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IDOC - Instructor

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/01
Posting End Date: 2024/07/15
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Education
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Kuna, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 26.70
Maximum Salary: 29.37
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


The Idaho Department of Correction has a vacancy for an Instructor at the Mountain View Transformation Center (MVTC) in Boise, Idaho. Applicants must be willing to work in a Correctional environment and the incumbent will be required to work in direct contact with residents both one-on-one and in a group setting. The desirable candidate should have experience working with adult learners and knowledge of GED curriculum. The position requires the incumbent to work some non-traditional hours to include some nights and weekends.


  1. Determines educational goals and develops curriculum. 
  2. Plans class activities. 
  3. Assesses students' needs and capabilities. 
  4. Administers and interprets diagnostic tests. 
  5. Determines appropriate instructional methods.
  6. Develops course materials. 
  7. Provides individual and group instruction. 
  8. Evaluates students' progress and behavior and prepares reports. 
  9. Counsels students regarding educational program and personal problems. 
  10. Obtains supplies for class. 
  11. Maintains students' records. 
  12. Provides input to staff regarding educational and behavioral objectives. 
  13. Coordinates students' educational or vocational goals with staff. 
  14. Consults with other instructors on course development and students' progress. 
  15. Consults with other agencies and organizations regarding students' progress and behavior. 
  16. Monitors students' behavior to maintain discipline and ensure safety and security of fellow students, staff, self, equipment, and materials.
  17. Reports accidents, changes in health, or other emergencies to nursing staff or security.
  18. Prepares conduct reports.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Eligible for Idaho Standard Secondary Education Certificate; OR Eligible for Occupational Specialist Certificate: OR ; have a Bachelor's degree and at least two years experience teaching individuals in a group setting. 
  2. Must be willing to work in a correctional facility. 

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. A current teaching license is preferred.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit 


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected] 

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.