Employment Opportunities
Employment Opportunities
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Allegany County

Jefferson School at Finan Center

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Anne Arundel County

Hannah More at Millersville Elementary School

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Hannah More at Severn River Middle School

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Hannah More at Severna Park High School

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High Road Academy at Annapolis Middle School

High Road Academy at Bates Middle School

High Road Academy at Brooklyn Park Middle School

High Road Academy at Lindale Middle School

High Road Academy at Linthicum Elementary School

High Road School of Anne Arundel County

Kennedy Krieger at Southern High School

ASSISTANT TEACHER II

This part-time staff member will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students.  The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student.  This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students.  This staff member will fulfill all teacher duties and responsibilities in the periodic absence of the teacher.  It is understood that this staff member may be expected to assume all teacher duties during extended absences of a teacher.

Responsibilities:
  1. Assist with the implementation of instruction in accordance with students??? IEPs, in cooperation with a supervising teacher, using effective strategies for academic and behavioral success.
  2. Prepare for, and participate in parent conferences and interdisciplinary team meetings.
  3. Assume responsibilities during after school emergencies including but not limited to student supervision, phone communication, and written documentation.
  4. Provide support and leadership for curricular and extra-curricular activities, special events, and projects that support student-life and promote a positive school experience.
  5. Complete instructional-related duties as assigned by supervising teachers and administrators.
  6. Provide independent instruction, supervision, and classroom management in the absence of the supervising teacher.
  7. Implement behavioral protocols/assignments for students during instructional and non-instructional times.
  8. Utilize instructional and non-instructional times in a professional manner in keeping with administrative guidelines.
  9. Participate in and contribute to in-service training and staff meetings in a professional and collegial manner.
  10. Assist with the implementation of technology in instructional design and delivery in accordance with supervising teachers directions.
Qualifications:

 


EDUCATION:

Bachelors degree is required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.

Pathways School - Anne Arundel

The Forbush School at Anne Arundel

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The Harbour School at Annapolis
Social Worker position open immediately.  Please fax resume to 410-757-3722, attention: Bobbie Redmon

Baltimore City

Baltimore Lab School

Baltimore Lab School is growing, seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:



Director of Finance and Operations



Special Education Teacher



Substitute Teacher



For more information visit our website     

www.baltimorelabschool.org



Baltimore Academy

Gateway School

Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmount Campus

PROGRAM AIDE 


This staff member will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students with disabilities.  The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student.  This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students. In accordance with the classroom assignment, this individual will provide 1:1 supervision and instruction to students in the classroom and during off-campus community-based instruction.

Responsibilities:
  1. Carry out instructional programs for all students in accordance with the IEP.
  2. Complete instructional related duties as assigned, including preparing, organizing, and utilizing materials to develop skills in academic and behavioral areas for all students.
  3. Assist with the implementation of instruction and assessment in relation to the Maryland VSC, Core Learning Goals, SFS, Content Standards, and/or Industry Standards.
  4. Will implement all specified procedures for completion of data forms in an accurate and timely manner. 
  5. Create and modify tasks to reflect student needs/abilities.
  6. Follow classroom routines as outlined by teacher.
  7. Attend and actively participate in all supervision meetings and in-service trainings as assigned.
  8. Implement all protocols, behavioral plans and crisis procedures according to trained procedures. 
  9. Maintain a safe environment for students and staff, utilizing safe and effective behavior management strategies.
  10. Participate in team and classroom meetings as assigned.  Assist with the implementation of technology in instructional design and delivery.
Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

By the end of the employees initial evaluation period, every individual must meet No Child Left Behind Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following:  1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.)  a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.

  

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status or any other protected group status. 

Kennedy Krieger School: Greenspring Campus (L.E.A.P. Program)

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST LEVEL I OR II.   

All Occupational Therapists will perform evaluations and subsequent planning, execution of therapy programs for children with neuromotor dysfunction, sensory integrative disorders and emotional disturbances. The occupational therapist will participate in intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary training programs for staff, parents and community agencies. In addition, the occupational therapist will be involved in the supervision of Occupational Therapy students, COTA's and volunteers/ aides and maintain appropriate student records.

 

Responsibilities:

1. Screen, evaluate and treat students as per parent, teacher and or physician referral.

2. Educate parents/caretaker and staff in student care and design home programs as applicable.

3. Prepare written documentation including annual IEP's, quarterly reports, daily log notes, billing sheets and related service provider logs in accordance with KKI, Maryland OT guidelines, and Comar guidelines.

4. Effectively function within an interdisciplinary team.

5. Supervise fieldwork students (Level I and II), COTAS, aides, volunteers.

6. Assist in care and maintenance of therapy department equipment and supplies.

7. Participates and supports OT department activities, including in-services and peer reviews.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

-Baccalaureate Degree required, basic Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy (MA/MS) in OT preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of six months previous full-time fieldwork experience required.

-Previous experience in pediatrics preferred

 

RELATED TRAINING:

-PCM or CPI training will be provided by the department, according to the individual 

 program requirements. Employee must achieve and maintain certification (at the 

 "Practitioner" level or higher for PCM, although Practitioner II certification is highly preferred)

 according to the timeline established within the departmental policy.

-Eligible for licensure to practice Occupational Therapy in the state of Maryland.

-Must have successfully completed the national registration examination.

-Must be eligible for membership in the American Occupational Therapy Association.


PROGRAM AIDE: 


This this staff member will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students with disabilities.  The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student.  This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students. In accordance with the classroom assignment, this individual will provide 1:1 supervision and instruction to students in the classroom and during off-campus community-based instruction.


Responsibilities:

 

  1. Carry out instructional programs for all students in accordance with the IEP.
  2. Complete instructional related duties as assigned, including preparing, organizing, and utilizing materials to develop skills in academic and behavioral areas for all students.
  3. Assist with the implementation of instruction and assessment in relation to the Maryland VSC, Core Learning Goals, SFS, Content Standards, and/or Industry Standards.
  4. Will implement all specified procedures for completion of data forms in an accurate and timely manner. 
  5. Create and modify tasks to reflect student needs/abilities.
  6. Follow classroom routines as outlined by teacher.
  7. Attend and actively participate in all supervision meetings and in-service trainings as assigned.
  8. Implement all protocols, behavioral plans and crisis procedures according to trained procedures. 
  9. Maintain a safe environment for students and staff, utilizing safe and effective behavior management strategies.
  10. Participate in team and classroom meetings as assigned.  Assist with the implementation of technology in instructional design and delivery.
Qualifications:

  

EDUCATION:

By the end of the employees initial evaluation period, every individual must meet No Child Left Behind Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following:  1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.)  a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff.  

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.

Kennedy Krieger School: Greenspring Campus (High School Program)

Ipad Support Specialist

The Ipad Support Specialist is responsible for the efficient, technical management of an evolving, school-based mobile device (iPad, etc.) environment.  Uses a variety of tools to deploy, track, and maintain mobile device hardware, software, and digital content, in order to support the educational needs of staff and students.  Performs regular hardware and software updates, and provides troubleshooting and technical support services for mobile devices.  Maintains accurate inventory records for company owned assets.  Stays current in the field and recommends growth strategies.  This employee is also responsible for assisting the LAN Administrator in the support of the user community and the research and resolution of user oriented problems.

 

High School diploma, or equivalent, is required.  Bachelors degree(s) in computer science, information systems, or related field is preferred.

 At least two years of relevant experience in an Apple-centric environment providing troubleshooting and end-user technical support is required. Previous experience in an educational setting is preferred.

 

Interested applicants can go to https://jobs-kennedykrieger.icims.com/ and enter in job id # 64802

Program Aide

This staff member will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students with disabilities.  The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student.  This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students. In accordance with the classroom assignment, this individual will provide 1:1 supervision and instruction to students in the classroom and during off-campus community-based instruction.

