Part-time Science Teacher--Biology

Sophia Academy @ ICHS is a growing private Christian secondary school serving bright students with language-based learning differences. All classes are taught using our successful multi-sensory and personalized approach. We are searching for an exceptional part-time Science teacher (Biology 2017-18) who will provide individualized and engaging instruction. www.sophiaphila.org

CONTACT | Priscilla Strapp, priscillastrapp@ichsphila.org

House Sitter needed for month of January

Hello,

My husband and I run an international house on 42nd and pine. We are looking for house sitters for the month of January 2018 as we will be in Taiwan serving on a mission trip.
Duties include taking out the trash, buying some grocery staples (for which you will given some cash) and keeping common areas clean.
There are two community meals a week that you will be responsible for making to minister to those in the household. menu and food items for these meals will be provided.
It is a one bedroom apartment on the 2nd floor.

Small compensation of $200 on top of free housing will be given for your efforts.
Please email if you are able to or would like more information. Thank you

CONTACT | Pattie, plee@tenth.org

West Philly house seeking 4th female roommate

  • 4 bedroom/2.5 bath home located between 47th & 48th on Cedar Avenue, West Philly/University City neighborhood
  • 3,300 sq ft home with spacious dinning room, living room, kitchen, back yard and large basement for storage central air conditioning, in-unit washer/dryer
  • room for rent is on the 2nd floor, street facing, hardwood floors
  • rent is $700/month, utilities separate
  • 1 year lease, sept move in

CONTACT | Elizabeth Palmer, elizabeth.palmer08@gmail.com, (630) 200-0027

Seeking female roommate for 2 bedroom Queen Village apartment

Seeking a female roommate for a beautiful two bedroom apartment in Queen Village. Neighborhood is safe and family friendly. Hardwood floors, in-unit washer/dryer, central a/c. Rent would be $590/month. Water/gas/electric would be an additional $30-$70/month. September 1st move-in date with flexible start. Contact me if you'd like any more details!

CONTACT | Anna Harp, annaharp13@gmail.co

Looking for Male Housemate at 50th and Larchwood

Looking for a housemate in our 4 bedroom row house to fill a spacious vacant bedroom. We are four young professionals in varying career paths, and we value getting to know each other and our community. The house has rooftop access, air conditioning, a finished basement, and a backyard. Located in West Philadelphia, we have great access to Center City, which is just a trolley ride away. We are also one block away from Malcolm X Park and a few minutes' walk from Cedar Park. This is an ideal house for men who are in graduate school or young professionals. If you're interested, please email Matt. We look forward to hearing from you!

Price: $560 + utilities

CONTACT | Matt Pershe, mattpershe@gmail.com

Administrative Assistant

Project Summary:
The High Road School and Catapult Learning provide social / emotional and academic services to students with a variety of special differences. It is our goal to develop student confidence and competence through individualized academic and behavioral programs. Working in collaboration with Philadelphia School District provides us an opportunity to address student differences in conjunction with district needs in a meaningful manner that broadens student growth opportunities and enhances their academic experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Writes and distributes email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assists in the preparation of regularly scheduled reportsOrders office supplies
  • Answers and directs phone calls
  • Provides general support to visitors
  • Coordinates mailings
  • Acts as the point of contact for stakeholders
  • Updates and maintains office policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers, copy machines, scanners and phone systems
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, agencies and stakeholders
  • Ability to aid in program development


Qualifications

  • Possession of a high school diploma, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Evidence of knowledge of special education
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

CONTACT | Steve Plantholt - splantholt@highroadschool.com - or at 443-794-4914

Assistant Teacher for Special Education Classroom

Assistant Classroom Teacher WANTED

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts
  • Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of classroom teachers
  • Tutors and assists children individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by classroom teachers
  • Supervises students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, on campus, and gymnasiums, or on field trips
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from classrooms, lunchrooms, and/or restrooms
  • Observes students' performance, and records relevant data to assess progress
  • Participates in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems
  • Carries out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, and/or psychologists
  • Provides Social Skills lessons in the classroom setting
  • Prepares lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations
  • Assists classroom teachers with the implementation of IEP program components, including providing progress monitoring of IEP goals and objectives
  • Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning
  • Assists in maintaining student records, documentation and files and provides written reports and communications as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Works in collaboration with the school team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Director


