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Iowa Western Community College

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Application for Employment

Please send completed employment application and resume to:

Human Resources
Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd. Box 4-C
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

For Professional Staff positions please include a minimum salary requirement in your cover letter. For all Faculty and Adjunct positions please include an IWCC Application, Cover Letter, Resume and Unofficial Transcripts.

CCF Instructor


Located at the Clarinda Correctional Facility in Clarinda, IA



Bachelors Degree with current teaching certification.


Teach Literacy, ABE, vocational and/or High School Equivalency classes at the Clarinda Correctional Facility.


  • Provide instruction to offenders in literacy, adult basic education, vocational training and/or HISET preparation as assigned
  • Assess each new student for educational needs using formal tests (i.e. CASAS, TABE) and informal interview
  • Orientate new students to school rules and schedule into classes
  • Give offender students direction in setting short and long-term educational goals
  • Provide student offenders with a variety of multi-level materials to help them obtain their educational goals
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date lesson plans, cumulative student records and testing information on each student
  • Administer TABE and CASAS testing as deemed necessary to show growth or verify reading skills
  • Administer HISET Practice tests to determine readiness for HISET testing
  • Communicate with student Offender’s counselors to alert to problems/success
  • Coordinate with Special Education staff on needs of mainstreamed students
  • Record student attendance and maintain pay sheets for school workers and teacher aides
  • Cooperate with staff/colleagues in planning and implementing educational activities
  • Assist with the development of curriculum
  • Keep records, supply reports/data, information or documentation as requested by the Education Coordinator or Department personnel
  • Initiate the appropriate verbal/written reports as deemed by policy and procedures of CCF, IWCC, and DOC
  • Be alert to and adhere to current custody and security policies and procedures of CCF, IWCC, and DOC
  • Supervise the use, security and safe storage of all equipment and materials
  • Train, schedule, and supervise offender teacher aides and educational aides
  • Keep current with the trends and issues that affect the institution and teaching profession
  • Maintain professional communication and decorum at all times
  • Attend professional development workshops, staff development, and classes to sharpen teaching skills and maintain current teaching license
  • Complete required DOC security training
  • Perform other educational duties as deemed necessary by the Educational Coordinator

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Application Deadline:

open until filled