Management & Training Corporation Academic Instructor in Woodville, Mississippi

Academic Instructor

Education & Training

Woodville, MississippiReqID: 22027

Are you looking for a challenging career in an exciting and growing field? Then a career in corrections may be for you! The Wilkinson County Correctional Facility strives to be a leader in social impact by helping offenders prepare to successfully re-enter society. Offenders are provided with a wide variety of educational, vocational, substance abuse, and life-skills courses that help reduce recidivism. We are currently seeking anAcademic Instructorto join our team.


Position Summary:Reports to the lead instructor. Responsible for providing academic instruction to inmates in accordance with approved curricula, in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC), and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.Essential Functions:

  • Plan and conduct classes for inmates in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Education Development (GED), life skills, cultural awareness, health education and special curriculum and other subjects selected to correspond with the ability and limitations of the class.

  • Prepare special teaching plans, courses, activities and learning experiences appropriate for the specific inmates assigned.

  • Utilize appropriate audio and visual teaching materials individualized to the specific need of the inmate.

  • Administer individual educational tests and learning aptitude tests and use the results for prescriptive instruction.

  • Participate in staff conferences to develop and improve educational programs.

  • Counsel and advise inmates on academic problems.

  • Coordinate activities and classes in conjunction with appropriate school districts or other involved parties.

  • Develop program and related educational materials as necessary for the establishment and maintenance of assigned classes.

  • Adjust material and curriculum to the individual differences of the inmates assigned.

  • Confer with inmates and instructors to evaluate results of conducted classes.

  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.

  • Maintain accountability of inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by managment.Education and Experience Requirements:Bachelor's degree or higher required. One (1) year related experience preferred. Valid driver's license in the state of Mississippi or Lousiana with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.Post Hire Requirements:Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran