Employment Opportunities

 
SVSU job postings are listed below and are also posted on SchoolSpring, where you can apply online. For more information about each position and the application process, please click on the job title.
POSITION – Special Education Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree In Special Education from an accredited college or university
• Eligible to hold Vermont License as Special Education Teacher
• Knowledge and experience working with children who have various disabilities, including Emotional Disability, Learning Disability and serious behavioral challenges.
• Knowledge and experience of research based practices for provision of Special Education services
• Knowledge and understanding of Federal and State Special Education regulations
Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Design and implement Individual Education Programs (IEP) for eligible students in accordance with state and local procedures
• Provide high quality research based instruction to children with disabilities
• Assist with Functional Behavior Assessments, and development / implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans
• Work collaboratively and cooperatively with Administration, general education staff, support staff, related services providers, community agencies and parents
• Provide modifications, adaptations and accommodations for the general education curriculum
• Train and supervise paraprofessionals as assigned
• Provide continuous progress monitoring of student growth using data and assessments
• Communicate regularly with parents to nurture a supportive and cooperative relationship between the home and school

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more info, contact:
Kate Abbott, Interim Director of Student Service
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
kate.Abbott@svsu.org

Application Deadline: January 8, 2021
POSITION – PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING –Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
• Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Physical Education

Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Demonstrate knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
• Guide the learning process toward the achievement of learning goals
• Use assessment information to provide students with feedback, which is corrective and informative
• Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment
• Develop written lesson plans in advance
• Direct and supervise the work of paraprofessionals, volunteers and student teachers assigned to the classroom
• Maintain productive lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning both the academic and social progress of all students
• Implement administrative directives in a professional manner (re: new programs and policies)
• Adhere to all District policies and regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring. Contact information:
Steve Nixon, Principal
Mt. Anthony Union High School
321 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Stephen.Nixon@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: January 8, 2021
POSITION – HEALTH TEACHER
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
• Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Health with a concentration in nutrition

Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Demonstrate knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
• Guide the learning process toward the achievement of learning goals
• Use assessment information to provide students with feedback, which is corrective and informative
• Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment
• Develop written lesson plans in advance
• Direct and supervise the work of paraprofessionals, volunteers and student teachers assigned to the classroom
• Maintain productive lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning both the academic and social progress of all students
• Implement administrative directives in a professional manner (re: new programs and policies)
• Adhere to all District policies and regulations
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply through School Spring, for more information:

Steve Nixon, Principal
Mt. Anthony Union High School
301 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
stephen.nixon@svsu.org

Application Deadline: January 8, 2021
POSITION – Intensive Special Needs Specialists – NECC Partner Program
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – District Wide (Gr. K-12)
 
Qualifications –
• All paraprofessionals must meet State definition of Highly Qualified Paraprofessional (HQP) through one of the following: Associates Degree, successful completion (b-minus or better) of at least 48 credit hours from an accredited institution of higher learning, or successful completion of an approved paraprofessional assessment test required.
• Two to three years relevant experience preferred.
• Genuine desire to work with students with intensive needs required.
• Ability to work schedule required in NECC partner program (7 hours/day).
• Ability to become certified and proficient in the following within 6 months of hire:
o District Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) procedures and protocol
o CPR and First Aid
o Additional training as required for assignment

Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Provide academic, behavioral, and transition support to students during all school activities. Work with individual students or groups to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
• Implement social skills instruction, behavior plans and intervention plans for students with behavior disorders or other special conditions for the purpose of improving academics, adaptive, social and/or communication skills.
• Communicate regularly with teacher and/or administrator regarding student progress. Record data as prescribed to track student progress on IEP goals, objectives, behavior and intervention plans.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply through School Spring, for more info contact:
Kate Abbott, Interim Director of Student Services
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Kate.Abbott@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: January 8, 2020
POSITION – Speech & Language Pathologist
DISTRICT – SVSU Early Education Program
BUILDING – SVSU Early Education Program Building and Community Based
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• Master’s Degree in the related content area, holds a Vermont Certification in Speech & Language Pathologist

SVSU is seeking a part time Speech & Language Pathologist to work in the Early Education Program in the SVSU. Qualified candidate will possess the ability to support children with communication challenges including children with autism and developmental delay. The position operates on the school year calendar with additional opportunities for work in the summer.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring. For more information contact:
Meghan Meszkat, Interim Director of Early Ed Programs
SVSU Early Ed Program
181 Orchard Rd
Bennington, Vermont 05201
Meghan.Meszkat@svsu.org

Application Deadline: January 15, 2021