School Counselor

Position Title: School Counselor
Location: Monroeville School
Status: Full-Time

Position Description:
The School Counselor is responsible for guidance in the development and maintenance of the school counseling program. This position focuses on the needs of both the individual student and the school, community as a whole. The School Counselor is responsible for the delivery of counseling services and providing education for school/community concerns.

Work Experience:
Master’s Degree in mental health related field
Employee must have minimum of two years of experience providing individual/group counseling services to children.
Valid PA professional license in the field of counseling or social work, perferred.

Responsibilities: (overview-not inclusive of all duties)
Conduct prescribed individual and group counseling sessions in a positive, therapeutic manner.
Conduct needs assessments on an ongoing basis to determine student counseling needs.
Develop and implement Individual Education Plan (EIP) goals individualized to the student.
Work collaboratively with other members of the multidisciplinary team.

If Interested, contact:
Denise Rechtorik
drechtorik@newstory.com

Classroom Support Staff

Position Title: Classroom Support Staff
Location: Monroeville School
Status: Full-Time

Position Description:
The Classroom Support Staff works collaboratively with the Special Education Teacher to fulfill the curricular and behavioral needs of the students.

Qualifications:
Education:
•High School Diploma or equivalency
Work Experience:
• Minimum of six months paid experience working with individuals with behavioral/learning disabilities; OR
• Six months experience working with individuals with behavioral/learning disabilities gained through an internship as part of a college degree program in education, social services/work, psychology, mental/behavioral health, or related field.

Responsibilities: (overview-not inclusive of all duties)
•Work collaboratively with members of the multi-disciplinary team to implement appropriate services in accordance with the child’s Individual Education Plan, with focus on both the academic and behavioral/therapeutic goals.
•Implement appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques and assist, monitor and guide students to pay attention, participate in activities and complete tasks
•Observe and record necessary data to assist student with development of independent skills outlined in Individualized Education Plan.
•Accompany, monitor and assist student in designated setting (school, outdoors, field-trips).
•Utilize non-violent crisis intervention techniques and physically assist, as needed.

If interested, contact
Denise Rechtorik
drechtorik@newstory.com

Special Education Teacher

Status: Full Time

Position Description:
The special Education teacher is responsible for developing, maintaining, and documenting all instructional and behavioral programs within the school setting. Responsible for overseeing classroom dynamics and functioning off staff within their classroom, will work collaboratively with the Director of Education to maintain daily operations of the school.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: A four year degree from a college or university with Pennsylvania public school Special Education Teaching Certificate.
Work Experience: Minimum of six months experience working with children with behavior/learning disorders.

Responsibilities: (overview-not inclusive of all duties)
• Develop and complete Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process, which includes IEP development, collaboration with multidisciplinary team members, preparation of required paperwork, and attendance at IEP meetings.
• Work Collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team to develop/design and implement appropriate services.
• Demonstrate appropriate classroom management. Utilize safe crisis management techniques as deemed appropriate.

If interested in this position please send a letter of intent and an updated resume to:
Denise Rechtorik
drechtorik@newstory.com

We‘d love to hear from you.

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715 Bilberry Rd. • Monroeville, PA 15146
Phone: (412) 373-5235 • Fax: (412) 373-5255