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TJJD - Teacher-Family & Consumer Sciences/Culinary Arts (BWD) - 6215

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 7/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00006215
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

All applicants must complete the following additional forms(available at http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/jobsearch/application.aspx)and attach to the application, email to HRJobs@TJJD.Texas.gov, or mail to TJJD Human Resources, PO Box 12757,Austin, TX 78711 for consideration:

  1. TJJD EmploymentApplication Supplement (HR-003)
  2. Child Abuse RegistryCheck Consent Form (HR-028)
  3. Disclosure of PREAEmployment Standards Violation (HR-975)

Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays inyour consideration for this position.

Acomplete job description and requirements are available at:  https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00006215&tz=GMT-05:00

Applicantsapplying through Work In Texas (WIT) will also need to complete thesupplemental questions/forms to be considered for this posting.  To complete the supplemental questions/forms,please go to the CAPPS Career Center (https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en) toregister and create a profile, or login and access your existing profile.  A complete job description and other jobrequirements are available there.

Send completed application, supplementalquestions/forms, and copies of diploma and college transcripts via email to HRJobs@TJJD.Texas.gov or regular mail to TJJD Human Resources, PO Box 12757, Austin, TX78711.


Your job application must be completely filledout and cover all employment.  Yourapplication must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, nameof employer, dates of employment, supervisor's name and phone number, and adescription of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time andhours per week.  If this information is notprovided, your application may be rejected as incomplete.  Resumes do not take the place of thisrequired information.

Applicants must attach to theapplication a copy of a high school diploma/equivalent or college diploma andtranscript if a degree or college semester hours are required to meet minimumqualifications.  A copy of all requiredcertifications and/or licenses must also be attached to the application.

Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any otherrequirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.

Stateof Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.ers.texas.gov.  Benefits include:  Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paidholidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educationalassistance program, employee assistance program.  Optional add-on benefits include:  Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance,Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health& Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc.  Additionally, certain designated positions areeligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free mealswhile on duty.


Responsible for planning, organizing, implementing,and delivering the instructional program in the content area of assignment atthe state school for youth who have been adjudicated delinquent of felonyoffenses, assigned to a high security correctional facility, and have a widevariety of temperaments and specialized needs.  Work involves assessing students, providingindividualized, competency based instruction, and maintaining a positiveteaching/learning environment in which youth are guided and encouraged todevelop and fulfill their academic potential. May be required to work overtimeand/or be on call. 


Plans, prepares, anddelivers instructional activities that facilitate an active learningenvironment.

Observesand evaluates youth's performance and development. Provides appropriatefeedback on work. Encourages and monitors the progress of individual students.

Identifiesthe learning needs of students and interprets assessment information.Identifies and selects different instructional resources and methods to meetyouths' varying needs.

Establishesand communicates clear objectives for all learning activities.

Maintainsaccurate and complete records of youths' progress and development. Updates allnecessary records accurately and completely as required by laws and agencypolicies.

Provides educational servicesto potentially aggressive/combative youth in a correctional setting with a widevariety of temperaments (volatile, aggressive, suicidal) and specialized needs(chemically dependent, sexual offenders).


Treats youth with respectin all situations and the ability to react quickly and effectively to verballyand physically defuse hazardous, combative, volatile situations on an as neededbasis.


Keeps up to date withdevelopments in the subject area, teaching resources, and methods and makerelevant changes to instructional plans.


Performs relatedduties and other tasks as assigned.


Performs all duties in compliance with the agency'ssafety policies and procedures.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited educationalinstitution and a valid Secondary Texas Teacher Certification in the specifiedsubject assignment area.  Must be highlyqualified in all areas of teaching assignment.


Failure to maintain required certification inthe state of Texas will result in termination of employment.


This position is subject to mandatorypre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent uponacceptable results from a drug screen conducted for the agency.


Thefollowing physical demands and working conditions are representative of thoseencountered while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability tocommunicate effectively, orally and in writing

Ability tosee

Ability tohear (with or without aid)

Ability tofeel

Heavy lifting, 45 lbs. & over
Climbing ladders
Heavy carrying, 45 lbs. & over   
Repeated bending
Operate motor equipment
Reaching above shoulder
Identify colors
Depth perception
Climbing stairs

Restrainingcombative youth


  1. Knowledge of state and federal education laws and regulations.
  2. Knowledge of subject matter to be taught and the ability to lead discussions.
  3. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  4. Ability to implement Texas Education Agency (TEA) education policies and procedures.
  5. Ability to review and implement agency policies, procedures, and operating guidelines.
  6. Ability to convey and interpret information to students.
  7. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with students, parents, administrators, and other professionals involved in the education of agency youth.
  8. Ability to work under stressful conditions, with possible occurrences of extreme heightened stress.
  9. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  10. Ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders and maintain a professional, courteous demeanor.
  11. Ability to keep accurate files and records.  

In order to receive veteran's preference, a copy of your DDForm 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), VA disabilityrating (if applicable), or a DD Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) must be attachedto your application.

Go to
https://texasskillstowork.com/,https://www.onetonline.org/,or http://www.careeronestop.org/for assistance translating your military experience and training courses intocivilian job terms, qualifications/requirements, and skill sets.

AdditionalMilitary Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information isavailable from the Texas State Auditor's Office at Education MOS Codes.

If you are scheduled for an interview and require anyreasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiringrepresentative who calls you to schedule your interview.  Whenever possible, please give the hiringrepresentative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will becontacted.

Due to the high volume of applications,we do not accept telephone calls.  Ifyou submitted your application through the
CAPPSCareer Center (https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en), you mayalso check the status of your application by accessing your profile andselecting My Jobpage and selecting My Submissions.

Thank you for considering employment with the Texas Juvenile JusticeDepartment.

The Texas Juvenile Justice Department does notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,or disability in employment or the provision of services.