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TEACHER (Academic Instructor)

Recruitment #19-009529-0006

Introduction

This is a part-time position working a total of 40 hours biweekly.

GRADE

Salary to be determined following assessment of the applicants' education, experience, and certification.

LOCATION OF POSITION

Workforce & Technology Center

2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore MD 21218

Main Purpose of Job

Provide professional academic instruction to students to provide them with the skills necessary to obtain competitive employment consistent with their unique strengths, priorities, concerns, abilities and informed choice.

POSITION DUTIES

Plans, conducts, and assesses classroom instructional activities; assesses and records progress toward educational goals; maintains educational records; requisitions necessary materials; maintains classroom safety; tracks achievement of desired program outcomes; develops alternative instruction for individualized and independent study and provides individualized or small group academic assessments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

A Bachelor’s Degree.

EXPERIENCE:

One year of professional teaching experience. Candidates must be eligible for or willing to obtain certification in Elementary or Secondary Academic Education by the Maryland State Department of Education. A Master’s Degree in Education may substitute for one year of professional teaching experience.  

Preferred:

  • Currently Maryland State Department of Education certified.
  • Experience in using adaptive technology with individuals who have visual impairments.  
  • Skilled in the use of American Sign Language for communication with individuals who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of the principles and practices of adult education; knowledge of the subject area taught in basic academic skills and GED programs; knowledge of instructional planning and teaching methods; skills in the use of assessment instruments and adaptive technology; ability to develop appropriate educational goals and objectives; ability to establish and maintain an effective learning environment; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation in accordance with the federal Family Law Article, Section 5.5.
  2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
  3. If you are contacted for an interview, you must bring official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended with you.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete the MD State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #19-009529-0006. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications for the position.

Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website dors.maryland.gov or marylandpublicschools.org. TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required. This position has been designated as a Special Appointment. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.