i.e., elementary or secondary learning level.
B. Combination of education and experience – Applicants who have completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s degree but who do not meet the specific course requirements shown above meet minimum qualification requirements if they have completed at least 1 full academic year of professional teaching experience at the elementary or secondary school level as appropriate to the position to be filled.
Professional teaching experience is defined as full and primary responsibility for the instruction of assigned students under general supervision in a recognized or accredited school or institution. This includes responsibility for preparation and presentation of lessons and the evaluation of students’ progress throughout the learning period, including a determination of the students’ success or failure according to established criteria.
C. Teacher certification or licensure in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
NOTE: If you are using the above to qualify, you MUST submit proof of certification or license for verification. Your documentation MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
In addition to having the above Basic Requirements, applicants must also meet the following:
GL-07: One year of graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement.
GL-09: Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree OR master’s or equivalent graduate degree.
GL-07 andGL-09: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience could be:
GL-07: Experience teaching and maintaining full and primary responsibility for the instruction of assigned students throughout the academic year.
Experience in the preparation and presentation of lessons and the evaluation of students’ progress.
Experience in maintaining student records.
Experience in following standardized curricula to meet the needs of the students. GL-09: Experience in teaching programs such as Literacy, General Educational Development (GED), and English-as-a-second language (ESL).
Experience in developing lesson plans and modifying existing academic curricula to meet individual learning needs.
Experience in developing a record-keeping system to organize and track student progress through the identified course work.
Experience selecting, administering and interpreting various formal and informal academic measures. OR
Combination of Education & Experience:
GL-07 andGL-09: Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required to next lower grade may be combined with experience. This experience must have equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
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