EDUCATION DIRECTOR in Pecos, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

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    Pecos, TX
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Job Description


Compensation Base: $55,000.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


Plans and administers program of correlated academic and social education in the facility.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Confers with teaching, administrative, and private curriculum contractor to plan and implement a program designed to meet the needs of the inmate population.
  • Visits classroom to observe effectiveness of instructional methods and materials.
  • Evaluates classroom instructional techniques and suggests methods for improvement.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with colleges, community organizations, and other schools to coordinate educational services.
  • Confers with Federal, State and local school officials to develop programs and curricula and to establish guidelines for the facility's academic and social education programs.
  • Assists in recruiting, interviewing, and selection of educational personnel.
  • Prepares budget requests for educational programs, orders school supplies, and prepares records and reports.
  • Conducts follow-up studies to evaluate the effectiveness of academic and social education programs.
  • Formulates plans and policies for educational programming and submits them to the Assistant Facility Administrator-Programs for approval.
  • Advises facility administration on implementation of applicable State and Federal programs and procedures.
  • Shall prepare and submit a comprehensive budget no later than August 1 each year.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Education or a related field.
  • Must have a state teaching certificate.
  • Two (2) years of classroom teaching experience and educational supervisory experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of educational philosophies and practices.
  • Effective supervisory skills.