Teacher - Vocational - Homeland Security GIS SY19-20

Baltimore, MD, US
Jul 25, 2019
Teacher - Vocational - Homeland Security GIS SY19-20
Baltimore City Public Schools
200 E. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202

Career Technology Education - Position - Other

Job Number 8600000560
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Plans and implements an instructional program in Career Technology Education (CTE) and provides related educational services for students in a skills-based learning environment. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required. Carries out a variety of student monitoring and control activities, and provides instructional and leadership services that prepare students with the related academic, critical thinking, computer Technology, work place readiness and technical skills essential to pursuing careers in Homeland Security or Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Prepares students to sit for and successfully pass the aligned industry certification exams including STARS: GIS
Serves as a CTE classroom teacher in a high school (grades 9 through 12). Classes taught may be single grade or multi grade level, are most often subject oriented, but may be skill or specialty focused. Supervises classroom activities to include laboratory experiences. Some positions require working off-site or in a combination of off-site and classroom settings. Performs duties within a team or department setting, but might work independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions may be assigned to reading or Technology labs. Other positions may be assigned to science labs or individual arts/Technology education labs where the use of chemicals and machinery necessitates a higher level of monitoring to prevent accidental injury to students. Works with staff and post-secondary institutions to develop and maintain career pathways that prepare students for certification, internships, externships, apprenticeships, licensure, employment, community college or university degree programs.

Essential Functions
  • Assesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.
  • Plans and implements appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities, including determining appropriate kinds and levels of materials. Utilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and computer Technology to enhance learning.
  • Implements instructional program, which provides appropriate learning experiences.
  • Prepares students to sit for and successfully pass the aligned industry certification exams including the STARS
  • Manages the behavior of learners in instructional settings to ensure that the environment is conducive to the learning process, as well as assists and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school grounds, or on work site.
  • Coordinates instructional activities and collaborates with other professional staff, both school and non-school-based as required, in order to maximize learning opportunities.
  • Utilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and computer Technology to enhance learning.
  • Develops, adapts, modifies, and individualizes educational materials, resources, techniques, methods, and strategies to meet the needs of students within the Baltimore City curriculum framework.
  • Prepares materials and classroom for class activities.
  • Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injury and damage.
  • Enforces all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Instructs students in the knowledge and skills required in a specific occupation or occupational field, using a systematic plan of lectures, discussions, audiovisual presentations, laboratory, shop, and field studies.
  • Plans and supervises work-experience programs in businesses, industrial shops, and school laboratories.
  • Requests the assistance of, and works with, resource personnel as needed.
  • Works in a self-contained, team, departmental, itinerant capacity, or at field work site as assigned.
  • Participates in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned.
  • Continually assesses student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes.
  • Ensures continuous communication with parents, both written and oral, to keep them informed of student progress.
  • Continually communicates with students on instructional expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations.
  • Ensures that the classroom and instructional environment are attractive, healthy, safe, and conducive to learning and that materials are in good condition and accessible to students.
  • Makes school site visits to monitor students or confer with employers or site instructors as required.
  • Supports or participates in school-wide student activities and social events as well as approved fundraising activities.
  • Monitors student behavior in non-instructional areas as assigned or required and intervenes to control and modify disruptive behavior, reporting to administrator as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out school-wide instructional or related activities.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of, and leads student experiences in SkillsUSA and other student organizations.
  • Prepares students to work toward 100% certification and completion.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary 87856.00
Minimum Salary 49648.00
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Career and Technology Education or in the career area to be taught OR Bachelors Degree or higher and 2 years of occupational experience in the career area to be taught OR Associates Degree in the career area to be taught and 2 years of occupational experience in the career area to be taught OR High School Diploma or equivalent and 3 years of occupational experience in the career area to be taught.
  • Candidates will be required to complete eligibility requirements for certification in Professional and Technical Education by the Maryland State Department of Education.
  • Possession of or eligibility for STARS or other GIS certification.
  • Possession of or eligibility for Instructor Certification Training Program (ICTP).
  • Teaching experience preferred (student teaching acceptable).
  • Experience in law enforcement, homeland security, or GIS.

Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details
Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts ?undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org
Baltimore City Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from bi-lingual or multi-lingual candidates.

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).
This position is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining union.

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