Special Education / High School - Maryland

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In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI and each school program, this staff member will support the teachers who serve a varied population of students with disabilities. The staff member assists with the implementation of the program as outlined in the IEP of each student. This staff member assists with adapting instruction that meets the individual academic, medical, developmental, and technological needs of the students. In accordance with the classroom assignment, this individual will provide independent 1:1 supervision and instruction to students during off-campus Work-Based Learning opportunities.


  • Carry out instructional programs for all students in accordance with the IEP.
  • Complete instructional related duties as assigned, including preparing, organizing, and utilizing materials to develop skills in academic and behavioral areas for all students.
  • Assist with the implementation of instruction and assessment in relation to the Maryland VSC, Core Learning Goals, SFS, Content Standards, and/or Industry Standards.
  • Collect and complete accurate data regarding student performance and behavior.
  • Create and modify tasks to reflect student needs/abilities.
  • Implement behavioral protocols/assignments for students.
  • Maintain a safe environment for students and staff, utilizing safe and effective behavior management strategies.
  • Safely transport student(s) to and from on- and off-campus Work Based Learning locations.
  • Participate in team and classroom meetings to develop strategies for academic and behavioral programming.
  • Assist with the implementation of technology in instructional design and delivery.

  • Qualifications:


    By the end of the employee’s initial evaluation period, every individual must meet “No Child Left Behind” Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following: 1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.) a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff.


    One year of previous experience providing direct job coaching/vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with developmental disabilities is highly preferred.