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SCHOOL COUNSELOR

The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is seeking a full-time, 10-month School Social 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.

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. Please indicate job title in your cover letter.

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.


SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

The Quaker School at Horsham seeks a full-time speech and language pathologist (SLP) to deliver speech therapy to students in grades K-9. The Quaker School at Horsham uses research-based programs provided by compassionate professionals to enable each student with complex challenges to blossom and achieve meaningful personal, social and academic success. To help achieve this mission the SLP will:

  1. Evaluate and treat speech, language and communication disorders in school-aged children.
  2. Coach faculty on the latest research and strategies for expanding students, expressive and receptive vocabulary, syntax, phonological, morphological and pragmatic language skills.
  3. Work with children in in-class, 1:1 and small group sessions.
  4. Develop and deliver language curriculum in the classroom in partnership with the classroom teachers.
  5. Monitor student progress and provide written reporting.
  6. Provide learning opportunities to faculty, staff and parent communities.
  7. Provide specific expertise as part of a student’s team to develop and implement interventions.
  8. Generate therapeutic strategies that can be applied across the curriculum and throughout the school day.
  9. Embody enthusiasm, love of learning and caring for all children.
  10. Take joy in working with a diverse group of children with disabilities.

Minimum requirements: Master’s degree; PA Speech-Language Pathology License; additional certifications as relevant to programs being taught. Experience working in schools preferred but not required.

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


SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER

The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is seeking a full-time, 10-month School Social Worker 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 Social Worker 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.

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. Please indicate job title in your cover letter.


SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM TEACHER

The Quaker School at Horsham is looking for a K - 8 Special Education teacher for the 2018-19 school year:

  • Teach a homeroom of 8-10 students with complex challenges
  • Collaboratively plan and deliver appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities.
  • 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



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.