Wissahickon Charter School
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • $17
  • Hourly
  • Other

100% employer-paid medical and vision benefits for the employee

Wissahickon Charter School is seeking Behavioral Support Team (BST) members. Behavioral Support Team members use a variety of strategies to improve specific behaviors and support students to greater independence and emotional stability. BST staff must be willing to work with students from K-8 with a variety of different needs. Candidates should have experience supporting students in classrooms and should also possess good track record of attendance and punctuality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and support student's behavior across all environments of the school, including inclusion classes, transitions and recess.
  • Provide one-on-one instruction and interventions in behavior/social skills.
  • Maintain documentation including daily notes for primary students
  • Solve problems on the spot
  • Have ideas for changing behaviors in the long run
  • Maintain sensitive, confidential information
  • Work collaboratively with the education teams
  • Participate in relevant professional development


  • Associate's Degree or at least 48 college credits required; in an education-related field preferred
  • Experience working with K-8 students; in an urban school-setting preferred
  • Experience working with students receiving special education services
  • Willing and able to comply with all of WCS' COVID-19 safety protocols
  • All applicable clearances required by law including current FBI clearance, Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Clearance, Mandated Reporter training, and proof of a negative TB test
  • Ability to think and work flexibly
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current special education methodologies and techniques
  • Outstanding behavioral management skills, including the ability to motivate a student
  • A strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Demonstrated professionalism and responsibility, and a strong work ethic
  • A positive, high-energy attitude and a drive for personal excellence
  • Receptiveness to feedback, positive attitude, and a desire to continuously improve
  • Belief in Wissahickon Charter Schools' mission, and the belief that all children can learn and succeed


This is an hourly position that pays a rate of $17/hour. The hours for the position are Monday-Friday, 8 am to 3:30 pm when school is in session. This position includes fully employer-paid individual medical and vision benefits.

About Wissahickon Charter School

Wissahickon Charter School's first and current campus, Fernhill, opened in 2002 and serves 480 K-8 students from across Philadelphia. Our second K-8 campus, Awbury, opened in the fall of 2014. The mission of Wissahickon Charter School (WCS) is to provide a community of learning that stimulates and builds the child's intellectual, social, and character development. Wissahickon Charter Schools are planned around three essential elements: an environmental focus that allows students to experience the curriculum, recognition of service learning projects as key in students' success, and an emphasis on parents as partners in the learning experiences of their children.

Wissahickon Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment, or in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or other programs. We are committed to hiring a diverse staff and encourages those from traditionally under-represented backgrounds to apply.

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