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Harford County Public Schools (learn more)

Bel Air, MD (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3197765
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 14, 2019

Job Description

Equity and Cultural Proficiency Teacher Specialist


To assist the Supervisor of Equity and Cultural Proficiency by designing, supporting and implementing equitable practices throughout the system, supporting community and family engagement initiatives, and working with at-risk students and families in order to eliminate barriers and increase access to school and community supports.


·         The Equity and Cultural Proficiency Teacher Specialist position is required to work one additional hour per day beyond the teacher schedule.

·         This position is eligible for the Teacher Specialist stipend.

·         This is an 11-month (210 day) position.






These items are intended only as examples of the various types of job duties to be performed.   The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is a similar, related, or logical assignment to the position.

       Develops and implements culturally responsive intervention activities to be used both during the instructional day as well as during after school activities.

       Develops systems to track programming progress in order to evaluate the effectiveness of afterschool interventions and mentoring programs in targeted schools.

       Serves as a community resource/liaison to schools and offices.

       Recruits community/school-based mentors for after school mentoring programs.

       Receives training facilitated by the Office of Equity and Cultural Proficiency.

       Targets and supports identified students who exhibit attendance, academic, and/or behavioral concerns as provided by the data team and risk reports provided by the school system.

       Assists with student affinity groups.

       Supports schools’ PBIS/attendance/data and equity teams.

       Encourages and supports students to participate in school events that promote career and college awareness.

       Designs and implements school and community events that promote racial and social awareness through the collaboration of stakeholders to include school administration, students, parents and community.

       Assists the Supervisor of Equity and Cultural Proficiency in articulating and implementing the HCPS Equity Policy.

       Assists with the operations of the Office of Equity and Cultural Proficiency in such areas as informational reports, program evaluation, and grant implementation.

       Promotes effective public relations through effective communication with school system personnel, parents, caregivers, and community partners.

       Assists in planning and facilitating professional development, including Continuing Professional Development courses related to Equity and Cultural Proficiency to ensure alignment with national, local, and state standards.

       Performs other work-related duties as assigned.




       Salary is in accordance with the HCEA eleven-month salary schedule for certificated teachers.






       Must hold or be eligible for an Advanced Professional Certificate.

       Minimum of 5 years successful teaching experience or experience in a related field.

       Hold or be eligible for Administrator I preferred.

       Experience working with diverse student populations.

       Demonstrated leadership skills.

       Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.

       Exemplary planning and organizational skills.

       Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software and other related computer technology.

       Must hold and maintain a valid class C driver’s license.
















Employment applications are accepted online only. To access the online application site, visit the Current Job Openings section of the HCPS website at www.hcps.org. If you have questions or require assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 410-588-5226.









Online applications will be accepted for this vacancy until the position is successfully filled. Candidates who apply by Thursday, November 28, 2019 will receive immediate consideration.



The Harford County Public School System (HCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law with regard to employment of conditions of employment, or participation in or access to its programs, activities or services. Inquiries related to the non-discrimination policy of the Board of Education of Harford County should be directed to the Supervisor of Equity and Cultural Proficiency, 410-809-6065.


This document is available in alternative form upon request. To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, please notify a staff member in the Human Resources Office at the time you are contacted for an interview.



  • Position Type: Full-time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harford County Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Contact Information

  • Human Resources Office
  • 102 S. Hickory Avenue
  • Bel Air, Maryland 21014
  • Phone: 410-588-5238
  • Fax: 410-588-5315
  • Email: click here

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