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Recruitment #17-009009-0005

Introduction

Anticipated openings for the 2017-2018 School Year.

The Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.  As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of the children at MSD.

LOCATION OF POSITION

MSD, Columbia Campus, 8169 Old Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Main Purpose of Job

To develop and implement a bilingual educational program for Deaf students in a language accessible environment as well as provide an enriched bicultural environment conducive to the development of the optimal social and emotional growth of Deaf students.  To provide a language enriched environment through use of sign language and printed word to meet the varied needs of Deaf Students.

POSITION DUTIES

Assess and teach deaf students including the implementation of the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards and the development of IEPs.  Create and maintain a classroom conducive to learning based on student assessments and data using the best practices of bilingual pedagogy and differentiated instruction.  Design and make materials to facilitate student learning.  Develop IEPs and write quarterly progress reports; maintain lesson plan book, grade book, portfolios, annual plans, daily attendance, emergency classroom lesson plans.  Utilize effective classroom management for optimal learning including managing student behavior; model appropriate behavior and promote self-control.  Collect data and follow individualized behavior programming.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Bachelor's degree required.

Candidates must be eligible to apply for or be willing to obtain certification by the Maryland State Department of Education within prescribed amount of time.  Fluency in American Sign Language and written English required.  Knowledge of the deaf culture, deaf education, students with additional disabilities and ability to teach students on different levels and with varying educational and language acquisition backgrounds is required.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in Education or special education of Deaf students, Maryland State Department of Education Certification

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense.  (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)

Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be prescreened before candidates are invited to an interview.  As an equal opportunity employer, MSD is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time.  Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.  Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time.  A copy of your college transcripts must accompany your application.  The preferred method to receive transcripts and additional information is for them to be uploaded.  Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:

Mailing Address:  Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P. O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044

E-mail: emily.hicks@msd.edu

Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Fax: 410-480-4536

Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants 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.  We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.



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