May 11, 2020

Educational Specialist

  • TrulyHired
  • Cambridge, MD 21613, USA

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Educational Specialists. The educational specialist will serve as a collaborative team member with teachers and the program administrator in working with students.

  • Support teachers in their work with individual students and students in small groups in order to reinforce vocational and independent living skills;
  • Assist classroom teacher in classroom behavior management;
  • Implement and/or assist teaching staff with instructional programs and activities;
  • Monitor and support students in computer assisted activities;
  • Maintain high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students;
  • Supervision of students in school and community settings;
  • Supervision of students during meal times and classroom transition times;
  • Participate in staff in-service program as assigned; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree; preferred in the field of social work, counseling, sociology, psychology or related field;
  • Previous experience in a school setting preferred;
  • Familiarity with accepted practices and procedures in working with students, to include special education needs;
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of understanding and acceptance of all children and interest in the education of students with disabilities;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Ability to accept supervision;
  • Abilities to communicate effectively.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Welcome to Dorchester County Public Schools!
Apply online: Dorchester County, Maryland, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. While the county is home to more than 750 businesses, it is also rich in recreational facilities and natural resources. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children. Highlights of the DCPS System are: There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school. There are approximately 5000 students in the district. High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills. The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services. IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting. Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet. The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits. Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Jeff Grafton, Human Resources Administrator
  • 700 Glasgow Street
  • Cambridge, Maryland 21613
  • Phone: (410) 228-4747
  • Fax: 410-221-5269
  • Email: click here

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