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.

Mail

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

Fax

215-222-3018

Open Positions

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.

Recreation Therapist, full time

Full-time

Responsibilities include assessing student’s level of functioning and identifying areas of need for therapy; developing treatment plans and IEPs; Providing IEP determined recreation therapy services; communication with parents; coordinating special recreation events and activities; performing student evaluations; monitoring programs.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. (CTRS certification preferred). Experience preferred but not necessary.

Must have a current driver’s license for at least one year.

Internships

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.