Industry
Education
Job Location
Pennsylvania
Working Hours
School hours
Date posted
January 8, 2021
Valid through
January 31, 2021
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Position title
School Counselor
Description

Connecting the Pieces is seeking a School Counselor to provide services to students during traditional school hours who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emotional Disturbance, Specific Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, Other Health Impairment as well as learners with no diagnosis but require assistance.

About Connecting the Pieces:

Connecting the Pieces serves as one of Pennsylvania’s most respected, educationally based behavior service provider. CTP works with top professionals and has built an impressive record of quality and support.

Connecting the Pieces delivers interventions that improves the lives of learners with special education needs and their families while working collaboratively with the school team.  We offer comprehensive services to students who present with challenging behaviors and educational need. CTP provides individual attention to each student we serve while bringing all those working with the student together to ensure a collaborative effort in helping the student reach their fullest potential.

Position type: Contractor

Benefits of working as Contractor for CTP:

  • Flexibility in schedule creation within regular school hours (typically 8am-4pm) - select cases that fit your schedule availability.

  • Ability to set your own pay rate - you determine how much you make per hour.

  • Freedom to decide how much time you want to work each week - work as many cases (hours) or as few as you like (based on case availability).

 

Responsibilities
  • Provide services to students in the home, school, or community setting

  • Work on goals as identified in the student’s Individualized Educational Program (IEP)

  • Monitor student’s progress on IEP goals

  • Provide assistance and support to a student during times of transition, heightened stress, critical change, or other situations impeding student success

  • Provide counseling to students to address social and emotional concerns that may be a barrier to learning

  • Share strategies supporting student achievement with parents, teachers, and other members of the IEP team

  • Complete data analysis to identify student issues, needs and challenges and develop interventions to promote student success

  • Build a rapport with student(s) and team members

  • Work collaboratively and communicate with members of the IEP team

  • Obtain daily signatures/authorizations from parent or guardian

  • Input data into CTP and school specific systems regarding schedules, hours worked, attendance, cancellations, mileage, and other required information in a timely fashion

 

 

Qualifications
  • PA Certified School Counselor, PA Certified School Psychologist or Licensed Social Worker

  • 1 to 2 Years’ Experience working with children who have special needs

  • Available during typical school hours

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build a rapport with student(s) and team members

  • Well-organized and reliable

  • PA State and FBI clearances

  • Personal transportation preferred

 

Connecting the Pieces is an equal employment opportunity provider. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in relation to the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity, against victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

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