CADES George Crothers Memorial School Employment

Current Openings

Job Title: Special Education Teacher

Program: Approved Private School – George Crothers Memorial School

Location: 401 Rutgers Avenue, Swarthmore PA 19081

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday to Friday, school calendar;

Position Description: GCMS is seeking a full-time Special Education Teacher in our school program. Teacher is responsible for planning an educational program to fit the needs and abilities of school aged students with multiple complex needs and/or behavior challenges.  Duties include assessing student needs, developing and implementing IEP goals, identifying specially designed instruction, and monitoring progress throughout the IEP period.   This position requires an active work philosophy, collaborating with an interdisciplinary team to provide an integrated educational and therapeutic program.   Current technology skills are paramount for performing related job skills.   You will be working in a classroom with a small caseload and a high teacher to student ratio, allowing for maximum performance of functional and academic skills.  The classroom teacher acts as a case manager for all staff on the student team, and will provide direct supervision for assigned classroom assistants. EOE.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and permanent, provisional or Instructional 1 or 2 Certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a special education teacher .
  • Clear Criminal, Child Abuse and FBI Background Checks.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position including lifting, twisting, turning and bending frequently throughout the work day.

Click here for our online application or print and mail to:

CADES Human Resources
Angela Strickland
401 Rutgers Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

610-328-5955
Email Angela Strickland

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, citizenship, color, disability, genetic information (including family members’ genetic information), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. We value and promote diversity as a strategic advantage.

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COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure workplace safety all employees are required to complete a entry screening which includes temperature check and contact verification. Additionally, masks are worn within the building

Job Title: Paraeducator
Program: Approved Private School – George Crothers Memorial School
Location: 401 Rutgers Avenue, Swarthmore PA 19081
Schedule: Full-Time, Monday to Friday, 7:45am – 3:00pm, regular school calendar, September through June

Position Description: The George Crothers Memorial School is seeking a full-time classroom assistant to work in our special education program. Position works with students ages 3 through 21 with multiple physical and intellectual disabilities. Responsible for supervision, personal care and individualized instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the facilitation of teaching procedures in large, small, and individual instruction
  • Implementation of individual Behavior Plans and protocols, with support from BCBA and classroom teacher
  • Ability to manage resistive behaviors such as aggression, non-compliance, elopement, and verbal disruption using trained crisis prevention and intervention techniques
  • Initiate and follow through with behavioral interventions as designated and demonstrated by the classroom teacher
  • Ability to collect and analyze data to inform programming and instruction for students
  • Ability to assist the teacher in implementing the Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Ability to work with individual students or group of students under the supervisor of the teacher
  • Ability to reinforce new and existing skills and concepts daily
  • Ability to facilitate communication among teachers, parents/guardians, and others
  • Ability to assist in supervising students during arrival and dismissal
  • Ability to assist in physical care of students including toileting, feeding, and other self-help skills

Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Acceptable PA State Police, Child Abuse and FBI Background Clearances
  • Experience working with children is preferred
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds, bend, twist and turn

Click here for our online application or print and mail to:

CADES Human Resources
Angela Strickland
401 Rutgers Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081

610-328-5955
Email Angela Strickland

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, citizenship, color, disability, genetic information (including family members’ genetic information), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. We value and promote diversity as a strategic advantage.

View our benefits overview.

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure workplace safety all employees are required to complete a entry screening which includes temperature check and contact verification. Additionally, masks are worn within the building.

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