Date:  Sep 24, 2023

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Requisition No: 806160 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70062923 

Salary:  $50,000.08 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 01/14/2024 



This is a regional advertisement for multiple Career Service Academic Teacher positions. This advertisement will be used to fill numerous positions at various correctional institutions across the region. Linked below is a map of Region III with facilities. You will need to notate during the application stage, which facilities you prefer.


Region III Institutional Map


Salary Rate: $50,000.08 annually





The incumbent in this position is responsible for teaching assigned academic subjects to students at a correctional institution/facility. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans, develops and conducts classes in the assigned subject(s). Utilizes various teaching techniques and activities to assist students with their educational advancement. Responsible for the supervision of inmates assigned to the class. Conducts roll calls, counts and maintains attendance records. Ensures that order and discipline are maintained in the classroom.
  • Continually evaluates students and makes determinations as to overall progress. Administer grades and evaluates tests.
  • Counsels and advises individuals regarding their program progress, behavior or personal concerns.
  • Participates in staff meetings, seminars and workshops to identify needed curriculum changes and to facilitate professional development.
  • Assists in budget preparation and processing purchase requests for the education program.



  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
  • Comprehensive health insurance and life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment benefits.
  • Supplemental Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Hospitalization insurance.
  • Tuition-Free college courses.
  • 457 Tax Deferred Retirement Plan.



Please note, when submitting a college/university degree, if selected for this position official transcripts will be required.

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; and
  • Possess or be eligible to apply for a State of Florida Educator's Certificate. 
    • SPECIAL NOTE:  Non-certified applicants must obtain a State of Florida Educator’s Certificate within 12 months of hire.  State of Florida Educator’s Professional Certificate must be obtained prior to the expiration of Temporary Certificate.

For further consideration, copies of college transcripts or diplomas must be submitted with the application. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview.


Below are the next steps to becoming a Academic Teacher:


To be considered for the position, you must complete both of the steps above.


If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.


Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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