Careers

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

Please review our open positions and their requirements.  

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

No phone calls please.

Adaptive Physical Education Teacher/Recreation Therapist

The Quaker School at Horsham is seeking a full-time (10-month) Adaptive Physical Education Teacher or Recreation Therapist to join our Clinical Services Department.  The individual will employ activities such as games, sports, crafts and more to maintain and improve the physical and emotional well-being of students.  They will assess student needs through observation, conservation with students, teachers and clinical staff and review documentation (evaluations, assessments, etc.) to generate age, diagnostic and culturally appropriate baseline data that identifies the student's strengths and limitations in physical, cognitive, social and emotional functioning, as well as behavioral functioning and interests in leisure/play, games, sports, and crafts.  When needed, the teacher/therapist prepares and implements individualized treatment/intervention plans and evaluates student progress and satisfaction resulting from the treatment interventions provided and modifies or discontinues the treatment interventions as needed and based upon the student's progress, achievement of functional outcome goals, lack of progress, or change in condition.  They report and document student progress, achievements, and changes in the treatment/intervention plan.  Lastly, they participate in safety, risk management and quality improvement activities and conducts program evaluation and applied research to assure safe and effective physical education classes.  

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or Recreation Therapy.  Master's degree in Physical Education or Recreation Therapy preferred.  Special Education teaching and intervention experience preferred.  

Start Date: August 2021

Special Education Classroom Teacher, Grades 9-12

The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is seeking a full-time, 10-month 9-12 Special Education Teacher to teach a group of up to 7 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 education 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  have a passion or teaching students about business and the employability skills they will need to be successful in their post-secondary education and teach socially acceptable behavior and reinforce student's social skills.  An ideal candidate will have a joy of learning and working with children.  

Requirements:  Master’s degree in special education preferred. Special Education teaching and intervention experience preferred.

Start Date:  August 2021

1:1 Classroom Support Staff Member

The Quaker School at Horsham has a full-time position for a kindergarten through eleventh grade 1:1 Classroom Support Staff member to support the academic and behavioral needs of one student within a classroom setting of 8-10 students with complex challenges.  The other duties of this position include delivering appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities, providing direct and indirect support to student in a positive environment and employing special educational strategies and techniques to improve the development of behavioral and academic skills.  An ideal candidate will also 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, and most importantly, have a joy of learning and working with children.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in special education preferred.

Start Date:  August 2021

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Substitute teachers are needed for Kindergarten through tenth grade students with learning differences. A Bachelor's degree and some experience with children are required. Rate is $35 per hour.