The Assistant Teacher will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students. The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student. This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students. This staff member will fulfill all teacher duties and responsibilities in the periodic absence of the teacher. It is understood that this staff member may be expected to assume all teacher duties during extended absences of a teacher.
The Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains a Type II partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) that offers a unique special education and related service program for eligible high school students seeking a Maryland high school diploma. The program is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education.
Located at Central High School (CHS) in Prince George’s County, this Type II Educational Program offers special education and related services to secondary school students in grades 9 – 12 (ages 14 through the end of the school year in which they turn 21 years of age).
Bachelor’s degree is required.
Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.
PCM or CPI training will be provided by the department, according to the individual program requirements. Employee must achieve and maintain certification (at the “Practitioner” level or higher for PCM) according to the timeline established within the departmental policy.