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Teaching Assistant – St. Katherine School of Special Education

St. Katherine School (Main Site)

930 Bowman Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Position Length: Permanent
  • Contact Person: Kathleen Gould, Director of Special Education, kgould@archphila.org

Job Description

 TEACHING ASSISTANT

St. Katherine Day School

930 Bowman Avenue

Wynnewood, PA 19096

St. Katherine School is a special education school that serves students with intellectual and multiple disabilities. The school is located on a beautiful campus in Wynnewood, PA. A teacher assistant should enjoy working with children and be committed to the philosophy and ideas of special education.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise independent activities with small groups
  • Work with individual children to review and reinforce lessons
  • Supervise the transition of small groups of children to different rooms or activities
  • Assist in personal hygiene of students that may include toileting, washing, lifting and carrying
  • Supervise lunchroom, outside activities, and field trips
  • Check student work and assessments
  • Help with student documentation
  • Assist in preparing lessons

Working hours for assistants start promptly a 9:00 am and end at 2:00 pm and include one half hour lunch.

Candidates interested in this position should submit their cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:

Kathleen Gould, Director of Special Education    kgould@archphila.org

PA required clearances, Safe Environment Training and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.

As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese. 

Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources.  Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal.  Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

 

Posted on October 29, 2019

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