Personal Care Assistant (PCA) - Souderton, PA
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Entry
Souderton Area School District - Souderton, PA
School Day
High School or Equivalant
$16.00 - $18.00 Hourly
School Day
Education
Description

Make a difference every day by joining CCRES as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) to work within Souderton Area School District in Souderton, PA!

 

CCRES Virtual Open Interview Day!

When:  Tuesday, 1/25/22, anytime between 9am - 4pm

Where: Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85393980721

No appointment required, but RVSP is greatly appreciated: hr@ccres.org

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We are accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year for Personal Care Assistants (PCA) – Level 1 & Level 2 to work within Souderton Area School District.

  • This position will work on all student days during the school calendar year.  
  • PCAs will typically work a full school day. However, those with limited availability who can work partial days out of the week or half school days will also be considered. 
  • General school hours approximately: 7:30am - 2:30pm (secondary) or 8:30am - 3:30pm (elementary).
  • Needs within Elementary, Middle and High School schedules.
  • Perfect school day schedule for parents who would like to work in the same district as their children!
  • Excellent experience after graduation to start a career making a difference every day working with individuals with special needs! 
  • Great opportunity for those who are retired or seeking a change in career to work with children in schools!

 

Primary Responsibilities for Personal Care Assistants (PCA) – Level 1 ($16.00/hour):

  • Directly supports the students at the direction of the teacher and the special education supervisor.
  • Provide instructional, behavioral and/or physical assistance to an individual student or a small group of students. Including, but not limited to, the use of assistive technology, on-task prompting, facilitating social skills, toileting and self-care skills.
  • Work with students on organizational skills, guide students in activities, monitor student progress.
  • Collect daily data and document progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child/adolescent.
  • Personal Care Assistants (PCA) – Level 1 will receive trainings to meet the specific needs of the students and schools served.

 

Qualifications- Level 1:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency. 
  • Prior public-school experience and/or working with school-aged children in a licensed, certified, or registered provider setting preferred. 

 

Primary Responsibilities for Personal Care Assistants (PCA) – Level 2 ($18.00/hour):

  • Directly supports the students at the direction of the teacher and the special education supervisor.
  • Support of students requiring intensive behavior supports (i.e. self-injurious behaviors, verbal and physical aggression).
  • Provide instructional, behavioral and/or physical assistance to an individual student or a small group of students. Including, but not limited to, the use of assistive technology, on-task prompting, facilitating social skills, toileting and self-care skills.
  • Work with students on organizational skills, guide students in activities, monitor student progress.
  • Collect daily data and document progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child/adolescent.
  • Personal Care Assistants (PCA) – Level 2 will receive trainings to meet the specific needs of the students and schools served.

 

Qualifications - Level 2:

  • Associate’s Degree, 60 credits towards a Bachelor’s degree, or Bachelor's degree.
  • Prior public-school experience and/or working with school-aged children in a licensed, certified, or registered provider setting preferred. 

 

Credentialing Requirements:

(Clearances and TB current within 12 months)

  • PA Child Abuse (Act 151) Clearance
  • PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearance
  • PA Department of Education FBI – Use code 1KG6XN
  • TB Screening
  • Education Documentation - Diploma OR Official Transcripts 

 

Why is CCRES the BEST for YOU:

CCRES is a non-profit industry leader providing educational and behavioral health HR/staffing services within Southeastern PA. We work in partnership with the Advanced Clinical Services (ACS) program of the CCIU to provide the highest quality behavioral health school district services to individuals with special needs.

  • Receive support from an ACS program Masters-level Case Manager who will match you to a student based on interests and skill level.
  • Caring and compassionate CCRES HR team!

 

CCRES Perks

  • Benefits for employees working 30 or more hours per week will be eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental & Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, FlexCare, Short-Term disability and Life insurance.  
  • CCRES 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan – 3% matching contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discount Membership with the YMCA.
  • Educational partnerships with Saint Joseph’s University, Eastern University and Capella University.
  • Employees are eligible to receive compensation for required trainings.
  • Longevity bonus awarded to employees for 5-years of service.
  • Gift card raffle on pay-day Fridays.

 

Apply today for immediate consideration!

(*See full sign on bonus details by visiting the CCRES Careers page)

 

CCRES is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information

 

(Post updated 1/14/22)

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CCRES Virtual Open Interview Day on Tuesday, 1/25/22
Interviewing for all positions! Meeting ID #853 9398 0721
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