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Itinerant Emotional Support Teacher

School District of Hatboro-Horsham
Horsham, PA, US
Welcome to the Hatboro-Horsham School District!

At Hatboro-Horsham School District we are focused on continually examining our district practices and structures. We advance, promote, and advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion to enhance alignment with the tenets of the whole child. We are committed to creating and maintaining environments in which each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. Hatboro-Horsham draws strength from the rich variety of perspectives and life experiences of our community. As an employee of the district, you can anticipate that your meaningful contributions will authentically further the District's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Hatboro-Horsham School District is anticipating the need for an Emotional Support Teachers at the elementary school level for the 2024-2025 school year.

The candidate should possess a high level of skill in the development and implementation of Functional Behavioral Assessments and Positive Behavior Support Plans and experience in providing direct instruction and intervention in academic, social, and emotional skill areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for the case management and programmatic implementation for elementary students who require behavioral, social, and/or emotional support.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Case management of special education students receiving emotional support services
  • Development and maintenance of compliant, data based special education paperwork including Individualized IEPs, Re-evaluation reports, functional behavior assessments, positive behavior support plans, and data collection instruments.
  • Coordination of IEP meetings with families, teachers, and service providers
  • Development and delivery of social skills lessons to promote maximum access to general education
  • Provide daily support to students both in the general education and special education classroom(s)
  • Collegial collaboration to promote the achievement and growth of special education students throughout the school community
Education Level: Position Requires Bachelor's degree in Education and a valid PA Certification in Special Education and Elementary Education. Experience working as part of a school-based team and coordinating with area mental health providers preferred.

Compensation: Salary and benefits are set by the collective bargaining agreement for all contracted positions.

Please note that the following are a required part of the new hire process:
  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • FBI Clearance
  • PA State Background Check
This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The Emotional Support Teacher will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform other job-related duties requested by the Building Principal or designee.

The position holder must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. It is the responsibility of the employee to inform the HHSD Director of Personnel of any and all reasonable accommodation that will be required.

Hatboro-Horsham School District is an Equal Opportunity Employment, Educational, and Service Organization.

The Hatboro-Horsham School requires all employees to adhere to PA School Code and policies set forth by the School Board, which is an essential function of employment. In addition, regular attendance to work is an essential function of employment.

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