Autistic Support Teacher, Para Educators, Substituting Opportunities
Working at the Ephrata Area School District (EASD) is much more than a job. Each employee helps shape the lives of the students we serve and, every position at the school is designed to help our students thrive on campus and beyond. If that sounds fulfilling to you, EASD may be the perfect place for your next career move.
AUTISTIC SUPPORT TEACHER The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge and expertise to help students, parents, and teachers acquire the necessary strategies to enable students with special needs to be successful academically and socially. The candidate’s philosophy shall be that all children can learn and grow with appropriate supports. The special education teacher provides direct instruction to students’; collaborates with general education teachers; develops accommodations and modifications of curriculum, instruction, and environment; aligns instruction with core standards; writes and implements individualized education plans (IEP’s); conducts IEP team meetings; monitors and documents students’ progress; participates in professional development; contributes to the professional development of others; and maintains positive interpersonal relationship with all stakeholders. Appropriate PDE Special Education certification in Grade PK - 8 is required.
SPECIAL EDUCATION PARA EDUCATORS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION ONE-TO-ONE (PART-TIME) Ephrata Area School District Aides directly support the students at the direction of the teacher and are under the general supervision of the program supervisor of special education. The Aide positions are assigned specifically to a student or group of students who regularly need one on one or group assistance to maintain appropriate and equitable participation in the school setting. Current openings include both part-time Special Education Para Educators and Special Education One-to-One Aides. Schedules vary depending on building and assignment.
GENERAL FOOD SERVICE WORKER (PART-TIME) Ephrata Area School District is recruiting for a General Food Service Worker/Monitor. The candidate will assist in the preparation and serving of lunch to the student body and staff in a sanitary, efficient, and friendly manner. Position includes cashier, dishwashing, monitoring, and cleaning duties. Schedules vary depending on building and assignment.
SUBSTITUTING OPPORTUNITIES The Ephrata Area School District contracts with Substitute Teacher Service (STS) www.thesubservice.com to facilitate the employment and scheduling for all substitute staff positions (teacher, aide, custodians, food service, nurse, and clerical.).
Ephrata Area School District follows the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education requiring applicants submit the Act 34 PA Criminal Record; Act 151 PA Child Abuse Certificate; and Act 114 FBI Criminal Background Check prior to hiring. The Ephrata Area School District requires a pre-employment drug test, physical, and TB test. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally and work well with others from diverse backgrounds.