Extended School Year Staff

Doylestown, PA - Bucks County IU (BCIU), Bucks County

Extended School Year Staff


Under the direction of the ESY Supervisor and Head Teacher and/or school administration, ESS employees help all students achieve the goals set forth by their school districts, as well as state and national standards. ESS employees perform a variety of instructional and administrative duties, as determined by their specific job functions.


Positions Available: (Staff will be placed based on program need and position availability)

  • Teacher
  • Therapists (SLP)
  • Therapists (OT)
  • Therapists (PT)
  • Therapist (SLPA)
  • Therapist (PTA)
  • Therapist (COTA)
  • Paraprofessional
  • Head Nurse
  • LPN
  • RN
  • Vent Nurse
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Site Liaison
  • Interpreter


General Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the implementation of each student's educational program as outlined in their IEPs and according to the schedule and routine of the classroom program
  • Act as a liaison in communicating with teachers and other intermediate unit or district staff about the ongoing needs of individual students
  • Provide advice and possible solutions to teacher and other support staff concerning classroom-related issues
  • Document information regarding the students, including needs, strengths, gains, and problems
  • Follow the behavior support plans as provided by the teacher or behavior support staff
  • Escort students to lunch in cafeteria, gymnasium, music classroom, and auditorium for scheduled events
  • Supervise and support students during eating activities, gym, outdoor recess, and field trips as needed
  • Provide support to students attending inclusive regular education classes, assisting with modifications as directed by the teachers
  • Oversee students while embarking and disembarking from school bus, as needed
  • Participate in meetings to develop and update IEPs and Evaluation Reports, as requested
  • Attend training sessions, in-service workshops, and update skills as necessary
  • Assist students in activities of daily living and personal care skills, as needed including physically positioning students as or assisting with the mobility of students with physical challenges
  • Assist with administrative duties as directed such as recording grades, setting up equipment, preparing materials for instruction, etc.
  • Promote a safe and orderly classroom environment; take all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materials
  • Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned by school administration and ESS
  • Understand and adhere to all ESS and intermediate unit policies and procedures



  • Pennsylvania State Police Clearance
  • Child Abuse Clearance
  • Must Be CPR, CPI, and First Aid Certified
  • FBI Fingerprinting
  • School Health Form: Physical and Tuberculosis Test
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education Form 6004: Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Certified positions will require additional credentials
  • Information will be shared during the screening process