Vocational Trade Instructor Juvenile BS (Culinary) - Long Cr

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in South Portland, Maine, United States

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Vocational Trade Instructor Juvenile BS (Culinary) – Long Creek Youth Development Center

South Portland , Maine , United States | Correctional Services | Full-time Apply by: Aug. 19, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply with IndeedApply

Vocational Trade Instructor Juvenile BS – Culinary


Code: 5282

Pay Grade:01$48,339.97 – $73,078.53 (includes $0.60/hour Institutional Stipend & 10% Salary Adjustment)

Open: August 05, 2022

Close: August 19, 2022


The Department of Corrections, A.R. Gould School is accepting applications for a Vocational Trade Instructor for Culinary classes at Long Creek Youth Development Center, South Portland, Maine. This recruitment is open to Department of Corrections employees as well as outside candidates.


This is professional services work in teaching vocational trades subjects and supporting and supervising Juvenile students enrolled in a technical/vocational trades training program. Responsibilities include developing curricula and educational plans, instructing classes, and evaluating student progress. Work is performed under limited supervision.


+ Instructs students in technical/vocational subjects in order to equip students with employable skills.

+ Develops and updates course curriculum and individual education plans for each student in order to provide effective learning.

+ Monitors and evaluates student progress in order to ensure student leaning objectives are attained.

+ Prepares and maintains student records and reports in order to document student progress and provide information.

+ Counsels individual students in order to resolve learning problems.

+ Formulates and maintains a grading system in order to equitably judge and document student progress and provide information.

+ Counsels individual students in order to resolve learning problems.

+ Formulates and maintains a grading system in order to equitably judge and document student effort against an established standard.

+ Knowledge of contemporary and emerging hardware and software systems.

+ Knowledge of teaching principles, practices, and techniques.

+ Ability to maintain application of welding skills used within educational programs.

+ Ability to evaluate student progress and performance.

+ Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

+ Ability to prepare clear and concise written reports.

+ Ability to develop course curricula and lesson plans.

+ Ability to maintain discipline

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:(Entry level knowledges, skills, and/or abilities may be acquired through,BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TOthe following coursework/training and/or experience).

A Bachelors Degree in vocational education or a related field – OR – a completed apprenticeship and three (3) years of employment in the specific subject area – OR – a two (2) year certificate from a technical institution and three (3) years of employment in the specific subject area – OR – a high school diploma or GED and six (6) years of employment in the specific subject area of food service.

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:(These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Maine Teacher’s Certificate in vocational education as issued by the Department of Education.


No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage- The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit- Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.

+ Dental Insurance- The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan- The State of Maine contributes 14.53% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement- Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts- Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness- The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation- Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC220608673

Posted On: Aug 07, 2022

Updated On: Aug 22, 2022