Human Resources Manager

Achievement House Cyber Charter School in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Human Resource Manager.  The position is a full-time, salaried, 12-month position.  This position is anticipated to begin mid/end of May.

The Human Resources Manager will partner with the CEO and Principal to develop and implement the human capital management programs that will support the mission and vision of the school. This includes the process of hiring the right people, managing workforces effectively and optimizing productivity.  As the day-to-day Human Resources leader, the HR Manager reports directly to the CEO and will lead, plan, organize and direct all activities of the HR Department.

  • This includes leading and communicating plans and actions which align with the school’s mission, vision, and goals.
  • Addressing and meeting the increasingly challenge of staff recruitment that reflects and supports the educational, social & emotional, and cultural values of the students and families served by the school.
  • Balancing regulatory requirements and budgetary constraints.
  • Identifying and executing best practices in human capital management as well as serving as in-house expert and strategic advisor on all HR issues and assigned PDE regulations and mandates.
  • Nurturing a positive work environment filled with an authentic sense of compassion and empathy, and staff genuinely feel cared about and supported.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct, and evaluate the work of the HR Department, with overall responsibility for the Administration, Talent Acquisition, Employee Benefits, Compensation, Employee Relations, and Health and Safety, Worker’s Compensation
  • Serve as a strategic advisor and functional expert to the CEO regarding key talent strategies and issues, including leadership development, employee relations and retention, policies and procedures, systems, compensation, and benefits.
  • Ensure that fair staffing formulas are consistently applied across all schools to provide schools with high-quality staff to meet their instructional needs.
  • Strengthen the quality of internal and external staff pipelines.
  • Increase the retention of top performers and reduce the retention of low performers schoolwide.
  • Collaborate cross-departmentally with department leaders to execute the district-wide talent strategy.
  • Ensure HR provides strong day-to-day support to employees regarding all human resources-related matters, with an emphasis on staff receiving helpful, courteous, and responsive customer service to address their needs.
  • Oversee external vendors to ensure that compensation, benefits, and other aspects of the school’s staff infrastructure operate with both exceptional accuracy and a strong customer service orientation.
  • Oversee all employment compliance issues, working closely as necessary with the school’s legal counsel.
  • Facilitate and provide leadership and guidance to school departments in HR management, HR functions, and developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures according to federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Performs role of Compliance Officer overseeing: 1) Federal programs including Title I-IV, UGG grants and ESSER grants.  2) PDE reports including the Annual Report and Comprehensive Plan.  
  • Responsible for minimizing litigation and other potential losses relating to HR matters.

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in related field required (Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field is desirable).
  • Minimum of five years HR experience, including supervisory or administrative experience, or equivalent leadership experience.
  • Progressive experience in a role directly or indirectly related to a Human Resources and/or talent management function.
  • Experience managing, developing and leading high-performing teams towards successful outcomes.
  • Experience with multi-tasking, consensus decision-making, data collection, program development, and office technology.

Child abuse and criminal background clearances, including Act 168, are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail to:  bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Guidance Counselor

Considering increased student enrollment, Achievement House Cyber Charter School, headquartered in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking to hire another Guidance Counselor.  This position is a full-time, salaried, 12-month position.

Work location offers a blend of onsite and/or work at home, depending on where one lives with respect to our office in Exton, PA.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing student transcripts and assessments for accurate student placement upon enrollment.
  • Contacting students and/or parents to discuss their respective grade and class placements.  Reviewing with students and parents their classes, class schedule and academic goals.
  • Consulting between teachers, parents & students, and administrators to ensure support of student needs.
  • Advising students regarding college majors, admission requirements, SATs and ACTs, financial aid, trade or technical schools, and any additional post-high school programs in which they have an interest.
  • Working as a member of the SAP and At-Risk teams.  Help with the identification of eligible students and offer support to the students and parents during the process.
  • Working with the Guidance team to build and implement Guidance curriculum and lesson plans.

Required qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in Education-School Counseling K-12
  • PA Certification in School counseling.
  • Knowledge of PA counseling standards and procedures.
  • Individual, group, and family counseling experience is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Customer service oriented.  Professional and positive demeanor.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.  Attention to detail, yet able to multi-task and prioritize tasks.
  • Must be able pass background clearances including Child Abuse, FBI and State Criminal.

Child abuse and criminal background clearances, including Act 168, are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail to:  bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Health & Physical Education Teacher

In light of increased student enrollment, Achievement House Cyber Charter School, headquartered in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking to hire another Health & Physical Education Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. This position is a full-time, salaried, ten-month position.  

Work location offers a blend of onsite and/or work at home, depending on where one lives with respect to our office in Exton, PA .

Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • Designing PA standards-aligned Physical Education & Health lessons and assessments for use in the Cyber environment.
  • Teaching and recording live lessons using an online classroom.
  • Grading lesson submissions according to AHCCS protocol and maintaining records in an online grade book.
  • Communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using the school’s messaging system, e-mail, and course announcements.
  • While student enrollment grows, this position may also provide educational assistance to other faculty and departments.

