Office of Correctional Education is Hiring!

Would you like a great and rewarding job? Jobs with OCE have health, dental and vision benefits, CALPERS retirement and salary advancement opportunities. OCE is expanding education programming and needs additional staff to provide learning and training opportunities to inmates within each prison. OCE is hiring Senior Librarians, Librarians, Library Technical Assistants; Academic Teachers and Career Technical Education (CTE) Instructors. Come join the OCE team.

What is OCE?

The OCE Vision is to “Create a correctional education system where inmate/students receive the necessary academic and work skills to successfully reintegrate into their community thus improving public safety.” The OCE adult schools serve several thousand California state inmates each day by providing programming in Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Equivalency (HSE), Voluntary Education Program, (VEP) and Career Technical Education (CTE). Libraries offer materials to support inmate employment, community reentry and life skills. The libraries also provide legal resources and recreational and educational materials at each prison. OCE programming includes face to face college classes, distant education, recreation services, educational television programming and community transition planning.


OCE Employment Opportunities Available:

Librarian Services

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 OVERVIEW

Library Services are offered at all institutions, providing inmates with an extensive collection of recreational fiction and non-fiction books, as well as reference reading materials; e.g. selected periodicals, encyclopedias, selected Career Technical Education and college level textbooks, and basic literacy materials recommended by the American Library Association and the American Correctional Association. Additionally, the legal research materials in all of the libraries are offered in digital format and provide meaningful access to the courts in accord with all current court requirements. The libraries also offer materials to support inmate rehabilitation, and include resources on employment, community reentry, and life skills.


 EXAM BULLETINS & TESTING

Once on page arrow down to “Library Services (Adult and/or Juvenile Facilities)” and click on the specific title under “Exam Bulletins” to view requirements. Return to previous screen and under “Test Type” click on the “QA” for the specific job title and fill out along with a State Application (Std. Form 678) and send to the address listed on the last page of the “QA” for placement on the Library Services employment list.


 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

In “Job Title” for librarians type “Librarian” for Library Technical Assistance type “Library”, then click on “Find Jobs”.


 HOW TO APPLY
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Teachers

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 OVERVIEW

The academic teachers provide a learning environment to support the education needs of the inmate students. Academic programming is provided for a range of student needs, from those who cannot read or write through helping prepare them to obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent. Academic teachers provide students with interactive, relevant and high interest instruction aligned to the College and Career Readiness standards. Students’ progress at their own pace and receive individualized support within the academic classes.


 EXAM BULLETINS & TESTING

Find the “Teachers (Adult and/or Juvenile Facilities)” listings and click on the title of the specific teacher under “Exam Bulletins” to view requirements. Return to previous screen and under “Test Type” click on the “QA” for the specific job title and fill out along with a State Application (Std. Form 678) and send to the address listed on the last page of the “QA” for placement on the Teacher employment list.


 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

In “Class Code” type 2290 for High School, 2287 for Elementary, 2295 Physical Education, 2288 for Emotionally Learning Handicapped then click on “Find Jobs”.


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Vocational Instructors

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  OVERVIEW

The Career Technical Education (CTE) instructors, also known as Vocational instructors, provide training in six different career sectors, which includes; the building and construction trades, energy and utilities, finance and business , public service, manufacturing and product development, and transportations. Many programs include green technology, skills, such as solar, geothermal and smart energy management practices. The CTE programs offer training to meet industry work standards and provide an opportunity to earn industry certifications recognized by potential employers after release from prison.


 EXAM BULLETINS & TESTING

Click on the title of the specific trade under “Exam Bulletins” to view requirements. Return to previous screen and under “Test Type” click on the QA and fill out along with a State Application (Std. Form 678) and send to the address listed on the last page of the QA to be placed on the employment list.


 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

In “Job Title” type “Vocational Instructor” highlight the vocation trade desired then click on “Find Jobs”.


 HOW TO APPLY
 RESOURCES

Our Vision: Create a correctional education system where inmate/students receive the necessary academic and work skills to successfully reintegrate into their community thus improving public safety.