Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce.
You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming.
Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
How Do I Qualify for this Position? To be considered for the position, you must meet the following basic qualification requirements: Basic Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited or pre-accredited institution that included or was supplemented by supervised student teaching, and at least one course in each of the following areas: general psychology, human development, history and/or philosophy of education, and teaching methods at the learning level of the position to be filled, i.e., elementary or secondary learning level.
For secondary school teaching positions, applicants must also have had at least 24 semester hours (or equivalent) of course work in each of the principal fields of instruction.
AND Applicants must meet the degree and course requirements shown above, and, in addition, applicants must have had at least 24 semester hours (or the equivalent) of course work in special education that included at least one course covering the teaching of exceptional students and courses in the appropriate field (s) of specialization.
NOTE: Applicants who meet the basic requirements as described above qualify for the GL-05 level.
AND In addition to having the above Basic Requirements, applicants must also meet the following: Education: GL-07: One year of graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement.
OR Experience: GL-07: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service.
To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience could be: GL-07: Experience in teaching with full and primary responsibility for the instruction assigned students, including remedial subjects to meet special needs, throughout the learning period.nExperience in the preparation and presentation of lessons for special needs students, including evaluation of progress.nExperience in maintaining student records, and ensuring special learning needs are being addressed.nExperience in following standardized curricula and lesson plans for students’ with special needs.
OR Combination of Education and Experience: GL-07: Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required for next lower grade may be combined with experience.
This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.
To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
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