Teaching Assistant - Topeka - Shawnee County Adult Detention Center
ORION Education and Training
13939 Diagonal Road
Classified - Position - Other (Classified)
ORION Education and Training has an opening for a full-time Teaching Assistant at the Shawnee County Adult Detention Center (ADC). This position will be part of the Adult Diploma Completion Program offered through the Topeka Location. This program works in cooperation with local school districts to give adults 18 and older an opportunity to earn credits necessary to meet graduation requirements and obtain a high school diploma.
Act as primary liaison between Orion Topeka main location and the Shawnee County ADC.
Facilitate online coursework for student inmates under guidance of Orion Topeka teachers.
Maintain a safe, disciplined classroom conducive to learning.
Monitor and evaluate student progress.
Follow and enforce policies and regulations for both ORION and the Shawnee County ADC.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: Working with adult learners, in human services, or within the justice system
Technology Skills: G Suite applications, digital literacy, file management
Other Skills: Communication, organization, self-regulation, problem solving, creative and independent thinking
Must be able to pass a drug test and background check