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 – ENGLISH TEACHER – (Extended Substitute - Approx. September 13, 2020 – December 4, 2020)
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 English (02-05)
  • Highly qualified in high school English
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Demonstrate knowledge of World, American, British, contemporary literature through instructional practices
  • Conversant in Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
  • Familiarity with standards based or proficiency based grading
  • Develop and deliver cohesive lessons that guide the learning process toward student achievement of CCSS
  • Maintain productive lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning progress of students
  • Use corrective, informative, summative assessment information to provide students with feedback
  • Create and maintain a positive, interactive classroom learning environment
  • Collaborate with colleagues in designing proficiency based assessments
  • Use data to direct instruction and remediation description
  • Direct and supervise paraprofessionals, volunteers, and student teachers in the classroom
  • Implement administrative directives in a professional manner regarding programs and policies
  • Adhere to all school and district policies and regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:
Steve Nixon, Principal
Mt. Anthony Union High School
301 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Stephen.Nixon@svsu.org

Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION – MATH TEACHER (Extended Substitute - Approx. August 24th – October, possibly longer)
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
QUALIFICATIONS –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Math
  • Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Math

Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
  • Familiarity with Common Core curriculum standards
  • Ability to teach to a wide range of ability levels and learning styles
  • Knowledge in Basic Math through Pre-Calculus
  • 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, for more info contact:
Stephen Nixon, Principal
Mt. Anthony Union High School
301 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Stephen.Nixon@svsu.org

Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION – SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER (Extended Substitute - August 24, 2020 – November 13, 2020)
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
  • Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Social Studies
  • Background in World History is highly desirable

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 both formative and summative assessment information to provide students with feedback, which is corrective and informative
  • Familiarity with Common Core State Standards
  • 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
  • Use creative teaching approaches developed specifically for at-risk students
  • 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 to School Spring, for more information contact:
Steve Nixon, Principal
Mt. Anthony Union High School
321 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Stephen.Nixon@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION – CUSTODIAN (Night Time Position)
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union Middle School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree
  • Two to three years related experience in janitorial, custodial, lawn maintenance and/or snow removal; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to lift 70 pounds
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Keep District facilities in a neat, clean and safe condition.
  • Perform daily custodial duties to include sweeping, mopping, dusting, and operating floor machines of classrooms, restrooms, and common areas as required.
  • Perform weekly and monthly cleaning, waxing, and dusting requirements of classrooms, restrooms, and common areas.
  • Perform Summer Cleaning to thoroughly clean (to include power washing as required), strip, and wax all floors in classrooms, restrooms, and common areas.
  • As required assist in the set-up and takedown of bleachers, chairs, staging, and/or tables for special events throughout the school.
  • Assist in the maintenance and storage of District property.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, develop effective plans, and execute plans with minimal supervision.
  • Assist in restocking and expediting material within District facilities.
  • Report unauthorized persons and/or damage to appropriate authority as required.
  • Attend District training as required.
  • Support the value of education and the philosophy and mission of the District.
  • Adhere to all District policies and regulations.
  • Perform such other tasks and assume other responsibilities as the supervisor may assign.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please send letter of interest to:
Tony D’Onofrio, Director of Building & Grounds
Mt. Anthony Union High School
301 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
tony.donofrio@svsu.org
Application Deadline: August 21, 2020
POSITION – Special Education Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – District Wide
 
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 with Intellectual Disabilities
  • 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 Services
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Kate.Abbott@svsu.org

Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION - Paraprofessional 
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School

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 become certified and proficient in the following within 6 months of hire:
    • District Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) procedures and protocol 
    • CPR and First Aid 
    • Additional training as required for assignment
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Assist teachers in instructional or supportive services and small group instruction
  • Supervise and support students with disabilities
  • Provide learning opportunities to improve academic and social skills
  • Operate classroom and office equipment
  • Communicate effectively with students, staff, and community members
  • Adhere to all District policies and regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more info contact:
Donna Bazyk, Principal
Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Donna.Bazyk@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION - Paraprofessional (Grade - K)
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School

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 become certified and proficient in the following within 6 months of hire:
    • District Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) procedures and protocol 
    • CPR and First Aid 
    • Additional training as required for assignment
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Assist teachers in instructional or supportive services and small group instruction
  • Supervise and support students with disabilities
  • Provide learning opportunities to improve academic and social skills
  • Operate classroom and office equipment
  • Communicate effectively with students, staff, and community members
  • Adhere to all District policies and regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more info contact:
Donna Bazyk, Principal
Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Donna.Bazyk@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION - Early Education Program Para-Educator
DISTRICT – SVSU
BUILDING – SVSU Early Education Program
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
  • Possess an Associate Degree in Early Education from an accredited college or university, or at least 2 years of experience working with preschool age children with disabilities.
SVSU is seeking a para educator the Early Education Program in the SVSU school district. Qualified candidates will have experience and knowledge to teach preschool age children with diverse learner needs. This position is grant funded.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply through School Spring, or for more information contact:
Kate Abbott, Director of Early Ed Programs
SVSU Early Ed Program
181 Orchard Rd
Bennington, Vermont 05201
kate.abbott@svsu.org

Application Deadline: August 14, 2020
POSITION - Paraprofessional (Grade - K)
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – Monumnet Elementary School

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 become certified and proficient in the following within 6 months of hire:
    • District Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) procedures and protocol 
    • CPR and First Aid 
    • Additional training as required for assignment
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Assist teachers in instructional or supportive services and small group instruction
  • Supervise and support students with disabilities
  • Provide learning opportunities to improve academic and social skills
  • Operate classroom and office equipment
  • Communicate effectively with students, staff, and community members
  • Adhere to all District policies and regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more info contact:
Donna Cauley, Principal
Monument Elementary School
66 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
dcauley@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: August 14, 2020