at Arkansas Government Job in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
Date: Dec 16, 2021
Req ID: 13925
Jonesboro, AR, US, 72404
Category: AR DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,404.94
Position Number: 22098101
Posting End Date: 12/31/2021
Anticipated Starting Salary: $32,404.94
The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.
Class Code: L066C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $32,405.00 – $46,987.00
The Rehabilitation Instructor is responsible for teaching handicapped clients higher-level vocational, daily living, and social skills, to encourage independent functioning, and/or providing guidance and in-service training to other instructors. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Performs a lead role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of co-workers and/or subordinate employees by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines, reviewing and monitoring the work performed, interpreting policies, procedures, or precedents, and providing supervisory or management staff with project updates, on a regular and recurring basis, to ensure adherence to project goals and timeframes. Instructs students in skilled trades, business education, and other higher-level vocational subjects and personal skills required to prepare them for home or community living and/or economic self-sufficiency. Utilizes work methods, tools, and teaching techniques modified to accommodate individual student handicaps. Administers assessment tests and interprets results to determine client’s progress, strengths, and needs. Monitors students’ behavior and provides positive reinforcement and corrective procedures, as needed to implement behavior modification program. Develops and revises training programs, based on individual assessment results, to capitalize on client’s strengths and minimize weaknesses. Writes reports such as staffing, progress, and behavioral incident reports, to document services provided and client status, and maintains files. Attends client staffing reviews, with in-house treatment staff from other disciplines, to participate in establishing and monitoring client’s overall treatment and training objectives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the subject(s) and/or skill(s) being taught. Knowledge of rehabilitation teaching techniques. Knowledge of learning aids and teaching materials appropriate to the subject area and students’ handicaps. Ability to develop and implement training programs appropriate to the individual’s functioning level and treatment goals. Ability to administer and interpret assessment tests and prepare reports. Ability to implement behavior modification programs. Ability to conduct training sessions and provide functional supervision to other instructors. Ability to interact with others to inform, discuss, and resolve problems.
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, special education, psychology, or a related field; plus one year of experience in the area being taught. 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.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro