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Dorchester County Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3757168
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Secondary English Teachers.  Working under the direction of the school principal and the content supervisor, this position works with students in decision making, interpersonal development, and academic growth by providing the strategies, resources, and instruction to enable each student to meet the demands of the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards.   



  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the needs, interests and abilities of individuals to ensure Success for Every Student; 
  • On a regular and consistent basis, meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated; 
  • Creates a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives; 
  • Provides an instructional program to meet the needs of all students including students with disabilities; 
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior; 
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students; 
  • Establishes learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, requirements of DCPS curriculum framework, and knowledge of human growth and development; 
  • Plans for and utilizes instructional methods, resources and evaluation techniques which motivate and enable each student to achieve learning objectives; 
  • Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of central staff as required. Provides input when necessary to student IEP's; 
  • Takes all necessary and safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities; 
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, DCPS policy and administrative regulation; 
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner; 
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms; 
  • Establishes relationships with colleagues, students, parents and community which reflect recognition of and respect for every individual; 
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional assistants, teacher assistants, and volunteers. May evaluate assistant’s job performance with department heads and/or administrators; 
  • Appraises his/her own effectiveness and demonstrates successful application of skills and information acquired to increase effectiveness. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence; 
  • Participates in school management and shares responsibility for the total school program; 
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required;  
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


  • Possess, or be eligible for, a Maryland State Department of Education teaching certificate;
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university;
  • Knowledge of Dorchester County Public Schools curriculum, techniques for integrating curriculum, Dorchester County Public Schools policies, and effective instructional practices;
  • Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multi-cultural education;
  • Ability to infuse technology into curriculum;
  • Proficiency in the Maryland Teacher Technology Standards;
  • Possess an understanding of the Maryland Technology Literacy Standards for Students;
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with administrators, colleagues, central office and school based staff, students, parents and community; and
  • Excellent oral and written communication and human relation skills.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • Employer Description

    Apply online: https://dcps.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

    Dorchester County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children.

    Highlights of the DCPS System are:

    There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school.

    There are approximately 5000 students in the district.

    High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills.

    The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services.

    IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting.

    Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet.

    The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits.

    Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jeff Grafton , Human Resources Administrator
    • 700 Glasgow Street
    • Cambridge, Maryland 21613
    • Phone: (410) 228-4747
    • Fax: 410-221-5269
    • Email: click here

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