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Allegany County

Jefferson School at Finan Center

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!

Educational Assistant: (Autism Program)

 Substitute Teacher: (Autism and/or Special Education Program)


**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.**

Anne Arundel County

Hannah More at Millersville Elementary School

**Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current job opportunities and 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.**

Hannah More at Severn River Middle School

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!

-Speech Language Pathologist/CFY:
(support our Type II school programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and emotional disabilities)

*Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current job opportunities and 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.**

Hannah More at Severna Park High School

**Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current job opportunities and 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.**


High Road Academy at Hillsmere Elementary School

High Road Academy at Linthicum Elementary School

High Road School of Anne Arundel County

Kennedy Krieger at Pasadena Elementary School

Kennedy Krieger at Southern High School

Teacher: (Southern High School)

This staff member will teach a varied population of students in a full day non-public setting.  The Teacher implements the program as outlined in the IEP of each student, adapting instruction to differing academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students and adheres to the curriculum as identified by MSDE.  Additionally, the Teacher demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the KKI mission, helping students achieve their potential and participate as fully as possible in family, school and community life while striving to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality.

Responsibilities:

1. Classroom Management:  Maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and orderly.  The classroom should have materials and routines that are clear and present; allowing classroom staff and students to be managed effectively.

2.  Collaboration:  Collaborate with parents and guardians to involve them in the student learning process. Ensure collaboration of classroom staff, student team members and I.E.P. team members and participate in the professional learning community.

3.  Communication:  Communicate effectively with students and staff members including facilitation of and participation in meetings and in-services; this should be done with consideration for disability based needs of each student. Communicate effectively with classroom staff members, parents and guardians while providing clear expectations and specific feedback using clear, concise and professional written and spoken language.

4.  Instruction and Knowledge of Students:  Demonstrate knowledge of instruction by using appropriate special education best practices and strategies for instruction that include effective and engaging lesson plans with innovative and creative problem solving with the use of technology based on the content area and prior knowledge of the student. Utilize data to inform instruction by implementing comprehensive formative and summative data collection systems. Demonstrate knowledge of student strengths and needs using effective teacher behaviors that provide the student with appropriate accommodations and an opportunity to learn, while providing verbal and non-verbal praise that maintains clear and appropriately high expectations to achieve goals.

5.  Planning, Preparation and Knowledge of Students:  While planning, utilize data from I.E.P. goals, and informal and formal assessments that demonstrates knowledge of students by; incorporating, multiple special education strategies and modalities that match the needs of the students. Demonstrate characteristics of effective planning by developing measurable short and long-term plans that align with content, curriculum, and state standards, incorporating technology and multidisciplinary input.

6. Supplemental Duties:  Participate in school-based committees, on special projects and provide mentorship to colleagues as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Education:  Eligibility for MSDE Special Education Certificate in Infant-Grade 3, Grades 1-8, or 6-Adult, based on the teacher's  assignment, required.  If a teacher holds a Maryland Conditional Certificate in Special Education, the teacher must complete all requirements posed on the MSDE evaluation for a Professional Special Education Certificate.

Pathways School - Anne Arundel

The Forbush School at Anne Arundel

IMMEDIATE OPENING!

-Speech-Language Pathologist or CF:
(Part time Autism Program Position)

Thank you for your interest in our organization! To view a list of our current/active job opportunities and 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 Harbour School at Annapolis
Social Worker position open immediately.  Please fax resume to 410-757-3722, attention: Bobbie Redmon

Baltimore City

Baltimore Academy

Baltimore Lab School

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

Director of Development (see below)

Instructional Assistant (see below)

Reading Specialist (see below)

Substitute Teachers


Director of Development:

Baltimore Lab School (BLS) is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with a variety of language-based learning disabilities and ADHD. In an environment of inquiry and hands-on exploration, BLS students learn to advocate for themselves as they become engaged and compassionate members of a global society.

 Baltimore Lab School seeks a Director of Development.

All BLS employees are dedicated to the education and growth of students with learning differences. Our staff are collaborative, caring professionals that provide the best education possible to our students. They achieve this through implementing an arts infused, project based curriculum that adheres to common core standards. All full time employees receive medical, dental, and life insurance benefits.

 Baltimore Lab School was the recipient of the Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces Award for 2015. BLS was the top ranked school in its category because it is an exceptional, exciting, and rewarding place to work according to those to work here.

  Requirements include:

 -Successful experiences in overseeing fundraising efforts including annual fund, capital campaign, and grant management.

 -Experience in identifying, cultivating, and ensuring stewardship of  major donors and developing strategies to expand the current base of philanthropic revenue sources for a school.

-Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge

-Collaborative team spirit

-Innovative thinker who knows the Baltimore Area.

-Bachelor degree

 Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org. 


INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT:

Baltimore Lab School (BLS) is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with a variety of language-based learning disabilities and ADHD. In an environment of inquiry and hands-on exploration, BLS students learn to advocate for themselves as they become engaged and compassionate members of a global society.

The Baltimore Lab School seeks an Instructional Assistant.

All BLS employees are dedicated to the education and growth of students with learning differences. Our staff are collaborative, caring professionals that provide the best education possible to our students. They achieve this through implementing an arts infused, project based curriculum that adheres to common core standards. All full time employees receive medical, dental, and life insurance benefits.

Baltimore Lab School was the recipient of the Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces Award for 2015. BLS was the top ranked school in its category because it is an exceptional, exciting, and rewarding place to work according to those who work here.

Requirements include:

bachelors degree in a field related to education or psychology

- certification in Education preferred

- working knowledge and implementation of IEPs and participation in IEP meetings

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.


READING SPECIALIST:


Baltimore Lab School (BLS) is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with a variety of language-based learning disabilities and ADHD. In an environment of inquiry and hands-on exploration, BLS students learn to advocate for themselves as they become engaged and compassionate members of a global society.


The Baltimore Lab School seeks a certified Reading Specialist responsible for screening and analyzing student data gathering from diagnostic and prescriptive assessments and progress monitoring to determine student profile needs and make instructional placement decisions. The Reading Specialist will plan and provide direct explicit reading intervention to small groups of students using multisensory techniques aimed at targeting specific reading needs of the individual student. In addition, the Reading Specialist will support the overall school literacy program through collaboration with classroom teachers and other service providers.


All BLS employees are dedicated to the education and growth of students with learning differences. Our staff are collaborative, caring professionals that provide the best education possible to our students. They achieve this through implementing an arts infused, project based curriculum that adheres to common core standards. All full time employees receive medical, dental, and life insurance benefits.


Baltimore Lab School was the recipient of the Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces Award for 2015. BLS was the top ranked school in its category because it is an exceptional, exciting, and rewarding place to work according to those to work here.


Requirements include:

  • certification in Generic Special Education 1-8 and/or 6-Adult

  • certification as a Reading Specialist

  • working knowledge and implementation of IEPs and participation in IEP meetings


Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume to holly.kelly@baltimorelabschool.org.   



For more information visit our website     

www.baltimorelabschool.org

Baltimore Lab School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of age, race, color, sex/gender, national origin, citizenship status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.



Gateway School


 Long-Term Substitute


Gateway School is seeking a Long-Term Substitute Instructional Assistant for a temporary classroom position beginning April 4, 2016 through June 17, 2016, with possible full-time employment for the upcoming school year.


Work with students ages 7-10 who have communication disorders related to autism, developmental delay, speech/language and hearing impairment.


A Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years'  relevant experience in special education, early childhood or related field are preferred.


Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Interviews start immediately until position is filled.


If you meet the above qualifications, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your professional credentials, educational background, and job experience to:


Dianne McCullen, HR Manager
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Tel:
410-318-6780 
Fax :
410-318-6759
Email: 
dmccullen@hasa.org


Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmount Campus

Clinical Social Worker I (Fairmount Campus)

 

The Clinical Social Worker I provides clinical social work services to students and their families. Serves as a social work role and training model to graduate social work/counseling trainees and interdisciplinary team members. Develops Mental Health IEP goals and implements those goals as outlined.

