Independent Living Instructor II

Recruitment #200612-Z18B-I01

Introduction

Oklahoma School for the Blind - Muskogee.

May be filled at Level I, Z18A

Essential Functions: 
Instruct blind and visually impaired students. Position will instruct students on independent living skills, daily hygiene, cooking and cleaning skills. This position will complete tasks analysis and monitoring students’ progress of independent daily living skills, and tasks such as transportation to the grocery store.

Assigned Shift: Monday – Wednesday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Thursday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Regular Days Off: Friday – Sunday.

Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel.

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/ok/). 

Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp).
   
For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please contact Human Resources at HR@okdrs.gov.

For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2177.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the training and instruction of individuals in a school for the developmentally disabled or physically disabled.  This will include developing and presenting curricula, following implementation strategies and increasing the individual’s capacity for independent living, social interaction and functioning in the work environment.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Independent Living Instructor job family consists of four  levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:   
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for instructing and teaching developmentally or physically disabled individuals daily living skills, work habits and social skills.  This will include assisting in the development of curricula and preparing lesson plans and instructional materials, as well as conducting classes and presenting materials.

Level II:   
This is the specialist level of this job family where employees are routinely assigned advanced level work involving instruction and teaching of developmentally or physically disabled individuals, task analysis and monitoring progress of activities and independent responsibility for development of the curricula used in developmental training programs. Work is performed with a high degree of freedom to plan, develop and organize all phases as necessary for completion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years of experience working with developmentally disabled individuals in a residential care or treatment facility, including one year providing training and instruction for the developmentally disabled.

Level II:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one additional year of qualifying experience in a residential care of treatment facility providing training and instruction for the developmentally disabled or physically disabled.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.