Responsibilities:
  1. Carry out instructional programs for all students in accordance with the IEP.
  2. Complete instructional related duties as assigned, including preparing, organizing, and utilizing materials to develop skills in academic and behavioral areas for all students.
  3. Assist with the implementation of instruction and assessment in relation to the Maryland VSC, Core Learning Goals, SFS, Content Standards, and/or Industry Standards.
  4. Will implement all specified procedures for completion of data forms in an accurate and timely manner. 
  5. Create and modify tasks to reflect student needs/abilities.
  6. Follow classroom routines as outlined by teacher.
  7. Attend and actively participate in all supervision meetings and in-service trainings as assigned.
  8. Implement all protocols, behavioral plans and crisis procedures according to trained procedures. 
  9. Maintain a safe environment for students and staff, utilizing safe and effective behavior management strategies.
  10. Participate in team and classroom meetings as assigned.  Assist with the implementation of technology in instructional design and delivery.
Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

By the end of the employees initial evaluation period, every individual must meet No Child Left Behind Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following:  1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.)  a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.

 Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status or any other protected group status.

Maryland School for the Blind
Child Care Specialist

SUMMARY:  With supervision, provides the residential program to a designated group of students.

 

Essential Functions:

1.      Provides direct care to students by:                                                                                    

- Teaching daily living & leisure time use skills.                                                            

- Implementing educational and therapeutic management programs.

- Supervising assigned students during routine and non-routine functions.

- Participating with the students in recreational activities.

            - Intervening in students emotional, behavioral, and medical crises.

2.   Collects data and prepares reports.                                                                                       

3.   Participates in meetings, inservices, and the case management team.                                    

4.   Maintains student equipment/personal belongings.                                                                   

 

Work Schedule: Thirty seven and half (37.5) afternoon/evening hours, Sunday through Thursday with two 15 minute duty free breaks scheduled each full workday; flextime within work day and work week is occasionally required as is overtime.  (Sunday 5-10pm, Mon, Tues 1:30-9:30pm, Wed 2-9:30pm, Thurs 2:30-11:30pm.)This position follows a 10 or 11 month school schedule.

 

Qualifications:

1. Requires AA degree or 48 undergraduate credits. 

2. Basic skills and life experiences to work effectively with persons at various developmental and

    chronological levels.

3. General knowledge and skills to relate effectively with persons having a wide range of disabling conditions.

4. Basic knowledge of normal child development.

5. Requires Minimum of One Year of Experience in a youth leadership role or working with people with disabilities.

6. Valid Maryland Drivers License.

 

NOTE:  The information outlined above is not all inclusive and is intended only to provide a general overview of the position currently available.  Applicants who want more detailed information about work environment, mental & physical requirements, etc. should contact the Human Resources office for a complete copy of the Position Description.

 

 

Statewide Vision Low Incidence Specialist

Joint Maryland Department of Special Education and The Maryland School for the Blind Position

                                                                         

Compensation Schedule: Professional Scale 

 

SUMMARY:  This position, which is jointly supervised by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), has the statewide leadership responsibility to ensure quality programs and services for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities by developing and implementing comprehensive plans and providing technical assistance to Local School Systems (LSS) and The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB).

  ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Essential Functions:

1.     Coordinates planning, design, implementation and evaluation of statewide professional development opportunities that focus on improving student achievement and professional growth in collaboration with MSDE, MSB, LSS, the Maryland Instructional Resource Center (MIRC), in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities, professional and consumer organizations.

2.     Provides technical assistance and consultation to LSS, MSDE, MSB, and others to enhance professional development, student achievement, accessibility of learning materials, and other identified needs.

 3.     Develops staff development and technical assistance resources for MSDE, MSB and LSS that will be the joint approved product of the partnership between MSB and MSDE.

 4.     Coordinates statewide efforts of MSDE, MSB and LSS to enhance parent support, training, and resources. 

5.     Coordinates statewide efforts to enhance the accessibility of learning materials for students who are blind or have low vision including those who are deaf-blind and/or are multiply disabled.

6.     Responds to inquiries from LSS, parents, and others.

7.     Collaborates with and assists the LSS and MSB to secure special education and related services to students when the LSS does not have the local capacity in terms of available qualified staff to provide the IEP required programs and services.

8.     Serves as the MSDE liaison to the Maryland State Steering Committee for Programs of the Visually Impaired and the MIRC.

9.     Is accountable to the MSDE and MSB supervisors and develops annual jointly approved goals that include specific objectives with timelines. 

10.  Maintains knowledge of state and national education and special education trends, issues, and opportunities related to assistive technology, curriculum, best practices, legislation, policy, regulations and professional standards.   

11.  Works with Division of Curriculum and Assessment (DCA) regarding production process of all large print and braille assessments for MSA Reading, MSA Math, MSA Science, and all administrations of HSA and MOD HSA; coordinate Vision Bias and Sensitivity reviews for MSA Science and HSA. (Statewide Assessments)

12.  Serves as National Instructional Materials Access Center (NIMAC) coordinator; state contact for questions, information, and dissemination; designate/assign State Accessible Media Producers; work with the National AIM Center at CAST regarding technical assistance to improve AIM in Maryland.
(Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Coordinator for Maryland)

13.  Coordinate Certification for teachers of the blind and visually impaired work group meetings.

14.  Support the Division of Curriculum and Assessment (DCA) related to all issues of accessibility; review Race to the Top projects; review online credit-bearing classes. (Accessibility)

15.  Facilitate the American Printing House for the Blind Federal Quota Registration Program process for all blind students; facilitate the federal deaf-blind census process for all students with deaf-blindness.
(Census Reporting)

16.  Serve as grant coordinator for federal grants related to services provided to deaf and blind students.

Work Schedule: 37 1/2 daytime hours, Monday through Friday with daily one hour unpaid lunch; position requires regular travel within the state; flextime and/or additional hours, including weekends and evenings, are occasionally required.  This is a twelve-month position and will follow the State of Maryland employee schedule.

Qualifications:

1.   Minimum requirement of a Master's Degree in special education of blind or visually impaired students; Doctorate, preferred.

2. Current certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired and/or Orientation and Mobility required.  Special education administration or supervision certificate preferred. 

3.  A minimum of four years of teaching experience with students who are blind or visually impaired, including those who have multiple disabilities is required. A minimum of 3 years administration experience of programs for visually impaired students is preferred.

4. Comprehensive knowledge of assistive technology, common core and the expanded core curriculum, best practices, legislation, policy, regulations, professional standards, education and special education trends.

5. Experience in school improvement initiatives, program evaluation, staff development training, policy development, research, professional publications preferred.

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-

To Apply:

Please visit our website www.marylandschoolfortheblind.org and click on Careers. 

St. Elizabeth School

Speech-Language Pathologist – Full-Time or Part-Time

Function: Conduct assessments, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment, integrated into classrooms and other activities as well as by using the pull-out model.  Co-treating and co-teaching options available as well as individual and small group therapy models.  Work with a team of SLPs, special educators, and other related service providers in a positive, collaborative, and engaging private nonpublic school setting.

Requirements: Masters in Speech-Language pathology, State license, and CCC required, CFY is available.

Ideal candidate will be team-oriented; possess good organization and time management skills.  Full range of benefits, which include competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and LTD insurance, professional development account, 403(b) retirement savings plan and paid time off.

Contact: Jennifer Houk at jhouk@stelizabeth-school.org, or by fax 410-889-2356, or by mail St. Elizabeth School, 801 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218.

Visit our web-site to learn more about out program www.stelizabeth-school.org.

