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Teacher APC Plus 30

Library Media Specialist (Repost)

Recruitment #22-005895-0003


This recruitment is being reposted. Candidates who have previously applied, do not need to reapply. 


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Cheltenham Youth Detention Center
11003 Frank Tippett Rd.
Cheltenham, MD 20623

Main Purpose of Job

Plans and administers the school’s library media program. As an instructional partner, 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. Communicates JSEP 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.


1. Master's degree from a program at a regionally accredited college or university that would lead to State certification as a Library Media Specialist or a comparable position as determined by the Maryland State Department of Education OR Bachelor's or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university; satisfactorily complete a school library media practicum, one year of full-time teaching experience, or one year of full-time school library media-related experience; and satisfactorily complete a program of 36 semester hours of specific professional education and content post-baccalaureate or graduate credits for certification as a Library Media Specialist with 15 semester hours completed at one institution.

2. Experience with current instructional and research technologies and the ability to integrate these into the library media program and throughout the curriculum.

3. Ability to work effectively with Administrators, staff and students.



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.


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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year. For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 


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 urged. However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use 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 the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received 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  

  OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit 

  217 E. Redwood Street

  Baltimore, MD 21202

  Attn: Crystal M. Wilson

  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.

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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

Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

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