Responsibilities:
  1. Provides social work services to students, including psychosocial assessment and treatment/interventions, including but not limited to individual and group therapy, case management services and family therapy if needed.
  2. Participates in interdisciplinary school committees.
  3. Provides appropriate documentation according to departmental guidelines, including but not limited to required IEP documentation, progress notes, psychosocial assessments, works with teams to develop Functional Behavioral Assessments, Behavioral Intervention Plans, and reports for outside agencies.
  4. Functions effectively within a multidisciplinary team, by advocating for client needs, participating actively in team plans, and using clear, concise, and assertive communication in written and oral form.
  5. Demonstrates a competent approach to crisis management including clinical and any necessary administrative follow-up.       Will appropriately document crisis intervention forms as required by interdepartmental guidelines.
  6. Maintains working relationships with staff, students and their families, interdisciplinary and interagency representatives, Institute staff and visitors.
  7. Considers cultural factors in treatment planning for students and in working with their families.
Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

  • Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work
  • Must be licensed in the State of Maryland, by the Board of Social Work Examiners, Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (L.C.S.W.-C.)

EXPERIENCE:

  • The Social Work candidate must have two years clinical experience through internships or job placements in the provision of services to children and adolescents with developmental, learning and/or emotional disabilities.

Psychiatrist, school based- 12 hours per week.

Provides direct clinical psychiatry services and clinical consultation to patients and students.

Responsibilities:

-Provides direct psychiatric services and psychiatric consultative services and psychiatric consultative services at the Kennedy Krieger School Program (KKS) that is consistently competent and of high quality.

-Facilitates efficient and effective interface with other clinician and educational services in the Kennedy Krieger Schools, Neurobehavioral Unit Outpatient Clinic, Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic.

- Maintains a clinical caseload in the Kennedy Krieger School.

- Collaborates with other school staff (Education Director, Principals, teachers and other professionals) as required, including monitoring and attending interdisciplinary meeting as needed

Qualifications:






EDUCATION:

Medical Doctor

- Board Eligible / Certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

 - Current medical license in the State of Maryland

EXPERIENCE:

    Have a strong background in psychiatric aspects of developmental disabilities in children and adolescents

Options:

Apply for this job online

Program Aide: (FAIRMOUNT LOWER/MIDDLE)

Description:  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.

Qualifications: 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. 

To Apply:  Please use the following link to apply:

https://jobs-kennedykrieger.icims.com/jobs/intro

The KKI Department menu will list the specific campus where the opening exists.


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

Speech Language Pathologist (LEAP Program)

The Kennedy Krieger School's LEAP program (Life skills and Education for Students with Autism and other Pervasive Behavioral Challenges), has an exciting opportunity for a talented Speech Language Pathologist.  This 12 month program with smaller class size meets the needs of students diagnosed with severe communication and behavior disorders. 

 

The SLP will provide speech-language and communication services to most students in these programs through several models, including individual and small group settings.  Opportunities for working with AAC.

Please go to the KKI website to apply.

https://jobs-kennedykrieger.icims.com/jobs/11423/speech-language-pathologist-i-%28leap%29/job


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST LEVEL I OR II (LEAP Program)

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

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

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

-Previous experience in pediatrics preferred

-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

Clinical Social Worker I (HS)

 

The Clinical Social Worker I provides clinical social work services to students and their families. Serves as a social work role and training model to graduate social work/counseling trainees and interdisciplinary team members. Develops Mental Health IEP goals and implements those goals as outlined.

Responsibilities:
  1. Provides social work services to students, including psychosocial assessment and treatment/interventions, including but not limited to individual and group therapy, case management services and family therapy if needed.
  2. Participates in interdisciplinary school committees.
  3. Provides appropriate documentation according to departmental guidelines, including but not limited to required IEP documentation, progress notes, psychosocial assessments, works with teams to develop Functional Behavioral Assessments, Behavioral Intervention Plans, and reports for outside agencies.
  4. Functions effectively within a multidisciplinary team, by advocating for client needs, participating actively in team plans, and using clear, concise, and assertive communication in written and oral form.
  5. Demonstrates a competent approach to crisis management including clinical and any necessary administrative follow-up.       Will appropriately document crisis intervention forms as required by interdepartmental guidelines.
  6. Maintains working relationships with staff, students and their families, interdisciplinary and interagency representatives, Institute staff and visitors.
  7. Considers cultural factors in treatment planning for students and in working with their families.
Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

  • Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work
  • Must be licensed in the State of Maryland, by the Board of Social Work Examiners, Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (L.C.S.W.-C.)

EXPERIENCE:

  • The Social Work candidate must have two years clinical experience through internships or job placements in the provision of services to children and adolescents with developmental, learning and/or emotional disabilities.


Program Aide: (Greenspring-High School)

Description:  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.

Qualifications: 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. 

To Apply:  Please use the following link to apply:

https://jobs-kennedykrieger.icims.com/jobs/intro

The KKI Department menu will list the specific campus where the opening exists


Teacher: (Greenspring-High School)

This staff member will teach a varied population of students in a full day non-public setting.  The Teacher implements the program as outlined in the IEP of each student, adapting instruction to differing academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students and adheres to the curriculum as identified by MSDE.  Additionally, the Teacher demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the KKI mission, helping students achieve their potential and participate as fully as possible in family, school and community life while striving to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality.

Responsibilities:

1. Classroom Management:  Maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and orderly.  The classroom should have materials and routines that are clear and present; allowing classroom staff and students to be managed effectively.

2.  Collaboration:  Collaborate with parents and guardians to involve them in the student learning process. Ensure collaboration of classroom staff, student team members and I.E.P. team members and participate in the professional learning community.

3.  Communication:  Communicate effectively with students and staff members including facilitation of and participation in meetings and in-services; this should be done with consideration for disability based needs of each student. Communicate effectively with classroom staff members, parents and guardians while providing clear expectations and specific feedback using clear, concise and professional written and spoken language.

4.  Instruction and Knowledge of Students:  Demonstrate knowledge of instruction by using appropriate special education best practices and strategies for instruction that include effective and engaging lesson plans with innovative and creative problem solving with the use of technology based on the content area and prior knowledge of the student. Utilize data to inform instruction by implementing comprehensive formative and summative data collection systems. Demonstrate knowledge of student strengths and needs using effective teacher behaviors that provide the student with appropriate accommodations and an opportunity to learn, while providing verbal and non-verbal praise that maintains clear and appropriately high expectations to achieve goals.

5.  Planning, Preparation and Knowledge of Students:  While planning, utilize data from I.E.P. goals, and informal and formal assessments that demonstrates knowledge of students by; incorporating, multiple special education strategies and modalities that match the needs of the students. Demonstrate characteristics of effective planning by developing measurable short and long-term plans that align with content, curriculum, and state standards, incorporating technology and multidisciplinary input.

6. Supplemental Duties:  Participate in school-based committees, on special projects and provide mentorship to colleagues as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Education:  Eligibility for MSDE Special Education Certificate in Infant-Grade 3, Grades 1-8, or 6-Adult, based on the teacher's assignment, required.  If a teacher holds a Maryland Conditional Certificate in Special Education, the teacher must complete all requirements posed on the MSDE evaluation for a Professional Special Education Certificate.




Maryland School for the Blind

Director of Campus Facilities

Summary: Consistent with the school’s vision, mission, and values and Quality Everywhere School Improvement Plan, position is responsible for the operation of state of the art facilities ensuring that they are safe, support the school’s programs, and are well maintained and clean.

Essential Functions:  Has full responsibilities for providing:

- Leadership.  Provides direction and oversight for operations and current conditions of all facilities, infrastructure, and equipment of the school campus in compliance with regulatory standards and the school’s Quality Everywhere School Improvement Plan. Coordinates and participates in Campus Master Plan capital construction projects.