The Children's Guild, Inc., Baltimore Campus

Special Education Teachers at Brooklyn and Prince George Campus
IEP aides at Brooklyn Campus/Prince George Campus
School Counselor- Brooklyn Campus
Clinical Coordinator Supervisor- Group Home Academy

The Chimes School

Woodbourne Center, Inc.

Baltimore County

Auburn School - Baltimore Campus

We are actively recruiting a part-time instructional assistant for the 2013-14 school year at the Baltimore Campus. Auburn staff work in a collaborative environment to implement our unique, integrated academic and social curriculum in a highly professional work environment that brings teachers, occupational therapists, behaviorists and instructional assistants together on behalf of student success.  

Desired Qualifications

  1. Bachelors degree preferred, Masters degree a plus; Experience in special education K-6 preferred.
  2. A minimum of 2 years of classroom special education experience preferred.
  3. Sound understanding of, and sensitivity to, children and adolescents with special learning needs.
  4. Strong behavior management skills.
  5. Experience with Asperger???s syndrome, organizational issues, ADHD and/or NVLD preferred
  6. Experience with differentiated and inquiry based  instruction, multiage classrooms, positive behavior management, social thinking and learning, and assistive learning technologies preferred
  7. Experience with the Understanding by Design curriculum framework is a plus
  8. Commitment to professional excellence and collaboration with team members
  9. Technologically adept
  10. Enthusiastic about the opportunity to teach students with social and communication challenges

Compensation and Benefits

  • Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits, including health, dental, retirement, life and disability insurance; full-time employees only.
  • Position is part-time from 8:30-12:30pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:30pm on Fridays.

Our Organization

The Auburn Schools is part of Capital Schools. Our mission is to change lives through leadership in education. As an organization, we are committed to the highest standards of program excellence and we seek to create national model programs. Programs established by our founder have received national recognition, honors, and awards from a wide range of groups including TIME magazine, the U.S. Department of Education, The Washington Post, and others. The Auburn School currently has three campuses open in Herndon, VA and Silver Spring, MD and opened in Baltimore, MD in September of 2011. We will be replicating The Auburn School model around the region and nationally.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates, please e-mail a resume, cover letter and information for three references to: tcofield@theauburnschool.org

The Auburn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Compass Academy

Delrey School

Forbush School at Glyndon

The Forbush School at Glyndon is looking to hire the following positions:

*Teacher/Self-contained high school classroom

*Teacher/Classroom with 7th and 8th grade students

*Social Worker (LCSW-C)

To learn more and/or to apply online please visit our website, www.sheppardpratt.org or contact careers@sheppardpratt.org with any questions.


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Forbush School at Hunt Valley

We are currently looking to hire:

*full-time Educational Assistants (entry level)

*SLP/CFY

Please visit our website to learn more and apply online!

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Forbush Therapeutic Preschool at Towson

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Good Shepherd School

Math Teacher

The Good Shepherd School is looking for a math teacher to teach Geometry and Algebra II. Maryland State Department of Education Certification in Special Education and or Mathematics is required.  In addition to the teaching opportunity teachers who hold an SPC or higher in mathematics are eligible to serve as the Math Department Chair.  Department Chairs earn a per trimester stipend and additional planning periods.


1:1 (Dedicated Aides)

The Good Shepherd Center is seeking two dedicated aides for two male high school students.  Each student has been identified as intellectually disabled with facets of autism.

 

Direct Care Residential Staff

 

Submit resumes to:      

Attn: Human Resources

4100 Maple Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21227

 

Hannah More School

Reading Specialist/Teacher:

We are currently looking to hire a Reading Specialist/Teacher!  The hired individual will teach high school English for the remainder of the 2013-2014 school year; beginning August 2014, this position will act as the Reading Specialist.  Strongly prefer candidates with experience teaching reading and/or with current MSDE certification as a Reading Specialist.  To learn more or to apply online please visit our website: www.sheppardpratt.org

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High Road School of Baltimore County

Mann Residential School

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New Directions Academy

Director of Education, New Directions Academy

Chesapeake Treatment Center is a long-term residential treatment program for adolescent males. We are currently seeking a Director of Education for our middle / senior high school, The New Directions Academy. The Academy is fully accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education as a non-public school.

Students are from a number of different local school jurisdictions and present with a variety of emotional, behavioral and learning challenges. This is a full-time position responsible for ensuring that the school program is in compliance with all applicable state and local standards and ensuring that all students enrolled in the school program receive the appropriate educational services.

The successful candidate will have

Ø      Master’s Degree in education.

Ø      Advanced Professional Certificate (APC) in Special Education or Content Area.

Ø      At least eight (8) years of related experience, including

o       Five (5) years of successful teaching experience, with at least one (1) year in special education, and

o       Two (2) years of supervisory experience.

We are located at 9700 Old Harford Road in Parkville, easily accessible from the Baltimore Beltway.  We offer a competitive salary/benefit package.

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to cfabunmi@marylandtreatment.org.

New Visions Academy of Baltimore

Shafer Center for Early Intervention

The Shafer Center for Early Intervention in Owings Mills, Maryland is looking for highly motivated occupational therapist to join our school/pediatric clinic. The Shafer Center is committed to providing treatment to children on the autism spectrum ages 18 months through 12 years as well as support services to their families.  We utilize a whole-child approach to therapy to maximize the potential of each child.  Our interdisciplinary team includes speech-language pathologists, behavioral specialists, and special educators. 

 

Competitive salary and benefits, FT position available immediately.  We believe in small caseloads and giving you the time you need with clients to make a meaningful difference in their lives. We strive to create a supportive work environment and an innovative and highly motivated team.  Great opportunities for continuing education.  Please email resumes to Christine.Accardo@ShaferCenter.com

Strawbridge School

The Arrow Center for Education

RESOURCE SPECIALIST - SUMMARY

The Resource Specialist assumes a leadership role in the ongoing development and implementation of school wide behavior management program and policies; provides non-professional counseling to students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING

  • Maintains a safe learning environment for students within the scope of the Arrow Center for Education administrative policies and procedures.
  • Supervises student in activities in order to observe or effect changes in their social behavior.  This is to include teaching rules and social manners in interpersonal relationships and supervising the childs personal care. 
  • Observes methods and techniques of clinical staff during therapy sessions and student interactions.  Develops counseling skills under their supervision, with an emphasis on promoting physical and emotional well-being of all students.
  • Models, for staff, behavior management protocol and crisis intervention techniques.
  • Assures the timely completion of all necessary paperwork to accurately record student progress, including the resource room documentation, incident reports and physical restraint log.
  • Serves as an active participant in treatment team meetings for all students by sharing resource room statistics and providing feedback to the treatment team.  Observes, evaluates and communicates all appropriate information, orally and in writing.
  • Provides training and support in Managing Aggressive Behaviors as indicated by Arrow Center for Education Policies and Procedures.
  • Coordinates transportation services for all students and serves as a liaison to the Principal by monitoring feedback from bus drivers and insuring in-school follow-up.
  • Attends trainings and meetings as required.
  • May be asked to provide building supervision in the absence of the Principal, Senior Teacher and Treatment Coordinator.
  • Shares/transmits the mission and vision of Arrow Child & Family Ministries to staff and to students and families served. 

Education, Licensure and/or Experience:

High School Diploma or GED with at least 3 years related experience working with children and families preferably in a school setting; Bachelors degree preferred.

 

Apply online at www.arrow.org/heart/Career-Opportunities.html or fax resume to 410-497-1009

The Arrow Center for Education Tangram

ARROW CENTER FOR EDUCATION TANGRAM is seeking applicants for a Lead Teacher position. 

