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LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM

The Quaker School at Horsham is looking for a kindergarten through ninth grade Special Education teacher:

  • Position is available January 3 - June 8, 2018.
  • The position will primarily focus on grades 7 - 9.
  • Teach a homeroom of 8 - 10 students with complex challenges.
  • Collaboratively plan and deliver appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities.
  • Implement effective classroom management and positive behavior intervention strategies.
  • Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of language, cognition, and memory.
  • Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multi-sensory learning and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior and reinforce student’s social skills.
  • Communicate with families.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports on children.
  • Have a joy of learning and working with children.

Requirements:

Master’s degree in special education preferred

Special education teaching and intervention experience preferred

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and a list of three references to hr@quakerschool.org


SCHOOL COUNSELOR

The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is seeking a full-time, 10-month School Counselor to provide comprehensive support services to students with complex disabilities, addressing barriers while providing supports so students can receive the full benefits of their educational experience. The School Counselor will assist students facing behavioral and social challenges, implement positive behavioral interventions in the classroom, provide social skills education, maintain ongoing relationships with community agencies and outside professionals, provide case management for students and families requiring multiple resources and create professional development programs for faculty. An ideal candidate will recognize the need to spend time working in classrooms to understand how staff and students think and respond to social, behavioral and academic demands. Must have a love of, and background in, working with students with ADHD and Autism. The candidate must have a strong commitment to the mission of TQS and in educating and nurturing students with special needs.

Position start date: January 2018

Requirements: MSW, LSW, LCSW, LPC, School guidance counselor certification or equivalent degree

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to hr@quakerschool.org.

No phone calls please.


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT (PART-TIME)

The Quaker School at Horsham is looking for a part-time (2.5 days per week) Director of Development.

The Director of Development is responsible for implementing and growing the fundraising program at TQS including annual giving, grant research and writing and supporting major gifts. This includes the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of TQS’ prospects and donors.

The Director of Development reports to the Assistant Head for Enrollment Management and Institutional Advancement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Directs and implements the fundraising program at TQS with the guidance of the Assistant Head, Head of School and the Advancement Committee of the Board
  • Directs tracking and reporting of all actions and information in DonorPerfect
  • Plans and implements the annual campaign to maximize the support of the Board, current and past families, alumni and the community
  • Designs and implements EITC/OSTC fundraising campaign
  • Solicits leadership annual giving asks for assigned names
  • Guides major prospect assignments and supports and tracks solicitation strategies of the Head of School and volunteer leadership
  • Researches and writes foundation proposals and reports
  • Participation and design of cultivation and stewardship events and activities

Requirements: Master’s degree preferred

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to hr@quakerschool.org.

No phone calls please.


1:1 CLASSROOM SUPPORT STAFF MEMBER

The Quaker School at Horsham is looking for a kindergarten through ninth grade 1:1 Classroom Support Staff member:

  • Support the academic and behavioral needs of one student within a classroom setting of 8-10 students with complex challenges.
  • Deliver appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities.
  • Provide direct and indirect support to student in a positive environment.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques to improve the development of behavioral and academic skills.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior and reinforce student’s social skills.
  • Communicate with families.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student data monitoring and prepare reports as requested.
  • Have a joy of learning and working with children.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in special education preferred

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and a list of three references to hr@quakerschool.org.

No phone calls please.


SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Substitute teachers needed for pre-first through ninth grade children with learning differences. Degree and some experience with children necessary, although current college students with education or special education majors will be considered. Rate is $14 per hour ($105 per diem.)

Applicants should supply the following materials and email them to hr@quakerschool.org:
Cover letter, resume, a list of three references and all clearances.

No phone calls please.


NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap/disability, citizenship, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs, activities or employment practices.


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