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EDUCATOR - CAREER AND TECHNICAL

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 9, 2022
Location: 

Warrenville, IL, US, 60563

Job Requisition ID:  14583

Agency:  Department of Juvenile Justice:  Illinois Youth Center - Warrenville 

Opening Date:  May 10, 2022  12:00am
Closing Date/Time:  May 23, 2022  11:59pm 
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary: $4,006/month; CBA applies; Full Range: $4,006-$6,106/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  DuPage 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #14583

 

Position Overview

 

Under general supervision of the Principal (Public Service Administrator), provides educational and occupational instruction in all career and technical areas including but not limited to Building Trades, Computer Skills, Culinary Arts, Horticulture, Landscaping and other areas that apply. Teaches vocational subject matter theory and information using standard professional educator skills; instructs students in areas of vocational and technical development; modifies methods according to student needs and abilities to promote the rehabilitation, daily living and prevocational skills of students with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities; prepares and maintains Individualized Educational Plans (IEP's) for assigned students; implements individualized vocational programs related to student needs; provides appropriate occupational instruction to develop marketable skills and knowledges to facilitate entry into a vocation and/or career; and evaluates student progress.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  1. Teaches assigned students vocational subjects.
  2. Observes and evaluates each students learning potential and progress by administering appropriate educational and vocational/career achievement tests. 
  3. Prepares a system of inventory control and supply and equipment maintenance.
  4. Prepares and keeps detailed records and reports on attendance.
  5. Participates and provides leadership when requested in workshops, related training and professional meetings to further acquire skills and knowledge of current and developing concepts related to education in general as well as career/technical concepts and ideas.
  6. Counsels and guides students regarding meaningful educational, career/technical, vocational, and occupational subject matter.
  7. Performs other duties as required and/or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  1. Requires possession of a current, valid Educator license with stipulations issued by ISBE appropriately endorsed for Career and Technical Educator and each grade level, content area and instructional area approved and assigned to work.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 

  • Requires extensive knowledge of the practices, methods, tools and materials of one of the trades commonly taught in career and technical education.
  • Requires working knowledge of classroom procedures and methods and techniques of instructing students.
  • Requires elementary knowledge of and ability to operate a computer.
  • Requires ability to communicate with, and teach, persons with physical or intellectual disabilities, when assigned.
  • Requires ability to maintain discipline, safety, and an effective learning environment.
  • Requires ability use the tools, materials and equipment associated with the particular trade, and instruct others in the proper, safe and skillful use of same.
  • Requires ability to successfully complete continuing education requirements mandated by ISBE to maintain current licensure.
  • Requires ability to prepare reports and evaluate training progress using suitable performance measures.
  • Requires patience and tolerance with a wide range of behavior.
  • Requires ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and parents. 

 

Conditions of Employment

 

All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position:

 

  1. Ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  2. Ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department's zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited .         
  3. Requires the ability to comply with all local and federal health requirements and/or mandates. Governor Pritzker announced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all State employees whose job duties require them to work in a congregate care facility. All 24/7 congregate-care facilities operated by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice are included in this mandate, which went into effect October 26, 2021.

About the Agency

 

The mission of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) is to build youth skills and strengthen families by promoting community safety and positive youth outcomes. Over 900 staff members from across various departments—security, programming, education, mental health, and more—collaborate with the understanding that youth are physically, emotionally, and cognitively different from adults. The department provides extensive services to young people through a developmental, treatment-focused model of care that builds youth resiliency, engages families, and promotes community safety at the five youth facilities it operates across the state. IDJJ serves and houses approximately 150 youth and is responsible for approximately 500 youth on Aftercare in various Illinois’ communities.

Work Hours:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday  
Work Location: Illinois Youth Center - Warrenville: 30 West 200 Ferry Rd Warrenville, IL 60563  
Agency Contact:

IYC Warrenville Human Resources Department

Email: DJJ.IYCWarrenville.HumanResources@illinois.gov 

Job Function:  Social Services; Communications/Arts/Design; Health Services; Public Safety  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit your application, and any supporting documentation, via email to: DJJ.IYCWarrenville.HumanResources@illinois.gov  (please include the Job Title and Posting ID in the subject line).

 

Current State Employees:

 

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification #/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification #/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

 

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification #/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

 

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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