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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.
Extended Substitute - January 2, 2020 – the end of June

POSITION – Intensive Special Needs Specialists – NECC Partner Program
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 work schedule required in NECC partner program (7 hours/day)
  • 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):
    • 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:
Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: December 11, 2019
POSITION – Paraprofessional
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
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:
    • 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:
Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Bennington Elementary School
128 Park Street
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org

Application Deadline: December 11, 2019
POSITION – Intensive Special Needs Specialists
DISTRICT – Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
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:
    • 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):
    • Coordinate daily with Associate Principal for Student Life.
    • Perform student de-escalations as needed.
    • Process reports of Level 1 student behaviors including assigning consequences.
    • Respond to staff requests for assistance as designated by the Associate Principal.
    • Attend SST meetings as needed to share information regarding individual students.
    • Provide supervision for ISS, lunch duties and bus drop/pick up as needed.
 
Application Procedure – Please apply on School Spring, for more information:
Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education
Southwest VT Supervisory Union
246 South Stream Road
Bennington, VT 05201
wforan@svsu.org
 
Application Deadline: December 6, 2019