BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Class Specification
CLASS TITLE: Nursing Teacher - CTE/Health & Bioscience
TITLE CODE: T30600
REPORTS TO: School Principal
DEFINITION: Provides instructional and leadership services which prepare students with the related academic critical thinking, computer technology, work place readiness and technical skills essential to pursue career pathways in health occupations. Performs other duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Implements the BCPS curriculum through the development and delivery of unit plans and daily lessons.
Provides instruction and course/program management at the high school level in areas of health occupations, including CPR/First Aid, anatomy and physiology, and in some schools, Certified Nursing Assistant certification.
Supervises classroom activities to include laboratory experiences. Evaluates student performance, and communicates standards, achievements, and deficiencies to students and parents. Meets with students and parents.
Provides supervision and clinical evaluation of students at the clinical training site.
Maintains complete and accurate student academic, attendance, and disciplinary records. Monitors and assesses students' academic progress.
Provides instruction in teamwork, communications, problem solving, decision making and computer technology, which relates to work place and higher education skills needed in the health care industry.
Works with staff and post secondary institutions to develop and maintain career pathways that prepare students for certification, internships, externships, licensure, employment, community college or university degree programs.
Demonstrates an understanding of, and lead student experiences in SkillsUSA and other student organizations.
Demonstrates the ability to understand, teach, and relate effectively with students as they become productive young adults and members of the community.
Contributes to the mission of the school by striving to attain school improvement plan and career completer goals.
Works with employers and community groups to promote and advance technical skills through an active program advisory committee.
Participates in recruitment and selection of students.
Operates in collaborative cross-curricular teaching teams. Demonstrates collaborative and team work competencies among colleagues.
Commits to continuous, ongoing professional development, including curriculum development, assessment development, summer programs, trainings in the use of instructional technology and other content-specific trainings.
Establishes close and meaningful communication with parents, administrative and supervisory personnel, staff and students.
May work with students in an advisory program or mentoring capacity.
Creates an instructional environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Collaborates with school administrators, other teachers, paraeducators, parents, and community members in the education of students.
Attends staff meetings. Serves on various committees.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education, Training and Experience:
Experience and education commensurate with requirements for Maryland teaching certification required. Teaching experience preferred.
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of or eligibility for Maryland teaching certification in Health Occupations.
Possession of, or eligibility for, a registered nursing (RN) license, issued by the Maryland Board of Nursing, is required.
CPR/First Aid Authorized Healthcare Provider Certification preferred.
CNA/GNA Certification preferred in some schools.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of curriculum, effective instructional techniques, instructional materials and equipment.
Skills in preparing, implementing lesson plans and instructing students. Skill in communicating with students, their parents, administrators, and others. Skill in supervising students and managing behavior. Strong human relations skills and the ability to maintain relationships and open communications with business partners and other stakeholders to identify real-world applications of content. Strong organization and communication skills. Flexibility in program implementation strategies.
Knowledge of and skill in the use of database, internet, spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications. Knowledge of and skill in the use of database, internet, spreadsheet, word processing, and related applications.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, parents and staff. Ability to maintain confidential information.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The work of this class is generally performed in a school and/or health care institution clinical environment. Work may require the ability to move around the school, classroom and institution.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Requires attendance at after-school and evening meetings and events.
Position is eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement Agency.
This class specification defines the types of duties and level of difficulty of work required of positions in this title. It shall not be held to exclude duties not mentioned nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
Before you can be considered for employment, you MUST have the following items attached to your application:
- Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Each time an applicant applies to a job with BCPS, the application must be resubmitted. If an applicant started an application with BCPS in the past and at a later date decides to apply for additional positions, it is the applicant's responsibility to review the entire application and ensure that all data is up to date (for example, the applicant may need to add additional schooling or certifications, an additional work experience, or provide updated references). The applicant must remember to review the entire application each time for accuracy and submit each time for a new or different vacancy.
- Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc. will not be accepted. Applicants should notify their reference proactively to inform them they will receive a form via email through a MAILBOT email address from Baltimore County Public Schools. Applicants should also inform their reference(s) of the job they are applying to.
- Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
- Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
- A copy of your TEACHER CERTIFICATION. (if applicable)
- A copy of your TRANSCRIPTS.
- A copy of your PRAXIS or other state test scores.
- A copy of your MARYLAND IN-SERVICE COURSE SLIPS. (if applicable)
- All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
- Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
- If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
- Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
- Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
- All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefits session.
- Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.
The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360).
Secondary Staffing Team
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204