Resource Teacher, Lead MSAP 12 Month - Overlea High School

Baltimore, MD, US
Jul 22, 2021
Grade Level
High School
Position Description

JOB TITLE : Resource Teacher, Lead MSAP 12 Month - Overlea High School

REPORTS TO : Principal

DEFINITION : Provides assistance and support with the implementation of the Magnet initiative and in the development and implementation of related instructional programs. Provides instructional support to teachers and staff, assists with professional development activities, and monitor magnet student engagement. Performs other duties as assigned.


Assist in the implementation of the Baltimore County Teaching and Learning framework by supporting quality first instruction through the use of innovative instructional practices in a magnet program.

Model lessons demonstrating research-based instructional practices in a magnet including IB strategies.

Provide school-based professional development and support to classroom teachers.

Assist with the revision, development, and alignment of the BCPS curriculum with the magnet school instructional focus.

Provide support to school staff in the planning and implementation of the magnet program as specified in the MSAP grant application.

Establish an advisory committee that involves key stakeholders, including students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community and feeder schools representatives.

Attend professional conferences to gather and share current information about effective magnet school programming.

Research and disseminate literature to school-based staff on areas related to the specific magnet school programs such as theme based and standards-based curriculum development, technology integration, and innovation instructional approaches.

Coordinate and facilitate ongoing communications with the school's Magnet Advisory Council.

Assist the BCPS Magnet Programs coordinator in the collection of required data and documentation, and providing feedback to the evaluation of design, instrument development, data collection procedures, preparation of required reports and other relevant issues.

Work with a planning committee to develop and conduct outreach and recruitment activities, develop promotional materials, plan events, build business/community partnerships to support the program, and facilitate family and community engagement.

Monitor applicant and enrollment data, student engagement and academic performance, and other grant-related performance data.

Facilitate intervention support services as needed to assist students to improve academic performance.

Assume fiscal planning for the school's magnet program, assisting the Supervisor, MSAP in the procurement of equipment and materials, and maintaining school-based inventory of equipment and materials purchased with grant funds.

Distribute information about the magnet program with members of the school community through the development and distribution of magnet program literature, social and web-based media, in-person events, and other outreach materials.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Education, Training and Experience :
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree; plus five years of successful teaching experience, which included two years as a content leader or department chair, and experience in the development of curriculum. Experience teaching in a magnet school program preferred. Master's degree preferred.

Licenses and Certificates :
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Professional Certificate is required.
Maryland Advanced Professional certificate preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Knowledge of magnet education. Knowledge of and skill in the use of database, internet, spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications. Knowledge of and skill in data analysis.
Demonstration of strong and effective human relations and communication skills. Demonstration of strong leadership skills. Ability to manage and maintain the school magnet program budget. Demonstration of effective organization skills. Demonstration of strong computer/technology skills.

The work of this class is generally sedentary and performed in an office environment. Work includes the operation of office equipment, including personal computers, and occasional limited physical activities.

This document describes the duties and responsibilities of a position. It shall not be held to exclude duties not referenced nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.

Requires attendance at after-school and evening meetings and events.


Eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement Agency.

This document describes the duties and responsibilities of a position. It shall not be held to exclude duties not referenced nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.

Prepared by: B. Stoll, L. Schubert Date: 11/2017

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 Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Each time an applicant applies to a job with BCPS, the application must be resubmitted. If an applicant started an application with BCPS in the past and at a later date decides to apply for additional positions, it is the applicant's responsibility to review the entire application and ensure that all data is up to date (for example, the applicant may need to add additional schooling or certifications, an additional work experience, or provide updated references). The applicant must remember to review the entire application each time for accuracy and submit each time for a new or different vacancy.
  • 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. Applicants should notify their reference proactively to inform them they will receive a form via email through a MAILBOT email address from Baltimore County Public Schools. Applicants should also inform their reference(s) of the job they are applying to.
  • 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.

Before you can be considered for employment, you MUST have the following items attached to your application:
  • A copy of your TEACHER CERTIFICATION (if applicable).
  • A copy of your TRANSCRIPTS.
  • A copy of your PRAXIS or other state test scores.
  • A copy of your MARYLAND IN-SERVICE COURSE SLIPS (if applicable).

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.
Non-Discrimination Statement

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, Maryland 21220 (443-809-4360).

Contact Information
Brad Kouyoumjian, PHR
Secondary Staffing Team
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 443-809-4453
Email: bkouyoumjian

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