(PA) Classroom Counselor (Part-Time)- IMMEDIATE OPENING

Philadelphia, PA, United States
Per Hour
May 09, 2018
Job Type
Position Summary:

The classroom counselor is committed to supporting students with emotional disabilities and other health impairments gain academic and behavioral success in the special education and general education setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ability to implement small group academic supports

Ability to teach and reinforce appropriate positive behaviors

Ability to de-escalate and manage student in crisis

Ability to collaborate with general and special education teachers to implement Positive Behavior Supports for student with Emotional Support needs

Ability to work as a team member to create and reinforce a healthy classroom culture for staff and students.

Completing other identified tasks


Behavioral management knowledge

Experience working with students in an educational settingSuccessful experience working with student with Emotional Support needs (preferred)

Detail-oriented and committed to collect specified behavioral data to support student programming

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Ability to work well as a member of a classroom and school team

Results-oriented individual - a flexible thinker willing to do "whatever it takes."

Belief in the Mastery Charter School mission and instructional model

Open to continuously develop behavioral management skills through professional development

Education and Experience:

Associate's Degree, or at least 48 college credits, required; or proof of passed PAPA Exam

Experience working with adolescents, school-setting experience preferred

Experience working with students receiving special education services

Physical Requirements:

Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required such as maneuvering in classrooms and physically supporting students in the classroom; Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, speak loudly and clearly, seeing and hearing things both near and far away, stooping, kneeling, fine finger and hand manipulation in use of a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board or projector.

About Mastery:

We believe educational inequity is the most pressing social problem facing our country and the civil rights issue of our day. Mastery exists to help solve this problem. Our ultimate goal is to create a model urban school district that serves all students with excellence. We are organized around one driving mission: All students learn the academic and personal skills they need to be truly prepared for postsecondary success and able to pursue their dreams. To fulfill this mission, we attend to the whole child - academically and emotionally - matching high expectations for students with high levels of support.

Mastery Charter Schools http://www.masterycharter.org/ is a nonprofit network of more than 24 schools http://www.masterycharter.org/app/uploads/2017/12/MCS.Locations.and_.Map_.2017.pdf serving over 14,000 students in Philadelphia and Camden. We are the largest turnaround school operator in the nation and have been lauded by President Obama and the US Department of Education for our ability to dramatically boost academic achievement in historically low-performing schools.

We know neighborhood schools matter, all students deserve access to a great education, and the people in our building can grow and develop sustainably to make the biggest impact possible in this work.

Mastery Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. We offer a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.
Primary Location:
Philadelphia, PA
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