Special Education Teacher, Full Time, The Lourie Center School

Rockville, MD
Jan 13, 2023
Mar 28, 2023
Full Time
The Lourie Center School, part of the Adventist HealthCare system, is currently seeking an experienced Special Education Teacher who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing. Our school is located in Rockville, Maryland.

As The Special Education Teacher, you will:
•Demonstrate knowledge of the nature and needs of exceptional children, normal developmental processes, curriculum development and programming, psychodynamic and behavioral management skills, psycho-educational assessment and special education record keeping and monitoring tools for children ages 4-10 years old.
•Demonstrate skills in oral and written presentation of diagnostic findings, progress reports, anecdotal records, development of behavioral goals and objectives for individual educational plans and weekly lesson plans.
•Work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team by being open and responsive to other's input.
•Demonstrate supervisory experience and expertise in teaching theoretical approaches and integrating diagnostic assessment and curricular programming and practices used in early childhood special education.

Qualifications Include:
•Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Special Education
•Minimum of 2 years teaching experience is required, preferably teaching experience in early childhood/elementary special education
•Ability to be certified by MSDE to hold a provisional or Standard I teacher certificate.
•Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
•Basic knowledge of adolescent development required

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

    This position is for a second-grade teacher.

    At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

    We do this by offering:
    • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Free Employee parking
    • Benefits Eligible Positions:
      • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
      • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
      • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
      • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

    As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

    If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

    Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

    COVID-19 Vaccination

    Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

    Tobacco and Drug Statement

    Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

    While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

    Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

    Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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