Career Departments

School

The Education Program is dedicated to special education of individuals ages 5-21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism. Educational programming is highly individualized with students placed in one of our three signature classes: Functional Academics, ABLES or Total Communications. Teaching methods are based on a variety of research-based approved methods that can vary for each student.
 
The Education Program operates on a 223 day calendar; this program does NOT follow a public school calendar. The majority of the school program’s staff work a 223 day calendar.

For those interested in positions such as Teacher, Education Assistant in the classroom, School Nurse, SLP, OT, BCBA Behavior Specialist, Social Worker, or PT.

School Residential

The School Residential Program provides residential services to individual ages 5-21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism. These services are offered in a continuum of settings including on campus suites and community-based group homes. Students are provided guidance and instruction in the areas of self-care skills, home life skills, recreation and leisure, and social skills. The School Residential Program operates year-round. Shifts available for this program include evenings, overnight and weekends.

For those interested in positions such as Direct Care, Health Assistant, Resource Team/Crisis Team, or Supervisory positions for Direct Care Staff.

Adult Residential

The Adult Residential Program supports individuals 21 or older in community-based group homes. Benedictine currently offers supports in 18 groups homes located in Annapolis, Easton, Trappe, Denton, Henderson, and Ridgely.

Our main focus within this program is to assist each person supported in becoming productive and active members of their communities. Support within this program focuses on home life skills, socialization, and opportunities for recreational/leisure activities.

The Adult Residential Program operates year-round. Shifts available for this program include early morning/afternoon-evening split shifts, evenings, overnight and weekends. All positions in this department require a current driver’s license in good standing.

For those interested in positions such as Direct Care, Nurse, Personal Support Associate, Program Coordinator, or Supervisory positions for Direct Care Staff.

Adult Employment/Day

Benedictine’s Adult Employment/Day programs provide persons supported the ability to explore vocational interests, engage in job development, and build skills in industries of choice, leading to competitive employment in the community or volunteer opportunities.

Benedictine’s partnership with the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) provides opportunities for transitioning youth and adults with a range of disabilities to benefit from career exploratory assessments as well as community-based, industry-specific training and job development services.

Positions for this program are primarily day shift, with some evenings and weekends required if needed for the person supported. All positions are year-round and require a current driver’s license in good standing. Some positions within this department require use of your personal vehicle for job duties.

For those interested in positions such as Employment Specialist, Bus Aid, Vocational Job Coach, or Supervisory positions.

Administration

This category pertains to positions in departments that support the business operations of the entire Benedictine organization, including Human Resources, Information Technology, Compliance, Facilities, Finance, Foundation (fundraising) and the Executive Office. 

Positions within this category are primarily based at our campus location in Ridgely, MD and are full time, year-round positions. 

For those who have specialized education, training or work experience in the functional area of the department in which you are interested.

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