Personal Care Assistant (PCA) - Souderton, PA
Job Details
Entry
Souderton Area School District - Souderton, PA
School Day
High School or Equivalant
$18.00 - $20.00 Hourly
School Day
Education
Description

Make a difference every day by joining CCRES as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) through our partnership with Souderton Area School District!

 

  • Generous hourly PCA pay rate of $18/hr (Level 1) and $20/hr (Level 2) per hour

 

SCHEDULE:

  • PCAs will work on all student days, full day, during the school calendar year. 
    • Flexible schedule to consider PCAs who can work 2-3 days per week as sub PCAs!
  • General school hours approximately: 7:30am - 2:30pm (secondary) or 8:30am - 3:30pm (elementary)

 

PERKS OF WORKING IN A SCHOOL SYSTEM: 

  • Excellent experience to start a career making a difference every day working with individuals with special needs
  • Perfect school day schedule for parents who would like to work in the same district as their children
  • Great opportunity for those who are retired or seeking a change in career to work with children in schools

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES - PCA LEVEL 1 ($18.00/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 - PCA 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 - PCA LEVEL 2 ($20.00/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 - PCA LEVEL 2: 

  • Minimum two-years of post-secondary education 
  • Prior public-school experience and/or working with school-aged children in a licensed, certified, or registered provider setting preferred

 

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)
  • Educational partnerships with Saint Joseph’s University, Eastern University and Capella University
  • Employees are eligible to receive compensation for required trainings
  • Milestone Service Award (5 years, 10 years, 15 years)
  • Gift card raffle on pay-day Fridays

 

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 

 

ABOUT CCRES

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, CCRES Educational and Behavioral Health Services is an organization of dedicated and highly-trained staff members who provide quality services to schools, children, adults, and families. 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.

 

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 09/09/22)

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