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CCF Instructor

Iowa Western Community College Clarinda, IA

Job Description



Bachelors Degree with current teaching certification.


Teach Literacy, ABE, vocational and/or High School Equivalency classes at the Clarinda Correctional Facility.


  • Provide instruction to offenders in literacy, adult basic education, vocational training and/or HISET preparation as assigned
  • Assess each new student for educational needs using formal tests (i.e. CASAS, TABE) and informal interview
  • Orientate new students to school rules and schedule into classes
  • Give offender students direction in setting short and long-term educational goals
  • Provide student offenders with a variety of multi-level materials to help them obtain their educational goals
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date lesson plans, cumulative student records and testing information on each student
  • Administer TABE and CASAS testing as deemed necessary to show growth or verify reading skills
  • Administer HISET Practice tests to determine readiness for HISET testing
  • Communicate with student Offender’s counselors to alert to problems/success
  • Coordinate with Special Education staff on needs of mainstreamed students
  • Record student attendance and maintain pay sheets for school workers and teacher aides
  • Cooperate with staff/colleagues in planning and implementing educational activities
  • Assist with the development of curriculum
  • Keep records, supply reports/data, information or documentation as requested by the Education Coordinator or Department personnel
  • Initiate the appropriate verbal/written reports as deemed by policy and procedures of CCF, IWCC, and DOC
  • Be alert to and adhere to current custody and security policies and procedures of CCF, IWCC, and DOC
  • Supervise the use, security and safe storage of all equipment and materials
  • Train, schedule, and supervise offender teacher aides and educational aides
  • Keep current with the trends and issues that affect the institution and teaching profession
  • Maintain professional communication and decorum at all times
  • Attend professional development workshops, staff development, and classes to sharpen teaching skills and maintain current teaching license
  • Complete required DOC security training
  • Perform other educational duties as deemed necessary by the Educational Coordinator

Job Details

Date Posted August 11, 2017
Date Closes October 10, 2017
Address 2000 N 16th St
Located In Clarinda, IA
Department Continuing Education
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 25-3011.00 Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors
Zipcode 51632
Name Human Resources Director
Address 2700 College Road
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
FAX (712)325-3739

This job requires the following skills

  • Balanced Literacy Specialist
  • Community College Administration
  • Correctional Education Teacher