- Planning. Ensures that all the equipment and other facilities are working properly. Develops a system for facility cleaning, repair and maintenance. Develops back up or alternative systems for common problems such as power outages. Implements a preventative maintenance program. Participates in the development of policies and procedures related to facilities.

- Record Keeping. Maintains accurate records of the condition of the equipment and other systems in the building. Creates a schedule of regular evaluation and inspection of the facilities. Responsible for the implementation of the Facilities Maintenance Program using its Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Sets and implements goals from the Quality Everywhere School Improvement Plan.

- Professional Development. Supervises departmental staff (maintenance, custodial, housekeeping, laundry, grounds, and facility support services), assigns duties, monitors and assesses progress, conducts annual performance evaluations and ensures that departmental staff participates in annual professional developmental activities.

-Safety. Creates a proactive approach to preventative maintenance and facility safety using a formal system. Ensures assigned personnel are properly trained and that operations are performed in a manner consistent with all federal and state laws and regulations and school policies and procedures. Promotes a safety first culture.

- Fiscal responsibility. Participates in the preparation and administration of facilities maintenance budgets, submits prioritized budget recommendations, helps develop scope documents, coordinates the preparation of cost estimates and quotes, submits justifications for equipment purchases and tracks maintenance expenditures.

- Compliance. Ensures full compliance with all local, county, state, and federal laws, regulations and standards to ensure student and staff safety, mandatory reporting protocols, and other requirements.

Conditions:

Work Schedule:  12 month schedule with a minimum of 37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday. Expectation is that additional time is required to 1) fulfill all responsibilities and accomplish duties and 2) develop a system for 24/7/365 on call coverage to respond to emergency situations by telephone or by physical presence.

Qualifications:

1.       Ten years related experience with at least five years of supervision of employees engaged in maintenance or building construction trades. Experience in a hospital, assisted living or long term care facility, college, school, and particularly programs with residential components for children and/or adults preferred.

2.       Knowledge of all components of a complex campus facilities’ operation, maintenance, repair, and controls.

3.       Comprehensive knowledge of building maintenance, practices and procedures including new installation, alteration, renovation, and repair of building envelopes and interior spaces.

4.       Comprehensive knowledge of blueprint reading in mechanical, architectural, electrical, and control applications.

5.       General knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and procedures.

After six months in this position, the employee is required to have:

1.       First Aid & CPR Certification.

2.       OSHA 30 hour Certification.



Teacher of the Visually Impaired – Technology

 

SUMMARY:  With supervision, coordinates educational programs for a designated group of academic students with visual impairment.

 

Essential Functions:

 

1.      Providing Service:

·        Teaches visually impaired students with multiple disabilities on an individual and group basis.

·        Instructs in technology, adaptive technology, core curriculum, and expanded core.         

·        Facilitates and participates in the development, review and evaluation of individualized educational program (IEP) which may require the ability to observe and respond to a variety of environmental stimuli.

·        Conducts evaluations and assessments to determine a student’s technology needs.

·        Provides in-service technology training and consultation to MSB staff and troubleshoots effectively to resolve technology glitches

 

2.      Coordinating Service:

·        Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, IEP meetings, staff meetings, and other school and student meetings as needed.                                                                                                                                                                    

·        Selects, requisitions, and manages classroom technology materials, supplies, and equipment

·        Maintains and monitors computers, hardware, and software inventories

·        Coordinates data collection and recording.

·        Other duties as assigned.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Work Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with a 30-minute unpaid lunch period.  This position follows a 11 month school schedule.  Additional hours or flex schedule may be required.

 

Qualifications:

1.       Knowledge of technology instruction for students with visual impairments using equipment & technology such Microsoft and Apple operating systems, iPads, braille displays, braille production programs, embossers, 3-D printers, PIAF machines, screenreaders, CCTV, copy machines, and telephones.

2.      Knowledge of special education principles, practices, and procedures, including developing and writing IEP's and performing appropriate teaching techniques.

3.      Minimum of Bachelor's degree and ability to meet MSDE certification with an endorsement in Vision required.

4.      General knowledge of visual impairment, including causes, manifestations and adaptations.

5.      General knowledge of medical disorders such as seizures or restrictions; alternate modes of communication; and orthopedic impairments.

6.      General knowledge of core and expanded core curriculum and classroom management.

7.      Interest in robotics preferred.

 

 

 

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)
Serves as National Instructional Materials Access Center (NIMAC) coordinator; state contact for questions, information, and dissemination; designate/assign State Accessible Media Producers; work with

St. Elizabeth School

CLASSROOM ASSISTANT - SPECIAL EDUCATION (BILINGUAL SPANISH & ENGLISH REQUIRED)

Full Time - Immediate Opening

Duties
May serve as a teaching assistant, program assistant and/or one-to-one assistant. Assist with classroom preparation, organization, instruction, behavior management, and support of students throughout the school day to create a positive learning atmosphere.

Requirements
Must be fluent in English and Spanish; Bachelor's Degree preferred; AA degree or equivalent credit count or successful completion of the ParaPro assessment acceptable; some experience with special populations preferred; successful completion of a drug screening and Criminal Background Check.

Ideal candidate will be team-oriented; possess good organization and time management skills.  SES offers a 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:  Christine Manlove, Ed. D., St. Elizabeth School, 801 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410-889-5054 ext. 1106, fax 410-889-2356,cmanlove@stelizabeth-school.org,www.stelizabeth-school.org.



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SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Full Time - Immediate Opening

Duties:  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.

Ideal candidate will be team-oriented; possess good organization and time management skills.  SES offers a 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:  Christine Manlove, Ed. D., St. Elizabeth School, 801 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410-889-5054 ext. 1106, fax 410-889-2356, cmanlove@stelizabeth-school.org, www.stelizabeth-school.org.

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CLASSROOM ASSISTANT -  SPECIAL EDUCATION

Full Time - Immediate Opening

Duties
May serve as a teaching assistant, program assistant and/or one-to-one assistant. Assist with classroom preparation, organization, instruction, behavior management, and support of students throughout the school day to create a positive learning atmosphere.

Requirements
Bachelor's Degree preferred; AA degree or equivalent credit count or successful completion of the ParaPro assessment acceptable; some experience with special populations preferred; successful completion of a drug screening and Criminal Background Check.

Ideal candidate will be team-oriented; possess good organization and time management skills.  SES offers a 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:  Christine Manlove, Ed. D., St. Elizabeth School, 801 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218, 410-889-5054 ext. 1106, fax 410-889-2356,cmanlove@stelizabeth-school.org,www.stelizabeth-school.org.


St. Elizabeth School is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

It is the policy of St. Elizabeth School not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, age, disability, national or ethnic origin in hiring practices and in the administration of employee policies, practices, and programs.

To apply, please send a current resume and cover letter to the person addressed in description. If no contact name is listed, please send to:

Christine Manlove, Ed. D.
St. Elizabeth School
801 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
cmanlove@stelizabeth-school.org
Fax: 410.889.2356

 



The Children's Guild, Inc., Baltimore Campus

Job Opportunities for the 2016-2017 school year:

Special Education teachers

Content high school teachers

Social Workers

Therapeutic Behavior Aides

Please complete an online application at  htpp://www.childrensguiild.org/employment

The Chimes School

Occupational Therapist

 

Chimes has been a leader in the field of intellectual disabilities since we began in 1947, as the first school in Maryland for children with special needs. We are a company of people working for people. We offer the opportunity to make a positive impact on people's lives. We recognize the value of a dedicated, highly qualified and diverse professional workforce. We measure our success through the achievements of the people we support.

