The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is seeking a full-time (10-month) teacher to provide comprehensive support services to students with complex disabilities with an emphasis on creating and delivering the school’s social development curriculum.
Teach assigned social development courses to students in grades K-8, develop lesson plans, establish class activities, routines and procedures to provide for the optimal learning of all students.
Collaborate with faculty and clinical team members to ensure social skills are integrated throughout all areas of the curriculum.
Create and facilitate small group activities such as lunch bunches and clubs.
Serve as an active member of the clinical services department, including attendance at all requested meetings.
Address barriers while providing support so that students receive the full benefit of their educational experience.
Assist students in facing behavioral and social challenges.
Implement positive behavioral interventions in the classroom.
Maintain ongoing relationships with community agencies and outside professionals.
Create professional development programs for faculty.
Recognize the need to spend time working in classrooms to improve how staff and students think and respond to social, behavioral and academic demands.
Comfortable working with students and families from diverse backgrounds.
Start Date: August 18, 2021
Qualifications: Strong commitment to the mission of TQS and love of students with special needs. Master’s degree required in social work, school counseling, speech-language pathology or teaching with relevant experience.
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
About The Quaker School at Horsham
The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is a small, independent Friends school in suburban Philadelphia for students with complex learning disabilities. TQS 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.