Employment Opportunities
Employment Opportunities
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Allegany County

Jefferson School at Finan Center

We are presently looking to hire:

*School Nurse (flexible, part-time schedule!)

*Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment Coordinator (flexible, part-time schedule!)

*Educational Assistants



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Anne Arundel County

Hannah More at Millersville Elementary School

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Hannah More at Severn River Middle School

We are presently looking to hire:

-Licensed SLP (full-time position will support this program, Hannah More at Severna Park HS and Forbush School at Anne Arundel)


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Hannah More at Severna Park High School

We are looking to hire:

-Licensed SLP (full-time position will support this program, Hannah More at Severna Park HS and Forbush School at Anne Arundel)

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High Road Academy at Annapolis Middle School

High Road Academy at Bates Middle School

High Road Academy at Brooklyn Park Middle School

High Road Academy at Lindale Middle School

High Road Academy at Linthicum Elementary School

High Road School of Anne Arundel County

Kennedy Krieger at Southern High School

ASSISTANT TEACHER II

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

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

 


EDUCATION:

Bachelors degree is required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

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

Pathways School - Anne Arundel

The Forbush School at Anne Arundel

We are presently looking to hire:

*Licensed SLP (this position will support this program in addition to Hannah More at Severn River Middle School and Hannah More at Severna Park High School)

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

Baltimore City

Baltimore Lab School

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

Receptionist

Substitute Teacher

For more information visit our website     

www.baltimorelabschool.org



Baltimore Academy

Gateway School
Special Education Teacher starting July 2014  - See website of The Hearing and Speech Agency under Employment

Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmount Campus

PROGRAM AIDE 


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

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

EDUCATION:

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

 

EXPERIENCE:

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

  

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

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

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST LEVEL I OR II.   

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

4. Effectively function within an interdisciplinary team.

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

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

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

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

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

 

EXPERIENCE:

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

-Previous experience in pediatrics preferred

 

RELATED TRAINING:

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

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

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

 according to the timeline established within the departmental policy.

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

-Must have successfully completed the national registration examination.

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


PROGRAM AIDE: 


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


Responsibilities:

 

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

  

EDUCATION:

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

EXPERIENCE:

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

Kennedy Krieger School: Greenspring Campus (High School Program)

Ipad Support Specialist

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

 

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

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

 

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

Program Aide

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

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

EDUCATION:

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

 

EXPERIENCE:

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

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

Maryland School for the Blind
Child Care Specialist

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

 

Essential Functions:

1.      Provides direct care to students by:                                                                                    

- Teaching daily living & leisure time use skills.                                                            

- Implementing educational and therapeutic management programs.

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

- Participating with the students in recreational activities.

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

2.   Collects data and prepares reports.                                                                                       

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

4.   Maintains student equipment/personal belongings.                                                                   

 

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

 

Qualifications:

1. Requires AA degree or 48 undergraduate credits. 

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

    chronological levels.

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

4. Basic knowledge of normal child development.

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

6. Valid Maryland Drivers License.

 

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

 

 

Statewide Vision Low Incidence Specialist

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

                                                                         

Compensation Schedule: Professional Scale 

 

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

  ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Essential Functions:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-

To Apply:

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

St. Elizabeth School

Registered Nurse, Full-Time (Monday-Friday, 8AM to 3PM).

The requirements are Valid Maryland Nursing License.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  CPR certified.  Ability to remain both calm and productive under duress.  Excellent attendance and promptness.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.  Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Reliable, extremely detail-oriented, composed, and efficient.  Successful completion of a drug screening and criminal background check.

 Competitive salary and benefit package.

 St. Elizabeth School is a great place to work-- great students and wonderful coworkers.  View the website:  www.stelizabeth-school.org     

Interested persons should  call Judy Malin at 410-889-5054 x 1118 or send resume via

email: jmalin@stelizabeth-school.org

Fax: 410-889-2356

mail: St. Elizabeth School

801 Argonne Dr.

Baltimore, MD 21218-1943

The Children's Guild, Inc., Baltimore Campus

High School Teachers- math certified
IEP aides for 2014-2015
Occupational Therapist - part time

Please complete an online application at www.childrensguild.org

The Chimes School

Woodbourne Center, Inc.

Baltimore County

Auburn School - Baltimore Campus


Compass Academy

Delrey School

Forbush School at Glyndon

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

*Social Worker (LCSW-C)

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


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Forbush School at Hunt Valley

We are currently looking to hire:

*Full-time Occupational Therapist 

*Special Education Teacher (2 position: lower and middle hall)

*full-time Educational Assistants (entry level)

Please visit our website to learn more and apply online!


