The Learning Lamp
  • AEDY
  • Johnstown, PA, USA
  • $25
  • Hourly
  • Other

Ignite Education Solutions is looking for a Specialized Program Counselor in Johnstown, PA!

This position will start at 3 days per week (24 hours total) with flexible scheduling & the possibility to turn into full-time.

Position Purpose: The Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth (AEDY) Counselor position exists is to provide behavior modification counseling to the students in the Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth Classroom.  Counseling can be done in an individual setting, group setting, and/or a combination.

Accountability: The counselor reports directly to Classroom Instructor and the Education Program Director.

Minimum Duties and Responsibilities:

Use the assigned counseling curriculum, Self-Esteem and Life Skills (SEALS PLUS), and PATHS and/or other preferred curriculum

Complete 4 hours of required counseling per week

Complete 2.5 hours of counseling with each student (individual, whole group, or small group)

Document all topics covered during counseling session

Inform appropriate staff of anything stated during counseling that needs to be reported

Display a friendly, positive nurturing attitude toward students, parents and staff

Attend any required meetings for the students

Be engaged with the students at all times

Maintain positive relationship with school building employees, classroom aides, TSS personal and school administrators

Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth

Understand responsibility as a mandated child abuse/neglect reporter according to PA State Law

Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the organization at all times

Other duties as assigned by the Classroom Instructor or the Education Director or other administrators

Minimum Education and Experience:

Previous BHRS/Mobile Therapist/BSC Experience

Must possess one of the following:

  • Certified school counselor
  • Licensed social worker
  • School Social Worker
  • Certified/Licensed Therapist
  • Certified Addictions Counselor (As Appropriate)
  • School Psychologist
  • Psychologist
  • Appropriate Credential in a Behavioral Health Discipline



Appropriate clearances: PA State Criminal History Record, Child Abuse Report, and FBI Criminal History Report. Clearances must be current


Are you looking for a flexible schedule with weekends off? Do you have a passion for working kids and want an environment that has room to grow? If you do, Ignite Education Solutions is the place for you! We offer an inviting, fun culture that is geared toward continual growth and professional development with advancement opportunities. Apply today to become part of our fantastic team and gain valuable career experience! EOE.

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