Lead Special Education Teacher

New Story is currently seeking two Lead Special Education Teachers for our Throop School

 The Lead Special Education Teacher is responsible for developing, maintaining, and documenting all instructional and behavioral programs within the school setting. The Lead Special Education Teacher is responsible for overseeing classroom dynamics and functioning of all staff within their classroom.  The Lead Special Education Teacher provides coaching and mentoring to other Special Education Teachers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Completing the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process
• Development of lesson plans which include sufficient planning of activities to keep students actively engaged in learning and are tailored to meet the individual needs of students based on IEP goal and objectives.
• Work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team to develop/design and implement appropriate services.
• Assist Special Education Teachers in developing classroom behavior management skills.
• Provide appropriate guidance, leadership and direction to staff within the classroom as well as assigned teachers.

Minimum Qualifications for this position include:
• Four (4) year degree from a college or university with a PA public school Special Education Teaching Certificate
• Minimum of three years full-time special education teaching experience.
• Experience implementing behavior management programs.
• Experience with curriculum development for children with special education needs.

Interested applicants should submit an updated resume and letter of interest no later than November 22, 2017 to:
Andrea Dennis, Director of Education
New Story, 751 Keystone Industrial Park Road, Throop, PA 18512
FAX: (570) 969-9250   Email:  adennis@newstory.com

Special Education Teacher

New Story is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Special Education Teacher in our Throop School.

 The Special Education Teacher is responsible for developing, maintaining and documenting all instructional and behavioral programs within the school setting. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for overseeing classroom dynamics and functioning of all staff within their classroom.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Completing the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process
• Development of lesson plans which include sufficient planning of activities to keep students actively engaged in learning. Lesson plans should be tailored to meet the individual needs of students based on IEP goal and objectives.
• Work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team to develop/design and implement appropriate services.
• Provide appropriate guidance, leadership and direction to staff within the classroom.

Minimum Qualifications for this position include:
• PA Public School Special Education Teaching Certificate; OR
• Private Academic Teaching Certificate; OR
• Private Academic Temporary Approval Certificate
• Minimum of 6 months experience working with children with behavior/learning disorders

Interested applicants should submit an updated resume and letter of interest to:
Kelly Greenish, Assistant Education Director
New Story, 751 Keystone Industrial Park Road, Throop, PA 18512
FAX: (570) 969-9250  Email:  kgreenish@newstory.com

Crisis Intervention Specialist

New Story is currently seeking to fill the position of Full-Time Crisis Intervention Specialist in our Throop School

The Crisis Intervention Specialist is a member of a multidisciplinary team responsible for the implementation of therapeutic skills acquisition and behavior reduction protocol. This position is responsible for providing behavior intervention and implementation of protocols in the school setting.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Implement therapeutic behavioral interventions per behavioral/safety plan.
• Utilize non-violent crisis intervention techniques and physically assist as needed.
• Demonstrate appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques, including knowledge of student privileges and responsibilities.
• Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to offer insight in the development of IEP goals and objectives for students receiving crisis services.

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or Equivalency
• One year experience working with children/adolescents with physically aggressive behaviors.

Interested applicants submit and up-dated resume and letter of interest to:
Tammy Rade, Clinical Director
New Story, 751 Keystone Industrial Park Road, Throop, PA 18512
FAX: (570) 969-9250  Email: trade@newstory.com

Therapeutic Staff Support

New Story is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position TSS in our Throop location.
The TSS is a member of a multidisciplinary team responsible for the implementation of therapeutic skills acquisition and behavior reduction protocol in the home, community and/or school settings. TSS work 1:1 with assigned clients and documents the client progress in meeting treatment goals. This position is required to work hours that coincide with the client’s schedule, including day, evening and/or weekend hours.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing behavior interventions in the home, community, and/or school settings.
• Adhere to client schedule and deliver appropriate authorized units of service prescribed.
• Documenting treatment data/results.
• Report effectiveness of treatment protocols and treatment difficulties to supervisor and clinician.

Qualifications for the position include:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field; OR
Bachelor’s Degree in other field and 1 year full-time paid child/adolescent experience; OR
Associate Degree plus 3 years of full-time paid child/adolescent experience OR
60 college credits with 3 years full-time paid child/adolescent experience OR
RN with 1 year full-time paid child/adolescent experience OR
LPN with 3 year’s full-time paid child/adolescent experience.

Interested applicants should submit and updated resume and letter of interest to:
Kelly McLaughlin, Assistant Program Director
New Story, 1150 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, PA 18644
FAX: (570) 714-2351
kmclaughlin@newstory.com

Behavior Specialist Consultant Wyoming/Throop

New Story is currently seeking to fill the position of Part-Time BSC to work in our Wyoming/Throop locations.
The BSC is a lead member of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the implementation of therapeutic skills acquisition and behavioral modification protocols. The BSC is responsible for the development of an individualized treatment plan and monitoring progress for assigned clients in partnership with family members, Mobile Therapists and Therapeutic Staff Support. The BSC provided clinical supervision to TSS. This position is required to work hours that coincide with client schedules, including day, evening and/or weekend hours.

 

The Behavior Specialist Consultant is primarily responsible for:
Develop individualized treatment plans based upon assessments and input from others involved with the child.
• Schedule and conduct consultations with the child and/or family using the treatment plan as a guide.
• Revise treatment plan based on assessment of treatment protocols, observation and other related data collected.
• Provide clinical group supervision to Therapeutic Staff Support as scheduled on a weekly basis.

Qualifications for the position include:
Licensed Doctoral Level Psychologist; OR
• Licensed clinical Psychologist; OR
• Other Master’s level mental health clinician with documented training in the field of behavioral modification techniques or supervised by A or B above.
• BSC Licensure
• Previous experience working with children and families in the implementation of therapeutic skills acquisition and behavior change protocols.

SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

Interested candidates should send an up-dated resume and letter of interest to:

Beverly Strunk
Phone: (570) 714-2350 ext: 7058
bstrunk@newstory.com
1150 Wyoming Ave.
Wyoming, PA 18644

 

We‘d love to hear from you.

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751 Industrial Park Rd. • Throop, PA 18512
Phone: Phone: (570) 285-7709 • Fax: (570) 969-9250