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Recruitment #24-005895-0006


The Department of Juvenile Services is searching for a passionate and compassionate education professional to join our team at our local government youth education facility. As a Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in transforming the lives of youth by providing them with the guidance, support, and education they need to overcome obstacles and unlock their full potential. This position offers a rewarding opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of vulnerable youth while contributing to the betterment of our community.

This recruitment will be used to fill a Library Media Specialist position at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center. Candidates with secondary education Conditional, Standard Professional, Advance Professional, Advance Professional +30, or Advance Professional +60 Certification in Secondary Education, Library Media Specialist or Librarian endorsement areas are welcome to apply. 

Candidates who do not have a current active Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) certification are required to complete and submit a certification application at Apply for Certification before applying to this recruitment. 

- Selected candidates are eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $3,500.
- Locally employed educators may receive a leave balance transfer (subject to eligibility and verification of leave balance by the local employer).


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

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to plan and administer the school's library media program. As an instructional partner, the incumbent collaborates with teachers to provide student information literacy skills instruction integrated into the content areas; supports staff and students in developing an appreciation of literature and reading; manages school library materials, facilities, and equipment; and communicates JSEP's vision for accelerated student achievement and successful transition within the context of effective and meaningful library programming.


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

Experience: None.


Must possess a MSDE Secondary Education Educators Licensure in Library or Library Media.

** Please Note: Candidates who do not immediately meet this requirement may become eligible by applying for a Maryland Teaching certification at Apply for a MSDE Certification.


1. Endorsement in Secondary Education, Library Media Specialist or Librarian.
2. One year of teaching experience to include internship.
3. Current active certification issued by the State of Maryland Department of Education.


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 of Maryland 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 level: 

Credits must be beyond the education level held at the time 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.


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 placed on the eligible (employment) 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.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose fax or 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 this bulletin, and the last four digits of your social security number. The paper application must be received at the address below 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.

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services 
Office of Human Resources 
Attn: Crystal Wilson 
217 E. Redwood St. 
Baltimore, MD 21202  

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.  

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

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates 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.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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