Anticipated openings for the
2022-2023 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.
We are currently accepting
applications to create a pool of qualified individuals who can work on an as
needed basis to temporarily assist in the classrooms on any given day.
LOCATION OF POSITION
MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705
Main Purpose of Job
Substitute teacher aides are responsible for the implementation of student instructional programs and daily schedules as directed by the teacher. Candidates must comply with and support MSD's regulations and policies. Substitute teacher aides need to be available on an on-call basis.
accommodate and follow each behavior support plan for individual students,
including daily self-care, assist with the arrival and dismissal of students,
and supervise students during off campus instruction.
provide a safe environment for students at all times.
maintain strict confidentiality of students and school personnel information,
exceptional organizational skills, effective classroom management, strong
written communication, and experience working with a diverse student
population, including underserved students.
The above mentioned
statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the
job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills
that may be required.
High School Diploma or GED required. Fluency in ASL and written
English required. Knowledge of students with additional disabilities and
ability to teach students on different levels and with varying educational
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of Deaf Community preferred.
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.
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
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
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. Application inquiries or supplemental
information can be directed to the following:
Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P. O. Box
894, Columbia, MD 21044
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
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.