 

We have an exciting career opportunity for an Occupational Therapist in our Northwest Baltimore school for students with intellectual disabilities and Autism, aged 5 to 21.   Under the supervision of the Principal, administers occupational therapy assessments and ongoing therapeutic intervention for students within the scope of practice of an occupational therapist licensed to practice in the State of Maryland. This includes, but is not limited to, evaluating the students’ ability and formulating the students= occupational profile, developing occupationally based intervention plans, adapting and modifying the environment including assistive technology, sensory integration, training instructional staff, and participating in Individual Educational Plans (IEP) meetings.

 

Qualifications:

Must have successfully completed and graduated from an accredited occupational therapy program, Masters preferred. Two years’ experience as an Occuptational Therapist required.  Must have a current license from the Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy Practice.  Applicants with experience in sensory integration desired. 

 

Working for us not only means the opportunity to work for the leading name in the industry, but also an excellent work environment, free parking, competitive salary, generous leave time, pension, and 403(b).

To apply, send a letter of interest along with your resume and salary requirements to: resume@chimes.org, or via fax at 410.358.6165.

 

 

Chimes and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Woodbourne Center, Inc.

Teacher(s), Substitute

Teacher, Math

Teacher, Video Technology

Responsible for providing educational instruction to special education students within a residential treatment facility, in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Maryland Department of Education, and in full support of the stated goals and expectations of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Educational (IDEA) Act. Prepare lesson plans suitable to the environment, age group and class mix on the assigned subject area(s). Assist students individually where necessary. Provide crisis intervention within the classroom setting and apply TCI or approved de-escalation techniques appropriate to the situation at hand; ask for assistance when warranted through appropriate procedures and keep other academic and clinical treatment staff appraised of inappropriate behaviors. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an educational discipline is required; Active teacher's licensure/certification required; specialization in the areas of EBD, LD, SED and TMH preferred; dual-certification preferred. 2 years previous teaching experience preferred.

http://www.nexustreatment.org/careers/index 

Baltimore County

Auburn School

Music Teacher

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 Asperger's syndrome/ASD, PDD-NOS, NVLD or ADHD.

Auburn currently serves elementary and middle school students and will grow to serve younger students with an early intervention pre-school model as well as 9th grade students. Our founding team includes highly distinguished national, state and local education leaders and professionals. Through significant outreach efforts, Auburn has already extensive support from key leaders in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia professional and education communities.

Position: We are actively recruiting a music teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Auburn teachers 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. Qualifications and/or training in performing arts.

2. Sound understanding of, and sensitivity to, children and adolescents with special learning needs.

3. Commitment to professional excellence and collaboration with team members.

4. Enthusiastic about the opportunity to teach students with social and communication challenges.

Compensation and Benefits

 Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience

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, list of 3 references, and requested hourly rate to: tcofield@theauburnschool.org

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Summer Camp Teacher

Grades K-8

Summer Camp


Camp Aristotle at The Auburn School is a unique summer camp program that offers full-day and half-day options for students in grades K-8. Camp Aristotle offers an academically based curriculum in the morning and opportunities for creative arts, drama, cooking, team building games, science experiments, water play, and more in the afternoon. Social skills development is integrated throughout the curriculum. Many students at Camp Aristotle experience challenges associated with Asperger's Syndrome, high functioning autism, anxiety-related disorders, and ADHD; however, not all campers have a formal diagnosis.

Position

We are seeking summer camp teacher for our Baltimore Campus. Teachers will work in a collaborative environment with assistants and other related services providers. Responsibilities include planning and implementing daily lessons and activities based on weekly themes. Camp Aristotle will run from July 5th to August 12, 2016

Desired Qualifications

We are seeking applicants who are passionate about helping students learn, have fun, develop friendships, and take risks. Camp Aristotle is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, creative and qualified individuals who enjoy working with children.

• Bachelors degree required, Masters (or coursework toward Masters) preferred

• Track record of successful teaching and/or camp experience, especially with grades K-8

• Experience with Asperger’ syndrome, autism, ADHD and/or NVLD strongly preferred

• Experience with multisensory instruction and assistive learning technologies also helpful

• Experience with ABA and/or social skills training a plus

Compensation

Highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Our Organization

Camp Aristotle at The Auburn School 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 US Department of Education, The Washington Post, and others.

The Auburn School currently has three campuses open in Fairfax, VA, Silver Spring, MD and  Baltimore, MD.

Application Procedures

Please email a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to:

afish@theauburnschool.org

The Auburn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Summer Camp Teacher Assistant

Grades K-8

Summer Camp

Camp Aristotle at The Auburn School is a unique summer camp program that offers full-day and half-day options for students in grades K-8. Camp Aristotle offers an academically based curriculum in the morning and opportunities for creative arts, drama, cooking, team building games, science experiments, water play, and more in the afternoon. Social skills development is integrated throughout the curriculum. Many students at Camp Aristotle experience challenges associated with Asperger's Syndrome, high functioning autism, anxiety-related disorders, and ADHD; however, not all campers have a formal diagnosis.

Position

We are seeking summer camp teacher assistants for our  Baltimore Campus. The Assistants will work in a collaborative environment with lead teachers and other related services providers. Responsibilities include working in partnership with a teacher to plan and implement daily lessons and activities based on weekly themes. Camp Aristotle will run from July 5 to August 12. Assistants may work for half or full day.

Desired Qualifications

We are seeking applicants who are passionate about helping students learn, have fun, develop friendships, and take risks. Camp Aristotle is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, creative and qualified individuals who enjoy working with children.

• Bachelors degree required

• Camp experience, especially with grades K-8

• Experience with Asperger’s syndrome, autism, ADHD and/or NVLD strongly preferred

• Experience with multisensory instruction and assistive learning technologies also helpful

• Experience with ABA and/or social skills training a plus

Compensation

$800 per 40/hr week

Our Organization


Camp Aristotle at The Auburn School 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 in Fairfax, VA, Silver Spring, MD and in Baltimore, MD.

Application Procedures


Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references to:

afish@theauburnschool.org

The Auburn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.










Delrey School

Forbush School at Glyndon and Hannah More (2 campuses)

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Forbush School at Hunt Valley

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Good Shepherd School

Good Shepherd Services has various excellent opportunities for dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our Education Team and have a direct impact on the health, happiness and success of our students!

Principal

The Principal supervises the activities of the various departments within the school to ensure that the education policies of the organization are carried out to offer clients appropriate educational curricula.    

Establishes and maintains relationships with community in order to ensure provision of services for students attending community programs and students in after care at the direction of the Director of Education.

 Responsible for ensuring that instruction is delivered in accordance with GSS policies and procedures and MSDE regulations when regularly assigned teacher is absent or otherwise unavailable.

Prepares appropriate curriculum and supervises its implementation; approves scheduling of students in appropriate classes

Responsible for developing departmental goals in conjunction with staff which support the organizations' goals, mission, and vision

Assists in the supervision of teachers with regard to access and use of the curriculum.

Staffs the department in the most efficient way possible ensuring sufficient staffing to meet the needs of the agency; ensures the competency of all employees under supervision.

