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PRINCIPALS - Juvenile Services Education

Facilites Located in Baltimore & Salisbury, MD

Recruitment #16-009538-0001



Insitutional Educator Administrator Pay Plan

$89,529 - $105,806                             

$3,000.00 - -  Sign-on incentive - -  for Maryland Professional Certified Teachers


Charles Hickey School - Baltimore, Maryland


Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center - Salisbury, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position serving as Principal, responsible for supervising and providing leadership to professional teaching staff of the education program for residents of a juvenile facility.


Serves as the immediate supervisor of teachers and staff in a juvenile services facility; coordinates the activities of the school program with institutional officials; monitors special education services; maintains educational records; counsels students; supports the work of the local school improvement team.


EDUCATION:  A Master's Degree in School Administration and Supervision or Master's Degree with 18 graduate credits in School Administration and Supervision and in possession or eligible for a Maryland Administrator II  or Principal Certificate.   

EXPERIENCE:  Three years of satisfactory teaching experience.  Principal experience is preferred; previous alternative/urban/ juvenile services education experience desired.


Knowledge of the principles and practices of school administration; knowledge of academic curriculum planning, development, and implementation; knowledge of principles and practices of effective middle, secondary,  and GED programs, as well as occupational, media and transition services; knowledge of juvenile rehabilitation theory and practice; skill in time management, personal organization, and administrative detail; skill in the development of effective work teams; ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.


Applications will be accepted until position(s) are filled.


Employees in this classification are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.  Applicants must consent to State Police and Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigations/Background Checks as a routine procedure for all employees required to work in State Juvenile Services Facilities.  Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required.    If, once employed, it is determined that the incumbent does not qualify for at least a Principal/Administrator II Certificate, the incumbent's employment will be terminated.  Also, failure to maintain a Maryland Principal/Administrator II Certificate will be the basis for termination of employment.


Applicants must include their resume, complete a Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Application for Employment, -AND- a copy of their current or most recent Teaching Certificate or related credentials indicating application for Principal, Juvenile Services Education.  The application, resume, and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential requirements for the position.  Completed Applications must be directed to the Staff Employment Section, Office of Human Resources, Maryland State Department of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 or faxed to 410.333.8950.

To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps or for inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410.767.0019, TTY/TDD 410.333.3045, or visit our website at All applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications will be screened and placed in one of these categories: Best Qualified, Better Qualified, Qualified, or Not Qualified. Applications will continue active consideration for one year from the date of receipt.  Requests to continue active consideration for an additional year will be honored providing the request is made in the twelfth month of receipt of the application. If an applicant declines to be interviewed two times or refuses a position two times, the application will be removed from active consideration.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.