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LIFE SKILLS INSTRUCTOR in Lawton, OK at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/6/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lawton, OK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/6/2022
  • Job ID:
    32844/34008/190684

Job Description

Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Salary: $12.10 hr.

Bonus (if applicable): $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus

Shift:

Benefits: Full-time employees 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 SIGN-ON BONUS!***

Looking for a company where you can really make a difference? We have a position for you if you are passionate about people and believe that everyone deserves a second chance! Our company, the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, is seeking an experienced Life Skills Instructor who has what it takes to prepare inmates and detainees for reentry into the community. You'll help them with self-esteem, problem-solving, relationships, and other related issues. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to build a long-term career and grow professionally.  

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.

We need your help to ensure that our inmates/detainees have a successful transition back into society. Typical responsibilities include: 

  • Providing general classroom guidance for career planning, social adjustment, life skills, and personal management.
  • Defining terminology and identifying community resources to explain the reality of pre-release activities and plans to inmates and detainees.
  • Reviewing curriculums and resources available to enhance inmates' and detainees' participation in pre-release/life skill programs and activities.
  • Assessing inmates’ and detainees’ needs and referring them to appropriate staff.
  • Helping inmates and detainees in planning and developing an individual post-release plan and encouraging them to assume the responsibility for post-release behaviors and activities. 

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

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area preferred.
  • Relevant teaching and/or counseling experience in a correctional setting preferred.
  • Appropriate valid teaching certification if required by the client agency.

We would prefer someone with a Bachelor's degree in a related area as well as relevant teaching and/or counseling experience in a correctional setting.

Physical Requirements

In this position you will sit a lot, however you might occasionally have to: lift or carry up to 10 lbs.; Push or pull up to 40 lbs.; bend, stoop, walk, stand, reach above shoulder level, and work with machinery.

 

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