Provides direct supervision of the GED program and ensures its compliance with GSS policies and procedures and MSDE regulations

Requirements:

 Bachelor's Degree in Education - Master's preferred

  Minimum of ten years of education experience required

  Minimum three years in Administration

Teacher

Currently seeking Teachers in the field of Math, Science, and Horticulture

Position Summary:

  •      Teaches secondary school subjects to students with emotional/learning difficulties according to the MSDE Voluntary State Curriculum, curriculum developed by the local school system, or a curriculum developed by Good Shepherd School
  •      Plans curriculum, prepares lessons to meet individualized needs of students, incorporating specific strategies to meet Individual Education Plan (IEP) requirements
  •      Utilizes appropriate behavior management techniques to establish an environment in the classroom conducive to learning, and utilizes intervention/de-escalation techniques to maintain the student in the classroom

Requirements:

  •      Bachelor Degree with a preferred major in Special Education
  •      Maryland State Teacher Certification
  •     Master's Degree in Special Education preferred
  •     Minimum of three years of education experience required
  •      Experience working with adolescents strongly preferred


Teacher Assistant

Position Summary:

The Teacher Assistant provides assistance to classroom teachers in the supervision of students in the classroom, time out, or study

Teaches secondary school subjects to students with emotional/learning difficulties during short or long term absences of regular teacher

Utilizes appropriate behavior management techniques to establish an environment in the classroom conducive to learning and utilizes intervention/de-escalation techniques as appropriat

Responds to crisis situations that occur in the school and residential setting

Attends assigned morning goals group and completes attendance repor

Monitors school hallways and provides one-to-one supervision of students when necessary.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree required

Prior experience teaching adolescents strongly preferred

 

 For a full list of current opportunities, please visit:http://www.gssmaryland.org/index.php/career-opportunities/current-openings/

Interested applicants may email their cover letter and resume to jobs@gssmaryland.org

High Road School of Baltimore County

Mann Residential School

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New Directions Academy

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

PRINCIPLE - SUMMARY


The principal of our nonpublic school serves as the educational director and liaison to MSDE and Local School Systems, as well as serves as the managing administrator to all school staff.  Persons applying should be well-versed in special education, behavior management, and leadership practices, as well as familiarity with fiscal management.  The principal leads a multi-disciplinary team in providing educational services to a population that both has highly intensive needs, yet has an amazing amount of untapped potential.  As principal at an Arrow nonpublic, there is a rich opportunity to show initiative and use the creativity and wisdom from their experience. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING


  • Monitors the school climate and maintains proper rules, safety and security of students, providing crisis intervention as needed.  Assures a safe learning environment for students.
  • Interviews and hires qualified school staff.
  • Designs, schedules, implements, designate, monitors, and assess professional development and supervision.
  • Coordinates the admissions process, including policies, review of referrals, pre-admission interviews and placement decisions.
  • Aside from routine annual reviews, communicates regularly with instructional, resource and clinical staff, as well as with representatives from Local School Systems, to assure appropriate services for all    students.  Attends IEP Team Meetings involving review of placement, changes in service provision or crisis intervention.
  • Coordinates the overall student scheduling, class assignments, transcript reviews and implementation of the educational and behavioral components of the school.
  • Monitors school documentation, in conjunction with the Assistant Principal, Treatment Coordinator, Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teacher, Behavior Specialist and Program Assistant.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of policies, procedures, administrative files and continually assesses the overall program to assure optimum educational, behavioral  and clinical function, as well as State compliance.
  • Operates the educational program within approved budgetary guidelines.
  • Completes Monthly Program Report by the 1st of the month and oversees the completion of other monthly and annual reports, such as attendance and budget.
  • Informs the Associate Vice-President of Education of all relevant situations.
  • 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/NCASES standards.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE


Master's  Degree and a valid state specific Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate.  At least five (5) years of teaching experience in special education with emotionally disturbed students and three (3) years of progressive supervisory and administrative experience.



Apply online at http://www.jobs.net/jobs/arrow-child-family-ministries/en-us/all-jobs/United-States/

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 dministrative
       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

Part Time Positions

Trellis Services- Autism Waiver program is currently seeking part-time in-home autism instructors. There are after school/ evening, and weekend positions in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties.

Trellis Services- Love2Learn clinic is currently seeking Part-Time ABA Intervention Instructors to work variable hours Monday - Friday from 8:00am -4:00pm. As a Part-Time ABA Intervention Instructor you will be responsible for providing 1:1 instruction for learners utilizing verbal behavior methodology under the guidance of a special educator/program manager. ABA Instructors work with children with autism and related communication disorders ranging from 18 months old to preschool aged students. This position will report to the Director of Education and work closely with children and parents.

Trellis Services- Seeking a Part-Time Occupational Therapist to provide services to our early intervention clinic, specializing in autism and related communication disorders. This role will partner closely with the Director of Clinical Services in a professionally environment and be assigned multiple cases. Work 2-3 days a week between 8:00am and 4:00pm with some flexibility.

For more information on part-time opportunities click on the link to visit our careers page http://trellisservices.com/careers/job-opportunities/

 

Full Time Positions

Trellis Services- Our school program is seeking ABA Intervention Instructors who are responsible for providing 1:1 instruction to learners utilizing verbal behavior methodology under the guidance of a special educator/program manager. ABA Instructors work with children autism and related communication disorders ranging from kindergarten to 6th grade. This position will report to the Director of Education and work closely with children and parents.

Trellis Services- We are seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to provide services to our early intervention clinic, specializing in autism and related communication disorders, our non-public school, or our outpatient center, serving children of all ages with deficits or development disabilities. The therapist will partner closely with the Clinical Services Coordinator in a professionally supportive environment and be assigned manageable caseloads.  Full and part-time positions available.

For more information on full-time opportunities click on the link to visit our careers page http://trellisservices.com/careers/job-opportunities/

 

Villa Maria School at Dulaney Valley

Caroline County

Benedictine School

The Benedictine School and associated programs and services are located in the mid-shore area of Maryland between Easton, MD and Dover, DEL in a town called Ridgely.  Benedictine is a private, not-for-profit multi-service organization dedicated to providing programs and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.  In addition to our school programs and curriculum, we provide adult services in the local communities to include vocational programs, supported employment and CSLA initiatives, and residential services both on campus and in group home settings.

To learn more about the history and the inspiring mission of The Benedictine School and Adult Programs and Services, visit www.benschool.org.

There are immediate opportunities for the following positions.  Please submit resumes for any of these positions to employment@benschool.org.


Speech Language Pathologist

The Speech and Language Pathologist serves the communicative needs of the students enrolled in The Benedictine School, within the total framework of the educational, vocational, social and daily living situations in which the student is expected to function.  These services are most appropriately delivered through an interdisciplinary team process

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate, assess, describe and document the communicative behaviors and needs of each student.  Interpreting and communicating those needs and behaviors to the staff involved with the student’s educational, vocational, social and daily living programming.

Evaluate various modes of communication with reference to the student's abilities, disabilities and the communicative environment in order to develop the most effective means of communication possible.

Develop the communicative abilities of the student to the fullest and most functional extent possible, through the provision of pull-out/push-in/consultative or programmatic therapy services.

Develop and implement intervention procedures and evaluate their effectiveness in producing systems of communication which meet the communicative demands of the environment, interface with other programming and are appropriate for the students educational, vocational, social and daily living situations.

Incorporate within assessment and intervention programs, procedures that are functional and appropriate for the student's direct caregivers, family members, remedial, educational and vocational professionals and any other significant person involved with the student's  life.

Provide direction and training to professionals and caregivers who interact with the student to provide optimum use of learned communication skills.

Act as the student's advocate in all aspects of the students life to insure the carryover and maintenance of learned communication skills. 

Requirements:


- Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology, required.

- Must be licensed by the state of Maryland.

- Must be familiar with federal and state laws regulating placement of students with intellectual disabilities.


Classroom Teacher

The Teacher provides instruction of students with developmental disabilities in education, vocational, functional and self-help, social-emotional, and behavioral areas. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Implement the current Individual Education Plan with updates as necessary.

Supervise children in areas assigned and according to behavioral management plans designated.

Evaluate each assigned child's attainment of goals as stated in the IEP.

Submits progress and other reports as required by the school program or requested by School administrators.

Implement strategies and provides materials and equipment as appropriate for the population served.

Complete, in advance, and maintain lesson plans, protocol and schedules for daily planning.

Maintain records as required by Federal and State Laws/Bylaws as well as confidentiality of records.

Attend and participates in faculty meetings, interviews, in service sessions, Parent conferences and other activities as required by the school calendar and/or School administration.

Supervise and documents performance of classroom staff with follow-up on goals and outcomes of performance/coaching lessons.

Attend annual review and other requested/required meetings for children enrolled at The Benedictine School upon request.

