Details for State Training School - Ad from 2022-07-31

ENGLISH EDUCATOR JOB OPENINGS The State Training School (STS) at Eldora offers a holistic, social, behavioral, psychiatric, academic, and vocational program that utilizes supportive counseling, behavioral health treatment, and consequences paired with praise and opportunity to males, ages 12 to 18 years old who have been adjudicated delinquent. Services and programs provide individualized treatment and offer comprehensive education, with a goal of transitioning the young man back to his community. The facility is operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS). The program available for residents includes: • General education studies • Special education programs • Competency-based vocational programs • High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED) • Title I • Counseling ENGLISH EDUCATOR The Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking an English Instructor to join the team at the State Training School (STS) in Eldora. The English Instructor position teaches Beginning English, Reading, and Social Skills. This position requires the candidate to possess an Intern, Initial, Standard, Master Educator or Exchange License or be eligible and able to obtain a Class B License through the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, meeting all endorsement requirements for the teaching assignment: 5-12 English/Language Arts (120) or 5-12 Language Arts – All (1201) This is a close-knit environment with a strong professional learning community structure. There are no extra duties beyond the 7:00am – 3:30pm schedule and you can request to use your vacation time as soon as it accrues. We offer several days throughout the year to work on curriculum development and courses for re-licensure are provided as part of the workday. There is approximately 1 month of orientation to become familiar with the school and facility. The average class size is 5 students with a maximum of 8 per classroom. Every classroom is equipped with a SMART Board and a computer for each student. We offer a highly structured learning environment for the students, and each instructor is encouraged to be innovated to help the students succeed. There are opportunities for co-teaching and cross-curricular activities as well. Education Instructors at the STS are an irreplaceable piece in the successful development of young men within the facility. The STS provides an environment rich in educational challenges that will allow you to practice your craft in a meaningful manner. You will have an opportunity to fine tune your skills by addressing the educational challenges that come from working with a diverse group of young men. – you will want to have a career at the STS. Salary: $47,382.40 - $71,947.20 Annually Job Number: 22-03965 Job Type: Full-time Location: Eldora - 50627 - Hardin County, IA LinkedIn Tag #LI-POST Closing: 8/7/2022 11:59 PM Central STS is located in Eldora, Iowa, a quaint community with a population of 2,800 residents, located in north central Iowa. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community and the Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive winds through a picturesque landscape of valleys, woods, and streams. Eldora is 45 minutes away from Ames and Cedar Falls, 30 minutes from Marshalltown, and only 20 minutes from Iowa Falls. Des Moines, Iowa’s capital, is just 1 hour and 15 minutes away. Ames, Iowa is the home of the Iowa State University, one of the nation’s largest Universities featuring a premier Engineering school and one of the leading Veterinary and Agricultural schools. https://www.iastate.edu/ Cedar Falls is the home of the University of Northern Iowa, https://uni.edu/ Iowa Falls is the home of Ellsworth Community College. https://ecc.iavalley.edu Des Moines has one of the nation’s finest State Fairs and is home to the Iowa Cubs, Wells Fargo Arena host site of NCAA Basketball, premier concerts, and Lauridsen Skatepark, the nation’s largest skatepark. We have a great total compensation package for all of our full-time employees, including: • Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan) • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance • Vacation Leave • Sick Leave • Paid Holidays (9 days/year) • Flexible Spending Accounts • Life Insurance • Long-Term Disability Insurance This location offers free on campus gym for the staff, during off student hours. This includes 3 full size basketball courts, a weight room with machine and free weights, cardio equipment, showers, and lockers. To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits web page. Applicants must apply on line, please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa Search: Filter - Location - Eldora If you have questions please contact: State Training School • Joel Weeks or Ed Gilliland 3211 Edgington Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627 • Phone: 641-858-5402 Applications should be submitted using the link above no later than AUGUST 7, 2022. The State of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.