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EDUCATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST II

Nonpublic School Approval Specialist

Recruitment #19-005056-0011

Introduction

 

 

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland. 

GRADE

Grade 22 Standard Salary Schedule

Annual Salary Range: $66,231 - $96,704

LOCATION OF POSITION

Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position serving as lead technical specialist responsible for providing leadership, technical and legal expertise in all aspects of the approval of nonpublic educational programs, including those for students with disabilities who are unable to be educated in public schools.

POSITION DUTIES

This is a professional position serving as lead technical specialist responsible for providing leadership, technical and legal expertise in all aspects of the approval of nonpublic educational programs, including those for students with disabilities who are unable to be educated in public schools.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: A Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 post baccalaureate credit hours of course work in Education, Special Education or a related field.    

EXPERIENCE: Five years of professional work experience in education that must include experience in the application of regulations. Administration and/or supervisory experience in a education setting desirable.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of PreK-12 general and special education programs including legal requirements, theory, curriculum, teaching methods, administration, materials, and equipment; skill in the use of standard office software; ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in the interpretation and application of standards, regulations and policies; ability to manage multiple tasks; ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, through the presentation of concise yet comprehensive analyses and reports.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

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.

Conclusion

For immediate consideration please submit your application by May 17, 2019Open Until Filled.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 employment (eligible) list for one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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 (if required).

It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and not write "see resume.”

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on marylandpublicschools.org)

On-line applications are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. 

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 II, Nonpublic School Approval Specialist # 020209- JobAps#19-005056-0011.

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 http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/   

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request.