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INSTRUCTOR, ACADEMICS in Lawton, OK at GEO Secure Services

Date Posted: 5/14/2023

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Job Description


Pay: 41,683.20 Annually

Bonus (if applicable): $1,000.00 Sign on Bonus


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

****$1,000.00 Signing Bonus****

Do you love teaching? Are you looking to work in a challenging and rewarding environment where you can really make a difference, and where career growth is supported? If you became a teacher to help people acquire knowledge and you believe that everyone deserves the highest quality of education, we have the role for you! This is your opportunity to join our growing team.  

Join a Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Role and Responsibilities

As an Academic Instructor with us, you will be teaching in a classroom environment to provide diverse students with adult basic education, English language development, special education, and basic subjects including reading, mathematics, and language arts. This role will require you to:

  • Teach career planning, social adjustment, and general life skills courses.
  • Instruct conversational English, as well as local ideas and customs to students with limited English proficiency.
  • Maintain records including testing, daily inmate/detainee work, and attendance. 
  • Evaluate and ensure inmate/detainee academic progress. 
  • Provide individual tutoring.

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!

Job Requirements

Competencies Required

If you have a natural ability for working in a team with a wide variety of members and you’re truly driven by the joy of seeing your students thrive, you are in the right place. Our employees feel proud to play a role in their students’ re-entry to society. Apply if you have:

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required.
  • Two (2) years of relevant teaching experience preferred.
  • Valid teaching certificate from the state Department of Education or comparable authority required.
  • Muss possess a valid state driver's license. (Oklahoma State Requirement)

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently: lift or carry up to 10 lbs.; bend, stoop, reach above shoulder level, walk, or stand.
  • Occasionally: lift or carry up to 20 lbs.; push or pull up to 40 lbs.; sit.


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