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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3726277
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 23, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


November 23, 2021






Beach Elementary School



Principal and Supervisor of Special Education



The instructional assistant 2 provides support services to help achieve a well-organized, smoothly functioning class and school environment in which students can take full advantage of the instructional program and available resource materials.  Receives general direction from school principal.  Instructional assistants will be assigned to work in the special education classroom.



(These are pre-employment knowledge, abilities, and skills that apply to the Essential Job Functions.)

At the time of application, the candidate must have:

  1. High school diploma or general education development (GED) certificate or equivalency
  2. Experience working with children with disabilities and externalizing behaviors
  3. Exceptional ability to understand and communicate with both verbal and written skills
  4. Learned operation of office machines and audio-visual devices
  5. Demonstrated success in accomplishing tasks akin to those responsibilities listed below
  6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Calvert County Public Schools may find appropriate and acceptable



  1. Earns and maintains non-violent Crisis Prevention Intervention certificate (CPI), as needed
  2. Works with small groups of students to reinforce material initially introduced by the teacher and delivers interventions
  3. Assists individual children in need of special attention in areas including but not limited to academics, social, emotional, behavioral and activities of daily living
  4. Assists with the consistent implementation of student(s)’ behavior intervention plans (BIP)
  5. Assists classroom teacher with collecting, graphing, and analyzing data
  6. Performs clerical duties
  7. Guides independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work planned by the teacher
  8. Sets up and/or operates audio-visual equipment, laboratory equipment, and instructional devices
  9. Assists teacher with classroom duties and routines
  10. Checks notebooks, corrects papers, and supervises testing and make-up work
  11. Participates in staff development programs, including non-violent crisis intervention and academic intervention programs as necessary
  12. Provides class coverage in absence of a classroom teacher, as necessary
  13. Intervenes in crisis situations in the school environment, as needed
  14. Uses CPI when students exhibit aggressive behavior
  15. Ensures that all activities conform to school system guidelines
  16. Thinks, concentrates, and positively interacts with others
  17. Comes to work promptly every day
  18. Works flexible hours as necessary
  19. Works under stress and meets all deadlines



(Duties listed are not intended to be all inclusive nor limit duties that might reasonably be assigned.)

Performs related work as required or assigned by the building principal or supervisor of Special Education.



Position requires significant periods of standing and walking, and is performed in a typical school environment. Work may require physical as well as psychological confrontations with aggressive students.  Special education assistants assigned to programs serving students with physical disabilities may be required to lift or assist with lifting students at various times during the instructional day.  Special education assistants may be required to assist students with personal hygiene and activities of daily living.









Ten (10) month position and salary commensurate with qualifications applied to the current salary schedule for support employees (Scale 08).  If chosen for this position, the candidate must enroll in direct deposit.



Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the policy on evaluation as established by the Calvert County Public Schools.



Immediate Vacancy



This posting will remain open until all vacancies are filled.


All applicants please apply through the applicant tracking system located on the Calvert County Public Schools’ website –


References must be directly related to education experience and must include immediate supervisor.


Prior to the filling of any vacancy, permanent employees who have requested a transfer in a timely manner shall be afforded an opportunity meet with the supervisor of the position for which the vacancy exists.


State law requires that anyone hired after October 1, 1986, who will have contact with school children, must be fingerprinted and submit to a criminal background investigation. Federal law requires that a new employee must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) in person before beginning employment. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a drug screen. Current employees of the Calvert County Public Schools are exempt from these requirements.


House Bill 486 – Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Prevention Statement

Pursuant to Section 6-113.2 of the Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland - House Bill 486 - Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Prevention, all applicants are required to report all former employment where direct contact with minors may have occurred. The applicant must submit the contact information of the current employer, all former school employers, and all former employers not school related. Applicants should also include contact information for organizations where the applicant has volunteered, coached, mentored, tutored or otherwise had direct contact with minors.


Nondiscrimination Statement

Calvert County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry or national origin, familial status, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or genetic information or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:


  • Director of Student Services
  • Director of Human Resources


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Assessment System at: or call 1-800-421-3481.



Anti-sexual, Anti-racial and Anti-disability Harassment Statement
Discrimination can manifest itself in behaviors such as bullying, harassment, or intimidation of individuals.


Calvert County Public Schools does not tolerate any form of harassment including, but not limited to, sexual, racial, or disability. Any individual (student, employee, or community member) who believes that he or she has been subjected to any form of harassment is encouraged to report the allegation of harassment.


Students, parents and community members may report allegations of harassment to:

Ms. James Kurtz

Director of Student Services

Calvert County Public Schools

1305 Dares Beach Road

Prince Frederick, MD 20678


Employees may report allegations of harassment to:

Mr. Zachary Seawell

Director of Human Resources

Calvert County Public Schools

1305 Dares Beach Road

Prince Frederick, MD 20678


Calvert County Public Schools is committed to conducting a prompt investigation for any allegation of harassment. If harassment has occurred, the individual will be disciplined promptly. Disciplinary actions for students found to have engaged in any form of harassment may result in suspension or expulsion. Disciplinary actions for employees found to have engaged in any form of harassment may result in suspension or termination.


Calvert County Public Schools encourages all students, parents, employees, and community members to work together to prevent any form of harassment.


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Assessment System at: or call 1-800-421-3481.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Calvert County Schools
    • 1305 Dares Beach Rd
    • Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678

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