Qualifications:

  • An understanding of the IEP process; including current IDEA laws and state and local regulations
  • Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions
  • Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding high school proficiency standards
  • Knowledge and competency of understandingcredit and graduation requirements
  • Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas)
  • Ability to counsel students, parents, staff and lay persons individually and in groups
  • Skills in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing
  • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, and agencies
  • Ability to aid in program development.


Education, Training and Experience:

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field
  • Evidence of knowledge of special education

CONTACT | Steve Plantholt - splantholt@highroadschool.com - or at 443-794-4914

Special Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher Wanted:

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers designated curriculum and skill-appropriate supplemental materials
  • Develops and maintains individualized skill-appropriate lesson plans
  • Evaluates students through diagnostic programs and assessments, classwork; test scores, and/or other acceptable methods as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required
  • Provides Social Skills lessons in the classroom setting
  • Facilitates the implementation of IEP program components, including providing progress monitoring of IEP goals and objectives
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings involving cooperation with other pupil personnel workers, school personnel, parents and community agencies
  • Participates as a resource person in in-service training and planning
  • Ensures supervision of students at all times, including escorting students safely to and from classrooms, lunchrooms, and/or restrooms
  • Establishes and maintains student records, documentation and files and provides written reports and communications as required by Catapult, local, state, and/or federal agencies
  • Provides consultation to parents regarding the needs of their children
  • Works in collaboration with the school team
  • Other duties as assigned by the Team Leader or Director


Qualifications:

  • An understanding of the IEP process; including current IDEA laws and state and local regulations
  • Ability to interpret data related to student goals for appropriate interventions
  • Knowledge of current state law/regulations regarding high school proficiency standards
  • Knowledge and competency of understandingcredit and graduation requirements
  • Leadership skills in working with individuals and groups (i.e. initiating individual or group discussion, listening, clarifying and facilitating interactions and sharing of ideas)
  • Ability to counsel students, parents, staff and lay persons individually and in groups
  • Skills in conducting effective meetings and conferences (including the resolution of disagreements)
  • Skills in socio-environmental analysis and diagnosis of students with behaviors
  • Skills in communicating concepts and information accurately orally or in writing, including formal statistical reports
  • Ability to demonstrate effective liaison relationships with parents, schools, and agencies
  • Ability to aid in program development.


Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College/University
  • Possession of a valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate in Special Education and/or specific content area;
  • Evidence of in-depth knowledge of special education and experience working with individuals with exceptional needs.

CONTACT | Steve Plantholt - splantholt@highroadschool.com - or at 443-794-4914

Philadelphia YoungLives is Hiring a Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Position Summary

Administrative Assistant, Part-Time

This position reports directly to the Area Director.

Under general supervision of the Area Director and in partnership with staff and committee members, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for consistent communication to donors and volunteers and prayer partners. The role requires strong organization, a high level of attention to detail and clear communication skills. The ideal candidate can think for, plan for and anticipate problems by creating systems and organizational skills to help Area Director operate efficiently.

Part-time Position, approximately 10 hours a week (with the possibility to increase to 20-25 hours).

