Special Education Teacher, FT Days- The Ridge School

Rockville, MD
Sep 11, 2019
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
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.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Special Education Teacher who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. 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.

The Special Education Teacher:
Serves as classroom teacher by implementing appropriate lesson plans and IEP/PEP goals.
Implements the school wide behavior management system.
Provides a therapeutic milieu conducive to teaching students with emotional disturbance.
Demonstrates knowledge of emotional disturbance and ability to establish therapeutic
relationships with students as it contributes to critical success factors of the organization.
Administers effective and appropriate strategies during a crisis intervention.
Participate in training and development opportunities to enhance own knowledge of
emotional disturbance and instructional strategies .

Qualified candidates will possess:
Masters degree and experience teaching students with ED preferred
1-2 years of experience
Must be eligible for MD teacher certification
Active American Heart Association BLS CPR card
Able to handle a multi-task environment
Adapt to stressful, fast paced environment
Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills
Maintain emotional and personal equilibrium during crisis situations
Ability to physical restrain students

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8 - 4:30

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through non rotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • Free Employee parking
  • Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
  • 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
  • 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Tobacco 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 use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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