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COORDINATOR OF CORRECTIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS, DJS

Career Technology Education (CTE) Coordinator

Recruitment #22-005883-0001

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Juvenile Services
Juvenile Services Education Program
217 E. Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) Juvenile Services Education Program (JSEP) is responsible for providing the educational services to students placed in a DJS operated detention or treatment facility. This program will improve outcome and staff engaged with and opportunities for justice-involved youth through collaborative, culturally responsive, and developmentally appropriate education services.

This position will provide leadership and direction for the Career and Technology Education (CTE) program within the Juvenile Services Education Program (JSEP). This position will work closely with the Superintendent and Field Coordinators, keeping them abreast of current trends, and will perform site visits to review, monitor, and evaluate program effectiveness. This position will also be responsible for collaborating with program coordinators, Field Directors, and other stakeholders to provide consistent leadership in the design, implementation, and management of JSEP CTE services. Additionally, this position will be responsible for developing and administering grant resources consistent with program plans and JSEP Board goals/objectives; and establishing a system of communication, networking, collaboration, and planning with community partners for the successful re-entry of students to employment and community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work in Education or Education Administration/Supervision or a Maryland Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education or Education Administration/Supervision or eligibility for a Maryland Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate.

Experience: Three (3) years of administrative, supervisory or teaching experience directly related to the assigned core program area in an education program providing services to an institutionalized or disadvantaged population.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of educational administration, curriculum, and staff development; 
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices in teaching juvenile and/or institutionalized learners;
  • Knowledge of the educational needs of disadvantaged and special populations.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Teachers in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification to teach in the State of Maryland per Section 6-101 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595. Additional educational credits beyond the Advanced Professional Certificate must meet the following criteria established by the Institutional Educators Pay Plan Committee in order to qualify for application toward the APC plus 30 (60) levels:

Credits must be beyond the education level held at the time of the educational requirements for the Advanced Professional Certificate were met and must either relate to the current job responsibilities or be part of an employer approved program of study. Credits mean semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university or Maryland State Department of Education approved workshops. No more than one half of any additional credits applied to these criteria may be earned through Maryland Department of Education approved workshops.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing 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. This list will be used by the DJS hiring agency to select employees.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is strongly urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below. If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#. The paper application must be received by 5:00 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
217 E Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Attn: Mr. Keenan Townes
Fax number: 410-333-4188
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@maryland.gov.  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

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

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



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