Staff Development Teacher - Loch Raven Tech.

Baltimore, MD, US
Jul 22, 2021

CLASS TITLE : Staff Development Teacher

REPORTS TO : Principal

SUMMARY : Under the direction of the school principal, plans and provides for equitable learning experiences for students, teachers, and staff. Provides support for the professional learning process through the lens of a non-evaluative coach of adult learners. Serves as facilitator of job embedded professional development that is aligned to the School Progress Plan.

  • Reviews and monitors the progress of the School Progress Plan along with the principal, assistant principal and members of the Instructional Leadership Team.
  • Engages teachers and staff in collaborative and reflective practice through a variety of instructional coaching practices.
  • Creates a learning environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students and professional development of teachers and staff.
  • Meets and instructs classes at designated locations and times. Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment.
  • Plans and implements instructional programs that adhere to system wide goals and priorities and meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students.
  • Facilitates meaningful professional learning opportunities for teachers and staff.
  • Works with the administrator(s) and teachers to communicate the value and importance of the Teacher Development Plan.
  • Supports teachers and staff in creating equitable, universally designed learning environments.
  • Supports teachers and staff professional learning by guiding planning, securing resources (including time), and informing teachers and staff of professional development opportunities.
  • Offers instructional assistance by building the knowledge base and increasing the repertoire of teaching skills.
  • Supports teachers and staff in efforts to improve student achievement by supporting grade level team or departmental meetings.
  • Allocates time for professional development activities that enable teachers and staff to work collaboratively within the normal workday hours.
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers to facilitate the integration of technology across the curriculum.
  • Models innovation and flexibility in support of district initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience, Education and Training;
Must be designated as eligible for the Staff Development Teacher candidate pool by the Division of Human Resource, Office of Staffing. Must be in the current Staff Development Teacher candidate pool to be eligible for this school-based position.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field directly related to the assignment. Three years of successful teaching experience. Experience in the design, delivery, and assessment of professional development. Participation in the Leadership Development for prospective Staff Development Teachers is preferred.

Licenses and Certifications :
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Standard Professional Certificate.
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate in special education is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
  • Demonstrates the qualities of an equity literate educator.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of pedagogy.
  • Knowledge of and skill in instructional coaching.
  • Knowledge of and skill in adult learning theory.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of professional development for Pre K through 12 educators.
  • Knowledge of and skill in the use of technology to enhance student learning (i.e. content creation, collaboration, productivity).
  • Knowledge of and skill in data analysis.
  • Skill in communication, leadership, and human relations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

Work of this position is performed in school and office environments. Requires the ability to move throughout schools and classrooms. Work includes the operation of office equipment, including personal computers, and occasional limited physical activities. Requires travel to schools and offices throughout Baltimore County.

Candidates will be provided with monthly professional learning opportunities and must participate in these trainings in order to provide effective support to students, teachers and school staff.

FLSA : Exempt

Eligible for the Maryland State Retirement System

Previous Titles: Staff Development Teacher, Professional Development Teacher, S.T.A.T. Teacher

This class specification defines the types of duties and level of difficulty of work required of positions in this title. It shall not be held to exclude duties not mentioned nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

Application Instructions

Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a separate completed application must be submitted for each position and location in which you are interested.
  • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors.. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc will not be accepted.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
  • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
  • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
  • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
  • All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefits session.
  • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.


The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360).

Contact Information
Susan Stansbury
Human Resources Officer
6901 Charles Street, Building E
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 443-809-4453

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