Career Opportunities

HMS School offers career opportunities in every area of the school’s operations: education—teachers and teacher assistants; therapies—professional practitioners in physical, occupational, speech/language, recreation, music and dance/movement therapies; nursing—pediatric nurses and Personal Care Assistants; facilities and administration.

HMS offers an exceptional working environment, with a strong sense of team collaboration on behalf of our students. Salaries and benefits are competitive, and we support opportunities for professional development. HMS School believes that every student has the right to experience a rich school program and our staff are dedicated to that goal. Our program provides education, therapy and nursing services to its day and residential students.

For all positions, please send a brief cover letter and resume to Judy Bonghi using one of the methods below. Background checks will be required. No calls please.


HMS School
Attn: Judy Bonghi, HR Manager
4400 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104



Open Positions

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, p/t (3 days/week)

We have an opening for a part-time COTA (3 days/week). Working in an interdisciplinary setting, the ideal candidate will have experience working with the Pediatric population and/or clients with both physical and intellectual impairments. In collaboration with Occupational Therapists, the COTA will develop goals as part of Individual Educational Plans and implement treatment for improving student access, participation in activities of daily living, sensory processing and motor skills. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): assessing, monitoring and maintaining active and passive range of motion, providing cognitive/perceptual training, training in leisure skills development, training in self-feeding programs and dressing. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associates Degree from an AOTA accredited curriculum along with Pennsylvania licensure as an Occupational Therapy Assistant are required

Personal Care Assistant

Monday through Friday Day Shift/One Weekend a month

Duties include promoting and providing the highest quality physical and emotional care to HMS students, providing assistance to students by performing and facilitating tasks the students cannot do for themselves, while encouraging independence when appropriate. PCAs participate in classroom settings and during recreational activities.

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 yrs old in accordance with Department of Public Welfare which regulates our residence. Experience working with children is a plus.


HMS is committed to preparing the next generation of practitioners in special education and the therapeutic disciplines.

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HMS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization: HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy supports and practices the concepts of equal employment opportunity in any and all employment decisions, pertaining but not limited to corrective action, hiring, firing, discipline, compensation, assignment, promotion, working conditions, training and benefits, regardless of race, color, religious creed, gender, national origin (including those with limited English proficiency), ancestry, age, sexual preference, veteran status or handicap or disability which does not interfere with a qualified individual’s ability to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation, if any.