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Social Skills Instructor

River Rock Academy in Clifton Heights, PA is seeking a Social Skills Instructor who will be responsible for the instruction of the Social and Emotional Learning curriculum for the youth placed within the program. The Social Skills Instructor will utilize a variety of teaching methods to meet the different learning strategies and learning needs of students to enhance their success in an out of the classroom. 


  • Work collaboratively with team members to provide our students with the power to change, effect and improve their lives.
  • Provide appropriate guidance, leadership and direction to students within the classroom. 
  • May teach in addition to Social Skill class, Living Skills class.
  • Maintain student confidentiality per agency policy. FERPA/HIPAA privacy rule regulations, and student/counselor confidentiality. 

      BENEFITS The candidate preferably would hold one of the following PA credentials: certified school counselor, certified school psychologist, certified school social worker, certified drug and alcohol counselor (as appropriate), licensed social worker, licensed clinical social worker, certified/licensed professional counselor (LPC, NCC), certified/licensed therapist, licensed psychologist or psychiatrist.

      • Candidate with a master’s degree and/or pursuing Licensure would be considered.
      • Candidate with a bachelor’s degree (preferred areas of undergraduate degree – social work, psychology, or education) would also be considered.

      Eligible Full-time River Rock Academy Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including: 

      • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
      • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
      • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
      • Paid time off and paid holidays
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • 401K with 100% vested company contribution
      • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Wellness Incentive Program
      • Employee Discount Program
      • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

      River Rock Academy is a Pennsylvania Department of Education approved licensed academic school and private provider serving elementary regular education and special education students grades 1-6, special education for secondary students grades 7-12, and alternative education services for students grades 6-12.

      River Rock Academy is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about River Rock Academy careers and benefits, please visit our website Careers with River Rock Academy. 

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