Alternative Education - Juvenile Services Education Program

​We are offering the following opportunities for education professionals to be a part of the team in leading & building this progressive new program.

Locations include: The Backbone Mountain Youth Center (Garrett County), Meadow Mountain Youth Center (Garrett County), Green Ridge Regional Youth Center (Allegany County), & Savage Mountain Youth Center (Garrett County), Alfred D. Noyes Children's Center (Montgomery County). The Thomas J. S. Waxter Children's Center (Anne Arundel County), The Cheltenham Youth Facility (Prince Georges County) - The J. Deweese Carter Center in Chestertown, MD - The Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville, MD (North Frederick County) - the Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center in Salisbury, MD -AND- the Western Maryland Children's Center in Hagerstown, MD as well as continuing oppportunities at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, and Charles Hickey School in Cub Hill, MD. Please click here for detailed school & program information.

Career Opportunities with Juvenile Services Education & Maryland Youth Centers

Where you can make a difference!

New!  Academic Teachers   *Language Arts, Reading, Math, Science, Health, & Social Studies*
*To Apply for this position click here*​​​

New!  School Library Media Coordinator - Juvenile Services Education Program
*To apply for this position click here*
New!  Special Education Teachers - for various locations within Maryland
*To Apply for this position click here*​​​
New!  School Guidance Counselors - for various locations within Maryland​
*To Apply for these positions click here*
New!  Trades & Career Technology Teachers  - for Frederick & Allegany County Youth Centers
*To Apply for this position please send resume and application to*
School Principals - Positions Located in Baltimore & various locations within Maryland
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Library Media Specialists  - for various locations within Maryland
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* Please check back for additional positions coming soon.*

Applicant Information and Background
The Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School, located in Baltimore County, Maryland is a State-owned facility operated The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). We have been given the responsibility of developing and implementing the educational programs for the Charles H. Hickey. Jr. School, the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, as well as, other facilities throughout Maryland.

All Juvenile Facilities are secure facilities that serve three separate populations of youthful male offenders ages 12 through 18. Youth in the Detained Program are awaiting trial and are housed in a secure area of the campus. The Impact Program is for adjudicated youth confined for 30 to 90 days. They occupy a minimum-security campus-like setting for academic and transition services. The Enhanced Security Program is for adjudicated youth confined for 9-18 months. The enhanced security area includes housing units providing students access to educational services within a secure environment.

The Education Programs include Middle and High School academic instruction, pre-GED and GED preparation, intensive instruction in reading and mathematics, Special Education instruction and services, career exploration and occupational education, a Transition/Life skills program, and media center services.

Applicants should complete a State of Maryland JobAps Application. For information about TEACHER CERTIFICATION please use the link provided. Also for specific questions or to obtain materials for becoming a certified educator in the State of Maryland please call 410-767-0412.

Additional documentation and other employment inquiries may be sent to To apply for any of the positions at MSDE, applicants must include their resume and complete a Maryland State JobAps Application for Employment indicating the position or positions for which they wish to apply. The Application, resume, and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant satisfies the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position. Completed Applications must be directed to the Human Resource Management Branch.
The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For inquiries related to Department policy, please contact: Equity Assurance and Compliance Office, Office of the Deputy State Superintendent for Finance and Administration, Maryland State Department of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street - 6th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595, 410-767-0426 - voice, 410-767-0431 - fax, 410-333-6442 - TTY/TDD

Contact Information
Maryland State Department of Education
Office of Human Resources Management
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:      (410) 767-0019
TTY/TDD:      (410) 333-3045
Fax:      (410) 333-8950