Careers

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

To apply online for any of our open positions, please click here. Please submit a cover letter and a resume with the online application.  No phone calls please.

Sassafras Director

We are seeking a full-time (12-month) individual for a Sassafras Director reporting to the Assistant Head for Student Affairs.  This position is responsible for leading the successful implementation of a high-quality autism support/ABA program. The Director is charged with the comprehensive responsibility of all curricular and non-curricular development/activities involving students and faculty in the Sassafras program to create a dynamic learning environment for students with autism, high intellectual ability, and
who present with severe externalizing behaviors. The Sassafras Director oversees the hiring and supervision of instructional and support personnel and the direction of athletics, student life and facilities.  This position functions as the chief articulator of the Sassafras Program's expectations, behavioral guidelines and other information necessary to ensure that all constituencies are fully informed.  In conjunction with the Dean of Students, established guidelines for proper student conduct and dress.  Assists in the admission process for the testing, interviewing and evaluating of applicants for enrollment.  

A bachelor's degree in education or related field of experience is required.  A master's degree and school leadership experience are preferred.

Upper School Director

We are seeking a full-time (12-month) individual for an Upper School Director reporting to the Assistant Head for Student Affairs.  The Upper School Director reports
to the Head of School and serves on the Leadership Team. The Director is responsible for accreditation, program development, outreach and hiring for this division. The Director is charged with the comprehensive responsibility of all curricular and non-curricular activities involving students and faculty in this rapidly growing division to create a dynamic learning environment. The Director also oversees the hiring and supervision of instructional personnel and the direction of athletics and student life.  This position will develop the program in compliance with legal requirements of government regulations and agencies, and maintain the educational standards established by Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) and be knowledgeable and able to articulate advances and trends and pedagogy and special education.  

A bachelor's degree in education or related field of experience is required.  A master's degree and school leadership experience are preferred.

Upper School Special Education Teacher

We are seeking a full-time (10-month) teacher for our Upper School division (9-12th grade).  This position teaches assigned courses within a classroom setting of 8-10 students with complex challenges by developing lesson plans, managing student behavior, supporting students' emotional and academic needs, evaluating student learning profile and learning needs, establishing class activities, routines and procedures to provide for the optimal learning of all students.  Employing special education strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of language, cognition and memory and instructing students using a variety of techniques is also an element of the position.  This position establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicates those objectives to students and families in our school learning management system.  Additionally, this position assesses the academic and social growth of students, prepares reports, and keeps appropriate records to include attendance, checklists, progress monitoring data, ratings forms, and other record keeping activities as necessary.  This position sends daily or weekly family communications and provides crisis intervention, as needed, for students including use of Safety-CARE techniques for physical restraint as a last resort.

A Bachelor's degree in education or related field of experience is required and a Master's degree in special education or education is preferred.

BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) or Licensed Behavior Specialist

We are seeking a full-time (10-month) BCBA or Licensed Behavior Specialist to support the students in our Sassafras program.  This position will oversee a caseload of 10 students in a highly structured, self-contained K-6 classroom that focuses on behavior regulation and social skill acquisition.  The person will coordinate and provide services in Applied Behavior Analysis, function analyses and assessment, behavior acquisition and reduction procedures, and adaptive life skills.  Additionally, this position will provide ongoing support and supervision to support staff as it relates to the implementation and documentation associated with Behavior Support Plans and conduct functional assessments and analyses and develop behavior strategies to teach appropriate behavior and reduce maladaptive behaviors.  This position will manage ongoing data collection in the established behavioral health software to establish baseline and analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming and provide crisis interventions, as needed, for students including use of Safety-CARE techniques for physical restraint as a last resort.

A BCBA or Licensed Behavior Specialist certification is required plus expertise and significant experience in ABA.  An additional requirement is experience in overseeing ABA therapists and has worked in a school or classroom setting.