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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/11/18

Applications Due09/27/18

Vacancy ID58836

AgencyCorrections and Community Supervision, Department of

TitleVocational Instructor 1-4

Occupational CategoryEducation, Teaching

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $40622 to $53568 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address Sing Sing Correctional Facility

354 Hunter Street

City Ossining


Zip Code10562

Minimum Qualifications Working knowledge of theory, principles, techniques of teaching.
Working knowledge of agencies policies, procedures of clients. Working knowledge of theory that forms the basis of vocational subject. Working knowledge of use of tools, machines and equipment in trade. Ability to develop effective relations with each learner. Ability to motivate learners. Ability to apply different methods to meet specific situations. Ability to verbally communicate ideas effectively to learners. Ability to use the tools, machines and equipment to demonstrate. Ability to evaluate and record learners performance and progress. Ability to plan and implement curriculum and lesson plans.

Level 1 - 4 years of trade experience or "AS" degree appropriate to teaching field and 2 years of such experience or "BA" degree to the teaching field and 1 year of such experience. Level 2 - meeting the level 1 qualifications, must have completed 6 credit hours toward obtaining a New York State certification for teaching trade specialty. Level 3 - possession of valid provisional New York State certificate for trade specialty.

Duties Description Vocational Instructors, each of the 4 levels, perform same tasks except more experienced Instructors special with course planning, materials, techniques. Also teaching trade experience. Prepare or modify course outline/prepare the course outline/prepare daily-weekly lesson plans/conduct a schedule/instruction/demonstration for learners. Supervise practical applications of formal instruction. Devise methods conduct evaluations of performance and progress of each learner. Duties: make plans for assignment and course objectives/determines needs and abilities/administer standard tests, observes ability to use tools, machines and other equipment/administer practical-theory determine learners achievement/develop-modify standard syllabus/prepare daily-weekly lesson plans, scheduling. From daily-weekly lesson plans, determines need for tools, books teachings aids, materials and equipment. Determines need for a Teaching Assistant for a project or activity.

Additional Comments The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the classification standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing services for current information on minimum qualification required for appointment of examination.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Donna Malaralatella

Telephone 914-941-0108


Email Address


Street Sing Sing Correctional Facility

354 Hunter Street

City Ossining

State NY

Zip Code 10562


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