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TEACHER ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PLUS 60 CREDIT HOURS MS

School Guidance Counselor

Recruitment #20-009533-0001

Introduction



The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.

GRADE

9990
Salary to be determined based on an institutional salary scale following assessment of the applicant’s educational credentials and experience. $3,000.00 - - Sign-on incentive - - for Maryland Professional Certified Teachers

LOCATION OF POSITION

Various Alternative Schools throughout Central, Southern, Western, and Eastern Shore of Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position responsible for providing a school-based, needs-attentive, comprehensive, planned school counseling program including services that facilitate skills in personal and academic achievement, educational/career decision making, and interpersonal relationships to juvenile students in a congregate care juvenile services facility.

POSITION DUTIES

Conducts a wide range of programs to assist students, parents, and staff in making decisions regarding educational planning, career planning, and social/emotional issues; ensures that all students experience a set of guaranteed school counseling services, as appropriate; provides individual and small group counseling for students; provides classroom guidance lessons designed to meet the developmental needs of students

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Master’s Degree in School Counseling, Guidance Counseling, or School Guidance and Counseling from an accredited college or university; possession of or eligible for a Maryland State Department of Education professional teaching certificate with a guidance endorsement.


Experience: None.


Note: Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, Division of Certification and Accreditation, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MDF 21201-2595.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

One year of professional experience in teaching and / or school based counseling

Valid Maryland State Teaching Certification with a guidance counselor endorsement.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

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 Conditional Certificate, the incumbent's employment will be terminated.    Also, failure to obtain and maintain the appropriate Maryland Teaching Certificate will be the basis for termination of employment.

Conclusion

For immediate consideration please submit your application by October 2, 2020 - Open Until Filled

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position and your answers to the supplemental questions. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.” Incomplete applications will not be considered.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

On-line applications are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitment's for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment.

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for - School Guidance Counselor, PIN# 080186  – JobAps# 20-009533-0001 Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.  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. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/.   

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request.


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