Teacher-Career Education (Criminal Justice), Capital Region BOCES

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To instruct high school students in the proper practices, procedures and skills associated with the Criminal Justice industry. To provide entry level skills allowing students to enter the job market or to continue their education at the post-secondary level. To be involved in developing partnership programs with local colleges and universities.

1. To develop in each pupil, an awareness and understanding coupled with the skills and knowledge in the security industry.

2. To be responsible for developing and evaluating course plans.

3. To strive to instill in each pupil safe work habits, the importance of continuation of his/her education and assets of reliability, competence, loyalty and dependability.


A. Should meet New York State Teaching Certification requirements in Criminal Justice (Unique/Emerging Occupations area) or able to meet requirements for the Transitional A certificate.

B. Requirements for the Transitional A certificate (Options A and B) are listed on the homepage of the NYS Education Department Teaching Certification under “Certification Requirements” in the category of “Unique and Emerging Occupations.” http://eservices.nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do

C. Two (2) years of related experience in the Criminal Justice Field is required.

D. Prior high school teaching preferred.

E. The candidate will have demonstrated the ability to provide sound instruction, ability to work in a team environment, work collaboratively with staff and administration and possess good written and verbal skills.

Additional Information: 

Starting Salary: Dependent upon step and column of current contract.

The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001

Starting Date: 2018-19 School Year

Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

For Further Information Contact: Capital Region BOCES 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road Albany, NY 12205 Reference Job #2018-190

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