Administer state testing to students as directed by School administration and submit documentation in a timely manner.

Job Qualifications

- Must have Bachelor's degree and valid teaching certificate in Special Education meeting the Highly Qualified criteria.

- Classroom experience teaching children having developmental disabilities highly preferred.

- A Conditional Certificate, valid for two years, may be requested by the Educational Director for an individual with a BA/BS who does not yet meet the certification requirements for a Standard Professional certificate or Highly Qualified criteria.  This individual would be required to meet the requirements for the renewal of the Conditional Certificate until a SPC or APC is obtained and to meet the criteria for Highly Qualified.

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.

The Legacy School

Cecil County

High Road School of Cecil County

High Road School of Perryville

Shorehaven School

Education Director

 

Dynamic, experienced and certified administrator sought to lead a non public special education school serving students with autism, intellectual and/or multiple disabilities and significant behavioral complexities.

Required:
- Master's degree in Special Education or Educational Administration

- Minimum of 3 years of professional, verifiable experience as a Special Educator
- Maryland Certification -- Special Education and/or Administration
- Completed PRAXIS
- Appropriate Clearances
- Reliable transportation
- Outstanding communication skills
- Ability to multitask and willingness to assist with instruction/student behaviors/ADLs


Email resume with cover letter to:

Dr. Janice L. Moore

edudirector@shorehaveninc.com

Charles County

High Road School of Southern Maryland

Dorchester County

Ridge School of the Eastern Shore

Frederick County

Jefferson School

-SLP or CF (full-time or part-time) **position offers up to a $3k sign-on bonus!**


-Educational 1:1 Aide (full-time)





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Laurel Hall School in Frederick

Garrett County

Salem School

Harford County

The Arrow Center for Education Fair Meadows Campus

Villa Maria School of Harford County


Howard County

High Road Academy

Linwood School
Thank you for your interest in Linwood School!  Please visit our website at www.linwoodcenter.org for current employment opportunities.

Phillips School - Laurel


School Year 2016-2017!

We are now accepting applications for next school year! Please see below for the list of open positions:

  • Teachers: Certified or eligible and exp working w/children with disabilities
  • 1:1 Dedicated Assistants: exp working w/children w/disabilities
  • Behavior Leads: Experience working with children with special needs, degree in related field
  • Behavior Managers: exp working w/children with disabilities, degree in related field
  • Part Time Speech and Language Therapist (SLP): certified and/or licensed with degree and exp working w/children w/disabilities.

School year starts mid August, apply soon and get on board!

Please send resumes to:
PHILLIPS School ~ Laurel
Attn: HR
8920 Whiskey Bottom Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Fax: 301-470-1620
Email: Resumes.laurel@phillipsprograms.org

PHILLIPS Programs

OPEN HOUSE/JOB FAIR

ANNANDALE CAMPUS  March 31, 2016 from 4 PM to 6 PM
7010 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA 22003

LAUREL CAMPUS  April 6, 2016 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
8920 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD 20723

Come see what PHILLIPS Programs is all about! PHILLIPS is a winner
of the Washington Post Excellence in Non Profit Management award.

We have blue ribbon schools and a nationally recognized community
services program.

If you are interested in making a change in the new school year, this
is a great time to check us out. Stop by and pick up some information,
get a tour of our campuses, or speak to one of our supervisors about
positions that may be available in the new 2016-2017 school year.
Positions that MAY BE available:

 Special Education Teachers   
 Speech and Language Pathologists
 Family Counselors      Assistant Teachers/1:1 Aides
 Occupational/Physical Therapists       Behavior Management
 Support Assistants       Office Assistants/Administrative
 BCBA/ABA Therapists

Can't make it? Send your letter of interest and resume to:

PHILLIPS Programs
Attn: HR/Job Fair
7010 Braddock Road
Annandale, VA 22003
FAX: 703-658-2378
EMAIL: resumes.annandale@phillipsprograms.org

PHILLIPS Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Montgomery County

Auburn School

Head of School

Silver Spring MD Campus

 

School

The Auburn School is an independent day school with a powerful social mission:

Grow the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges. Auburn has developed a strong reputation as a regional and national leader in the field of autism education, and the school, its program and students have been featured in the Washington Post (twice), the Baltimore Sun, and on NPR’s Morning Edition.

 

The Auburn School serves bright students with challenges in the areas of communication, social skills, language, and organization. This includes students with: social-communication disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, ADHD, and/or anxiety disorders. Auburn Silver Spring and Baltimore serve students k-8 with our campus in Fairfax serving elementary to high school students. Our program currently services over 115 students across three campuses.

 

Position

The Head of School will assume overall leadership in the development and management of a private school for students with learning differences in the areas of socialization, pragmatic language and executive functions. Position begins July 1, 2016, however an earlier start is ideal.

 

Responsibilities

The Head of School will be responsible for the overall educational, financial and operational performance of the school. With support from the leadership team, the Head will develop and implement all aspects of the school program including:

  •   Building relationships with parents, the community, and local leaders 
  •  Developing, implementing and managing the school’s instructional program, including the core curriculum, summer camp and after-school programs
  •  Overseeing student recruitment and admissions to include marketing and outreach, information dissemination, interviews and acceptance decisions
  •  Recruiting and supervising all school faculty and staff 
  • Facilitating professional development
  • Managing all day-to-day school operational functions 
  • Developing and administering the school's annual budget: monitoring expenditures and collections
  •   Fundraising, community relations, case management, and transition planning

 Desired Qualifications

We are seeking experienced special educators/administrators/leaders with a proven track-record of success leading schools or programs for students diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, or similar social and learning difficulties. Our next leader of our school will have:

 Experience working with bright children with social, self-regulation and executive function deficits and demonstrated exemplary success as a teacher, school leader and administrator

  • Experience with strategic planning and budgeting for growth and re-location and an ability to effectively manage financial resources and implement business processes
  • Collaborative leader with a team approach with students, teachers, specialists and families
  • Strong communication, conflict resolution and organization skills
  • Strong professional development background, and can plan for both the individualized and whole-group professional growth needs of the education team 
  • Strong curriculum development background (knowledge of "backward design"preferred), and can plan for the individualized and mission-based needs of the students
  • Proven ability as a leader of instructional and non-instructional personnel and confidence leading renowned professionals in multiple disciplines (OT, teachers, behavior specialists, etc.)
  • Vision to grow school programs through extracurricular sports, service learning experiences, and cross-curricula courses
  • Experience managing student recruitment and admissions processes 
  • Strong general knowledge of special education services and programs available
  • Master's or other advanced degrees required, certification preferred

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary based upon experience 
  • Full benefits, to include health, dental, life and disability and retirement

 

Our Organization

The Auburn School is part of the Capital Education Group. Our mission is to change lives through leadership in education. As an organization, we are committed to the highest standards of program excellence. Programs established by our staff 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 Fairfax, VA, Baltimore and Silver Spring, MD.  CEG also operates summer camps (Camp Aristotle), and early intervention programs (Little Leaves) in the DC area.

 Application Procedures

Interested candidates, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a statement of educational philosophy to: mmajor@theauburnschool.org.