Duties and Responsibilities

Communication

  • Monthly newsletter sent out via Mailchimp to large list of donors and prayer partners
  • Bi-annual in-print newsletter to all donors
  • Send out communication to volunteers when needed

Volunteer Management

  • On-Board new volunteers
  • Stay on top of leaders’ background checks, clearances and expiration on YoungLife website
  • Contact and coordinate with leaders when needed for certain events

Gift Management and Donor Relations

  • Track donors using Young Life donor systems- PPL, Cash Flow, Giving Reports
  • Follow up with lapsed donors, thank new donors
  • Stay current with work credit card transactions via Concur
  • Update Area Director’s credit card transactions, mileage via Concur
  • Reimburse volunteers via Concur
  • Keep up with personal Young Life credit card in Concur

Fundraising

  • Write grants and other fundraising type letters
  • Research and connect with organizations and programs that would be a good fit
  • Write thank you notes to donors
  • Coordinate the annual Baby Bottle Campaign (possibly share about YoungLives at a few participating churches)
  • Help coordinate a few fundraising events each year
  • Raise some personal support ($100-$500/ month)

Club Coordination (Philadelphia Locations: Olney, Kensington and North Broad Street)

  • Facilitate communication between diaper bank and all three clubs
  • Create yearly calendars and update volunteers with upcoming dates

Contact Work

  • Visit a YoungLives club 2-4 times a year
  • Attend Committee and Staff meetings occasionally when is needed
  • Attend trainings that pertain to the job as needed

General Administration

  • Help Area Director by making appointments and keeping calendar

  • Work alongside the Committee on various projects
  • Ensure all parts of the job are handled with excellence and in a timely manner
  • Other tasks as needed by the Area Director

Qualifications Required for the Job

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred majors: Business, Communications or English)
  • Commitment to a growing relationship with Christ
  • Active part of a local church body
  • Heart and love for teen moms and their children
  • Ability to clearly communicate Young Life’s mission and the vision for YoungLives
  • Willingness to grow in understand the unique issues faced by pregnant and parenting teen moms
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • Goal-oriented, hard worker
  • Creative thinker
  • Networker
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, Publisher (or something similar), GoogleDocs, social media, Doodle, DropBox, Microsoft, Apple products, Publisher and Powerpoint
  • Ability to learn new computer systems that Young Life uses

Essential Prerequisites for all staff members (from Young Life’s Bylaws – Article VII):

Because of Young Life’s exclusive Christian purposes of evangelism and discipleship as set forth in its Articles of Incorporation and in these Bylaws, and to reflect what has always been and will continue to be the position of Young Life, specifically the Christian belief that each and every employee and volunteer of the corporation should minister as a servant of God with the primary responsibility of proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ and, as such, is an integral part of the Christian mission and ministry of the corporation, Young Life shall only employ individuals or enlist volunteer leaders who: (a) profess a belief in Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and Lord; and (b) subscribe to the statements and policies required of all Young Life staff, including the Young Life Statement of Faith. Therefore, employees and volunteers of Young Life, during working and nonworking hours, shall: (i) be ready, willing and able to fulfill such ministry functions as may be required by the organization; (ii) refrain from conduct and statements that detract from the biblical standards taught and supported by Young Life, and (iii) abide by all policies and practices of Young Life including, without limitation, those related to religious belief or ministry activities
 

CONTACT | YoungLives office at 267-625-6223 or monicamaehorvath@gmail.com

West Philly house seeking 4th female roommate

-4 bedroom/2.5 bath home located between 47th & 48th on Cedar Avenue, West Philly/University City neighborhood
-3,300 sq ft home with spacious dinning room, living room, kitchen, back yard and large basement for storage
-central air conditioning, in-unit washer/dryer
-room for rent is on the 2nd floor, street facing, hardwood floors
-rent is $700/month, utilities separate
-1 year lease, sept move in

CONTACT | Elizabeth, elizabeth.palmer08@gmail.com or  630-200-0027

Seeking Part Time Nanny

Seeking a nanny near Drexel Hill for 3 children (ages 5, 3 and 1). We are expecting twins in January. Hoping you can start within months! Some light housekeeping is required. Additional responsibilities would include meal and laundry assistance . It is important to us that you have your own car. We'd like someone who loves Jesus, enjoys arts & crafts, encourages reading. Games are popular at our house, so we hope you like playing them too! Seeking assistance Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during regular working hours. Start date and hours are flexible.

CONTACT | Rebecca Ramsey - rebecca.c.ramsey@gmail.com