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EDUCATION & INSTRUCTION SPECIALIST
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
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Date Posted: 09/23/2020
Posting Expires: 09/29/2020
Summary
The Education and Instruction Specialist is responsible for providing educational and training programs to the general public, special needs students, and/or employees. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Provides education and training in academic, functional, or recreational areas as specified in approved lesson/training plans; uses appropriate classroom tools and equipment such as visual aids to enhance learning. Prepares specialized lesson and training plans, curriculum and work study programs; creates and/or modifies teaching materials and learning aids for students with sensory impairments. Evaluates student progress through written work, observation, testing and oral feedback, and complete necessary reports. Researches, compiles and submits training data for monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Maintains documentation of classes, evaluations, and other related information; produces complete, accurate, and legible records of training and evaluations. Submits reports to appropriate person or location based on standard operating procedure; produces reports as assigned and completes and transmits other documentation, data, or reports as needed or assigned. Plans and conducts extra-curricular activities for students. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of training program development and presentation techniques. Knowledge of teaching principles and methods. Ability to research, develop, evaluate, and revise training programs. Ability to coordinate and conduct training programs. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records. Ability to present ideas and information to large and diverse groups.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, special education, or a related field, plus two years of experience in a related educational or program field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Current Arkansas Teaching License
Certified Special Education Teacher K – 12
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services

Hiring Official
Jennifer Ethridge

Special Work Condition


Special Application Information
GENERAL INFORMATION:
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list.
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FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY:
**EXPERIENCE CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THIS JOB TITLE**
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Behavior Science
Child and Family Development
Child Development
Counseling (any field)
Criminal Justice
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Family Development
Family Services
Home Economics
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Services
Psychology
Rehabilitation Science
Social Welfare
Sociology
Social Work
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
Job Details
Position No.: 22097805
Class Code: E048C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: CONWAY
Job County/Region: Faulkner
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone: 501-682-1667
Email: DHS.Recruiting@arkansas.gov
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