CADES George Crothers Memorial School Employment

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CADES recognizes the importance of caring for its employees. We are proud to offer a comprehensive menu of benefits to eligible employees including the following: Health Insurance
  • Full-time employees (30-40 hours per week) and Part-time employees (20-30 hours per week) are eligible for benefits through CADES.
  • CADES offers three options for medical coverage through IBX. Some plans may require a monthly premium or co-pay. Coverage begins the first of the month after the 60-day waiting period from the date of employment.
  • Vision and prescription coverages are available through IBX with enrollment in a medical plan option.
  • Dental coverage through Met Life.
  • Coverage can be extended to family members of the employee, with premiums paid through payroll deduction.
  • Flexible spending accounts, funded by voluntary pre-tax deduction from payroll, are available for uncovered medical expenses and child care.
Additional benefits are available to eligible employees:
  • Physicals, screenings, and vaccines as required by the program.
  • Defined Contribution 403b Plan. Plan provides for a base contribution and matching contributions for employee deferrals.
  • Group life insurance in the amount of 2x annual base salary. Coverage begins the first of the month after the 60-day waiting period from the date of employment.
  • Group long-term disability insurance after three years of service.
  • Tuition reimbursement up to a pre-determined annual maximum.
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees.
  • Sick, Personal, and Vacation time off accruals (vary by program)

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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: Our George Crothers Memorial School, located at our CADES campus in Swarthmore, PA, serving children and young adults living with multiple disabilities ages 5-21, is looking for special education teachers for our school-age program for the 2022-2023 school year. We partner with over 30 school districts in Delaware, Chester, Bucks, Montgomery, and Berks Counties, as well as the school district of Philadelphia, to provide a variety of educational opportunities through an integrated therapy model for the children living with multiple disabilities that we serve.

Perks and Benefits

  • 3-1 Teacher and Paraeducators to Student ratio
    Multi-tiered student and teacher support system, including:
    ― Paraeducators and 1-1 student support in all classrooms
    ― A suite of skilled therapists- physical, occupational, vision, behavioral, speech, and reading specialists, who work side by side with teachers in all classrooms
    ― 1-1 nursing services for students
    ― An integrated coaching model, where teachers and therapists share knowledge and learn from each other how best to serve their students
  • Competitive health, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • CADES 403b base company contributions & matching contributions for retirement
  • Customized Professional development workshops
  • A school culture that encourages innovation, collaboration, and student advocacy
  • School-provided technology
  • Paid sick and personal days
  • Longevity bonuses for milestone years of service

Responsibilities

  • Planning an educational program to fit the needs and abilities of school-aged students living with multiple disabilities and/or complex medical diagnoses.
  • Assessing student skills utilizing a variety of informal (i.e. classroom observation, data collection, rating scales) and formal assessments for individualized program development.
  • Developing and Implementing IEP goals
  • Identifying specially designed instruction
  • Monitoring progress throughout the IEP period.
  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team to provide an integrated educational and therapeutic program.

Schedule:

  • 10 month school year
  • District holidays observed
  • Optional End-of-School-Year program

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.

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.

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

Click here for our online application

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 and implementation of teaching procedures in large, small, and individual instruction.
  • Implementation of individual Behavior Plans/protocols, with support from BCBA and classroom teacher.
  • Ability to use trained crisis prevention and intervention strategies.
  • 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.
  • Participate in rigorous staff development and trainings.
  • Ability to assist the teacher in implementing the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
  • Ability to maintain current records on the student.
  • Ability to reinforce new and existing skills and concepts daily.
  • Ability to proactively anticipate the needs of the students.
  • Ability to prepare classroom materials when not already available.
  • Ability to plan and confer with classroom teacher(s).
  • Ability to assist in supervising students during arrival and dismissal.
  • Ability to assist in preparation of instructional materials.
  • Ability to assist with supervision of field trips.
  • Ability to assist in physical care of students including toileting, feeding, and other self-help skills.
  • Ability to assist with routine housekeeping.
  • Ability to perform other duties as necessary.
  • Ability to achieve and maintain all PDE requirements related to a paraprofessional.
  • Must be physically able to assist in preventing an escalated student from self-harm or harm to others.

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

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

610-328-5955
Email Angela Strickland

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities 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.

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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