All Other Positions - Chester Community Charter School,The
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Personal Care Assistant
Job Location: Chester Community Charter School
Beginning: May 01, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Chester Community Charter School,The
Chester, PA 19013
Telephone: 610-447-0400 EXT 5
Job Description:
Position Title:                        Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
Terms of Employment:        10 Months
Reports To:                            Principal and assigned Special Education Teacher/or Regular Teacher

To Apply:                               Please visit the Chester Community Charter School website and
                                                click on Staff – Employment Opportunities
Job Summary:

The Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is assigned specifically to a student or group of students who regularly need one-on-one assistance to maintain appropriate and equitable participation in the school setting.  The PCA directly supports the students at the direction of the teacher and is under the general supervision the Special Education and Pupil Services Department.

Essential Functions:
  • Helps prepare, collect and set-up materials for student participation, following teacher direction
  • Provides instructional, behavioral, or physical assistance to students individually or in small groups at the direction of the teacher to reinforce and follow up instruction
  • Assists with such large group activities as drill work, reading aloud, and storytelling
  • Maintains daily activity logs for your assigned student (s)
  • Alerts regular teacher to any problem or special information about the individual student(s)
  • Serves as the chief source of information for the assigned students to help any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher
  • Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of teachers
  • Operates and or assists in the use of student mobility devices such as, but not limited to, walker, wheelchair, braces, canes, etc.
  • Assists students in self-care as assigned by teacher
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma in addition to any pre-requisite requirements as defined by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short (simple) correspondence, memos, and routine reports
  • Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check Clearance
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
  • FBI Criminal Background Clearance
Demonstrated Knowledge of:
  • Effective communication with students and staff
  • Various problem solving methods
Demonstrated Ability to:
  • Follow directions
  • Work closely with support and compassion with students with disabilities

Note:  CCCS has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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