SUMMARY
The Lead Teacher is responsible for providing services specified in the IEPs of assigned students; instructs and supervises small groups of students in daily educational activities to increase their academic achievement level and to assess or effect changes in their social behavior. The Lead Teacher shall implement the educational program for each class.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING
Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Provides direct group and individual instruction to students.
Maintains a safe learning environment for students within the scope of The Arrow Center for Education Tangram administrative policies and procedures. 
Supervises and manages student behavior in the classroom, school and school-sponsored functions.
Utilizes a variety of teaching strategies and techniques to instruct groups of approximately nine (9) students. 
Provides a learning environment that is individualized for students and works towards their personal level of independence.
Assures the timely completion of all necessary paperwork to accurately record student progress.  This is to include daily attendance records, progress reports, transition planning guides, and behavioral logs.
Prepares periodic and special evaluations of progress made on assigned student's IEP. 
Reports significant changes in behavior and academic progress and makes recommendations for plan changes.
Participates as an active member of the treatment team.  Communicates all appropriate information within and without the classroom, orally and in writing.
Assists in the development and maintenance of a positive school culture.
Maintains proper rules, safety and security of students, providing crisis in intervention when necessary.
Informs the Assistant Principal of all relevant situations.
Maintains emergency plans to be implemented during unforeseen absences.
Attends trainings and meetings as required.
Shares/transmits the mission and vision of Arrow Child & Family Ministries to staff and to students and families served.
Perform all duties within contract, state and federal regulations, Arrow policy, and COA standards.
Review client files on a quarterly basis to access service plan implementation, progress towards desired outcomes, and future appropriateness of service plan.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position directly supervises staff.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Arrow Child & Family Ministries policies, State and Federal laws and policy and procedures.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance including coaching and future performance development; manages training needs through learning management system; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Maintain quality improvement goals and address at regularly scheduled staff meetings.

 Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, LICENSURE AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree and a valid state specific Standard Professional Teaching Certificate.  At least three (3) year of teaching experience in special education with students diagnosed with autism.  Certificate endorsement in autism preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the ministry.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional variables.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
Must submit to and pass random drug tests during employment.
Must successfully pass all background screens as required by the state.
Must maintain a valid state specific Professional Teaching Certificate.
Must be 21 years of age or older.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

COMPANY OVERVIEW
Arrow Child & Family Ministries will seek, develop, implement and operate various disciplines of social service programming in order to serve vulnerable children and families in various communities across the United States and abroad.

This posting is for a candidate pool as we are opening positions as our Census grows.

Interested applicants may send their resumes to Tara Wagner, Principal at Tara.Wagner@arrow.org

Classroom Aide Candidate Pool

Under the direction of the Teacher the Classroom Assistant will:

Provide individualized instruction and support to an assigned student or small group of students. Participate in team meetings, classroom meetings and school-wide meetings.   Implement instructional lessons. Support vocational training and activities.  Modify materials to meet the individual needs of students.  Develop reinforcing activities. Provide behavioral management and follow developed plans. Collect data to document baseline information, academic information and behavioral information. Provide supervision in the community.

Bachelors degree and experience working in special education and/or with individuals with autism strongly preferred.

Special Educator needed for 12-month autism program.  The primary goal of the program is to help students reach their potential in the areas of academics, behavior, social skills and life skills.  The school employs evidence based practices such as those established through Applied Behavior Analysis.

Responsibilities may include providing classroom supervision to support staff; planning, assigning and directing work; writing and reporting on IEPs; following through with the implementation of BIPs; addressing concerns; regular communication and collaboration with families.

All interest parties please apply through the following link:  http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=JHV1Z25X9YM1HDDN8Y9&sc_cmp1=js_jrp_jobclick&IPath=QHKV0D

The Harbour School at Baltimore

Trellis School

*New* Occupational Therapist 


Trellis Services, Inc., a progressive and innovative agency that provides comprehensive services for children with autism and related communication disorders, is seeking a licensed certified, outgoing, and self motivated Occupational Therapist. The Clinician will provide services at the Hunt Valley early intervention school, specializing in autism/communication disorders; and our satellite locations, serving children of all ages with social deficits or developmental disabilities.

Experience in sensory-motor based intervention and all functioning levels of children preferred.

This is a part or full time position with hours between 8:00 - 6:00pm. Salary commensurate with experience.

Come join a fun, flexible, team building environment!

Please cut and paste the following link into your browser to apply:https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8632321   or email Kathryn Ewell at

kewell@trellisservices.com for more information.


*New* SLP


Trellis Services, Inc., headquartered in Hunt Valley, MD is seeking a licensed, outgoing and self-motivated SLP to become a part of our dynamic team! The clinician will provide direct services to students at our Hunt Valley location and satellite locations.

Requirements: Current certification

Hours are: 8:00am - 6:00pm for a total of 24-40 per week.

Come join a fast pace and learning environment.

This is a part time or full time position with a competitive salary and benefits.

Please cut and paste the following link into your browser to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=3646151


Or email Kathryn Ewell at: kewell@trellisservices.com for more information.



Early Intervention Instructors


The Trellis School in Hunt Valley, MD is seeking Early Intervention instructors. Instructors work one to one with elementary aged children with Autism and related communication disorders. 


Applicants must have at least one year of experience playing/working with children, experience with learners with autism, spectrum orders preferred. Must be a fast learner who is self motivated, with the ability to drop pretense in order to reach the children. Four year undergraduate degree preferred. Professional training and supervision provided in Applied Verbal Behavior. 


Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00-3:30pm 


Come join a fun and pleasant learning environment! 

 


Please visit or website:

www.trellisservices.com to complete your application.


Villa Maria School at Dulaney Valley

Villa Maria School at Pot Spring

Youth in Transition School

The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA), a non-profit agency located in Windsor Mill, MD serving at-risk youth is currently seeking a Principal to support our Youth In Transition School. 

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring programs that serve special education students.  Oversees academic and vocational curriculum development and implementation.   The overarching goal is to build and monitor the programs that will ensure special education students reach their educational potential.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instructional Leadership

       Facilitates the development of programs and monitors implementation of curriculum that meets the needs of a special education student population.

       Analyzes and utilizes all common assessment data for improvement of curriculum for instruction and student achievement.

       Maintains a school-wide climate and organization for learning (high expectations, cooperation, support, positive attitudes, etc.)

       Facilitates the development of curriculum/instructional programs for special education learners based on theories, research findings, and needs assessment results. 

       Insures that YIT operates in compliance with MSDE, District of Columbia and any other relevant agency regulations.

       Identifies and communicates effective teaching strategies, classroom management strategies, and strategies for altering pupil behaviors.

       Incorporates technology into the management and instruction processes.

Program Planning

       Identifies and communicates effective instructional planning strategies.

       Develops and oversees a school-wide vocational program.

       Develops and oversees an effective and proactive student retention program.

       Determines priorities based on assessed needs, sound theories, financial capabilities, expertise, time-lines, and resources.

       Prepares and supervises the preparation of reports, records, lists, all other paperwork required or appropriate to the schools administration, attendance, and reporting student progress.

Business Management

       Maintains fiscal accountability system and manages financial resources in a most cost-effective manner.

       In collaboration with the CFO, develops and monitors financial plan (budget) based on programs/service priorities and financial capabilities.

       Responsible for the enrollment and retention goals for the school.

       Organizes and involves teaching staff in monitoring and developing a financial plan for instructional needs.

       Inspects building and grounds on a daily basis in order to manage the maintenance of the facility and reports maintenance needs to the Facilities.

       Utilizes a system for purchasing and inventory control (i.e. textbooks, electronic devices).

       Applies state school board regulations to business management decisions.

 

Interpersonal Relationships

       Demonstrates effective written communication skills with all publics.

