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 – Literacy Coach
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union, Title 1
BUILDING – District Wide
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree with concentration in Literacy/ELA
  • Eligible to hold Vermont Teaching Certification, Reading Specialist preferred
  • Minimum of five years of classroom experience
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Work with director of curriculum, instruction and assessment to review and analyze student assessment data, and to assist in identifying school-based ELA goals.
  • Model high-quality research based first instruction in classrooms, based on annual ELA goals.
  • Model use of a standard of practice framework during ELA instruction.
  • Provide professional learning opportunities in research-based reading and writing instruction, and progress monitoring for student achievement.
  • Co-Facilitate the PreK-12 ELA Curriculum Team; coordinate horizontal and vertical curricular alignment.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities within designated time limits.
  • Maintain Positive professional interactions with students and other education personnel.
  • Create collaborative culture, and works to facilitate team approach to meeting all students` needs.
  • Provide limited instructional intervention and assessment.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:

Laura Boudreau, Assistant Superintendent
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
lboudreau@svsu.org
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Special Education Teachers (Grades K-12)
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
  • Experience working with children with Behavioral Disabilities
  • 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 information contact:


Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Special Education Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – SVSU Wide – Out of District Case Manager
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s Degree in the related content area preferred
  • Vermont Certification as Special Education Consulting Teacher preferred
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Demonstrate high level of knowledge of Special Education rules, regulations and decision making process
  • Demonstrate high level of communication skills in working with administrators, teachers, and related service providers at out of district educational placements.
  • Case manage Special Education students in out of district placements.
  • Ability to travel to out of district placements
  • Comply with evaluation and IEP required paper work related to students in out of district placements
  • Responsible for inter-agency collaboration and problem solving regarding children at risk of placement or returning from out of district placement.
  • Answer questions and maintain productive lines of communication with parents, teachers, administrators and colleagues concerning the Special Ed process.
  • Responsible for Federal Child Count reporting and other state and federal reports
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and assigning Extended Year Services
  • Provide data and information regarding SVSU wide special education programs, trends, and needs
  • Coordinate and analyze time sample information from special ed teachers and paraeducators

 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:


Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Speech and Language Pathologist
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s Degree in related content area
  • Holds or Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Speech & Language Pathologist
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Ability to perform the functions of a Speech & Language Pathologist: Evaluation, Therapy & Consultation for children.
  • Possess the ability to support children with communication challenges across settings and in accessing and benefitting from the general curriculum.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of high quality and evidence based practices for children.
  • Plan and organize appropriate learning experiences that are based upon the need, interest, ability and learning style of individual child.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Special Education through instructional practices.
  • Develop and maintain collaboration with colleagues, appropriate community agencies and education providers.
  • Participate in developmental screenings throughout the year for children.
  • Demonstrate effective skills in evaluation, screening and assessment, including adhering to state and federal guidelines and procedures.
  • Maintaining documentation and data collection which reflects the goals and objectives addressed through intervention.
  • Support and participate in developing transition opportunities for children entering or exiting the program.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:


Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – School Psychologist
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – District Wide
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) accredited Specialist Level or Master’s degree.
  • Individuals who have completed a minimum of 60 graduate semester hours in clinical, counseling, or industrial/organizational psychology shall follow the American Psychological Association guidelines for re-specialization in obtaining the multiple knowledge and performance domain competencies for the practice of school psychology.
  • Fulfillment of these competencies shall be demonstrated by achieving a passing score of 165 or higher on the School Psychology examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) – test code 10401. Note: passage of this examination is not required if the applicant has the NASP or APA accredited doctoral degree in school psychology.
  • An applicant who is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) shall be considered to have fulfilled all of the
    knowledge and Performance Standards and all Additional Requirements for licensure as a School Psychologist in Vermont.
  • Proficiency in functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plans.
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Perform all necessary and appropriate psychological evaluations for newly referred students and re-evaluations of special education students. This includes administration and interpretation of appropriate psychological tests and provision of recommendations to assist with intervention and remediation of student’s difficulties
  • Provide consultation to both regular classroom teachers and special education teachers
  • Meet with parents/guardians to increase their understanding of their child, elicit parental cooperation and suggest procedures parents can utilize at home to assist their children
  • Provide short-term in-school counseling/therapy to appropriate students and facilitate involvement in out-of-school treatment when necessary
  • Work in conjunction with guidance counselors/student assistance counselors to develop and to lead student counseling groups
  • Serve as a member of Evaluation and Planning Team and assist in evaluation/eligibility and special education placement decisions
  • Provide in-service training to school staff, as appropriate, consult with administrators on relevant psycho-educational issues (i.e., discipline, special education models, curriculum and program development, etc.)
  • Act as liaison to appropriate community professionals, private therapists, physicians, neurologists, etc.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:

Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Special Education Teacher for a Social Emotional Program
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
  • Experience working with children with Behavioral Disabilities
  • Knowledge and experience working with children with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Knowledge and experience in Math preferred
  • 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 information contact:

Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 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
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • 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:

Kate Abbott, Director of Early Ed Programs
SVSU Early Ed Program
181 Orchard Rd
Bennington, Vermont 05201
abbott@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Early Childhood Teacher/Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
BUILDING – School and Community Based
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood or early childhood special education
  • Must have or be eligible to obtain professional educators license in Vermont with endorsement in early childhood and /or early childhood special education.
  • Two or more years experience in early childhood, early childhood special education, or programs for children at – risk.
  • Two or more year’s experience mentoring, consulting or supervising others and working as part of a team.
  • Experience teaching children in an inclusive, family centered, community based setting.
  • Dual certification in early childhood education and early childhood special education preferred.
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Assure compliance of district policies and procedures, child care licensing and Act 166 regulations.
  • Implement evidence based practices for young children including development and maintenance of a high quality early education environment in accordance with ECERS-R guidelines.
  • Provide evidence based developmentally appropriate effective instruction aligned to the VELS, and coordinate quality services for young children and their families.
  • Provide consultation, mentoring and support for early care and education providers with tasks such as curriculum planning, assessment, observations, data collection and analysis.
  • Develop and maintain collaboration with colleagues, appropriate community agencies and early care and education providers. 
  • Coordinate transition opportunities for children entering kindergarten within the SVSU.
  • Partner with parents to enhance children’s early learning through regular parent communication and by organizing parent involvement opportunities. 
  • Participate in developmental screenings throughout the year for children birth to 5.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:

Kate Abbott, Director of Early Ed Programs
SVSU Early Ed Program
181 Orchard Rd
Bennington, Vermont 05201
abbott@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Math Intervention Teacher
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING –Mt. Anthony Union High/Middle School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in Math preferred
  • Eligible for Vermont Teaching License in (grades5-9)
  • Experience in the use of formal research-based normed assessments to measure and determine student needs in mathematics
  • Classroom experience in providing research-based instruction to students and multi-tiered systems of supports
  • Strong personal literacy skills inclusive of oral & written communication
  • Proficient computer skills
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Member of the SVSU Math Curriculum committee and Professional Development committee.
  • Review and analyze math assessment data, and identify instructional needs according to multi-tiered systems of supports for students.
  • Collaborative team member of multi-tiered systems of supports.
  • 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 math 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 math 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 information contact:

Laura Boudreau, Assistant Superintendent
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
lboudreau@svsu.org
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – English 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 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
Nixon@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – English 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, for more information contact:

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

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – High School Teacher – Academic Mentor Coordinator
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 for grades 9-12
  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Ability to read & interpret procedures, policies & regulations, such as safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Knowledge of High School Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Biology, Social Studies, and English. Ability to explain concepts in these areas to students.

DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Coordinate Academic Mentoring Program
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subjects 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
  • Assist students with their homework and class work in any and all subject areas
  • Work closely with fellow teachers to help students achieve academic success
  • Work with school counselors to develop student academic schedules
  • Help students to develop skills and attitudes that enable them to advocate for themselves
  • Work with students, parents, and staff to develop plans that help students realize their potential
  • Collaborate with people and resources in the school and the community for the fullest academic and personal development of the students
  • Work closely with Principal to determine academic mentor program enrollment and staffing
  • Develop and coordinate academic mentor schedules each semester
  • Meet with academic mentors regarding student progress and program direction
  • Present information about the academic mentor program to others

