Educational Specialist II - Suspension Services
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

Related positions are contingent on board approval.

Under the Coordinator - Suspension Services, the Educational Specialist II - Suspension Services is responsible for implementing district level policies and procedures regarding suspension and expulsion and providing related support, training, and guidance to City Schools' staff, students, and families. Coordinates referral services, intervention activities, and family conferences. Delivers day-to-day direct services necessary for the implementation of the district's policies regarding suspension and expulsion. Supports the delivery of day-to-day technical assistance to City Schools as it relates to suspension and expulsion-related services.

Essential Functions
  • Facilitates the suspension/expulsion process in Baltimore City Public Schools.
  • Provides technical support and consultation to central office and school-based personnel on the implementation of suspension and expulsion services.
  • Conducts family conferences and coordinates referral services and intervention activities as appropriate.
  • Determines necessary services to support schools in establishing effective behavior management systems.
  • Establishes and maintains positive professional relationships with principals, assistant principals, district office staff, and outside agencies necessary for the performance of related duties.
  • Coordinates with other divisions and outside agencies by serving on system-wide committees as requested.
  • Maintains knowledge of relevant policies and procedures as it pertains to suspension/expulsion changes or services available to City Schools.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies, follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.
Maximum Salary100999.00
Minimum Salary77059.00
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, psychology, or related field. Master's degree preferred. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.
  • A valid Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Advanced Professional Certificate (APC).
  • One to three years experience working in a public school system, preferably in an urban setting in a related capacity.
  • Experience with providing behavioral services and support to at-risk students and students with disabilities.
  • Experience in program development, team building, and providing technical assistance that supports implementation fidelity.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment (urban setting preferred), building consensus, and maintaining focus on student needs.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to make effective professional presentations and trainings.
  • Able to take initiative, efficiently handle multiple priorities, work independently, be flexible and be a collaborative team player.
  • Demonstrates the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and respect for others.
  • Proficient in the knowledge and use of technical computer applications including Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Full time or Part timeFull time
Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
  • Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link:

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Public School Administrators and Supervisors (PSASA) bargaining union.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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