Teacher - Vocational - Project Lead The Way - Engineering SY24-25
Baltimore, MD 
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Job Description

Plans and implements an instructional program in Career Technology Education (CTE) and provides related educational services for students in a skills-based learning environment. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required. Carries out a variety of student monitoring and control activities and provides instructional and leadership services that prepares students with the related academic, critical thinking, computer technology, work place readiness and technical skills essential to pursuing careers in Engineering. Prepares students for career focused opportunities and successful passing of College Board Advanced Placement Exam.

Serves as a CTE classroom teacher in a high school (grades 9 through 12). Classes taught may be single grade or multi grade level, are most often subject oriented, but may be skill or specialty focused and are aligned with The College Board's AP Program. The College Board's AP Program enables students to take college-level courses and exams - with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both - while still in high school. Teacher supervises classroom activities to include laboratory experiences. Some positions require working off-site or in a combination of off-site and classroom settings. Provides supervision and clinical evaluation of students at the clinical training site. Performs duties within a team or department setting, but might work independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions may be assigned to reading or technology labs. Other positions may be assigned to science labs or individual arts/technology education labs where the use of chemicals and machinery necessitates a higher level of monitoring to prevent accidental injury to students. Works with staff and post-secondary institutions to develop and maintain career pathways that prepare students for certification, internships, externships, apprenticeships, licensure, employment, community college or university degree programs.

Essential Functions
  • Assesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.
  • Plans and implements appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities, including determining appropriate kinds and levels of materials. Utilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and computer technology to enhance learning.
  • Provides guidance as students complete a portfolio of career focused opportunities.
  • Provides supervision and support as students pursue work-based learning with leading industry partners.
  • Prepares students for successful passing of College Board Advanced Placement Exam.
  • Prepares students to build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance. build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance. build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance. build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance. build knowledge and skills in engineering, but also empower students to develop essential skills such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, communication, collaboration, and perseverance. build knowledge and skills in engineering and empowers them to develop essential skills including problem solving, critical thinking, communication, collaboration and perseverance.
  • Manages the behavior of learners in instructional settings to ensure that the environment is conducive to the learning process, as well as assists and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school.
  • Prepares materials and classroom for class activities.
  • Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Instructs students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injury and damage.
  • Enforces all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Plans and supervises work-experience programs in businesses, industrial shops, and school laboratories.
  • Participates in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned.
  • Continually assesses student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes.
  • Ensures that the classroom and instructional environment are attractive, healthy, safe, and conducive to learning and that materials are in good condition and accessible to students.
  • Prepares students to work toward 100% certification and completion.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.
Maximum Salary 102087.00
Minimum Salary 58895.00
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Career and Technology Education or in the career area to be taught OR Bachelor's Degree or higher and 2 years of occupational experience in the career area to be taught OR Associate's Degree in the career area to be taught and 2 years of occupational experience in the career area to be taught OR High School Diploma or equivalent and 3 years of occupational experience in the career area to be taught.
  • Candidates will be required to complete eligibility requirements for certification in Professional and Technical Education by the Maryland State Department of Education.
  • Three to five years of related work experience in the Engineering Field or as a STEM, Mathematics, Robotics, or engineering teacher.
  • Possession of or eligibility for related industry certification.
  • Teaching experience preferred (experience teaching Advanced Placement courses recommended).
  • Experience in one or more of the major areas: Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Science Principles, Digital Electronics, Environmental Sustainability, and Engineering Design and Development.
  • Complete Training Institute 80 hrs./ Course at a PLTW Affiliate (required after hiring).
Full time or Part time Full 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: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

  • Baltimore City Public Schools ("City Schools") does not discriminate in its employment, programs, and activities based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy or parenting status, family structure, ability (cognitive, social/emotional, and physical), veteran status, genetic information, age, immigration or citizenship status, socioeconomic status, language, or any other legally or constitutionally protected attributes or affiliations. Discrimination undermines our community's long-standing efforts to create, foster, and promote equity and inclusion for all. Some examples of discrimination include acts of hate, violence, harassment, bullying, or retaliation. For more information, see City Schools' non-discrimination statemen City Schools also provides equal access to the Boy and Girl Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining union.

This position is affiliated with the State Retirement Plan.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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