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FACULTY MSD - Compensatory Services Coordinator (IEP Department)

Contractual Position

Recruitment #23-009009-0001


This contractual position is funded by the State Compensatory Education funds. The position will be a minimum of 20 hours per week but may require more hours as needed.

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.


Applicants must be willing to work at both the Frederick and Columbia Campuses:

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

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

Main Purpose of Job

This position will coordinate compensatory education services for students who have been identified through a specific determination process. The services include remediation and supplemental instruction towards identified educational IEP goals and the coordinator will be responsible to support and coordinate services provided by the compensatory services educators.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be an experienced educator, be familiar with the IEPs and be comfortable with tracking student progress in a database. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the interview and hiring of qualified teachers, coordinating services with families, the IEP department, classroom teachers, and assistant principals, and to assure that providers are following the intervention plan for the student. The coordinator will submit provider timesheets and will be responsible for tracking services in the database and reporting to the Director of IEP Services on completion rates or areas of concern. The incumbent will be responsible to maintain the expenses and monitor the grant funds.


Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Experience: Candidates must have had teaching experience as well as knowledge of IEPs and special education services and documentation. Must have strong communication skills both written and verbal.


Preferred qualifications include the use of iCloud storage and spreadsheets, strong time management, fluency in American Sign Language, and excellent organizational skills.

Experience using a video phone.


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. 


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.


Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or delivery 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. 

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