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Abolished Date: 2014-11-14

Class Series Concept

This category includes institution teachers with the “T” range salary designation.  

Distinguishing Characteristics

Positions at this level receive limited supervision and make decisions independently, exercising discretion in setting priorities, developing instructional strategies, and lesson plans. Positions are certified teachers and provide academic, recreational, and other educational services to children and adults at state residential schools or inmates at adult correctional institutions.

Typical Work

Teaches elementary and secondary school subjects and directs other educational services and classes for emotionally disturbed or mentally disabled children, or inmates of adult correctional institutions; 

Prepares lesson plans and sets up class projects; 

Assists in maintenance of school discipline; 

Prepares reports of attendance, progress, and abilities of each student for school officials and parents; 

Participates in teachers’ meetings to discuss and resolve problems and coordinates efforts; 

Positions may supervise lower level staff. 

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.   

This class has certification requirements.

Desirable Qualifications

Positions typically require a Bachelor’s degree


60 additional semester hours of college course work in education or subjects directly related to teaching assignment and a valid Standard teaching certificate issued by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Class Specification History

New class effective June 1, 2005; Institution Teacher 3 (replaces 2150D Institution Teacher D).
Abolished; adopted November 13, 2014, effective November 14, 2014.

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