VOCATIONAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
- DCFS - Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Under general supervision, Vocational Education Instructors instruct students of varying ages and educational
level in one or more of the vocational skills. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is seeking multiple Vocational Education Instructors to work at Independence High School located on the campus of the NEVADA YOUTH TRAINING CENTER (NYTC) in Elko, NV. NYTC is a 60-bed staff secure facility for male youth age 12 to 18. Located in Northern Nevada Elko is a growing, progressive small City with an exceptional quality of life. With some of the most majestic views in Nevada and an abundance of recreational activities, Elko is an outdoor paradise! Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. 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 insure a well-rounded learning experience with work appropriate to the subject in accord with the state course of studies being assigned. 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. Students will be reported on the weekly Deficiency list and on Treatment Team Reports.
This is a permanent position open for ANY candidate with a valid Nevada secondary teaching license and an Endorsement in any Career and Technical Education (CTE). 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 State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS also encourages education by providing on-going trainings and paid release time for staff to obtain CEU's. Some positions may also be eligible for an additional 5% Shift Differential pay. DCFS together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good.
DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families! More information on our Division and the valuable services we provide Nevada's children and families can be found at: http://dcfs.nv.gov/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Possession of a Special Occupational Business and Industry license issued by the Nevada Department of Education.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, positions in this class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Additional Position Criteria
This position requires a valid Nevada secondary teaching license with an endorsement in any Career and Technical Education (CTE).
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.