       Utilizes a process for involving school staff in decision-making activities, including faculty meetings.  Facilitates discussions effectively and productively.

       Actively involved with school population. Proactively interacts with and engages students.

       Attends and participates in outreach activities to gain school exposure.

       Manages conflict situations in an effective manner.

       Keeps the CEO/OST informed of school activities and problems.

Professional Development

       Attends workshops, institutes, courses, and conferences relevant to continuing professional development, and management of the schools programs.

       Demonstrates knowledge of current professional literature and materials including the effective school research.

       Extends opportunities for development to school staff.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Assistant Principal, Teachers, Vocational Coordinator, Support Staff

Education and Experience

       Master’s Degree in Special Education with at least 5 years of urban education experience. 
A minimum of three years teaching experience.

       Must be MD state certified in special education and administration

       A strong sense of accountability for special education student achievement

       A belief that all students should be held to high academic standards

       The ability to communicate effectively with parents

       Demonstrated professionalism and responsibility, and a strong work ethic

       Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs designed for students with learning, physical and behavioral disabilities

       Experience with Smart Board, IPad, and other technology learning tools.

       Knowledge of medical and psychosocial issues related to individuals with learning, developmental, and/or emotional disabilities

       A positive, high-energy attitude and a drive for personal excellence

       Proficient computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Demands

Balanced requirement for sit, walk, and stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use of fingers, hands and arms.  Communication and auditory ability required.  Minimal lifting up to 25 lbs.  Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)  Color vision(ability to identify and distinguish colors) Ability to adjust focus(ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

Work Environment

Primarily indoor office environment but must regularly drive between school and agency headquarters.  Moderate noise (examples: school and student associated, business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
Please forward resumes to: rpierce@ncianet.org.

Caroline County

Benedictine School

The Benedictine School for Exceptional Children, Inc. is seeking quality people to serve children ages 5-21 with multiple disabilities within an integrated, collaborative team teaching environment. Located on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore in the town of Ridgely, we are within driving distance of Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Speech Language Therapist - The Benedictine School for Exceptional Children, Inc. is seeking quality people to serve children ages 5-21 with multiple disabilities within an integrated, collaborative team teaching environment. Located on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore in the town of Ridgely, we are within driving distance of Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  Fully certified, experienced SLP will evaluate and diagnose students, formulate individualized treatment plans and monitor student progress. Collaborative work with clinical professionals in a team approach is required to provide comprehensive rehab services. Master???s degree from an accredited university and current state certification/license is required. 

Occupational Therapist / COTA - Position available 3+ days a week for OT/R or COTA to working in Clinical Resource Department. Therapist will be responsible for evaluation, development, implementation and monitoring of treatment plans. Appropriate degree and current certification are required. Pediatric OT experience is preferred.

Please forward resume and cover letter to:


The Benedictine School,
Attn: Human Resources,
14299 Benedictine Lane,
Ridgely MD 21660 or
FAX to 410-634-1825 or Email: susane@benschool.org
www.benschool.org
EOE

Carroll County

Silver Oak Academy

SILVER OAK ACADEMY
Silver Oak Academy is a division of Rite Of Passage, Inc. which is a nationally recognized academic, vocational and athletic residential program for at-risk teenage youth.  We are looking for career-minded individuals who enjoy working with and mentoring young people.  If you are looking for a rewarding career with the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of youth, we would like to hear from you!
 
TEACHERS (9-12)  in the following areas:
English with Reading Concentration
Math
Science
Special Education Teacher
Requirements:
Current Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) certification
Three or more years of successful classroom teaching experience
Related experience working with at risk youth preferred 
MSDE certifiable in Special Education strongly preferred
TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, a current resume, copy of current certifications, and salary requirements via email to:
Shelly Christensen, PHR
Human Resources Manager
schristensen@rop.com
Rite Of Passage supports a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Cecil County

High Road School of Cecil County

High Road School of Perryville

Shorehaven School

Charles County

High Road School of Southern Maryland

Dorchester County

Ridge School of the Eastern Shore

Frederick County

Jefferson School

The Jefferson School is looking to hire a Speech-Language Pathologist.  Flexible schedule available!  To learn more please visit our website: www.sheppardpratt.org




**Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current/active job opportunities and to complete an application to be considered for a position please visit our website, www.sheppardpratt.org.  Unfortunately resumes are not considered in lieu of the completed application.  Please contact Human Resources at careers@sheppardpratt.org with any questions.**



Laurel Hall School in Frederick

Garrett County

Salem School

Harford County

The Arrow Center for Education Fair Meadows Campus

Villa Maria at Edgewood Middle School

Villa Maria School of Harford County

Howard County

High Road Academy

Linwood School

Special Education Teacher-Autism

Job Description
The teacher will guide the educational process and provide specialized instruction at the elementary, middle, or secondary school level for students with autism and related disabilities in classrooms of four to seven students. S/he will use various techniques to promote learning, including individualized instruction, problem-solving assignments, and small-group work. The teacher will develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for each student that includes personalized goals that are tailored to the student's individual needs and ability. When appropriate, the program includes a transition plan outlining specific steps to prepare students with disabilities for middle school or high school or, in the case of older students, a job or postsecondary study. The teacher shall review the IEP with the student's parents, school administrators and other professionals. The teacher works closely with parents to inform them of their child's progress and suggests techniques to promote learning at home.

The teacher implements the Maryland State Curriculum as well as other appropriate guides and assigns work geared toward each student's needs and abilities. S/he is involved in the students' behavioral, social, and academic development, helping the students adapt in social situations and engage in socially acceptable behavior. The teacher should utilize the strategies of Applied Behavior Analysis to implement behavior plans.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teaches classes at the elementary, middle or high level, in core academic subjects, elective or special subjects, within a specific area of special education.
  • Prepares, adapts, and delivers instructional material.
  • Develops suitable curricula and effective teaching methods based on assessment of students' needs.
  • Evaluates students' academic and behavioral progress and participates in review and revision of IEP, as appropriate.
  • Prepare individualized education plans in consultation with parents and IEP team members.
  • Designs instruction, both individual and small group, which parallels the general education curriculum.
  • Creates and maintains student records, and prepares reports relative to the work.
  • Assists other professional staff in developing Functional Behavioral Analyses and Behavior Intervention Plans based on Positive Behavioral Supports.
  • Selects appropriate texts, electronic and digital learning aids, materials, and supplies.
  • Participates in teacher training, as required. The teacher shall also maintain open communication with supervisory and administrative staff who provide support and guidance throughout all aspects of the program.
  • Manage classroom organization.

Position Type: Full-time 
Positions Available: 2 
Salary: $45,000 to $45,000 Per Year


Job Requirements
Must be certified in Special Education 1-8 or Special Education 7-12. Must have an Endorsement in ONE of the following content areas:
  • Science (Grades 4-9 OR 7-12)
  • ELA (Grades 4-9 OR 7-12)
  • Art
  • Technology Education
    Experience with ABA required.
    Other requirements:
    Trained in the strategies of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
    Experience developing the practices of TEACCH
    Experience writing, implementing, and tracking IEPs
    Experience implementing Alt-MSA
    Trained in the implementation of task analysis and thorough data collection
    Experience with errorless learning, no-no-prompting, PRT, and/or Natural Environment Teaching
    Experience utilizing ABLLS-R or the VB-MAPP

    Please send resume to gneal@linwoodcenter.org

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
  • Phillips School - Laurel

    Brand New Position!!!

    Become our new Program Director!!!

    Multifaceted program to include- Foster Care ~ Independent Living ~ Transitional Services

     

    PHILLIPS Programs, an award-winning non-profit organization is looking for a full time Program Director.  The program you will be directing will be for our foster care program while developing an independent living program for young adults with disabilities.

