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Military Affairs, Department of

Teacher (Science or Math) 

Job Announcement Code(s): 17-02590

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
TEACHER 17-02590
    Challenge Academy Instructor

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay will be between $17.25 and $28.46 per hour, depending upon the qualifications of the individual selected (13-04), plus an excellent benefits package. A twelve-month probationary period is required. For current permanent state employees, pay will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan’s rules that apply to pay upon transfer, reinstatement, voluntary demotion, or promotion transactions.
Stephen Janisch, Human Resources Specialist-Snr, 608-242-3166,
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
The online application process must be completed to apply. Applications will be accepted until the needs of the agency are met.
Assessment Information:
58200 -  280  TEACHER 
Preview Assessment  

If you would like to make a difference in the lives of troubled young adults, then this may be the job for you! The Department of Military Affairs (DMA), Wisconsin National Guard Challenge Academy (WINGCA), currently has a Teacher vacancy, for the subjects of Science or Math. This position is located at Fort McCoy.

Position Summary:   Under the general supervision of the Teacher Supervisor, this position instructs and educates cadets enrolled in the Wisconsin National Guard Challenge Academy (WINGCA). Teachers will provide group and individual instruction, evaluate progress, and prescribe appropriate remediation. Responsibilities include maintenance and evaluation of academic records, reporting data as required, and acting as an education sponsor to individual cadets. The teacher will monitor and manage cadet behavior, attend staff meetings, serve on school and program committees and serve as an Academy team member. The teacher will, upon request, provide training to staff, interns, and others, and engage in specialized instruction and special projects.

Special Notes:   A criminal background check will be done on applicants before job offer due to this position’s access to a vulnerable population. Must possess a valid Occupational Driver’s license upon appointment, and acquire certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® as prescribed by the Crisis Prevention Institute within 12 months of employment.


Qualified applicants must meet one of the following:

·         Possess state certification/licensure by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) at the middle/secondary or high school level (6-12, 7-12, or 9-12) in one or more academic area, OR

·         Possess a Bachelor’s degree and have completed a Wisconsin state approved Educator Preparation Program, including meeting all Wisconsin testing requirements, OR

·         For those outside of Wisconsin, possess a Bachelor’s degree and have completed a state approved Educator Preparation Program that meets all of DPI’s requirements, as well as meeting all Wisconsin testing requirements, and be currently eligible for a DPI teacher certification/license.


A well-qualified candidate will also have:

·         Knowledge of current academic or vocational teaching methods.

·         Ability to communicate with people of diverse cultural backgrounds; using interpersonal skills to gain confidence and cooperation of youth; ability to relate, understand and accept youth.

·         Ability to act as an effective team member.

·         Knowledge of curriculum planning.

How To Apply:   To be considered for this position you must attach a resume and provide a small amount of information in a text box.

Click on the “Login to Apply” button at the top of this announcement. If you do not currently have a Wisc.Jobs account, you will need to create one. The WiscJobs site has instructions on how to create an account on its front page under “Applicant Information”.

Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, fax or as a hard copy.

Application materials will be evaluated and qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you have problems with or are unable to complete the online application process, contact the HR Contact listed at the top of the announcement.

Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees eligible for reinstatement) must apply through the open recruitment application process.


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