The Auburn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community School of Maryland

Diener School

LEAD TEACHER:

We are currently seeking a full-time special educator to work in our Lower School, K-2. Our students have a wide range of abilities. Many of them have several challenges that impact learning including:

  • ADD or ADHD
  • Language Delays (expressive, receptive and processing)
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Social Pragmatic Issues
  • Executive Functioning Challenges
  • Learning Disabilities

  Job responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing lessons that are hands on/multi-sensory
  • Collaborating with teachers, therapists and other specialists
  • Implementing behavioral programs and sensory diets
  • Overseeing, supporting and mentoring assistant teacher
  • Writing reports
  • Communicating with parents

Preferred:  Masters in Special Education

 School Profile:

The Diener School provides a developmental, educational, and therapeutic environment for students requiring smaller class sizes and individualized attention. Students will learn experientially, with much repetition, through a variety of multi-sensory, collaborative approaches. The cornerstone of The Diener School, the "Diener Pyramid of Learning for the Whole Child", provides our students with a holistic approach that promotes academics, cognitive functions, constructive social, language and sensory experiences and real life organizational skills. The faculty, in concert with experts in all disciplines will work collaboratively to create a nurturing yet challenging environment empowering children to think independently and have a strong sense of self and spirit. The Diener School's academic curriculum follows the Maryland State Voluntary Curriculum. Our therapeutic curriculum includes social skills, speech and language, sensory, movement and the arts. The Diener School believes strongly in the connection between movement and learning. We provide our students with daily movement including two days of fitness for health. During our fitness for health classes, our fitness instructors emphasize skills such as visual motor coordination, motor planning, sensory activities and hand-eye coordination, through creative and fun activities! Our movement also includes sports skills such as lacrosse, t-ball, soccer, and basketball. Included in our fitness program are weekly yoga and dance. Our holistic curriculum incorporates all of the arts to provide our students the opportunities for creativity and reflection. Students participate in weekly art, drama, music as well as art clubs which emphasize fine arts and art history. We seemlessly integrate our therapeutic strategies within this curriculum. Our therapists and academic tutors meet with teachers regularly to discuss academic goals, themes and lessons. Therapists are in classrooms each morning infusing sensory, language and motor exercises within our academic periods. Student to teacher ratio is typically 4:1, although sometimes smaller than that. Our classrooms have no more than 8 students and a full time special education teacher and full time assistant in each room.   


  





Forbush School at Oakmont - Upper School

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Ivymount Corporation - The Ivymount School

Join us in leading the way in Special Education!  For over 50 years, Ivymount has been providing exceptional educational services to students with special needs.  We are actively recruiting professional candidates for the 2016/17 school year.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and make a difference in a child's life every day.
 
Please visit www.ivymount.org/employment for a complete list of our current openings. Interested candidates should complete our online application at www.ivymount.org/apply.


Kennedy Krieger School: Montgomery County Campus

Program Aide: Montgomery County Campus

Description:  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.

Qualifications: 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. 

To Apply:  Please use the following link to apply:

https://jobs-kennedykrieger.icims.com/jobs/intro

The KKI Department menu will list the specific campus where the opening exists.

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



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Marcia D. Smith School
Special Education Teacher: We are currently seeking a full time Special Education teacher to work in a community based, non-public school with students with autism and multiple disabilities.

Focus of curriculum is on functional work and life skills in community environments. Each certified teacher is responsible for the development of IEPs, training and supervision of instructional assistants, development of lesson plans and structured daily schedules, monitoring of the implementation of behavioral plans, monitoring of community work and recreational sites, and management of a classroom.

The Marcia D. Smith School is operated by Community Support Services, Inc. The school provides residential twelve months per year and day special education eleven months per year. The residential program provides educational services 24 hours per day. 


CSS provides adult and children's services in addition to the school, and resources and expertise is shared and coordinated between services.

MD certification in Special Education is required. Experience with autism and transition planning preferred.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to Awarren@css-md.org. 

Pathways School - Edgewood

Pathways School - Springville

Ridge School of Montgomery County

Special Education Teachers (Algebra, Geometry, Basic Science and Biology)  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

Teacher Assistants/Behavior Support supports the academic program and classroom teacher by implementing appropriate lesson plans and IEP/PEP goals.  Assist with classroom coverage when necessary through the proper implementation of teacher substitute plans.  Assist in the development and dissemination of special plans to help students remain in class and resolve conflicts.  Help to instruct small and large groups under direct supervision of classroom teacher. They will support the school wide behavior management system as it contributes to the critical success factors of the organization.  Demonstrate the knowledge of emotional disabilities and the ability to establish therapeutic relationships with students.  Administer effective and appropriate strategies during crisis intervention.  Exhibit flexibility and adapts quickly to changes when confronted with high levels of work stress.and a growing organization vital to the community).

Requirements/qualifications:

Bachelor's degree preferred or minimum 2 years experience in related field.

Ability to assist in classroom instruction in 6 - 12 grades.

Adapt to stressful, fast paced environment.

Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

Must be able to make decisions in volatile situations.

Ability to physically restrain students.

Basic computer skills, use of telephone, fax, copier and other basic office equipment necessary.

Work independently and meet assigned deadlines.

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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 Foundation School of Montgomery County

For information on employment opportunities please see our website at www.foundationschools.org
Please submit resumes and letters of interest to resumes@foundationschools.org

The Frost School

Immediate Openings!

-HS Math Teacher

-HS Science Teacher

-SLP or CF (full-time or part-time) **position offers up to a $3k sign-on bonus!**




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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.

Summer Special Education Teachers Specialty Area

JOB ID: 512173-414308

The summer programs of the Katherine Thomas School are designed to address the needs of students with language, learning, and sensory-motor disabilities and/or high-functioning autism. KTS has classrooms K-7th grade.   Teachers will be responsible for creating fun and creative lesson that follow our "Travel Through Time Curriculum" theme.  P.E, Drama, and Music teachers are needed for 9 hours a week.
Must be available 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM., M-F 8-10 hours  a week for 6 weeks (6/27/16-8/5/2016)

Required Experience:

Bachelors in Special Education or Content Area (P.E, Music, Drama)

Maryland Teaching Certification in Special Education or Content Area (P.E., Music, or Drama)

Prior special education teaching experience preferred

Must be Team oriented, reliable, flexible, and have a professional attitude.

PRN Speech-Language Pathologists

The Outpatient Speech-Language Pathology clinic at TLC - The Treatment and Learning Centers in Rockville, MD has openings for a PRN SLPs for afternoon/evening and Saturday positions. Must have a graduate degree and Maryland CCC-SLP Licensure.


PRN Occupational Therapists

The Outpatient Occupational Therapy clinic at TLC - The Treatment and Learning Centers in Rockville, MD has openings for a PRN Occupational Therapists for afternoon/evening and Saturday positions. The Occupational Therapist provides individual therapy, group therapy, consultation services, and diagnostic 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. Must have a graduate degree and Maryland OT Licensure.


Special Education Teacher, 3rd -5th Grades, 2016/2017 school year

JOB ID: 512173-529219

Job Description:


The Katherine Thomas school is a private special education school that services students with language, learning, and sensory motor disabilities and moderate to high functioning autism. This special education teacher position is for an early education classroom. Responsibilities include: develop instruction following the Maryland State Curriculum providing necessary accommodation to meet individual, group, and program needs. This teacher should meet the individual student's needs by analyzing the student's developmental profile. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: write and implement IEPs, create a supportive learning environment, and creates partnerships with parents and the school community, supervisor teacher assistants, work collaboratively with team members, utilize technology and/or AAC devices to assist students in accessing curriculum and communication.

Required Experience:


Bachelors Degree in Special Education

Eligible for Maryland Special Education Teaching Certificate (must include grades 3rd-5th)

Experience with students on the Autism spectrum preferred

Other Skills and Abilities:

Team Oriented, Reliable, Professional Attitude

Teacher, Special Education K-3rd Grade 2016/2017

JOB ID: 512173-529210

2016-2017 Early Childhood Special Education Teacher__

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Katherine Thomas School in Rockville, MD seeks to hire a special education teacher for the 2016/2017 school year. The school services students with language, learning, and sensory motor disabilities and moderate to high functioning autism. This special education teacher position is for an early education classroom. Responsibilities include: develop instruction following the Maryland State Curriculum providing necessary accommodation to meet individual, group, and program needs. This teacher should meet the individual student's needs by analyzing the student's developmental profile. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: write and implement IEPs, create a supportive learning environment, and creates partnerships with parents and the school community, supervisor teacher assistants, work collaboratively with team members, utilize technology and/or AAC devices to assist students in accessing curriculum and communication.

