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(Academic-English, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, CTE)

Recruitment #22-009529-0008



Candidates selected for a position are required to have a current/active teaching certification prior to appointment. It is strongly encourage for all applicants who do not possess a current/active teaching certification,  go to and apply for a teaching certification prior to applying for this position.  



Salary to be determined based on an institutional salary scale following assessment of the applicant’s educational credentials and experience.


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

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position responsible for providing classroom-based academic instruction to juvenile students in a congregate care facility. Work will involve planning and providing appropriate learning experiences at the basic skills, Middle School, High School, or General Educational Development (GED) level with application to occupational, functional living, and employability skills.


Plans, conducts, and assesses classroom instructional activities; coordinates basic skills testing; maintains educational records; assesses and records progress toward educational learning goals; develops and implements individualized and independent lesson plans; provides counseling and guidance.


Education:   Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.

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, MD 21201-2595.


One year of professional teaching experience


Holds a valid / unexpired teaching certification. (Education Application TEACH) (Guide for Educators and Certificate Holders)


Taught in a CORE subject area (English, Social Studies, Science, Math,) or Resource Teacher


Experience in Secondary Education (Middle School & High School); Alternative Education; CTE, Trade School.


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. 


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.


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.



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 - Academic Teacher,  JobAps# TBA  Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Juvenile Services , Office of Human Resources, 217 E. Redwood St. Baltimore MD 21202. Fax: 410-333-4188 – This fax number is for Department of Juvenile Services.

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