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Education Program Manager, Correction
Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections
Open for Recruitment: November 18, 2008 - Open until further notice
Announcement # 07807043550
Salary Range: $22.68 to $24.00 DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Location(s): St. Anthony
We are seeking an administrator to oversee the Academic and Vocational education program and staff of our St. Anthony facility.
The public name for our year-round school is Juniper Hills School; which is a special purpose school that meets the "special needs" of juveniles in corrections. Juniper Hills is accredited through the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.
Curriculum offered for credit towards high school graduation is "standards-aligned," often using the same texts that our counterpart public schools use. Juniper Hills School requires a minimum of 42 credits for graduation. Juveniles also prepare to take GED tests or complete requirements for their High School Equivalency (HSE).
This position is a classified state of Idaho positions and receives the following benefits:
Health, dental, vision insurance
15 days of paid vacation annually
Up to 12 sick days annually with no maximum
Ten paid holidays
Retirement with 401K option
Employee Assistance Program
529 College Savings Plan available
Supervise, train, mentor, and evaluate staff members.
Develop and implement curriculum structure and assure accreditation standards are met.
Establish program goals and policies and interpret federal and state laws and regulations to ensure student rights are maintained.
Provide program leadership to certified instructors.
Provide classroom instruction.
Determine class schedule and student placement.
Collaborate with other staff to solve problems and to integrate and coordinate academic/vocational programs with the Department's treatment program.
Develop program budget and grant proposals and monitor expenditures.
Develop and implement performance and accountability standards and evaluation methods.
Hold or or be eligible for a Professional-Technical Administrator Certificate OR an Idaho Administrator Certificate with Director of Special Education and Related Services; School Principal Pre-K-12; or Superintendent endorsement.
Good knowledge of: counseling and intervention methods; curriculum development and application; theories, methods, practices, and equipment used in education programs.
Some knowledge of: at-risk populations; trends and practices in alternative education for juveniles; use of technology in delivery of education programs.
Experience supervising a professional education staff.