 
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
Nixon@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Social Studies Teachers
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 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 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: April 30, 2020
POSITION – School to Work Coordinator
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District #14
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related educational field.
  • VT Certification as Work Based Learning Coordinator OR VT Certification in related educational field and ability/willingness to secure certification as Work Based Learning Coordinator within 2 years.
  • Experience working with youth in schools or other youth serving agencies.
  • Knowledge of Vermont’s Work-Based Learning Gold Standards and Vermont State School Board rule 2120.2 “Flexible Pathways” high desirable
  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate work-based learning programs, which requires:
    • Knowledge of the local community, including specific knowledge of local business, industrial, educational and professional organizations/resources
    • Knowledge of and ability to educate students in 21st Century employability competencies
    • Ability to maintain accurate records and keep participant files up-to-date and complete
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • The Director will be responsible for serving youth during the program and is under the supervision of the MAUHS Principal. The Director is also responsible for:
    • Work as liaison between school and community entities, developing appropriate sites for participants to create positive experiences for the student and the mentor/site supervisor.
    • Maintain participant files and supervise students at sites throughout the year.
    • Coordinate assessment rubrics and reflection activities for students.
    • Prepare budget.
    • Develop and implement curriculum for Field Study and Community-based learning experiences that enable students to attain chosen standards.
    • Supervision of student attendance, behavior and productivity when off campus.
    • Plan and implement Sophomore Career Summit.
    • Prepare reports as requested by the school district, the county, and the state.
    • Attend training as required.

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: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Behavior Intervention Specialist
DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District Inc.
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science area such as Psychology or a related field.
  • Experience with application or advanced behavior intervention strategies.
  • BCBA preferred, also experience as School Psychologist, School Adjustment Counselor or Clinician accepted.
  • Evidence of professional development or coursework in behavioral assessment, behavior planning and execution of behavior plans.
  • Experience working in a School/classroom environment.
  • Experience working with children with disabilities such as Autism, Developmental Delay, and Emotional Disturbance.
  • Experience providing training for implementation of positive behavior interventions & strategies.
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Collect and document information necessary to perform Functional Behavior Assessments on students with complex behavioral challenges.
  • Develop positive behavior intervention plans for individual students.
  • Train necessary staff to implement Positive Behavior Intervention Plans.
  • Maintain appropriate records for the purpose of continuous progress monitoring.
  • Provide training for Staff in data collection and documentation of various behavior interventions.
  • Participate as a member of educational teams to design, implement and oversee behavior interventions within the classroom and school.
  • Communicate with and engage parents in the implementation of behavioral interventions as appropriate.
  • Work directly with students in classroom and/or other environments, as necessary, to model behavior intervention strategies for staff.
  • Provide direct instruction to students in social skills, self regulation strategies.
  • Support the value of education and the philosophy and mission of the district.
  • Adhere to District policies and regulations.
  • Perform such other tasks and assume other responsibilities as the supervisor may assign.
     
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: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Home School Liaison/Receptionist (School Year)
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Bennington Elementary School
 
Southwest VT Union Elementary School District is looking for one person to fill 2 part-time positions. Home School Liaison .3FTE, Receptionist .7FTE
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree, and experience related to essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisor, staff and public.
  • Must possess working knowledge of Windows operating system, email, word processing and internet search strategies. Must possess an organized working environment.
  • Must possess advanced accounting, financial and analytical skills.
  • Ability to solve practical and complex problems and deal with a variety of non-standard situations.

DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Screen and greet visitors to the building.
  • Have knowledge of the electronic student database and be able to organize reports within the system.
  • Type, collect and report information as directed.
  • Respond to telephone calls; give information to callers, or route calls to appropriate staff.
  • Implement both individual and small groups of students to work on the development of social skills within the classroom.
  • Participate as a member/chair of the Child Study Team.
  • Work with other School-Community Liaisons within the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union as an “attendance committee” to develop and coordinate strategies for improving attendance.
  • Be skilled in conducting pro-active parent contacts and providing family support.
  • Establish contact with community agencies and service providers (DCF, private counselors, UCS, etc)
  • Provide support and implement services written into 505, IEP, and Behavior Plans.
  • Coordinate Family Nights.
  • Work collaboratively with the CRG (Center for Restorative Justice), PTO/PTG (Parent Teacher Groups) and other organizations as necessary.
  • Attend training as required.
  • Perform such other tasks and assume other responsibilities as the supervisor may assign.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:

