Academic Teacher- STF
Company: Government jobs
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 26, 2023
This position requires a current valid Michigan teaching
certificate issued and endorsed by the Michigan Department of
Education. The teacher is a classroom manager of prisoners in the
classroom. Teacher must use good teaching practices to address the
academic needs of all prisoners assigned to the calls at the
ABE/GED educational levels, supplemental programming (including
pre-release), and is responsible for coordinating testing of
students while complying with testing protocols. The position is
located behind the secure perimeter of a correctional facility.
This may be a collateral duty position. Required Education and
Possession of a bachelor's degree in a field of education.
No specific type or amount is required. Alternate Education and
The Department of Corrections will not hire individuals who have
been convicted of a felony or who have felony charges pending, in
accordance with Public Act 140 of 1996.
Possession of current, appropriate Michigan teacher's certificate
issued by the State Board of Education.
Teachers (other than substitute teachers) who are employed at the
School for the Deaf and Blind, state facility for delinquent or
neglected youth, or a prison in a special education assignment will
be required to obtain six semester credits per year until full
approval for employment in the Special Education Teacher
classification has been met. Additional Requirements and
New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are
returning after being away from the department for more than two
years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET)
either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on
their level of offender contact and job classification. All new
employees will complete additional online training to successfully
complete their non-custody new employee training.
View the job specification at:
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who
have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191
Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are
ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until
satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole
State employment also offers rewarding careers where you can help
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alternate work schedules and remote-work options that can help give
the flexibility you need. In 2022, Forbes ranked the State of
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and as the #1 employer for new grads in government services. More
details on benefits for our new hires are below:
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support other state agencies through our fiscal, IT, and HR
Insurance Benefits: The State of Michigan offers health, mental
health, dental, and vision insurance to eligible career employees,
their spouses, and their children. The state also covers a
life-insurance benefit of two times employees' annual salary (up to
$200,000). The state also offers long-term-disability insurance
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Retirement Programs: The State of Michigan offers 401(k) and 457
plans for new hires to save for retirement. The state will
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401(k) account. The state will also match up to 5% of your pay if
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Vacation and Sick Leave: Eligible full-time employees receive
between 15 and 35 personal days and 13 sick days per year that may
be rolled over to the following year if not used. Eligible
employees also receive an additional day each year for community
service or school functions.
Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees can take 12 weeks of paid
leave immediately after a birth or adoption to allow needed time
together at home with a new child.
Paid Holidays: Eligible employees receive 13 or 14 paid holidays
each year including New Year's Eve and Day, Martin Luther King Jr.
Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, the Fourth of July,
Labor Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving
Friday, Christmas Eve and Day.
Bonus Programs: Eligible employees with five years of service also
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Some positions also may qualify for recruitment, retention, and
performance bonuses or other special pay premiums.
Military Pay Differential: Employees in the guard or reserves may
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qualifying duty is less than normal state pay. Prior military
service may also allow seniority credits to accelerate eligibility
for longevity bonuses and additional personal leave accrual.
Tax-Advantaged Programs: In addition to 401(k) and 457 retirement
accounts, the state also offers flexible spending account (FSA),
health savings account (HSA), and qualified transportation fringe
benefit (QTFB) programs that can help you save money by reducing
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Student Loan Forgiveness: Working for the State of Michigan may
allow you to participate in programs that forgive the balance of
qualifying student loans. Information to help determine if you
could qualify is available from the U.S. Department of
Tuition Reduction: Some colleges and universities offer savings to
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while working for the State of Michigan.
Professional Development: To help develop your career, programs are
available to apply for reimbursement of up to $2,000 a year for
education and training for college course credits and non-degree
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work-life balance that you seek.
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01 SCHTCHRE - Do you possess a bachelor's degree or higher in a
field of education? If so, please attach a copy of your official
02 SCHTCHRE - Do you possess a current Michigan teacher's
certificate issued by the State Board of Education that is
appropriate for the posted position? If so, please attach a copy.
03 *CORR1 - Are you a participant in the Return to Work program?
This program is for employees that were displaced from their
regular jobs due to work injuries which do not allow them to
perform their normal work duties.
04 *CORR2 - Are you related to or acquainted with anyone who is
currently incarcerated in a State prison, tether program, on parole
or felony probation status? (NOTE: an affirmative response to this
question will NOT automatically result in you being screened out
05 *CORR3 - If yes, indicate name(s), and incarceration/supervision
location of prisoner, parolee, or probationer. What is your
relationship to the person(s)? If no, enter N/A
06 *CORR4 - I understand and agree that the Department of
Corrections will make a thorough investigation of my ENTIRE
CRIMINAL HISTORY and may verify all data given in the criminal
history check. Any material misrepresentation or deliberate
omission of a fact in their application may be justification for
refusal of, or if employed, termination from employment.
07 *CORR5 - I understand that if selected for an interview, I will
be scheduled electronically through NEOGOV. I have provided a valid
e-mail and understand it is my responsibility to monitor said
e-mail account for interview opportunities. I also acknowledge that
correspondence received through NEOGOV may be sent to a junk mail
(including state of Michigan junk mail) or spam account and I will
monitor those accounts accordingly.
08 *CORR6 - Are you an active Michigan Department of Corrections
employee? ACTIVE: Includes employees on layoff status due to a
Reduction in Force whose recall rights have not expired.
09 *CORR7 - If yes, please select your current work location:
- Central Office
- FOA Metropolitan Territory
- FOA Outstate Territory
- Kinross Administrative Offices
- Ionia Administrative Offices
- Jackson Administrative Offices
- Alger Correctional Facility
- Baraga Correctional Facility
- Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility
- Carson City Correctional Facility
- Central Michigan Correctional Facility
- Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center
- Chippewa Correctional Facility
- Cooper Street Correctional Facility
- Detroit Detention Center
- Earnest C. Brooks Correctional Facility
- G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility
- Gus Harrison Correctional Facility
- Ionia Correctional Facility
- Kinross Correctional Facility
- Lakeland Correctional Facility
- Macomb Correctional Facility
- Marquette Branch Prison
- Michigan Reformatory
- Muskegon Correctional Facility
- Newberry Correctional Facility
- Oaks Correctional Facility
- Parnall Correctional Facility
- Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility
- Saginaw Correctional Facility
- St. Louis Correctional Facility
- Thumb Correctional Facility
- Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility
- Woodland Correctional Facility
10 *CORR8 - Have you participated in an internship with the
Michigan Department of Corrections?
11 *CORR9 I confirm that I have reviewed the required information
on the Ethical Standards and Conduct via the link provided on the
job posting. Based on that review please select the appropriate
- Neither I nor any member of my immediate family (grandparent,
parent, parent-in-law, stepparent, sibling, spouse, child or
stepchild), have personal or financial interests in a business or
entity which is contracted with the State of Michigan. Indicate N/A
in the box below if this applies.
- I, or a member of my immediate family (grandparent, parent,
parent-in-law, stepparent, sibling, spouse, child or stepchild),
have personal or financial interests in a business or entity which
is contracted with the State of Michigan as summarized below.
12 *CORR10 -If you responded that you or a family member does have
a conflict of interest to the question above, please explain in
detail below. If you responded neither you nor a family member has
a conflict please enter N/A.
13 *CORR11 - Have you ever been employed by the State of Michigan?
14 *CORR12 - IF you answered yes to the question above please
identify which department, former name if used and/or ID number if
known. If you answered no, please enter N/A.
* Required Question
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