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Substitute Teachers & Paraeducators

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-820554
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Date Updated: June 01, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

The Maryland School for the Blind  (MSB) offers rewarding career opportunities to individuals seeking to contribute and to grow with a school committed to helping children and young adults who are blind, deafblind or low vision with or without other disabilities.


Position Title: Substitute Teachers & Paraeducators

SUMMARY: With supervision, coordinates educational programs for a designated group of academic students with visual impairment.


Essential Functions:

  1. Teaches visually impaired, deaf/blind, and/or students with multiple disabilities on an individual and group basis in their appropriate mediums.
  2. Provides direct care to assigned students which may require the ability to stand and walk frequently with little opportunity to sit during the course of a standard work day.
  3. Implements established daily student schedules, as assigned under the directive of case manager and/or lead program assistant which may require the ability to physically handle and assist other persons in the performance of daily activities and an involve bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, etc.
  4. Coordinating service: Manages classroom resources; Coordinates data collection and recording.


Marginal Functions:

  1. Operates motor vehicle for community experiences.
  2. Performs additional duties as assigned.


Work Schedule: Assignments are on an on-call basis. Assignments are usually made on a daily basis at 7 hours per day, as needed, with a 30 minute or 55 minute unpaid break time per day (break varies with the position for the day). Some assignments are scheduled in advance; some are morning of.


Pay: $14.00 for Paraeducator and $14.56 for Teacher.

Experience and Skills:


1. General knowledge of education principles, practices, and procedures.

2. Minimum of Bachelor's degree required for Teacher Substitute; HS Diploma or GED equivalency required for Paraeducator Substitute. 

3. Must be at least 21 years of age.

4. MSB requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by date of hire, with exceptions for approved medical or religious accommodations, in order to safeguard the health of our students, employees and their families from COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible. 

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