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Employment at The Pathways Schools

Welcome to our employment opportunities page! We offer small school settings, strong team support, low staff/student ratio, professional advancement and development opportunities, and tuition assistance. This is in addition to competitive salary, health insurance, pension plan, life insurance, and other benefits. Our teachers, therapists, paraprofessionals and administrators form a collaborative team recognized for making a difference in the lives of students. Please consider joining us!

To Apply, please read the following important information:

  • Include information about your three most recent jobs (you may include more if you wish)
  • In addition to the supervisors you list under "Employment History", please provide three business or personal references under "References"
  • If you would like a copy of your completed application, print the form before hitting submit
  • Make sure you click "Submit" when the application is complete

  • Please use the following link to access our Employment Application

    See below for information about our current openings.

    MD Certified Teachers for 2019-2020

    03/19/2019
    LOCATION
    TBD
    DUTIES

    Conduct academic and/or work experience program(s) to meet the student's academic/vocational needs as stated in the objectives of the student's IEP. Some examples of duties and responsibilities include in part: planning, implementing and evaluating individual, small and large group instruction; assessing student academic skills and behavioral skills in collaboration with program therapists and principals and setting individual behavioral goals; reporting student progress; maintaining student records; and developing student IEP goals and objectives.



    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education
    Bachelor's in Special Education with an emphasis on emotional and/or behavior disorders and meet Maryland state teacher's certification requirements or Bachelor's degree with commitment to obtain and maintain certification which meet Maryland state teacher's certification requirements. 

    Experience
    Student teaching or two years of successful teaching experience working with students with emotional and behavior disabilities preferred. 

    Community Support Staff (CSS)

    03/19/2019
    LOCATION
    Edgewood (Silver Spring) and Anne Arundel
    DUTIES

    Including:

    • work with one or two students as a teacher/tutor, mentor and job coach;
    • coordinate lesson plans with certified special education teachers;
    • coordinate behavioral support with licensed therapists at the school site;  
    • work with the student primarily in the community, which requires driving to homes and community settings throughout the local area


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education
    REQUIRED - Bachelor's Degree in education or a related field (such as criminal justice or psychology).

    Experience
    Experience with young adults in individual or group settings is preferred. Other essential abilities and characteristics include dependability and patience. MUST have an insured vehicle, valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

    One to One Aide

    03/19/2019
    LOCATION
    Edgewood (Silver Spring)
    DUTIES
    One to One aide is assigned to work with a student to provide academic and behavior management support throughout the school day. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education

    High school diploma required. Bachelor's degree preferred.



    Experience
    Experience in similar school settings or working with adolescents preferred.

    Instructional Assistant

    03/21/2019
    LOCATION
    Re-Entry at DuVal (Lanham)
    DUTIES
    •  Tutors or works instructionally with individual and small groups of students.
    •  Prepares materials for instructional groups.
    •  Plans lessons/activities with the classroom teacher.
    •  Assists the classroom teacher in grading student work.
    •  Assists in the maintenance of student academic and behavioral records.
    •  Maintains, with classroom teacher, classroom bulletin boards.
    •  Participates in staff and parent meetings, retreats, professional workshops and field trips, as necessary.
    •  Assists in the supervision of student activities, field trips and other in-school or out-of-school activities.
    •  Attends and participates in student staffings, program meetings and in-service training.
    •  Continues self-development through participation in continued education, seminars and workshops, etc.
    •  Implements and reinforces The Pathways Schools policies and procedures.
    •  Assists in implementation of the behavior management system.
    •  Performs other duties necessary for program operation.


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education
    Bachelor's degree preferred. High school diploma required.

    Experience
    Experience preferred includes working with adolescents or children in school or group settings and utilizing skills to deescalate students.
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