Maryland government jobs TEACHER ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE in Somerset, Maryland


The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR), Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position to build an applicant pool for current and anticipated positions vacancies. This is a professional position responsible for providing leadership in the administration of education for residents of a correctional facility. This is an Agency specific recruitment for this specific classification and function only with DLLR.

This position could be placed in any classification within the Teacher Series. Salary and exact classification will be determined following an assessment of the selected candidate's education and MSDE Certification using the IEPP Salary Scale.




Allegany County

North Branch Correctional Institution

Western Correctional Institution

Anne Arundel County

Brockbridge Correctional Facility


Jessup Correctional Institution, Jessup

Maryland Correctional Institution, Jessup

Maryland Correctional Institution for Women, Jessup

Patuxent Institution, Jessup

Baltimore City

Baltimore City Correctional Center

Queen Anne's County

Eastern Pre-Release Unit, Church Hill

Somerset County

Eastern Correctional Institution, Westover

Eastern Correctional Institution Annex, Westover

Washington County

Maryland Correctional Institution, Hagerstown

Maryland Correctional Training Center, Hagerstown

Roxbury Correctional Institution, Hagerstown

Wicomico County

Popular Hill Pre-Release Unit, Quantico

Main Purpose of Job

These positions work teaching one or more subjects to adult students in a facility operated by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Service. Work will involve providing academic instruction to incarcerated adults at the basic skills and/or General Educational Development (GED) level with application to vocational, functional living, and employability skills. Employees in these classifications do not supervise other teachers. Employees in these classifications receive general supervision from a Principal or other designated educational administrator. The work of these classes may require travel to various locations for events such as field trips, workshops, seminars and recreational activities.


Planning, conducting, and assessing classroom instructional activities; coordinating basic skills testing; maintaining educational records; assessing and recording progress toward education learning goals for Adults Basic Literacy, Life Skills, and/or GED; developing and implementing individualized and independent lessons plans.


Education: Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.

Experience: None


Teachers in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification to teach in the State of Maryland per Section 6-101 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.

Additional educational credits beyond the Advanced Professional Certificate must meet the following criteria established by the Institutional Educators Pay Plan Committee in order to qualify for application toward the APC plus 30 (60) levels:

Credits must be beyond the education level held at the time the educational requirements for the Advanced Professional Certificate were met and must either relate to the current job responsibilities or be part of an employer approved program of study. Credits mean semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university or Maryland State Department of Education approved workshops. No more than one half of any additional credits applied to these criteria may be earned through Maryland Department of Education approved workshops.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Candidates should have knowledge of the principles and practices of adult education; knowledge of instructional planning and teaching methods; skill in the use of assessment instruments; ability to develop appropriate educational goals and objectives; ability to establish and maintain an effective learning environment; ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position has been designated by the appointing authority as sensitive in nature. Employees in this position are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs. All potential applicants shall be screened for security purposes prior to being offered a position. This screening is a routine procedure for all employees required to work in State Correctional Institutions and shall consist of fingerprinting and background investigation by the CJIS-Central Repository. Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required. DLLR’s Correctional Education Program operates in Maryland State correctional facilities in partnership with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS).

As an employee of this Program, you must strictly adhere to the DPSCS’s Standards of Conduct and Internal Administrative Disciplinary Process. Any violation of those standards may subject you to DPSCS disciplinary measures, including the barring of your entry from State correctional facilities. Should this occur, DLLR may then remove you from your position and, if there are no comparable positions available for which you are qualified and from which you have not been barred, your employment may be terminated.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION/EXAMINATION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualification, including any required documentation (diploma, transcripts, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

Applications that meet the minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring manager for interview selection . Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.




Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved. Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of eligibility for Veterans’ Credit.

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may fax to 410-333-5101, submit via email or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Felicia Ransome at 410-230-6306.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources Attn: 16-005897-0001/FR 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100 Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Department: DLLR Workforce Dev - Adult Corrections Program

Date Opened: 10/18/2016 9:00:00 AM

Filing Deadline: 11/1/2016 5:00:00 PM

Salary: $54,565.00 - $87,188.00/year

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Felicia Ransome

Work Location: Allegany Anne Arundel Baltimore City Queen Anne's Somerset Washington County Wicomico