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Job Title:  STAFF PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE- VOCATIONAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - 60007792
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89801

Requisition Id:  9933

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 

Business Unit: HR-NEVADA YOUTH TRAINING CTR 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 30 

Salary Range: $41,572.08 -

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: SUSAN QUINN ASHLEY 

Phone:  775 684-0132 

Email: q.ashley@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Division of Child and Family Services is seeking multiple Staff Professional Trainee positions which will underfill the Vocational Education Instructors to work at Independence High School located on the campus of the NEVADA YOUTH TRAINING CENTER (NYTC) in Elko. NYTC is a 60-bed staff secure facility for male youth aged 12 to 18. Under the general direction of the Principal, the instructor will notify the Principal of each student the instructor believes is inappropriately assigned to class after assessing student goals. The instructor will instruct students in areas where he/she is certified. The instructor will use a variety of approved methods of instruction to ensure a well-rounded learning experience with work appropriate to the subject in accord with the state course of studies being assigned. This is a full-time position with an anticipated work schedule of 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week.

 

The assigned work will qualify the students for a Nevada High School diploma. Curriculum will include remedial instruction and the teaching of higher order thinking skills using instructional materials, methods, and activities which will contribute to the student's goals. The instructor will have student assignments and appropriate materials organized to teach all classes assigned. Lesson plans/or student assignments will be maintained and provide for individual work at least one week in advance. The quantity of work to be learned or performed depends on the student's needs and their goals. If the student is not achieving at a satisfactory rate, the teacher shall notify the cottage by appropriate documentation. Ongoing evaluation will be made of students who are two or more weeks behind in assignments or failing to work satisfactorily. 

 

Selected applicants will be expected to become licensed with a Special Occupational Business and Industry license within three years.

 

To view full class specifications, visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/70/07-777spc(1).pdf

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any field; OR two years of journey level technical or paraprofessional experience in the field in which the applicant is to be trained.
  • Special Occupational Business and Industry license issued by the Nevada Department of Education within 3 years of hire.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

Special Requirements

  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Elko