Assistant Director of Education

Rockville, MD
May 01, 2021
Aug 11, 2021
Full Time
The Ridge School seeks to hire a Assistant Director of Education who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As the Assistant Director of Education, you will:
•Oversee and coordinate the implementation of the education program.
•Provide direct supervision and support to special education teachers and teacher assistants.
•Serve as day-today operations manager of Ridge School. Ensures school compliance as it pertains to teachers, instructional programming, classroom and library inventories and master scheduling based on OSSE and MSDE regulations.
•Coordinate development of a school-wide curriculum and conducts ongoing classroom observations to ensure consistence across classrooms.
•Provide feedback on strengths and professional development needs of teachers and teacher assistants through the PDP process.

Qualifications Include:
•Masters degree in education or a related field required
•MSDE teacher certificate or certification as a school administrator----a provisional teacher certificate is not acceptable
•A minimum of 3 years of teacher supervisory experience
•Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and regional regulations regarding special education
•Experience working in a special education school setting for students with emotional disabilities
•Extensive knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology

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)
At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

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.

Work Schedule:

Day shift, Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM. Additional hours as needed based on the school's calendar.

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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