    This is an exciting new opportunity to develop and advance the program towards new services.  Duties include: developing programs such as independent living program for youth 18-25, as well as foster care development, program administration to include budget, supervision of case workers, and recruitment of foster parents.

    Looking for someone experienced with 10+ years program administration and a proven track record of program development with marketing skills.  Business skills to include financial management and at least 5 years case management experience.  5 years supervisory experience is also preferred.  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and knowledge of the child welfare system and mental health issues in children.  MS degree in Social Work or related field. Direct experience with special needs children and young adults a plus to include behavioral and mental health issues. 

    Salary is commensurable to experience.  Great comprehensive benefit package that includes vacation.  Please send your cover and resume with confidence to: 

    PHILLIPS Teaching Homes

    Attn: HR

    7010 Braddock Road

    Annandale, VA 22003

    Fax:  703-658-2378

    Email:  resumes.annandale@phillipsprograms.org

    Website: www.phillipsprograms.org

    EOE

     

    Montgomery County

    Auburn School

    The Auburn School is a private day school with a powerful social mission:Grow the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges.The Auburn School serves bright students with challenges in the areas of communication, social skills, pragmatic language, and organization. This includes students with Aspergers syndrome/ASD, PDD-NOS, NVLD or ADHD.

    The following opportunities are available

    Please visit our website at www.theauburnschool.org for detailed information aboout each position. Submit cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to jobs@theauburnschool.org.

    Community School of Maryland

    Diener School

    Full Time Special Educator: Seeking an experienced special educator with a Master's Degree in Special Education (will consider a candidate with a Bachelor's in Education). Teacher is responsible and expected to follow curriculum, scope and sequence, thematic units, instructional and social/behavioral programs provided by Head of School, Coordinators, Learning Specialist and/or Therapists. Teachers work collaboratively with assistants, specialists, and therapists to ensure infusion/connection and integration of various disciplines throughout day (language, sensory, social and behavior). Teacher must have good energy, high affect and be skilled in working with our population of students.

    Full Time Teaching Assistant: Seeking experienced and knowledgeable individual for a full time teaching assistant position. Teaching assistants are responsible and expected to follow curriculum, scope and sequence, thematic units, instructional and social/behavioral programs provided by the Executive Director, Director of Lower School, Director of Upper School, Teachers, Learning Specialist or Therapists. Teaching Assistants will work collaboratively with entire teaching and therapeutic team to ensure infusion and integration of various disciplines throughout day (language, sensory, social and behavior). Teaching assistants must have a creative mind set, high affect and be skilled in working with our population of students.

    Two Long Term Substitutes: Seeking 2 long term teaching substitutes. Applicants must have a Degree in Education and experience teaching our population of students with many learning challenges. Long term subs are responsible and expected to follow curriculum, scope and sequence, thematic units, instructional and social/behavioral programs provided by the Executive Director, Director of Lower School, Director of Upper School, Learning Specialist or Therapists. Teachers will work collaboratively with assistants, specialists, and therapists to ensure infusion and integration of various disciplines throughout day (language, sensory, social, behavior).

    Occupational Therapist: Seeking a part-time Occupational Therapist to provide individual treatment plans, group therapy, and consultation services for children with a variety of developmental delays which may include sensory integration/modulation issues, motor planning difficulties, fine-motor delays, gross-motor delays and/or visual-motor and visual-perceptual deficits. Therapist will be responsible for related documentation, and communication with other disciplines and services. We are looking for an enthusiastic therapist who will bring creative energy and work collaboratively with our dedicated Diener team. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Master's Program and eligibility for Maryland licensure must be established prior to employment.

    Adaptive Physical Education Instructor: Seeking a part-time Adaptive Physical Education Instructor. Instructor must have a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, specializing in Adaptive Education. This APE instructor is responsible for planning and delivering instructional and meaningful lessons that meet the needs of students with learning differences and attentional challenges in the areas of balance, strength, mobility, and fine and gross motor coordination. We are looking for an enthusiastic instructor with high affect and energy who will work collaboratively with our fabulous Diener team.

    Forbush School at Oakmont - Upper School

    We are presently looking to hire a Special Education Teacher!

    To learn more please visit our website: www.sheppardpratt.org

    **Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current/active job opportunities and to complete an application to be considered for a position please visit our website, www.sheppardpratt.org.  Unfortunately resumes are not considered in lieu of the completed application.  Please contact Human Resources at careers@sheppardpratt.org with any questions.**

    Foundation School of Montgomery County

    Ivymount School

    Ivymount School is seeking a School Director  starting in the 2014/15 SY. The new director will lead Ivymount School including the four current programs: the Autism Program, the Multiple Learning Needs Program, the Model Asperger Program, and the Post High School Program.  The director will oversee a staff of 250 members representing educational programs, related services, behavioral services, curriculum, transition, business and finance, communications and development, and IT. Experienced senior administrators oversee the day-to-day operations and report to the school director.

    Candidates must have extensive experience in special education and school administration, a broad understanding of students representing the full range of autism spectrum disorders, and an understanding of evidence-based teaching practices.

    For further information and to apply:www.ivymount.org/directorsearch

    Kennedy Krieger School: Montgomery County Campus

    PROGRAM AIDE (63585)


    This staff member will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students with disabilities.  The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student.  This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students. In accordance with the classroom assignment, this individual will provide 1:1 supervision and instruction to students in the classroom and during off-campus community-based instruction.

    Responsibilities:
    1. Carry out instructional programs for all students in accordance with the IEP.
    2. Complete instructional related duties as assigned, including preparing, organizing, and utilizing materials to develop skills in academic and behavioral areas for all students.
    3. Assist with the implementation of instruction and assessment in relation to the Maryland VSC, Core Learning Goals, SFS, Content Standards, and/or Industry Standards.
    4. Will implement all specified procedures for completion of data forms in an accurate and timely manner. 
    5. Create and modify tasks to reflect student needs/abilities.
    6. Follow classroom routines as outlined by teacher.
    7. Attend and actively participate in all supervision meetings and in-service trainings as assigned.
    8. Implement all protocols, behavioral plans and crisis procedures according to trained procedures. 
    9. Maintain a safe environment for students and staff, utilizing safe and effective behavior management strategies.
    10. Participate in team and classroom meetings as assigned.  Assist with the implementation of technology in instructional design and delivery.
    Qualifications:

    EDUCATION:

    By the end of the employees initial evaluation period, every individual must meet No Child Left Behind Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following:  1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.)  a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff. 

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.

    Lourie Center School

    Special Educator: 

    All applicants must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in education-, psychology, human development or a related field-- Master's in Special Education Preferred. Applicants must have experience working with young children in a school setting (a plus if experience is with children with emotional disabilities). All applicants must have MSDE Teacher Certification or be eligible for certification through MSDE.

    The Special Educator works in conjunction with  classroom staff and a therapeutic team to support student's academic and therapeutic growth.

    The Special Educator applicant must demonstrates knowledge of the nature and needs of exceptional children, normal developmental processes, curriculum development and programming, psychodynamic and behavioral management skills, psycho-educational assessment and special education record keeping and monitoring tools for children ages 4-10 years old.  Show the ability to teach different subjects utilizing a variety of methods/approaches that address the individual's and groups' needs. Demonstrate a proven capacity to identify concerns and needs of parents of children with emotional and other developmental difficulties as part of an ongoing therapeutic process.  Able to demonstrate skills in oral and written presentation of diagnostic findings, progress reports, anecdotal records, development of behavioral goals and objectives for individual educational plans, and weekly lesson plans.  Additionally able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team by being open and responsive to other's input. 

