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Recruitment #24-005897-0005


The Maryland Department of Labor Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position to build an applicant pool for current and anticipated position vacancies.  This is a professional position responsible for providing leadership in the administration of education for residents of a correctional facility. This is an Agency specific recruitment for  this specific classification and function only with MD Department of Labor. 

This position could be placed in any classification within the Teacher Series. Salary and exact classification will be determined following an assessment of the selected candidate's education and MSDE Certification using the IEPP Salary Scale.  


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Maryland Correctional Training Center
Maryland Department of Labor
18800 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, MD. 21746

Main Purpose of Job

To teach one or more subjects to adult students in a facility operated by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Service. Work will involve providing academic instruction to incarcerated adults at the basic skills and/or General Educational Development (GED) level with application to vocational, functional living, and employability skills. Employees in these classifications do not supervise other Teachers. Employees in these classifications receive general supervision from a Principal or other designated Educational Administrator. The work of these classes may require travel to various locations for events such as field trips, workshops, seminars and recreational activities.


Planning, conducting, and assessing classroom instructional activities; coordinating basic skills testing; maintaining educational records; assessing and recording progress toward education learning goals for Adults Basic Literacy, Life Skills, and/or GED; developing and implementing individualized and independent lessons plans.


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

Experience: None.


1. Experience teaching mathematics.
2. Experience teaching in an alternative education setting.
3. Experience teaching adult learners.
4. Experience teaching institutionalized or disadvantaged populations


Teachers in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification to teach in the State of Maryland per Education Article, Section 6-101 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.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (MD Dept. of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to MD Department of Labor/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud.  Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Candidates should have knowledge of the principles and practices of adult education; knowledge of instructional planning and teaching methods; skill in the use of assessment instruments; ability to develop appropriate educational goals and objectives; ability to establish and maintain an effective learning environment; ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position has been designated by the appointing authority as sensitive in nature. Employees in this position are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation

17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs. All potential applicants shall be screened for security purposes prior to being offered a position.  This screening is a routine procedure for all employees required to work in State Correctional Institutions and shall consist of fingerprinting and background investigation by the CJIS-Central Repository.  Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required. Department of Labor’s Correctional Education Program operates in Maryland State correctional facilities in partnership with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS).   

As an employee of this Program, you must strictly adhere to the DPSCS’s Standards of Conduct and Internal Administrative Disciplinary Process.  Any violation of those standards may subject you to DPSCS disciplinary measures, including the barring of your entry from State correctional facilities. Should this occur, MD Department of Labor may then remove you from your position and, if there are no comparable positions available for which you are qualified and from which you have not been barred, your employment may be terminated.  


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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.



For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at Please provide recruitment number 24-005897-0005 in the subject line. The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Labor, Human Resources Office, Room 1010, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement. If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are strongly 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.

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