May 11, 2020

Instructional Assistants and Substitutes

  • TrulyHired
  • Cambridge, MD 21613, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Instructional Assistants and Substitute Instructional Assistants. Working under the direction of the school principal and the content supervisor, this position works with students in decision making, interpersonal development, and academic growth by providing the strategies, resources, and instruction to enable each student to meet the demands of the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards.

  • Supports teacher in work with individual students and students in small groups in order to reinforce and promote academic and behavioral successes;
  • Obtains daily lessons and class work of assigned students from teachers and returns it during teachers' planning period the next day in order for students to remain current with their class work;
  • Serves as a liaison between the teacher and student and monitors attendance, behavior, and academic progress;
  • Employs instructional strategies and materials that are most appropriate for achieving stated objectives when formal instruction is necessary;
  • A ssists the administration in implementing all the policies and rules Governing student conduct;
  • Adheres to and develops such procedures as necessary for the success of the in-school suspension program;
  • Attends faculty/staff meetings;
  • Participates in staff in-service programs as assigned;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students;
  • Participate in staff in-service programs as assigned;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Instructional Support > Substitute
Instructional Support > Individual Aide
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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