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WVDE VACANCIES

These are vacancies in the
WV Department of Education.
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Title of Vacancy
Personal Fitness and Wellness Training Teacher, J.M. “Chick” Buckbee Juvenile Center, Augusta, WV

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

Expectations
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 an ability to work and communicate effectively with institutional staff.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Implements adopted program of studies. 
2. Fosters a classroom climate conducive to learning. 
3. Utilizes instructional management systems which increases student learning and maximizes time on task. 
4. Monitors student progress toward accomplishing instructional goals and objectives. 
5. Promotes and maintains positive student-teacher and interagency lines of communication. 
6. Meets professional work habits. 
7. Complies with host agency’s policies and procedures. 
8. Participates in cognitive restructuring activities of students. 
9. Works in a cooperative manner with the J.M. “Chick” Buckbee Juvenile Center staff to ensure a safe and secure environment and integration of treatment and educational goals. 
10. Maintains and upgrades professional skills. 
11. Support the philosophy and vision of Simulated Workplace. 
12. Create positive relationships with administrators, WVDE staff, and business/ industry representatives.  
13. Communicate effectively with all entities involved with Simulated Workplace.  
14. React to changes productively and share new ideas frequently.  
15. Communicate and demonstrate Simulated Workplace instructional practices. 
16. Serves as a member of the treatment team as an educational advisor. 
17. Performs other 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 Teaching Certificate in Physical Education at the middle school and adolescent levels (grades 5-12) as required by State Board Policy 5202. 
2. Holds or qualifies for a West Virginia Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed in Health Education at the middle school and adolescent levels (grades 5-12) as required by State Board Policy 5202. 
3. Knowledge of Option Pathway and virtual course delivery. 
4. Holds or qualifies for a West Virginia Professional Teaching Certificate as required under State Board of Education Policy 5202 to teach concentration HE1095 Personal Fitness and Wellness Training or eligible for an alternative certification. 
Wage earning experience required for the career and technical education alternatively certified teacher Personal Fitness and Wellness Training. 
Alternative Certification 
• Wage-Earning Experience – Complete four years (8,000 clock hours) of satisfactory and reasonably continuous work experience in the occupation for which licensure is requested; OR  
• Bachelor’s Degree. – Hold a bachelor’s degree AND complete two years (4,000 clock hours) of satisfactory and reasonably continuous work experience in the area for which licensure is requested; OR 
• Associate Degree. – Hold an Associate Degree in an area related to the specialization AND complete two (2) years (4,000 clock hours) of satisfactory and reasonably continuous work experience in the area for which licensure is requested. 
Completion of a full year of training from an approved education program in the specialization may count toward a half year of work experience requirements. Relevant teaching experience may count as equal to work experience requirements. 
5. Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully: (a) perform the job requirements; (b) work within the special setting of an institution for incarcerated youth; and (c) work as part of a treatment team in concert with others. 
6. Preference will be given to applicant with experience as a physical education teacher or personal trainer. 

Desired Qualifications
1. Experience in working in a correctional facility. 
2. Experience in working in an institutional setting. 
3. Knowledge of business and industry standards and/or simulated workplace model. 
 
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
$39,810.00 - $72,476.40 Based on the 2017-2018 Greenbrier County Salary Schedule commensurate with educational level and years of experience.

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
November 22, 2017

Apply to
Liz Bryant, Executive 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 

 


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.