Bertie Correctional Institution
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with major course work in education or a topic related to the assigned area of instruction.
- One or more years of experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher.
- Must have the ability and knowledge to provide basic skills instruction to students in reading, writing, sciences, social studies, and math.
- Must possess skills necessary to make appropriate student assignments for a multi-level classroom, administer assessments and tests, and maintain accurate student and programs records.
Martin Community College is the hiring employer. Instruction will be provided in Bertie Correctional Institution. Initial offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screening requirements for both Martin Community College and Bertie Correctional Institution. All employees contracted and assigned work in Bertie Correctional Institution must maintain their eligibility privileges to continue their work at the prison. Failure to maintain eligibility to work in Bertie Correctional Institution may result in termination of employment with Martin Community College.
Under direct supervision, the College and Career Readiness (CCR) Instructor provides basic skills instruction to students through lecture, demonstration, exercises, handouts, responding to questions and testing at Bertie Correctional Institution.
This position will be stationed at the Bertie Correctional Institution (BCI) in Windsor, NC. Applicants must be comfortable working inside a prison setting and pass all pre-employment screenings.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide CCR instruction to students including general math, algebra, geometry, English, spelling, reading, writing, science, history and geography; prepare lesson plans and schedule activities; develop and prepare supplemental materials to enhance textbook lessons.
- Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores.
- Counsel and advise students; administer a variety of tests; assist with the development of realistic goals and objectives; conduct evaluation sessions and testing for students; determine interests and appropriate schedule and classes to fit student needs.
- Participate in curriculum and course development, evaluation and change; attend faculty meetings as required.
- Prepare, maintain and update a variety of confidential student files including progress reports, counseling activities and follow-up strategies.
- Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance; maintain other records and data bases according to program needs or accreditation requirements.
- Participate in the compilation, composition, preparation and distribution of all program reports including quarterly reports.
- May oversee and review overall instructional process for the ABE/AHS classes in a n assigned center; coordinate curriculum planning, documentation and lab organization with instructors; participate in the evaluation of an assigned center’s environment and instructional process.
- Research and review the ABE Program Guide, CASAS competencies and AHS Diploma Guides to develop and update program curriculum.
- Stay abreast of new developments and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
- Serve on and participate in a variety of college committees and other institutional activities and programs.
- May participate in the development and administration of the goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures regarding an assigned college academic program; recommend modified systems, policies and procedures.
- Investigate excessive student absence; work with students to resolve significant problems.
- Identify and contact outside resources for student assistance and counseling.
- May clean tables; may rearrange classroom furniture as needed.
- May discipline students as necessary.
- Maintain student confidentiality.
- Maintain accurate records of student attendance, deficiencies, learning outcomes, grades, performance, discipline, and other records required by Continuing Education and BCI.
- Report workplace safety concerns to the appropriate BCI personnel and the supervisor.
- Report instructional needs to the supervisor or delegate.
- Communicate concerns and direct questions pertaining to employment to the supervisor or delegate.
- Maintain professionalism in the classroom and within the BCI facility at all times.
- Adhere to all Martin Community College and BCI policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
- Serve as a liaison between local probation officers, social services personnel and college students.
- Perform other duties as assigned.