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Forbush Therapeutic Preschool at Towson

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Good Shepherd School

Math Teacher, Art Teacher, History Teacher

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. Maryland State Department of Education Certification in Special Education and or specific content area required. Minimum of 3 years of education experience required. Experience with adolescents is strongly preferred.

 

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.

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

 

 

Hannah More School

We currently have the following employment opportunities available:

*Special Education Teacher - In School Intervention

*Housekeeper (M-F 3:30pm-11:00pm, Sunday 8:00am-1:00pm)

To learn more or to apply online please visit our website: www.sheppardpratt.org

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High Road School of Baltimore County

Mann Residential School

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New Directions Academy

New Visions Academy of Baltimore

Shafer Center for Early Intervention

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

 

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

Strawbridge School

The Arrow Center for Education

RESOURCE SPECIALIST - SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING

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

Education, Licensure and/or Experience:

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

 

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

The Arrow Center for Education Tangram

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

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

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

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

 Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Classroom Aide Candidate Pool

Under the direction of the Teacher the Classroom Assistant will:

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

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

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

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

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

The Harbour School at Baltimore

Trellis School

Part time Case Manager(s) 


Trellis Services (Autism Waiver Services) is seeking Case Managers for the following areas: Prince Georges , Talbot and Anne Arundel Counties.Successful candidates will have: a Master's Degree in a field related to Autism or a current teacher certification in Special Education, have at least five years of experience and knowledge of creating / implementing goal directed treatment programs in the field of Autism. Must be organized and a self starter. Also, must be able to pass a Federal and State criminal background check. Please copy and paste the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=527753.


Early Intervention Instructors


The Trellis School is seeking Early Intervention instructors. Individuals will work one to one with elementary aged children with Autism and related communication disorders. 


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


Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00-3:30pm 


Come join a fun and pleasant learning environment! 

 


Please visit or website:

www.trellisservices.com to complete your application.


Villa Maria School at Dulaney Valley

Villa Maria School at Pot Spring

Youth in Transition School

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

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instructional Leadership

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

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

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

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

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

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

       Incorporates technology into the management and instruction processes.

Program Planning

       Identifies and communicates effective instructional planning strategies.

       Develops and oversees a school-wide vocational program.

       Develops and oversees an effective and proactive student retention program.

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

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

Business Management

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

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

       Responsible for the enrollment and retention goals for the school.

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

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

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

       Applies state school board regulations to business management decisions.

 

Interpersonal Relationships

       Demonstrates effective written communication skills with all publics.

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

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

       Attends and participates in outreach activities to gain school exposure.

       Manages conflict situations in an effective manner.

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

Professional Development

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

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

       Extends opportunities for development to school staff.

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

Education and Experience

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

       Must be MD state certified in special education and administration

       A strong sense of accountability for special education student achievement

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

       The ability to communicate effectively with parents

       Demonstrated professionalism and responsibility, and a strong work ethic

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

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

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

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

       Proficient computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Demands

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

Work Environment

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

Caroline County

Benedictine School

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


Board Certified Behavior Specialist
The Behavior Specialist will guide and support student teams in the development and implementation of behavior assessments, behavior strategies, positive behavioral support plans, data collection and analysis of behaviors for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities, including students within the Autism Spectrum Disorder and students with an Emotional/Behavioral Disability. He/She will also provide services/supports in both school and residential settings based on a flexible schedule which includes rotating weekends. 
Job Qualifications:

  • Must be BCBA certified
  • Master’s degree in Behavior Science, Education, Psychology or related field, preferred; Bachelor’s degree is required.  
  • Strong behavioral background, especially intense behavioral and cognitive needs
  • Three years experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities and/or autism
  • Please click on the link below for more information http://benschool.org/employment.html 


Behavior Specialist

The Behavior Specialist will guide and support student teams in the development and implementation of behavior assessments, behavior strategies, positive behavioral support plans, data collection and analysis of behaviors for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities, including students within the Autism Spectrum Disorder and students with an Emotional/Behavioral Disability. He/She will also provide services/supports in both school and residential settings based on a flexible schedule which includes rotating weekends.
Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Behavior Science, Education, Psychology or related field.
  • Making progress towards BCBA certification preferred.
  • Strong behavioral background, especially intense behavioral and cognitive needs
  • Three years experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities and/or Autism

Please click on the link below for more information http://benschool.org/employment.html

 

 

Assistant Principal

The Assistant Principal provides day-to-day operational support and assistance to the Education Director in overseeing implementation of programming at the Benedictine School. The Assistant Principal will act on behalf of the Educational Director in her absence.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Special Education
  • Current certification by the state of Maryland as a teaching professional
  • Current certification by the state of Maryland in School Administration, preferred
  • Demonstrated flexibility in the areas of responsibility and time
  • Results oriented and data driven
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • 3 to 5 years teaching experience in Special Education, preferably in non-public school setting

Please click on the link below for more information http://benschool.org/employment.html

Curriculum Coordinator

Responsible for coordinating the curriculum resources for the School in order to meet the needs of our students in accordance with the COMAR Regulations set forth by the Maryland State Department of Education and assist the Test Coordinator in responsibilities for state required testing.