We are looking for a teacher who brings passion every day to teach students to make informed decisions regarding health, safety and physical education that will assist them both now and in the future.   Instruction takes place through live on-line virtual classrooms, one-on-one help sessions, through well planned lessons that allows students to participate and complete at their own pace.  Qualified candidates must believe that all students can learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and be committed to continuous learning.  They should also be able to create fun and stimulating class projects.

A PA teaching certification in Health & Physical Education is required.  Additional certifications are a plus.  CPR/First Aid certification also a plus.  A strong background in technology is helpful.  Prior experience in a cyber setting is a plus, but not required.   FBI and background clearances required.

Applicants should forward their resume to: bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Science Teacher

Achievement House Cyber Charter School in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Science Teacher for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.  The position is a full-time, salaried, ten-month position (paid over 12 months).

Work location offers a blend of onsite and/or work at home, depending on where one lives with respect to our office in Exton, PA .

Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • Designing PA standards-aligned lessons and assessments for use in the Cyber environment;
  • Teaching and recording live lessons using an online classroom;
  • Grading lesson submissions according to Achievement House protocol and maintaining records in an online grade book;
  • Communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using e-mail, instant messaging, and course announcements.
  • Contacting students and/or parents of students who are struggling and/or not completing assignments
  • Developing and implementing programs of individual and small group help sessions on a regular basis according to student need.

We are looking for a Science teacher who brings passion every day and can effectively teach and managed their responsibilities in a cyber environment.  Teachers will be trained how to use the online school portal to provide organized lessons, live classes, e-mail communications, course announcements, grading, and be able to locate resource information using search tools.

Qualified candidates must believe in ability of all students to learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and be committed to continuous learning.  They should also be able to create fun and stimulating class projects.

A PA teaching certificate in General Science is required.  Multiple Science certificates or specific Science certificates is a plus.    Must possess the ability to utilize technology and develop necessary technology skills to use online curriculum and Learning Management Systems.  Prior experience in a cyber setting is a plus, but not required.  Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via email to: bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Social Studies Teacher

Achievement House Cyber Charter School in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Social Studies teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  The Social Studies teacher position is a full-time, permanent, salaried, ten-month position (paid over 12 months).

Work location offers a blend of onsite and/or work at home, depending on where one lives with respect to our office in Exton, PA .

Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • Designing PA standards-aligned lessons and assessments for use in the Cyber environment;
  • Teaching and recording live lessons using an online classroom;
  • Grading lesson submissions according to Achievement House protocol and maintaining records in an online grade book;
  • Communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using e-mail, instant messaging, and course announcements.
  • Contacting students and/or parents of students who are struggling and/or not completing assignments
  • Developing and implementing programs of individual and small group help sessions on a regular basis according to student need.

We are looking to hire a teacher who brings passion every day and can effectively explain, within our cyber environment, the development and progression of social events and theories and to explain the institutions and processes that define our country and the world.  A qualified candidate must believe in ability of all students to learn, contain a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and be committed to continuous learning.  They should also be able to create fun and stimulating class projects that explore social issues.

Teachers will be trained how to use the online school portal to provide organized lessons, live classes, e-mail communications, course announcements, grading, and be able to locate resource information using search tools.

A PA teaching certificate in Social Studies is required.  Must possess the ability to utilize technology and develop necessary technology skills to use online curriculum and Learning Management Systems.  Prior experience in a cyber setting is a plus, but not required.  Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via email to: bworn@achievementcharter.com.


English Teacher

Achievement House Cyber Charter School in Exton PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a PA certified English teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.  The position is a full-time, salaried, ten-month position (paid over 12 months).

Work location offers a blend of onsite and/or work at home, depending on where one lives with respect to our office in Exton, PA .

Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • Designing PA standards-aligned lessons and assessments for use in the Cyber environment;
  • Teaching and recording live lessons using an online classroom;
  • Grading lesson submissions according to Achievement House protocol and maintaining records in an online grade book;
  • Communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using e-mail, instant messaging, and course announcements;
  • Developing and implementing programs of individual and small group help sessions on a regular basis according to student need;

We are looking for an English teacher who brings passion every day to helping students read, write and think critically.  Our diverse student body requires the candidate to use the English/ Language Arts to set high expectations, while also modifying activities and assignments to meet the learning needs of individual students. A qualified candidate believes in the ability of all students to learn, contains a skill set to help every student be a successful learner, and is committed to continuous learning.  This opportunity offers the candidate to teach a wide array of literary genres, including classic literary texts, contemporary fiction, creative nonfiction and web-based media.

We also look to hire teachers who are excited to learn how they can effectively teach and manage their responsibilities in a cyber environment.  Teachers will be trained on how to use the online school portal to provide organized lessons, live classes, e-mail communications, course announcements, and grading.

A PA teaching certificate in Secondary English is required.   Must possess the ability to utilize technology and develop necessary technology skills to use online curriculum and Learning Management Systems. Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via email to bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Mathematics Teacher

Achievement House Cyber Charter School in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Mathematics teacher for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond.  The position is a full-time, salaried, ten-month position (paid over 12 months).  Primary teaching focus will be on higher level math including Pre-Calculus and Calculus.

