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Assistant Principal (Fairmount Campus-Lower/Middle School)

Kennedy Krieger Institute
Baltimore County, Maryland

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The Assistant Principal provides administrative support to the Principal and the Educational Director in the day-to-day operation of the school program. 

The Assistant Principal facilitates an educational environment that maximizes student success and enhances the quality of student life. The Assistant Principal assists the Principal, the Educational Director, Behavior Resource, Related Service and the Admissions Compliance and Transition (ACT) office in promoting student learning, implementing school-wide discipline and behavior management and with a variety of administrative tasks.

At the Fairmount Campus, we are committed to providing special education program in which the uniqueness of each student is valued and understood. We want to enable students to reach their potential in all aspects of life – academically, socially and behaviorally – and help lead them toward the ultimate goal of nurturing their independence now and in the future.

Our curriculum focuses on building essential skills based on standards and curricula identified by the Maryland State Department of Education. Students receive ongoing instruction in reading/English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, health, music, fine arts and career development.

We are a nonpublic special education day program approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. We operate on an 11-month program schedule.



  • Must be able to lift/carry/restrain students as needed to implement approved behavioral management techniques.


  • Must achieve Professional Crisis Management (PCM) certification at the “Practitioner” level (or higher) according to the timeline established within the departmental policy. 


  • Master’s Degree in Education or Special Education is required.
  • Completion of and/or working toward Administrative Certification (Admin I) is required


  • A minimum of five years teaching, counseling, and/or administration in special education is required.
  • Possession and maintenance of MSDE full certification is required.




Kennedy Krieger Institute is committed to empathy, diversity, inclusion, civility and caring in everything we do. Our employees are supportive, compassionate and committed to our patients, families and students, and make a difference each and every day.

Civility is at the heart of our culture. Treating others, especially those who are different from us, with respect is paramount to us living up to, and delivering on, our brand each day.

We make a difference every day in the lives of those we serve. Now, make a difference in yours by joining our team!


School Based Programs


With five non-public special education schools located throughout the state of Maryland (Baltimore City, Southern Maryland and Prince George’s County), the Kennedy Krieger School Program enables students aged 5-21 to reach their potential academically, socially and behaviorally, with the ultimate goal of nurturing their independence now and in the future.


Integrated Early Learning Center


This innovative state-of-the-art, childcare facility and training hub will educate children 3-5 years old, in a full-day, year-round program that will serve as a statewide model is opening in the summer. We are offering competitive salaries and benefits. Be a part of an innovative inclusive program that will increase the capacity of early childcare educators in the state of Maryland.


We offer lots of opportunities for career advancement and professional development. Additionally, we have excellent tuition reimbursement for college credits and student loan forgiveness benefits!


Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage Tuition Assistance/Student Debt Relief Programs Company Paid Life Insurance Free Parking Discounts on gyms, daycare, cell phones, home and auto insurance Baltimore is a vibrant community with waterfront fun, professional sports, world-class art museums and dining options serving the best seafood in the world. Baltimore is also located in close proximity to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City, providing an endless variety of attractions to explore and making it the perfect place to call home.


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1741 Ashland Ave
United States

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