Essential Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in special education or related field

· Minimum five years teaching experience in the education field, preferably in non-public school

· Experience in designing functional/academic
curriculum in core areas of Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies

· Knowledge of general education curriculum scope and sequence

· Knowledge of Maryland and other referring State Department of Education Testing Requirements, as appropriate

Please click on the link below for more information http://benschool.org/employment.html

Case Manager

The Case Manager is responsible for facilitating program consistency throughout school and residential areas and serving as the liaison for all team members.  He/she will provide counseling as needed to individual and/or groups.  The Case Manager is responsible for the coordination of behavior management efforts, accessing other resources (school psychologist, behavior specialist, etc) as needed and consultation with team members. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Must have a Master’s degree in Counseling or related field.
  • Knowledge of behavior interventions and modification techniques
  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis

Please click on the link below for more information http://benschool.org/employment.html

Occupational Therapist 

The Occupational Therapist helps individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling to develop, recover, or maintain daily living, fine motor and prerequisite academic skills. Part Time position totaling 24hrs Bachelor's degree for an AOTA accredited program & DHMH Licensed Occupational Therapist, mandatory. Pediatric experience with students with developmental disabilities, preferred.

Please click on the link below for more information http://benschool.org/employment.html

If interested in any of these positions please forward resume and cover letter to:


The Benedictine School
Attn: Beverly LaBanca/Crystal Hanifee
14299 Benedictine Lane
Ridgely MD 21660 or
FAX to 410-634-1825 or Email: beverlyl@benschool.org
www.benschool.org


EOE

Carroll County

Silver Oak Academy

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

Cecil County

High Road School of Cecil County

High Road School of Perryville

Shorehaven School

Charles County

High Road School of Southern Maryland

Dorchester County

Ridge School of the Eastern Shore

Frederick County

Jefferson School

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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 at Edgewood Middle School

Villa Maria School of Harford County

Howard County

High Road Academy

Linwood School

Special Education Teacher-Autism

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

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




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

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


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

    Please send resume to gneal@linwoodcenter.org

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

    PHILLIPS PROGRAMS ~ Clinical Services Supervisor

    Resumes are currently being accepted for this supervisory position within PHILLIPS Programs.  The Laurel School Clinical Services Supervisor, reporting to the Program Director, will be responsible for supervision and administration of related services provided to students.  The program is a 75 pupil campus for students with emotional & behavior problems, learning disabilities and other school challenges. 

    Key areas of responsibility to include:

    • Supervises the Behavior and Related Services departments
    • Oversees the school-wide behavior management system and student behavior services
    • Monitors and manages the delivery of service hours provided by counselors and other related service providers
    • Coordinates staff professional development around the understanding of issues concerning students with disabilities
    • Monitors, analyzes and presents student behavior data on a monthly and quarterly basis
    • Represents the behavior and counseling departments on the school administration team
    • Represents the school in outside meetings as appropriate

    Required Credentials:

    • Masters degree in education or special education strongly preferred.  Masters degree in related fields, such as counseling, social work, psychology or non-profit management, will be considered.  Doctorates degree highly preferred
    • LSCSW or LCSW certification required
    • Significant professional experience within a special education school, preferably with classroom teaching experience.
    • 5+ years supervising educators, social workers or other professional staff engaged with emotionally & behaviorally challenged students.
    • Non-public special education school management and administration experience preferred.

    Related Qualifications:

    • Understanding of strength-based behavior management approaches in working with special student populations; ability to convey positive and compassionate attitudes about students to others
    • Creativity and skill in developing innovative approaches to service delivery
    • Commitment to families and to forging meaningful partnerships with parents to help their children succeed in school
    • Profound respect for the cultures of others, and ability to promote a culturally-affirming atmosphere within the school
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Conscientious, detailed orientation toward administrative work
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal education law, and applicability of IDEA and NCLB within a Maryland special education program
    • Working knowledge of MSDE regulations

    Apply with resume and letter of interest to:

    PHILLIPS Programs Attn: Program Director

    8920 Whiskey Bottom Road

    Laurel, MD 20723

    Email: resumes.laurel@phillipsprograms.org 

    EOE 

    Montgomery County

    Auburn School

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

    The following opportunities are available

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

    Community School of Maryland

    Diener School

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

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

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

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

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

    Forbush School at Oakmont - Upper School

    We are presently looking to hire a Special Education Teacher!

