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FACULTY MSD - Math Teacher

Recruitment #19-009009-0017


Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community that, 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.


MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705

Main Purpose of Job

To develop and implement a bilingual educational math 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.


Assess and teach Deaf students including the implementation of the Maryland College and Career-Readiness Standards and the development of IEPs.  Create and maintain a classroom conductive to the Common Core’s 8 mathematical practice standards. Prepare solid lesson plans based on student assessment and data, and teach math lessons using the best practices of bilingual pedagogy and differentiated instruction.  Develop math IEPs and write quarterly progress reports; maintain lesson planning weekly, grade book, portfolios, math unit plans, daily attendance, emergency math classroom lesson plans. Utilize effective classroom management for optimal learning including managing student behavioral model appropriate behavior and promote self-control.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Education, math, or related field required.

Experience: 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.


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


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 with their application.


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.



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


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

Fax: 410-696-3084

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.