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TJJD - Teacher - CTE - Graphic Design & Multi Media Arts - (GID) - 38314

Company: CAPPS
Location: Giddings
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description


Complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and the following additional forms (available at

  • TJJD Employment Application Supplement (HR-003)
  • Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form (HR-028)
  • Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation (HR-975)
  • Authorization to Release Information (HR-074)

    Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays in your consideration for this position.

    Apply Online at and attach to the application the above additional forms along with copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).

    Apply through Work-In-Texas at will also need to complete and attach to the application the supplemental questions/forms indicated above along with a copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).The additional forms are available at: and can be submitted via email

    Apply via Email to completed application, supplemental questions/forms, and copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214).


    Your job application must be completely filled out and include all employment, do not limit employment to the past 10-15 years.Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment (month & year), supervisor's name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week.If any of this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete.Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

    Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications.


    State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at include:Retirement plan, paid group health & life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program.Optional add-on benefits include:Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary AD&D Insurance, Dependent Health & Life insurance, Health & Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc.Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty.


    Plans, organizes, implements, and delivers the instructional program in the content area of assignment at the state school for youth who have been adjudicated delinquent of felony offenses, assigned to a high security correctional facility, and have a wide variety of temperaments and specialized needs.Work involves assessing students, providing individualized, competency-based instruction, and maintaining a positive teaching/learning environment in which youth are guided and encouraged to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

    May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per work week and/or be on call.


    Plans, prepares, and delivers instructional activities that facilitate an active learning environment.

    Observes and evaluates youth's performance and development; provides appropriate feedback on work; and encourages and monitors the progress of individual students.

    Identifies the learning needs of students and interprets assessment information. Identifies and selects different instructional resources and methods to meet youths' varying needs.

    Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities.

    Maintains accurate and complete records of youths' progress and development; and updates all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws and agency policies.

    Provides educational services to potentially aggressive/combative youth in a correctional setting with a wide variety of temperaments (volatile, aggressive, suicidal) and specialized needs (chemically dependent, sexual offenders).

    Treats youth with respect in all situations and the ability to react quickly and effectively to verbally and physically defuse hazardous, combative, volatile situations on an as needed basis.

    Keeps up to date with developments in the subject area, teaching resources, and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans.

    Monitors outcomes for racial, ethnic, and gender disparities and takes action to address identified disparities.

    Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

    Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures:

  • Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible.
  • Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested time frames.

    Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies.



    Bachelor's degree and a valid Secondary Texas Teacher Certification in the specified subject assignment area.Must be highly qualified in all areas of teaching assignment.

    Note:Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course hours required to meet minimum qualifications must be from an accredited educational institution.

    Pre-employment conditions require acceptable results from mandatory:

    • pre-employment drug test;
      • finger printing and criminal records check;
      • Fitness-for-Duty Assessment which may include both physical and behavior evaluations.

        Requirements for Continued Employment:

        • Failure to maintain required licensure/certification will result in termination of employment.
        • Obtain and maintain certification in TJJD's Use of Force techniques, which requires physical restraint of juveniles.

          This position is subject to mandatory pre-employment drug testing and any offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results from a drug screen conducted for the agency.


          The following physical demands and working conditions are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


          Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

          Ability to see

          Ability to hear (with or without aid)

          Ability to perform tactile discernment

          Heavy lifting, 45 lbs. & over

          Climbing ladders

          Heavy carrying, 45 lbs. & over


          Repeated bending

          Operate motor equipment

          Reaching above shoulder

          Dual simultaneous grasping

          Identify colors


          Depth perception








          Climbing stairs

          Manual/finger dexterity


          Knowledge of:

          • State and federal education laws and regulations.
          • Subject matter to be taught.

            Skill in:

            • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

              Ability to:

              • Implement Texas Education Agency (TEA) education policies and procedures.
              • Review and implement agency policies, procedures, and operating guidelines.
              • Convey and interpret information to students.
              • Lead discussions.
              • Communicate orally and in writing with students, parents, administrators, and other professionals involved in the education of agency youth.
              • Work under stressful conditions, with possible occurrences of extreme heightened stress.
              • Work independently with minimum supervision.
              • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders and maintain a professional, courteous demeanor.
              • Keep accurate files and records.
              • Work in excess of 40 hours per work week and/or be on-call.


                In order to receive veteran's preference, a copy of your DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), VA disability rating (if applicable), or a DD Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) must be attached to your application.

                Go to,, or for assistance translating your military experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements, and skill sets.

                Additional Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Code or Crosswalk information is available from the Texas State Auditor's Office at Education MOS Codes.


                If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview.Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.

                Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

                Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls.If you submitted your application through the CAPPS Career Center (, you may also check the status of your application by accessing your profile and selecting My Jobpage and selecting My Submissions.

                Thank you for considering employment with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.


                The Texas Juvenile Justice Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Keywords: CAPPS, Austin , TJJD - Teacher - CTE - Graphic Design & Multi Media Arts - (GID) - 38314, Education / Teaching , Giddings, Texas

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