Work location offers a blend of onsite and/or work at home, depending on where one lives with respect to our office in Exton, PA .

Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • Designing PA standards-aligned lessons and assessments for use in the Cyber environment;
  • Teaching and recording live lessons using an online classroom;
  • Grading lesson submissions according to Achievement House protocol and maintaining records in an online grade book;
  • Communicating course expectations, class times, and upcoming events to students and parents using e-mail, instant messaging, and course announcements.
  • Contacting students and/or parents of students who are struggling and/or not completing assignments
  • Developing and implementing programs of individual and small group help sessions on a regular basis according to student need.

We are looking for Math teacher who brings passion every day and possesses an in-depth knowledge of math and able to effectively demonstrate numeric functions, equations and various mathematical principles to students. We need our teacher to help our students think hypothetically, figure out causes and effects, understand mathematical structures and verify solutions.  Qualified candidates must believe in ability of all students to learn with skill set to help every student be a successful learner and committed to continuous learning.  

Teachers will be trained how to use the online school portal to provide organized lessons, live classes, e-mail communications, course announcements, grading, and be able to locate resource information using search tools.

A PA teaching certificate in Mathematics 7-12 is required.   Must possess the ability to utilize technology and develop necessary technology skills to use online curriculum and Learning Management Systems.  Prior experience in a cyber setting is a plus, but not required.   FBI and background clearances required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail to: bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Student Retention Coordinator

Achievement House Cyber Charter School (grades 7-12), headquartered in Exton, PA is seeking a Student Retention Coordinator 2022-2023 school year. The position is a full-time, salaried, 10-month position, and paid over 12 months.

This position offers the opportunity to work from home and onsite.

Primary responsibility includes:

  • To serve as a liaison and promote communication and increased understanding between the AHCCS, the student and the student’s home.
  • To consult and collaborate with Principals, Dean of Students, Student Attendance Coordinator, Truancy Re-Engagement Coach, Guidance Counselors, Mentors, Nurse, School Psychologist and Teachers, including Special Ed, in addressing the needs of individual students with difficulties in school, absenteeism and tardiness.
  • To work with students and assist them to become more engaged and committed with their cyber school experience, increasing the likelihood of remaining enrolled in the school.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Develop and maintain positive interpersonal working relationships between students, parents/guardians, and school instructional and non-instructional staff.
  • To provide individual and group school-based interventions to students to address health, educational, social, and emotional concerns.
  • Stay up to date with Pennsylvania laws and PDE regulations regarding student attendance and truancy guidelines.  Meet school, state and federal requirements relating to attendance processes, including parent notification.
  • Provides continuous and direct services for intervention to guardians and students that supports compliance and adherence to the SAIP.
  • Communicate with local court system as needed with court, probation, and law enforcement to fully adhere to truancy proceedings.
  • Assist Principal, Dean of Students, and staff in the review and analysis of situations concerning school attendance, irregular or prolonged absences, persistent tardiness, school performance and overall school conduct.
  • Talks with the student to help him/her to identify and understand the present difficulty or problem and works with the student to assume responsibility and explore ways to improve it.
  • Contact parents as needed to alert and/or explain their student’s problem with school performance or attendance and work together with parents to find solutions to improve their student’s performance.
  • Participate in conferences with the student’s family, as needed, to formally facilitate a cohesive understanding between student, parent, and school, where issues are discussed, and expectations are clearly defined.
  • Conduct face-to-face student intervention meetings as required by tiered MTSS interventions.  These meetings will be in person when possible or via live video conferencing software. Meeting summary and follow-up will be documented in the appropriate student information system.
  • Meetings via live video conferencing require the student to turn on their camera so that the mentor can watch for visual/behavioral cues that may indicate a need for additional supports or interventions.  These meetings will not be recorded.

Requirements include:

  • B.S. – Preferably in Secondary Education or Social Work.
  • Prior experience coordinating attendance and truancy responsibilities within an educational environment a plus, but not required.
  • Previous experience in working with students, or school age children, in a human services organization focusing on the prevention and remediation of problems facing youth.
  • PA Home and School Visitor certification a plus but is not required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and adjust schedule to connect with students and parents.
  • Ability to be self-motivated, independent, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate compassion to student’s individual circumstances and work collectively with other members of the school such as Dean’s Team, Student Services, Guidance, Mentors, and educational staff to help address and resolve student attendance issues.
  • Promotes student self-discipline and responsibility.
  • Uses discretion in handling confidential information and difficult situations.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity in relating to others and shows awareness of the needs of students.
  • Knowledge of, or capability to learn and apply, PA school code as related to attendance and truancy.
  • To be a collaborative team player, independent thinker, and creative problem-solver.
  • Ability to learn and use MS Office, Student Information System-SIS (Schoology) and Student Management Systems-SMS (PowerSchool) platforms.

Child abuse and criminal background clearances, including Act 168, are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume via e-mail to:  bworn@achievementcharter.com.


Achievement House is an Equal Opportunity Employer