Careers

Interested in pursuing a career at The Quaker School at Horsham?

If you are interested in applying for any of our open positions, please complete the online application.  Be sure to upload your current resume AND cover letter, along with supplying three references.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Apply now

 
Special Education Teacher (K-8)

The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is seeking a full-time (10-month) K-8 Special Education Teacher to teach a group of 6-12  students with complex challenges. The teacher will collaboratively plan and deliver appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities and provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment. They will employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of language, cognition, and memory and instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as project-based learning, multi-sensory learning,differentiated instruction and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students' varying needs and interests. They will teach socially acceptable behavior and reinforce student’s social skills, communicate with families, maintain accurate student records and prepare reports on children. An ideal candidate will have a joy of learning and working with children.

Requirements: College degree in education or a related degree. A Master's degree in special education, special education teaching and intervention experience are preferred.

1:1 Classroom Support Staff (K-12)

Our K-12 Program is seeking full-time 1:1 classroom support staff to support the academic and behavioral needs of one student within a classroom setting of 8-10 students with complex challenges.  The position will deliver appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities, providing direct and indirect support in a positive environment and employing special educational strategies and techniques to improve the development of behavioral and academic skills, while teaching socially acceptable behavior and reinforcing student's social skills.  The position will also maintain and collect daily student data, prepare and send daily and weekly family communications, prepare reports as requested, and implement behavior plans as appropriate.  The position will provide crisis intervention for students, including use of Safety-CARE techniques for physical restraint.

Requirements: High school diploma.  An associate's degree in special education is preferred.

1:1 Classroom Support Staff (Sassafras Program)

Our Sassafras Program is seeking full-time 1:1 classroom support staff to support the academic and behavioral needs of one student with complex challenges within a small autistic support classroom.  The position will deliver appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities, providing direct and indirect support in a positive environment and employing special educational strategies and techniques to improve the development of behavioral and academic skills, while teaching socially acceptable behavior and reinforcing student's social skills.  The position will also maintain and collect daily student data, prepare and send daily and weekly family communications, prepare reports as requested, and implement behavior plans as appropriate.  The position provides an opportunity for the incumbent to work towards earning the RBT certification. The position will provide crisis intervention for students, including use of Safety-CARE techniques for physical restraint.

Requirements: High school diploma.  An associate's degree in special education or a RBT certification is preferred.