Our school team provides special education services that address the unique needs and potential of each student. This is a great job for anyone interested in making a difference, and those seeking financial assistance to further their education.
A high school diploma is required, and previous experience working with applied behavioral analysis and/or children with developmental disabilities is preferred. We offer outstanding pay and benefits, including tuition reimbursement and child care subsidies!
Classroom Assistant Positions:
- Classroom Assistant (Lower/Middle School) $1,000 Hiring Incentive
- Classroom Assistant (High School) $1,000 Hiring Incentive
- Classroom Assistant (Powder Mill Campus) $1,000 Hiring Incentive
- Classroom Assistant I (LEAP) $1,000 Hiring Incentive
School Programs at Kennedy Krieger:
• Kennedy Krieger Schools: Fairmount Campus (Kindergarten - 8th Grade)
Provides comprehensive services and effective preparation to kindergarten through eighth grade students who will be seeking a diploma or certificate at the high school level. Students participate in a program building essential skills based on standards and curricula identified by the Maryland State Department of Education.
• Kennedy Krieger Schools: Greenspring Campus (High School)
Students seeking a diploma participate in a comprehensive academic program aligned to Maryland State Department of Education approved curriculum. Students seeking a certificate of completion participate in life skills, work based learning and transition services.
• Kennedy Krieger Schools: Greenspring Campus (LEAP Program)
Students with complex autism spectrum disorders, ages 5-21, participate in an intensive 12-month life skills program.
• Kennedy Krieger Schools: Powder Mill Campus
Started in 2007 at the request of Montgomery County Public Schools, the now Powder Mill campus of Kennedy Krieger School serves students in grades 2-8 who are working toward a high school diploma, and students aged 7-21 who are seeking a certificate of completion.
In addition, a full range of related services are also provided in order to implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in the least restrictive environment. Special education services focus on the development of academic, social, emotional and behavioral skills through trans-disciplinary comprehensive instruction in an environment that recognizes and capitalizes on the individual strengths of each child.