The Montgomery County campus of Kennedy Krieger School serves students in grades 2-8 who are working toward a high school diploma, and students aged 7-21 who are seeking a certificate of completion.
While the program extends preference to students from Montgomery County, it also accepts referrals of students from other jurisdictions.
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.
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.