Classroom Counselor (Teacher Assistant)

Philadelphia, PA, US
Sep 14, 2018

Job Description:

Camelot Education is a nationally recognized organization providing educational services to children and adolescents throughout the United States. Camelot has over 40 campuses located in six states and is continuing to grow. Camelot provides Alternative Education services to inner city schools for children who have dropped out of school, been expelled or at risk for either. We are currently recruiting for Classroom Counselors for our KAPS campus located in Philadelphia, PA.

KAPS (a division of Camelot Education in Philadelphia) is a alternative program of Mastery Charter and serves students grade K-8. This campus exists to serve the unique academic, behavioral, social, and emotional needs of students who were unable to achieve success in the traditional school environment. The Camelot staff are committed to creating and maintaining a structured, trusting, and caring environment where teaching and learning are exciting and students are assisted as they develop responsibility. All aspects of the school's organization, curriculum, model and activities are designed to accommodate individual learning styles so that all may experience success.

Classroom Counselors work closely with the classroom teacher to ensure that individualized programs are being followed and progress towards goals are met. This position works closely with students on an individual basis providing academic and behavioral support in a therapeutic manner. Classroom Counselors may also serve as substitute teachers.

Experience and Skills:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred
* One year experience working with at-risk youth preferred
* Strong interpersonal skills

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