Required Experience:

Minimum Education & Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Special Education

Eligible for Maryland Special Education Teaching Certificate in early childhood-K-3rd (required)

Experience with students on the Autism spectrum preferred

Other Skills and Abilities:

Team Oriented, Reliable, Professional, Positive Attitude


MUSIC TEACHER

The Katherine Thomas School seeks a part-time Music Teacher for students PreK-8th for the 2016-2017 school year.

Responsibilities include: develop music instruction following the Maryland State Curriculum, provide necessary modifications to meet individual, group, and program needs; implement IEPs accommodations, create a supportive learning environment, and create partnerships with parents and the KTS community. 


Minimum Education & Experience:

Bachelors (minimum)
Bachelors in Music Education and experience with Special Education  (Highly Preferred) Music Therapist (preferred)

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

Hours:                                                                   
20 hours per week







 






 

Prince George's County

Chelsea School

Reading Specialist

Chelsea School is in search of a full-time reading specialist to work in our learning disability community. The reading specialist is responsible for providing direct instruction to middle and high school students, in small groups, to enable students to develop literacy skills. Ideal candidates will have expertise in reading instruction and in administering and interpreting reading assessments to develop instruction. Training in Orton-Gillingham, LTRS, Wilson, and/or Lindamood Bell is a plus for this position.

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
  • Master's  degree or equivalent post-baccalaureate graduate credit in special education, reading specialization, or related field
  • Familiarity with a variety of multi-sensory, systematic, structured instructional programs and practices for literacy
  • Experience assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks goals and objectives
  • Ability to diagnosis and structure intervention plans for reading
  • Understanding of the nature of language-based learning disabilities, especially as they apply to literacy
  • Competence in writing IEP goals and objectives for reading, as well as present levels of performance
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Familiarity working with student records including: neuropsychological reports, academic testing, IEPs, etc. 

 Please submit your cover letter and resume to Karen Gallo, Literacy Coordinator, at kgallo@chelseaschool.edu

 Director of Education

 PRIMARY DUTIES:  Administrative

  • Oversees all aspects of teaching learning at Chelsea School. 
  •   Maintains the school in compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including COMAR and DCMR.
  • Manages issues related to instruction and problem-solves with staff, parents, students, and other stakeholders. 
  • Works with the Literacy and IEP Coordinators to create student academic and related service schedules.
  • Oversees and coordinates the teacher/staff certification process with MSDE and OSSE.
  • Serves as the key contact person with MSDE, OSSE, and local school systems on all matters pertaining to curriculum, instruction, compliance, and graduation requirements.
  • Works with the administrative team and department heads to create and develop the yearly professional development plan for teachers and staff.
  • Oversees curriculum implementation and instruction for both upper and middle divisions.
  • Coordinates staff recruitment and hiring with literacy coordinator.
  • Monitors the evaluation system for all employees, conducts formal and informal observations and maintains all records.
  • Provides instruction, coaching, and support for teachers in instruction, planning, content development, classroom management, and assessment. 
  • Supervises the IEP Coordinator in oversight of all IEP services for entire student population, including scheduling, document preparation and contacting family as well as appropriate jurisdictions
  • Coordinate all MD and DC State testing for both middle and upper division
  • Coordinates the hiring and training of substitute teachers; arranges substitute coverage; approves all teacher leave requests 
  • Oversees the instructional budget 
  • Responsible for maintaining Chelsea School compliance with IDEA Law; State of Maryland COMAR regulations and District of Columbia Public School regulations
  • Coordinate with administrative team members the Summer Institute for all staff prior to start of every school year
  • Work with related services staff to ensure seamless delivery of services as outlined in IEP goals and accommodations
  • Oversee the ESY Program: student schedules, budget, hire faculty, transportation, coordinate curriculum and technology support 
  • Prepare, coach and facilitate all teachers prior to, during and after IEP meetings
  • Attend statewide and district-wide meetings pertaining to IEP related goals and objectives
  • Oversee planning and preparation for Academic Fair
  • Attend occasional evening school-wide functions such as awards ceremonies, parent/ teacher meetings, open houses, etc.
  • Attend Admissions Committee, Administrative Team and Administrative Council meetings

 COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience:  Valid Maryland Teaching Certificate in Special Education. Master's degree in Special Education and/or five to ten years related experience and/or training.

 Competencies:  This position requires excellent verbal, written and organizational skills. Also required is an understanding of office procedures, the ability to cooperate with others, work as a team, politeness in dealing with other staff, teachers, students and parents. The incumbent may be required to work unusual hours, work effectively under pressure. Working knowledge of IDEA Law and IEP process is also required. Consistent attendance is required.

Please forward cover letter and resume to Frank Mills at fmills@chelseaschool.edu

Forbush School at Prince George's County


**To submit an online application and/or to learn more about special education careers with our organization please visit our website: http://www.sheppardpratt.org. Please feel free to contact careers@sheppardpratt.org with any questions.**

 

Sheppard Pratt is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to an individual???s race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, genetic information, age, veterans status, disability, or other protected class status.





 

High Road School of Prince George's County

High Road Upper School of Prince George's County

Kennedy Krieger at Central High Schol

Program Aide: KKI at Central High School, PGCPS

Description:  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.

Qualifications: 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. 

To Apply:  Please use the following link to apply:

Pathways School - Crossland Re-Entry

Pathways School - DuVal Re-Entry

Pathways School - Northwood

The Children's Guild, Inc., Prince George's Campus
Job Opportunities for the 2016-2017 school year:

Special Education teachers  (K-8)
High School Content teachers
Social Workers
Speech Pathologist
Occupational Therapist
Therapeutic Behavior Aides

The Foundation School

 For information regarding employment opportunities  please see our website at www.foundationschools.org or submit your resume and letter of interest to resumes@foundationschools.org

 

The Village Academy of Maryland

SCIENCE TEACHER

The Village Academy of Maryland has an immediate opening for an experienced science teacher trained in biological sciences.

The applicant must be able to perform this job successfully; an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Establishes clear goals and objectives related to the School Improvement

Plans and prepares lessons, assignments, instructional materials   

Establishes learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, curriculum framework, and knowledge of human growth and development

Prepares, administers and corrects evaluations and assessments, and records results

Selects and uses appropriate instructional strategies including, but not limited to, lectures, group discussions, demonstrations, modeling and multimedia teaching aids to present subject matter to students

Evaluates student progress using appropriate assessment techniques

Maintains order and discipline in the classroom conducive to effective learning and takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

Creates a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives

Counsels pupils when academic and adjustment problems arise

Experienced with PARCC testing 

Communicates with parents and students regarding progress/problems of assigned students; arranges and participates in teacher-parent or teacher-student conferences as necessary

Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, Board Policy and Administrative Regulation

Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, textbooks, materials and facilities

Attends and actively participates in staff/faculty meetings and provides input regarding the planning of instruction goals, objectives and methods

Improves skill and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multi-cultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections

Ability to teach Biology, Earth,  Physical and Environmental Sciences

Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessional educators, student teachers, and volunteers; and

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

At least three years experiences teaching student with emotional and developmental disabilities

12 years + teaching Biological Sciences

BS or Master's Degree in Biological Science

Certified with MSDE in Special Education /Content Area

The Village Academy of Maryland is located at 8601 Ashwood Drive, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743. To get to the location off 495 take exit 15 towards 214 west. To apply for the position please visit the website at www.vacmd.org or call us at 301-336-1904 for more information.

 

Washington County

Cedar Ridge School
Cedar Ridge School currently has an opening for a high school science teacher.  For more information, please visit our website at cedarridgeministries.org and click the tab "employment."  You may also call Paula Hayes, School Administrator, at 301-582-0282, ext 152.

Laurel Hall School

Laurel Hall Transitional Instructional Program

Oak Hill House School