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WVDE VACANCIES

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Title of Vacancy
Social Studies/Science Teacher, Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center, Barboursville, WV

Administrative Unit
Division of Technical Education & Governor’s Economic Initiatives, Office of Diversion and Transition Programs

Expectations
The West Virginia Department of Education has responsibility for the education of youth placed at Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center. Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center is a 24 bed, diagnostic facility for adjudicated and/ or court ordered youth, operated under the authority of the Division of Juvenile Services.  
 
1. The staff member works effectively as a member of an educational team.  
2. The staff member demonstrates self-control.  
3. The staff member exhibits an attitude of mutual respect and tolerance.  
4. The staff member is ethical.  
5. The staff member demonstrates good work habits.  
6. The staff member demonstrates effective writing and oral presentation skills.  
7. The staff member demonstrates expertise in areas of responsibility.  
8. The staff member demonstrates computer literacy.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Implements the school's program of study.  
2. Fosters a classroom climate conducive to learning.  
3. Utilizes instructional management systems models which increase student learning.  
4. Monitors student progress towards mastery of instructional objectives and goals.  
5. Communicates within the educational community.  
6. Meets professional responsibilities.  
7. Complies with host agency’s policies and procedures.  
8. Participates in cognitive restructuring activities of students.  
9. Works in a cooperative manner with Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center School staff to insure a safe and secure environment and the integration of treatment and educational goals.  
10. Plans and provides prescriptive learning experiences to overcome identified skill gaps for each student.  
11. Performs satisfactorily all indicators of attainment of the performance standards for teachers in State Board Policy 5310.  
12. Performs other necessary and desirable job related duties as assigned by the principal. 
 
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: 
Department of Education staff are employed upon recommendation of the State Superintendent of Schools and are state employees. No representative or employee of the state is authorized to enter into any employment contract or other agreement. Department staff work under the direction of the State Superintendent of Schools for the general supervision of the free schools in the state and implementing the policies of the board and other necessary tasks as determined by the State Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee. Each employee is “at-will” and subject to termination by the State Superintendent of Schools at any time, with or without notice, cause or compensation. 
 
The employment relationship between the State Superintendent of Schools and the employee may be terminated by either party. Reasons for termination by the State Superintendent of Schools include, but are not limited to, immorality, incompetency, cruelty, insubordination, intemperance, willful neglect of duty, unsatisfactory performance, the conviction of a felony or a guilty plea or a plea of no contest to a felony charge, misuse of funds or property, violations of law or policies of the state board, lack of need, or a lack or loss of funding.  

Qualifications
1. Holds or qualifies for a West Virginia professional certificate in Social Studies 5 -12 or Science 5-12 as required by State Board Policy 5202.  
2. Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully: (a) perform the job requirements; (b) work within the special setting of an institution for troubled youth; and (c) work as part of a treatment team in concert with others. 
 
 
Candidates for employment must complete an official application form that may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702. The application may be downloaded at http://wvde.state.wv.us/hr/jobOpportunities.php.  

Salary
$42,033.60 - $75,405.60 based on the 2017-2018 Cabell County Salary Schedule commensurate with educational level and years of experience.

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
September 29, 2017

Apply to
Liz Bryant, HR Secretary or Samantha Harvey, Secretary 
Office of Human Resources 
Building 6, Room 264 
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East 
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330 
Phone: 304-558-2702  
Fax: 304-558-0216 
Email: wvde.hr@k12.wv.us 

Relationship
Responsible to the Principal at Robert L. Shell School.

Term of position
240 days

Evaluation
Per State Board Policy 5310

 


WVDE Employment Application

Application and Instructions.

The West Virginia Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, age and national origin in employment and in administration of any of their education programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702 or to the Section 504 Coordinator at (304) 558-2696, West Virginia Department of Education, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305; or to the Office of Civil Rights at (215) 656 8541 [TDD (877) 521-2172], U.S. Department of Education, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3323.