    Teacher Assistant:

    Teacher Assistant requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in education, psychology or other related discipline.  Basic knowledge of child development issues is required.  Experience: Minimum of one year work experience with special needs children is required (i.e., camp counselor, child care work, college practicum experiences).

    The Teacher Assistant works in conjunction with the classroom teacher and supports the classroom teacher with academic instruction, behavior management of the students and overall functioning of the classroom.All applicants must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in education, special education, psychology, human development or a related field.  Applicants must have experience working with young children in a school setting (a plus if experience is with children with emotional disabilities).

    The Teacher Assistant applicant must have the ability to relate positively and sensitively to the children of the program, support the classroom teacher in academics as well as behavior support. The applicant  needs to be able to interact positively with all members of the school team.  Special competence is important and a plus in identifying and managing the needs of children with disabilities.


    Limited Part Time:
    Music, Art, Health, PE Teacher
    All applicants must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in education-, psychology, human development or a related field.   Applicants must have experience working with young children in a school setting (a plus if experience is with children with emotional disabilities). All applicants must have MSDE  Teacher Certification with the content area of Music, Art, PE and/Health or be eligible for certification through MSDE.

    Questions about the positions can be directed to Jane Mitchell, Recruiter, JMitchel@adventisthealthcare.com

    For all the positions, please add
    1. Go to: www.adventisthealthcare.com
    2. Select: Careers
    3. Select: Search Open Jobs
    4. Select the position of your interest - A summary of the position will appear.
    5. Select: Apply Now
    6. Complete Registration Information.
    Please complete entire application, with names, dates and phone numbers. Please ensure your information is accurate.
    7. Submit

    Incomplete on-line applications will be rejected. 







    Marcia D. Smith School

    National Children's Center School - Maryland Site
    We currently have openings for two 1:1 Dedicated Aides. Please go to www.nccinc.org to apply for these vacancies.

    Pathways School - Edgewood

    Pathways School - Springville Re-Entry

    Ridge School of Montgomery County

    The Ridge School is pleased to announce that we are seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Education, Clinical Manager, and teaching positions.
     
    Located in Rockville, Maryland, The Ridge School is a specialized center that provides education for kids and adolescents who are working hard to improve their lives. Our students live in residential behavioral health facilities, regularly attend therapy, and rely on our school to provide a rich curriculum that serves both their educational and emotional growth. The Ridge School is a service of Adventist Behavioral Health, a member of Adventist HealthCare.
     
    The Director of Education will develop, plan, and implement school site programs and activities in accordance with goals & objectives; administer policies & procedures; confer with staff on curriculum, instructional, personal, and school related matters. Appoint personnel to improve site positions; provide or coordinate staff training; serve and evaluate classroom instructors. Develop & maintain cooperative relationships with parents and organizations of the community and serve as a spokesperson for the school to people both within and outside the school and school system.  Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that has their respect. Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession.  Assist staff with improvement of staff competencies.  Develop the master schedule of course offerings; comply with accreditation guidelines and state requirements; adjust schedule to meet school, students, and staff needs.  Maintain a safe and orderly school environment; coordinate the safety of students participating in all extra-curricular and after school activities, including interscholastic athletics field trips.  Supervise/monitor student activities such as lunch, passing periods, and assemblies, concerts, dances, and sports events; assign supervisory faculty for all student activities.   (i.e. Best place to work, most extraordinary experience, superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, valued as a faith-based organization, and a growing organization vital to the community).

     Requirements/qualifications: 
    Minimum of 3 years of Education Administrative Experience

    Minimum of 5 years of Education experience dealing with students with emotional/behavioral disabilites

    BA Degree

    MA Degree in Education

    Knowledge of  MSDE and COMAR Regulations

    Understands School Regulations (graduation requirements, curriculums, maximize program, RTC component)

     The Clinical Manager is responsible for the planning, development, and supervision of the clinical programs established to meet the needs of each student.  They will collaborates with other facility managers regarding all program and student issues. The will ensure the actions and attitudes of the school contribute to the critical success factors of the organization (i.e. Best place to work, most extraordinary experience, superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, valued as a faith-based organization, and a growing organization vital to the community).

     

    Requirements/qualifications: 

    Minimum of 3 years of education experience work with students with emotional/behavioral disabilities

    Must be Licensed LCPC or LCSW-C

    Knowledge of MSDE and COMAR Regulations

    Knowledge of IEPs, clinical reporting, treatment summaries

     

    Special Education Teacher plans, develops, implements, and monitors individualized education programs, provides appropriate specialized educational instruction and works closely with general educators to ensure continuity of services for meeting the specific needs of students with disabilities. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required.

     

    Requirements/qualifications: 

    Bachelors Degree

    Teacher Certificate

    Experience working with special needs students

    Knowledge of IEPs and education assessments

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    Incomplete on-line applications will be rejected. 

    Questions about the positions can be directed to Gene Williams, Interim Director of Education-gwillia2@ahm.com

    EOE/Pre-employment drug screening and mandatory flu vaccine. We are a tobacco free campus.

    The Forbush School at Oakmont - Lower School

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    The Frost School

    We have the following positions available:

    *Special Education Teacher/HS English (ED program)

    *Special Education Teacher (Frost Oakmont Primary Autism program)

    To learn more please visit our website: www.sheppardpratt.org


    **Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current/active job opportunities and to complete an application to be considered for a position please visit our website, www.sheppardpratt.org.  Unfortunately resumes are not considered in lieu of the completed application.  Please contact Human Resources at careers@sheppardpratt.org with any questions.**

    The Katherine Thomas School

    To apply for any of the following positions, go to www.ttlc.org and select the "Careers" tab, then Job Opportunities.

     

    Speech-Language Pathologist

    A full time SLP for the 2013-2014 school year. The position is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services to children who exhibit

     communication and learning problems related to speech-language, or hearing impairment.  Must have a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program, membership in the appropriate professional organization, and must have licensure, or be immediately eligible for licensure, by the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists.  Experience with school age children is highly desirable. Sign on bonus eligible.

     



    Special Education Teacher 

    This full-time special education teacher position is for an early education classroom. This classroom uses a developmental model which analyzes each child's individual differences. Responsibilities include: develop instruction following the Maryland State Curriculum providing necessary accommodation to meet individual, group, and program needs; write and implement IEP's, create a supportive learning environment, and creates partnerships with parents and KTS community. 

    Bachelors Degree in Special Education, Maryland Special Education Teaching Certificate in early childhood (required). Team Oriented, Reliable, and Professional Attitude. This position is for the 2014-2015 school year. 


    Art Teacher

    Teaching Art students K-8th at the Katherine Thomas School. The Katherine Thomas School is a private special education school that services students with language, learning, and sensory motor disabilities and high functioning autism. Responsibilities include: develop art instruction following the Maryland State Curriculum, provide necessary modifications to meet individual, group, and program needs; implement IEP's accommodations, create a supportive learning environment, decorate the school with students' artwork; and create partnerships with parents and the KTS community. Part-time position (about 18 hours a week, 3 days a week)for the 2014-2015 school year. Hours vary from school year to school year. 

    Bachelors in Education (minimum) Bachelors in Special Education and/or Art (preferred), Team Oriented, Reliable, and Professional Attitude. 


    Substitute Teacher Assistant

    Assistant to cover classrooms at The Katherine Thomas School. Katherine Thomas School is a private special education school that services students with language, learning, and sensory motor disabilities and high functioning autism. A Katherine Thomas School teacher or Teacher's Assistant would also be in the classroom with our substitutes. Teacher Assistant sub rate is $12.50 an hour. 

    Bachelors required, previous substitute teaching in special education preferred. Flexible, working hours are generally 8:30-3:30. 