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

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

    Foundation School of Montgomery County

    Ivymount School

    Kennedy Krieger School: Montgomery County Campus

    PROGRAM AIDE (63585)


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

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

    EDUCATION:

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

     

    EXPERIENCE:

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

    Lourie Center School

    Special Educator: 

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

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

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

    Teacher Assistant:

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

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

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


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

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

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

    Incomplete on-line applications will be rejected. 







    Marcia D. Smith School

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

    Pathways School - Edgewood

    Pathways School - Springville

    Ridge School of Montgomery County

    The Ridge School is pleased to announce that we are seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Education, Special Education Teaching positions and Teacher Assistant/Behavior Support positions for the 2014-2015 school year.
     
    Located in Rockville, Maryland, The Ridge School is a specialized center that provides education for kids and adolescents who are working hard to improve their lives. Our students live in residential behavioral health facilities, regularly attend therapy, and rely on our school to provide a rich curriculum that serves both their educational and emotional growth. The Ridge School is a service of Adventist Behavioral Health, a member of Adventist HealthCare.
     
    The Director of Education will develop, plan, and implement school site programs and activities in accordance with goals & objectives; administer policies & procedures; confer with staff on curriculum, instructional, personal, and school related matters. Appoint personnel to improve site positions; provide or coordinate staff training; serve and evaluate classroom instructors. Develop & maintain cooperative relationships with parents and organizations of the community and serve as a spokesperson for the school to people both within and outside the school and school system.  Establish a professional rapport with students and with staff that has their respect. Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in the education profession.  Assist staff with improvement of staff competencies.  Develop the master schedule of course offerings; comply with accreditation guidelines and state requirements; adjust schedule to meet school, students, and staff needs.  Maintain a safe and orderly school environment; coordinate the safety of students participating in all extra-curricular and after school activities, including interscholastic athletics field trips.  Supervise/monitor student activities such as lunch, passing periods, and assemblies, concerts, dances, and sports events; assign supervisory faculty for all student activities.   (i.e. Best place to work, most extraordinary experience, superior outcomes, financial success for reinvestment, valued as a faith-based organization, and a growing organization vital to the community).

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

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

    BA Degree

    MA Degree in Education

    Knowledge of  MSDE and COMAR Regulations

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

     

    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.

     

     For all the positions, please add

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

    Incomplete on-line applications will be rejected. 

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

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

    The Forbush School at Oakmont - Lower School

    We are presently looking to hire the following positions:

    -Special Education Teacher


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

    The Frost School

    We are currently looking to hire the following positions:

    -Art Teacher

    -Middle School Social Studies & Science Teacher

    -High School Science Teacher

    -Occupational Therapist


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

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

    The Katherine Thomas School

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

     

    Speech-Language Pathologist

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

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

     



    Special Education Teacher 

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

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


    Art Teacher

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

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






    Designated Nurse

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

    Maryland RN License-Required

    Maryland certification as a Delegating Nurse-Required

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


    Social Worker

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

    Must be a Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Team Oriented, Reliable, Professional Attitude, Flexible

     

    DEAN OF STUDENTS

    The Katherine Thomas School's high school program is hiring for its new Dean of Students position. Responsibilities include leadership and implementation of student discipline policies and plans, training and supporting staff in regard to effective behavior management, maintaining parent communication, coordinating, analyzing, and providing all behavior management statistics, collaborating with social workers, and working as a part of the high school administrative team.


    Required Experience: 

    Requirements include at least 5 years of experience working in special education with students with learning disabilities and/or mild to moderate autism, and at least two years of experience implementing PBIS.

    Additional requirements include experience with implementing bullying prevention programs and conducting staff training in behavior management techniques. Must have the ability to problem solve, to keep accurate records and analyze data, and to develop positive relationships with students, parents, and staff.




     EOE

     

    Prince George's County

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


    Biology Teacher

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

    Ideal Candidates will meet the following criteria:

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

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

     

    Media Teacher

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

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

    Forbush School at Prince George's County

    We are presently looking to hire the following positions:


    *Educational Assistants


    *Lead/Mentor Teacher (this is not a classroom position)



    **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.





     

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