Instructor, Vocational

GEO Group Inc. Hobbs, NM
Job Description

Facility: Lea County Correctional Facility

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


This is an academic programs position. The focus is to create a vocational technical and academic environment that provides inmates/detainees the opportunity to maximize their learning potential and achieve or enhance an ability to perform vocational tasks.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Provides instruction to inmates/detainees for various labor and/or technical skills through classroom instruction, demonstration and practical exercises.

* Maintains records including testing, daily offender work, attendance and general record keeping.

* Assesses educational needs of inmates, develops lessons plans to address those needs to include individualized assignments and training.

* Administers, scores, and interprets examinations and proficiency indicators.

* Counsels students concerning their performance, behavior and personal problems.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

* Bachelor's degree or high school diploma/equivalency and five (5) years relevant wage-earning work experience required.

* Two (2) years teaching experience required.

* Valid teaching certification from the state Department of Education or comparable authority required.

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