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Health Education Specialist

Recruitment #17-005055-0005



State Salary Grade 21

Annual Salary Range:  $60,543 - $88,424


Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional contractual position responsible for providing leadership, technical assistance, and coordination in the implementation of Health Education programs in the public schools in Maryland.


Provides leadership and technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive Health Education; facilitates professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators in the area of Health Education; facilitates the development of programs and assists in the monitoring of goals and objectives for Health Education that comply with the State laws, State Board of Education regulations and Departmental policies; collaborates with other Divisions within the Department and other Departments in support of programs related to comprehensive Health Education; identifies exemplary Health Education programs and materials; and facilitates supportive programmatic goals and objectives.


EDUCATION:  Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post baccalaureate course work in Education, Educational Administration/Supervision,  Health Education, or a related field.  Maryland certification in Health Education is preferred.  

EXPERIENCE:  Four (4) years of professional work experience in PreK-12 Health Education teaching and administration, or supervision within an education setting.  


  1. Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substituted for the Master’s Degree. 
  2. Possession of a Doctorate in a field related to the position may be substituted    for one year of the experience requirements.


Knowledge of Health Education skills-based instruction; Knowledge of trends, regulations, policies, and issues affecting Health Education programs and assessment; knowledge of Health Education curriculum development; skill in implementing, monitoring, and evaluating Health Education programs; skill in developing and presenting professional development programs; ability to interpret and apply laws and regulations governing Health Education programs; ability to organize and manage multiple tasks; ability to work as a team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and possible travel throughout the State are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.


For immediate consideration please submit your application by March 24, 2017 - Open until filled.


To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments 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  Education Program Specialist I, Health Education Specialist CTR #109240 (JobAps #17-005055-0005). Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.  

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request