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    This position serves as Education Services Specialist for the Military Correctional Complex (MCC). You will assist with providing, planning, creating and implementing a comprehensive inmate program, which includes basic education and life skills training; advanced education; post-secondary education; and distance learning education.

    In this role you may:

    • Moving expenses are NOT authorized, based on a determination that a move is not in the Government's interest.
    • Recruitment relocation and/or retention incentives MAY be offered for this position.
    • This position has been designated as a primary/rigorous and is eligible for Law Enforcement (LEO) retirement coverage under the provisions of title 5 USC 8336(c) and 8412(d) by DoD memorandum dated 19 August 2010. The maximum entry age for positions covered under this retirement is 37 years old. Retirement from this position is mandatory at age 57 with 20 years of LEO service. The maximum entry age may be waived under certain circumstances. Individuals who are past the maximum entry age limit, but previously served in a primary position, MAY be reinstated.
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    As an Education Services Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Assess inmate records to establish educational level.
    • Administer diagnostic interest, surveys, and/or tests to establish education and vocational goals.
    • Assist in developing valid educational plans and realistic career goals for re-entry into society.
    • Develop program goals based on the needs of the inmate population.
    • Assess the quality of the educational services provided in order to make recommendations on process improvement.
    • Develop curriculum to meet educational needs.Compose lesson plans for use in educational courses.
    • Prepare reports on inmate progress in support of pre-release efforts.Enroll inmates in appropriate courses based on individual assessment results.

    Travel required

    Occasional travel - Expected temporary duty travel is 5% or less.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion potential


    Who may apply

    This job is open to…

    Current Federal Employees; Former Federal Employees; Merit Promotion; Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only; Status Candidates; ICTAP; VEOA; Schedule A; Individuals with Disabilities; Military Spouses; Peace Corps; Vista

    Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

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