    PE Teacher

    The Katherine Thomas High School in Rockville, MD, a private special education school serving K-12 grade students with learning disabilities has an opening for a High School PE/Health Teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. Team environment and friendly staff. Must have a bachelor’s degree with a major in the specialty area, and have to be eligible for MD State Department of Education certification.


    Designated Nurse

    Immediate opening for a Supervising Nurse. :  In collaboration with school directors, provide 1.5 hours of monthly supervision for the school and school health technician.  Nurse supervisor should ensure adherence to policies, procedures, standards, and regulations.

    Maryland RN License-Required

    Maryland certification as a Delegating Nurse-Required

    Other Skills and Abilities:Team Oriented, Reliable, Professional Attitude, Flexible


    Social Worker

    This social Work position may be assigned to work with any of our grades PreK-8th grade, but should have a lot of experience working with an early childhood population and with students with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities including autism. Experience with both developmental and behavioral approaches.   Responsibilities include: coordinate delivery of counseling, parent education, and behavior management services to the school; write IEP/DPG for counseling section; document and implement counseling therapy as related to IEP/DPG plans; contribute perspective to interdisciplinary team meetings;  act as liaison with community agencies, securing needed services for our families.

    Must be a Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Team Oriented, Reliable, Professional Attitude, Flexible

     




     EOE

     

    Prince George's County

    Chelsea School
    The Chelsea School is a college-preparatory program in Hyattsville, MD that serves students with language-based learning disabilities; The following vacancies are available: 


    Language Arts Teacher

    Chelsea School is seeking a full-time, highly-qualified Middle Division Language Arts and Reading teacher for the 2014-15 school year. Chelsea School specializes in educating college-bound students with language-based learning disabilities. For more information on our program, student population and educational philosophy, please see our website: www.chelseaschool.edu

    Ideal Candidates will meet the following criteria:

    • Valid Maryland state education licensure (or equivalent out-of-state licensure) in Special Education and Language Arts
    • Master’s degree or equivalent post-baccalaureate graduate credit in English, education, special education, or related field
    • Familiarity with a variety of multi-sensory, systematic, structured instructional programs and practices
    • Experience assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks goals and objectives
    • Ability to prepare students for state-mandated testing
    • Ability to instruct on the writing process, mechanics, grammar, and assess student writing and progress
    • Competence in writing IEP goals and objectives in the areas of written expression and mechanics
    • Excellent communication and organization skills

    Please send your resume to the Director of Education, Mr. Frank Mills @: fmills@chelseaschool.edu.

     


    Reading Specialist

    Chelsea School is in search of a full-time reading specialist to work in our learning disability community. Ideal candidate will have expertise in reading instruction and in administering and interpreting reading assessments to develop instruction. Background in OG, LTRS, and/or Lindamood Bell is a plus for this position. This is a position working in small learning environments with middle and high school students. Please send your resume to kgallo@chelseaschool.edu

    Please consider phoning if you have additional questions @ 240-467-2100  ext 347



    Math Teacher

    Chelsea School is seeking a full-time, highly-qualified Upper Division math teacher to teach Algebra I and Probability and Statistics. Chelsea School specializes in educating college-bound students with learning disabilities. For more information on our program, student population and educational philosophy, please see our website: www.chelseaschool.edu

    Ideal Candidates will meet the following criteria:

    • Valid Maryland state education licensure (or equivalent out-of-state licensure) in Special Education and Secondary Math
    • Master’s degree or equivalent post-baccalaureate graduate credit in math, education, special education, or related field
    • Familiarity with a variety of multi-sensory, systematic, structured instructional numeracy programs and practices
    • Experience assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks goals and objectives
    • Competence in writing IEP goals and objectives in the areas of mathematics.
    • Excellent communication and organization skills

    Please send your resume to the Director of Education, Mr. Frank Mills @: fmills@chelseaschool.edu.

     

    Science Teacher

    Chelsea School is seeking a full-time, highly-qualified Upper Division science teacher to teach Biology II and Chemistry. Chelsea School specializes in educating college-bound students with learning disabilities. For more information on our program, student population and educational philosophy, please see our website: www.chelseaschool.edu

    Ideal Candidates will meet the following criteria:

    • Valid Maryland state education licensure (or equivalent out-of-state licensure) in Special Education and/or Secondary Science (If you don’t currently hold a state certificate, you must eligible for one).
    • Degree in science, education, special education, or related field
    • Familiarity with a variety of multi-sensory, systematic, structured instructional programs and practices
    • Experience assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks goals and objectives
    • Excellent communication and organization skills


    Please send your resume to the Director of Education, Mr. Frank Mills @: fmills@chelseaschool.edu.


    Media Teacher

    Chelsea School of Silver Spring, Maryland is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of teacher of Television and Media Production and Music. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, relevant industry experience in video production and editing, and teaching experience. Applicants should also be familiar with the following software: Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro. Knowledge of Garage Band, Avid, and Live software platforms are also suggested.

    Chelsea School is a nonpublic coeducational day school that serves students with language-based learning disabilities in grades 5-12. Chelsea School is an equal opportunity employer with a comprehensive benefits package: 403b, health, dental, life and disability insurance. For more information on our program, student population and educational philosophy, please see our website: www.chelseaschool.edu

     

     IEP Coordinator

    Chelsea School is seeking a full time IEP Coordinator for the 2014-15 school year. This is an administrative position that involves overseeing the creation, development, and implementation of IEPs for all of our students.

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

    The job of IEP Coordinator is for the purpose of ensuring compliance to established policies, procedures and/or regulations as stipulated by state and federal regulatory requirements. Additionally, the IEP coordinator serves as a liaison between the Chelsea School’s instructional and administrative staff and the public school jurisdictions we serve.

    Responsibilities include: overseeing the creation of IEP drafts prior to annual reviews (collecting information from teachers – goals, objectives, present levels of performance, accommodations, recommendations), ensuring that all scheduling and meeting notices are completed timely and accurately, chairing IEP meetings, managing the IEP team at the time of the meeting, ensuring communication with students and their families regarding the IEP process, and serving as a resource of information regarding special education programs and services. Limited coordination responsibilities of related services are also expected.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

     Facilitates meetings that may frequently involve a range of issues for the purpose of evaluating situations, identifying appropriate actions, developing recommendations and/or implementing desired program changes.

    Collaborates with others (e.g. school administrators, teachers, related services, other professional staff, parent groups, community organizations, public agencies, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and maintaining IEP services in accordance with programmatic and regulatory requirements.

    Works closely with the Director of Education to ensure appropriate and effective IEP implementation in the classroom and during statewide testing 

    Participates in a variety of meetings as required (e.g. workshops, community and public agencies, seminars, trainings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and gathering information regarding a wide variety of subjects related to the IEP process;

    Is knowledgeable of IDEA requirements regarding the IEP process (IEP components, timelines, so on)

    Responds to inquiries of staff, district personnel, other professional organizations, for the purpose of providing information and/or direction regarding the IEP process as may be required.

    Responds to issues involving staff, conflicts in policies and regulations, parental requests that may result in some negative impact and/or liability if not

    appropriately addressed for the purpose of identifying the relevant issues and

    recommending or implementing a plan of action that will efficiently resolve the issue.

    Serves as a resource to the school personnel and as a liaison to various public and private agencies for the purpose of explaining procedures conveying and/or receiving information as needed for the planning, developing and evaluating of services related to special education;

    Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities when IEP-related. 

     

     

     

     

    Ideal candidates would have:

    - Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field

    - Experience working directly with the management of IEPs.

    - Strong organizational and management skills.

    - A thorough knowledge of the IEP process. 


    Forbush School at Prince George's County

    We are presently looking to hire the following positions:


    *Educational Assistants

    *Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant 



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