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 – Reading/Math Intervention Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Reading/Literacy/Math preferred
• Eligible for Vermont Teaching License as Reading and/or Math Specialist preferred
• Experience in the use of formal research-based normed assessments to measure and determine student needs in reading and math
• Experience in providing research-based intervention instruction to students and multi-tiered systems of supports
• Strong personal literacy skills inclusive of oral & written communication
• Prefers an individual with an interest or background in math
• Proficient computer skills
 
DUTIES:
• Develop written plan of instruction/intervention and progress monitoring for students at the Tier I, Tier II and Tier III levels.
• Provide research-based intervention/instruction for identified students.
• Use normed and informal assessments to measure the reading proficiency of students identified by grade level, EST and 504 teams.
• Meet weekly with grade level collaborative and Educational Support Teams to share findings and plan for intervention.
• Mentor and support colleagues in reading interventions and instruction.
• Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment and the school-wide effectiveness plan.
• 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
• Other duties as assigned


APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more info, contact:
Laura Boudreau, Assistant Superintendent
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
kate.Abbott@svsu.org

Application Deadline: June 11, 2021
POSITION – SECRETARY I – School Year Position

DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – SVSU – Special Education
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• Associate Degree
• Two to three years related experience and/or training
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel, Windows operating systems, email, word processing and internet search strategies.
Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Must possess an organized working environment.
• Coordination of IEPs with Head Teacher.
• IEP tracker system for compliance purposes.
• Case Management lists kept and updated.
• Communication with Special Education Secretaries/Dept.
• Pre-meeting drafts uploaded to Infinite Campus.
• Creates folders for IEP meetings (appropriate paperwork in folders).
• Assist in the coordination of special office projects and activities.
• Manage IEPs for goals & objectives progress notes.
• Mail progress notes home quarterly
• 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.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more information:
Kate Abbott, Interim Director of Student Services
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Kate.Abbott@svsu.org


Application Deadline: June 18, 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 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: June 11, 2021
POSITION – Custodian (Evenings) 
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High 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 apply through School Spring, for more information:

Tony D’Onofrio, Director of Building & Grounds
Mt. Anthony Union High School
301 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
tony.donofrio@svsu.org


Application Deadline: June 11, 2021
POSITION – School Counselor
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling or related field
• Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in School Counseling (03-64)
• Ability to work collaboratively
• Ability to present information clearly in large and small group settings

Duties (include but are not limited to):
• Ability to demonstrate initiative
• Technology experience with school wide student management system
• Ability to assist students with developing post-secondary plans.
• Desire to form a rapport with students, parents, and colleagues
• Excellent communication skills
• Passion for working at the High School level
• Understanding of the developmental challenges faced by adolescents
• Flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of students and teachers
• Commitment to raising student achievement
• Assist students to assess abilities, limitations, interests, talents, aptitudes and surroundings
• Assist students to learn how to accept, use, and cope with information about self and others
• Assist students to develop skills and attitudes which may be used to realize full potential
• Assist teachers and educational specialists by providing an opportunity for an interchange of ideas relating to instruction, performance and well-being of students
• Assist administrators by discussing the implication of the comprehensive effects of the school upon the student
• Assist ancillary school personnel to improve the functioning of students in the school
• Assist representatives of referral/resource agencies, and community members to provide support to the student or the school in the solving of immediate and long-range problems, and the exploring of goals and needs
• 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
321 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Stephen.Nixon@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: June 11, 2021
POSITION – HEALTH ROOM ASSISTANT
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School
 
QUALIFICATIONS –
• One or more years of post secondary education at an accredited school for LPN’s
• Hold a valid license as a licensed practical nurse in the state of Vermont
• Hold a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
• Two years of recent clinical or school nursing experience
• Able to administer medications according to the Vermont State Nurse Practice Act

DUTIES-
• Assist the school nurse in providing screening to students according to state standards.
• Renders first aid to staff and students.
• Administers medication in accordance with district policy.
• Follows district policies and procedures for all health care provided.
• Attends meetings as directed by the school nurse.
• Performs clerical duties as directed by the school nurse.
• Communicate effectively with students, staff, agencies and community members.
• Immediately report accidents, assaults, destruction of property and abusive behavior.
• 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 apply through School Spring, for more information:
Donna Bazyk, Principal
Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Donna.Bazyk@svsu.org

Application Deadline: June 18, 2021
POSITION – PARAPROFESSIONAL (Gr. K - 2)
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Union Elementary District
BUILDING – Bennington 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:
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):
• 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:
Elizabeth Grunberg, Principal
Bennington Elementary School
128 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Elizabeth.Grunberg@svsu.org

Application Deadline: July 2, 2021