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PINE KNOT CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CENTER

Position  Teacher, GS-1710-09
Requirements  This position is located on a Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. The incumbent serves as teacher, developing and instructing courses at the elementary and secondary level. The training, education and experience of a professional teacher are necessary to accomplish the duties of this position.
Responsibilities  The incumbent assists students and subordinates in understanding the relevance of appropriate social and employability skills to workplace success. Promotes standards of conduct which are expected and accepted in the workplace. Participates in the Behavioral Management System as necessary to insure proper workplace appearance and behavior. Independently develops, organizes, and instructs formal education courses at the elementary and secondary level. Plans and teaches classes in subjects including, but not limited to, reading, mathematics, general educational development (GED), language skills, and health education. Develops individualized academic programs for assigned students to ensure that they progress as rapidly as their ability permits. Selects, adapts, and develops teaching techniques, aids, and materials (including those from outside sources) to stimulate students to achieve their highest attainable potential. Administers prescribed tests. Enters test score information to generate Outcome Measurement Reports, Center Information System, and other automated reports to monitor student progress. Takes remedial steps to improve test scores of those students scoring below multiple federal and state agency standards. Maintains accountability for all students assigned to classroom. Monitors students' educational progress on a monthly basis to ensure that Department of Labor program competency requirements are being met in all subject areas. Maintains student records for classroom and center use. Provides reports on students. Counsels students about matters relevant to their academic performance and other related concerns to encourage and motivate them to succeed in the Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Program, and after graduation. Handles discipline and behavioral problems of students. Implements and maintains all assigned educational program segments. Actively participates as directed by the Teacher Supervisor in the evaluation of student progress. Works with higher grade education specialist and assist with specific phases of the design, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects. The incumbent may be assigned to service as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide technical in-put for the agency as well as at the Department of Labor Regional and at the National level. Works with other Teachers and assists with specific/selected phases of the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs and projects, including communicating issues and coordinating activities within the Office and the Agency. Analyzes assigned development education issues in accordance with instructions and participates in the preparation of project documentation, including concept papers, project authorizations, and project amendments, in line with Center regulations and specific guidance. Participates in workshops, seminars, and conferences of cooperating agencies, donors, academics, and representatives of other development organizations. Maintains student records for classroom and Center use; provides reports on students to other center areas; sits on various center committees/teams and as a representative of the Education department.
Contact: Terry Whisman
Pine Knot, KY
Phone Number 606-354-2176 
Email mbackus@fs.fed.us 
Website www.usajobs.com 
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