Harford County Public Schools

Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist (internal only) (0125E3305046191)

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Job Details

TitleSubstance Abuse Prevention Specialist (internal only)
Posting ID0125E3305046191


To Be Determined

Internal Applicants Only


To oversee, organize, and implement all aspects of the Heroin and Opioid Policy Development Grant Funded Assignment

  • Offered to internal candidates only.


  • This is a one-time, short-term grant in effect April 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019.





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.

       Oversees comprehensive curriculum program and curriculum review of all PreK - 12th grade substance abuse prevention curriculum.

       Coordinates a team of teachers to review evidence-based substance abuse prevention curriculum and develop recommendations to General Curriculum Review Committee for additions to current curriculum.

       Serves as liaison to the Office of Physical Education and Health for the curriculum review committee.

       Manages the program budget in collaboration with the Coordinator of Grants, Business and Community Partnerships, and the Grants Accountant.

       Oversees presentation of recommendations to the General Curriculum Committee.

       Develops and coordinates June 2019 voluntary training on new curriculum for all health and physical education teachers.

       Performs other work-related duties as assigned.





$34 per hour - 10 hours per week





    Must be a tenured teacher within Harford County Public Schools.

    Must hold an Advanced Professional Certificate.

    CPR and First-Aid certification is preferred.

    Able to work flexible hours that will include evening meetings, events, and/or work sessions as needed.

    Demonstrated experience in developing and teaching health education programs.

    Demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple project partners.

    Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize work.

    Possess characteristics of an effective teacher.

    Demonstrated planning, organizational, and leadership skills.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills.



Employment applications are accepted online only. To access the application, visit the Current Job Openings section of the HCPS website at If you have questions or require assistance to complete the online employment application, contact the Human Resources Office at 410-588-5238.


Online employment applications will be accepted until August 20, 2019.


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 or 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 at 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.








Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
Location(TBD) To Be Determined

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/13/2019