Edie Dunn, Principal

Bennington Elementary School

128 Park Street

Bennington, VT 05201

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Elementary Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Monument Elementary School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
  • Must be eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00)
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of Common Core State Standards
  • Integrated technology use in classroom instruction
  • Collaborative model of instruction with interventionist, special educators and special area teachers
  • Instructor of Multi-Tiered System of Supports –Response to Instruction and Intervention
  • Document, chart and use assessment information to define instructional groupings which is corrective and informative
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment through the knowledge of Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions.
  • Shared electronic lesson planning
  • 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 information contact:

Donna Cauley, Principal
Monument Elementary School
66 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
dcauley@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Elementary Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
  • Must be eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00)
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of Common Core State Standards
  • Integrated technology use in classroom instruction
  • Collaborative model of instruction with interventionist, special educators and special area teachers
  • Instructor of Multi-Tiered System of Supports –Response to Instruction and Intervention
  • Document, chart and use assessment information to define instructional groupings which is corrective and informative
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment through the knowledge of Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions.
  • Shared electronic lesson planning
  • 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 information contact:

Donna Bazyk, Principal
Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Donna.Bazyk@svsu.org


 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Elementary Teacher for Trauma Sensitive Classroom
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
    • Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00) or Special Education (12-82)
  • Ability to be trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) de-escalation techniques
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union is seeking an elementary teacher to lead trauma sensitive classrooms at the K-2. The ideal candidate will exhibit involvement in supporting students experiencing trauma as well as knowledge of social and emotional learning and positive behavior interventions. Candidates must be eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00) or Special Education (12-82).
  • Use of trauma informed practices to support learning
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment
  • 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
  • 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 information contact:

Donna Bazyk, Principal
Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Donna.Bazyk@svsu.org


 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Music Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School and Woodford Hollow Elementary School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
  • Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Music (03-12)
  • Experience in Vocal & Instrumental
 
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
  • 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 information contact:

Donna Bazyk, Principal
Molly Stark Elementary School
181 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
Donna.Bazyk@svsu.org


 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – School Nurse (BSN)
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Shaftsbury Elementary School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from a nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Current license as a RN in the State of Vermont
  • Eligible to hold Vermont Certification as a School Nurse (03-65)
  • Current certification in : CPR with AED and First Aid
  • Four years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in community health or pediatrics, beyond nursing education
 
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Work with medically fragile children
  • Act as a consultant for health education
  • Maintain appropriate school and state statistical information
  • Interpret the health and developmental assessment to parents, teachers, administrators and other professionals
  • Participate in the development of Individual Educational Plans/504/EST
  • Delegates and supervises specific health care duties to designated person(s)
  • Provide health counseling to students, parents and school personnel as appropriate
  • Collaborate with other school personnel in monitoring, reporting and recommending changes for safety hazards and sanitary conditions in the school environment
  • Provide in-service for health related issues as needed
  • Provide health care services
  • Adhere to all District policies and regulations
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply on School Spring, for more information contact:

Jeff Johnson, Principal
Shaftsbury Elementary School
150 Buck Hill Road
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
jjohnson@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
POSITION – Elementary Teacher
DISTRICT – Southwest VT Union Elementary School District
BUILDING – Shaftsbury Elementary School
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
  • Must be eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00)
     
DUTIES (include but are not limited to):
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of Common Core State Standards
  • Integrated technology use in classroom instruction
  • Collaborative model of instruction with interventionist, special educators and special area teachers
  • Instructor of Multi-Tiered System of Supports –Response to Instruction and Intervention
  • Document, chart and use assessment information to define instructional groupings which is corrective and informative
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment through the knowledge of Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions.
  • Shared electronic lesson planning
  • 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 information contact:

Jeff Johnson, Principal
Shaftsbury Elementary School
150 Buck Hill Road
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
jjohnson@svsu.org

 
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020