*NEW* Summer Teachers, Aides, & Behavior Support

Title Special Education Teachers, Aides, and Behavior Support
Program or Department Vanguard Summer ESY
Position Type Summer Only
Work Schedule Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 3:30PM
Start Date  July 5, 2017
End Date  August 4, 2017
Reports To

Summer Coordinators
Position Summary 
Are you passionate about working with students with special needs?  We would love to meet you! 
We are now hiring for The Vanguard School’s Extended School Year (ESY) program, a 5 week summer school program designed to help students with special needs maintain academic skills, behavioral goals, and have a little summer fun, too.
For program continuity, you'll need to work all program days.  Preference is given to those with experience working with students diagnosed with autism, neurological impairment, and/or emotional disorders.
This is a GREAT opportunity for professionals already working in special education or college students currently studying special education to meet amazing students and gain new experiences in a supportive and fun environment.
Available positions include:
  • Classroom Teachers - all programs
  • Classroom Aides - all programs
  • Behavior Support Specialists - Upper School & Elementary School
  • Speech & Language Pathologist
Our 2017 ESY program dates are Wednesday, July 5 to Friday, August 4, 2017. Staff hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. In-service training for all staff is June 26 to 29 and includes 12 hours of safety care training.

 Position Requirements
Classroom Teachers:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education.
  • Current, valid Pennsylvania certification in Special Education.
  • Teaching experience in a special education classroom.
  • Ability to recognize the individuality and uniqueness of each student & treat him/her with respect & dignity.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative relationships with supervisors, co-workers, parents, and students.

 Classroom Aides:

  • Two years of college with coursework in special education, psychology, or behavioral health preferred, and/or two years experience working with children with special needs.
  • Experience working in a special education classroom or other structured setting.
  • Ability to recognize the individuality and uniqueness of each student & treat him/her with respect & dignity.
Behavior Support Specialists:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Psychology or a related field.  PA teacher certification in special education and/or secondary guidance counseling is  a plus!
  • Two years experience working in behavioral health field providing direct services to students with autism and/or emotional disorders.
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), behavior modification and Positive Behavior Support (PBS) systems.

To apply for this position, interested applicants should e-mail their Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@vfes.net.