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Clerical Aide

Middle School Program

Recruitment #22-009471-0008


Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community that, in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.  As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of the children at MSD.

This is an 11-month position.


MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705

Main Purpose of Job

Provide administrative support to the Assistant Principal of the Middle School Program.


Manage the office of the Middle School Program in the daily operations of the program. In addition to supporting the Middle School Assistant Principal, this includes serving students, families, teachers, and staff.  Duties include assistance in maintaining program safety and records, and monitoring and maintaining student and staff well-being including attendance, and progress reports.  Track student attendance. This position will also be involved with arranging school functions, preparing and proofreading the Assistant Principal’s communications, and coordinating the Assistant Principal’s schedule. This position will collaborate closely with the Campus Principal’s office, the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs, and with other programs in the school. May include communication with outside state and local agencies. May be asked to assume other duties as assigned by Assistant Principal for Middle School, the School Principal, or by the Dean of Student Affairs.


Strong English writing skills. High School diploma required.

Fluency in American Sign Language required.


Knowledge of Deaf Community preferred.


New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense. (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)

Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation with their application.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may 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 education, experience, dates, and hours of work.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants certified to the list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time.  Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.  Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time.  Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:

Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf, Recruitment Department, P.O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044


Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Fax: 410-696-3084

Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  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.

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