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*Repost* School Guidance Counselor

Recruitment #22-009533-0001


TEAC 0005


Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center (Baltimore City)
300 N. Gay St
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

Uphold the ethical and professional standards of ASCA and other applicable professional counseling associations and promote the development of the school counseling program based on the following areas of the ASCA National Model: foundation, delivery, management and accountability. Provide a needs-based, comprehensive, planned school counseling program. Provide services that facilitate skills in personal and academic achievement, educational/career decision making and interpersonal skills. To assist the principal in planning, implementing and administering educational services, related student services and perform administrative functions as needed. This position may require assignment to another site, if needed, to provide systemic support.


This position is being reposted. Candidates who previously applied do not need to reapply.

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.


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.


  • One year of professional experience in teaching and/or school based counseling.
  • Valid Maryland State Teaching Certification with a guidance counselor endorsement.


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 a current valid TEACHER ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PLUS 60 CREDIT HOURS MS - State of Maryland is required.

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. Information submitted after the deadline, will not be considered. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 


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



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:

First and Last Name
Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
Last 4 digits of your SS# 

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:

Mailing Address
Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit
217 E Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Attn: Crystal Wilson 
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 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 and people with disabilities are welcome to apply for all recruitments. 

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