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Riverview school is hiring!

Riverview faculty all share the same passion for our mission. They know that students flourish when they feel respected as individuals and challenged as learners. Student success and faculty satisfaction are inextricably intertwined at Riverview School.

Join our dynamic and collaborative community! We offer an excellent benefits package and professional development opportunities.

EOE/AA

Admissions Associate

Reports to:

Director of Admissions

Main Function:

The responsibility of the Admissions Associate is to assist the Admissions Office with all aspects of the Admissions process.

Essential Job Function:

  • Assist admissions staff with management of the prospective student's admissions process for middle school, secondary school, post-secondary and summer programs:
    a. Initial phone contact and documentation into Rediker
    b. Admissions correspondence (follow-up letters regarding the next step, etc.)
    c. Review of records, including neuropsychological and related school reports
    d. Follow-up correspondence and phone calls with psychologists, consultants, families
    e. Interview and tour with student/families
    f. Coordinate visits for prospective students
    g. Meet with staff to provide smooth transition for selected students
    h. Update profiles and assist with class placement if needed for visiting students
    i. Learn and use Rediker for prospective student documentation
    j. Cull files of accepted students with admissions staff
    k. Cull files of alumni students, as needed with Admissions Office Manager
  • Help to coordinate and run school tours and information sessions for prospective students, families, educational consultants, etc.
  • Work closely with admission staff to assist with transition planning for all seniors: correspondence to parents/students regarding post-secondary handouts on website.
  • Assist with Opening Weekends to greet new students and families (summer and fall programs).
  • Understand website, marketing materials, and recruitment efforts and offer suggestions or changes.
  • This position requires traveling (up to 80 hours a month) primarily in the Northeast to promote the school. This also includes visits to events/conferences, professional organizations, advocates, educational consultants and special education attorneys who work closely with our students and families.

Job Classification:

Full Time Immediate Position – 40 hours

Candidate Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree and wide-ranging experience in the field of admissions and or Special Education.
  • Strong interpersonal, sales, communication, and writing skills.
  • The ability to research targeted marketing opportunities within identified geographies.
  • The ability to passionately, confidently, and clearly express all that Riverview makes possible for its students.
  • Comfort and competence with public speaking / presenting the school and its programs.
  • The ability to form and foster close relationships with referring professionals.
  • The ability to travel in the Northeast region, including multi-day- overnight marketing trips.
  • A clear understanding of learning disabilities and willingness to learn the integrated curriculum, and middle, secondary, and transition programs offered at the School.
  • Experience working in an admissions office or have a certification in Moderate Special Needs / experience working with adolescents with learning disabilities is preferred.
  • Participate in orientation training weeks prior to the opening of school, in addition to the weekly in-service training program throughout the school year (minimum of 24 hours of in-service training).
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn, understand and implement Riverview's philosophy, goals and related policies and procedures.
  • All admissions associates must possess the ability to exercise efficiently and effectively
    a. time management and organizational skills
    b. communication and interpersonal skills
    c. flexibility to step in to assist other departments as needed

All Riverview employees must secure the following:

  • a current, valid driver's license
  • documentation of a negative TB test
  • participation in Universal Precaution and OSHA Guidance Training
  • CORI clearance & fingerprinting requirements
  • current C.P.R. and First Aid certification

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Nancy Hopkins, Director of Admissions
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

admissions@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

Job Coach

Reports to:

Director of Vocational & Transitional Services

Main Function:

The job coach provides individualized support, supervision and structure for the student(s) at the host business work site.

Essential Job Function:

  • Job coaching
  • Building natural supports
  • Identifying job accommodations
  • Recording daily work performance using running records
  • Completing work evalutations

Job Classification:

School year, part-time approximately 25 hours per week
Position begins in September 2018

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2 years of college preferred
  • Experience working with young adults with learning disabilities in an educational or vocational setting
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with students 1:1 and/or in small groups

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Karen Fehr
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
kfehr@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

Awake Overnight Monitors

Reports to:

Residential Department

Main Function:

Riverview School is looking for full time, part time and per diem Awake Overnight Monitors (Campus Security). Essential elements of the position; demonstrating maturity and the physical ability to safely carry out campus wide security measures such as; checking dormitories, school buildings and vehicles, interacting with students, reporting suspicious activity to the police and completing basic maintenance and clerical duties

Essential Job Function:

  • Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Comply with all School and/or OSHA safety guidelines and training including Universal Precautions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and attire consistent with School dress code and related policies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Riverview philosophy, goals and related policies and procedures.

Job Classification:

Full-time, Part-time, per Diem

Candidate Requirements:

  • A current valid driver's license
  • Maintain current CPR and first aid certifications
  • CORI clearance, and Fingerprinting is required

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Deanna White
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
Fax: (508) 833-7002

dwhite@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

Residential Instructor

Reports to:

Residential Supervisor

Main Function:

Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to students, while overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.

Essential Job Function:

  • Demonstrate maturity, initiative, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.
  • Provide a highly-structured and therapeutic dormitory environment designed to promote growth and independence through assessment, direct instruction, positive reinforcement and the setting of clear and consistent expectations.
  • Meet the individual and collective needs of students relative to their unique learning styles, social/emotional needs, and the fostering of independent living skills.

Job Classification:

  • Full-Time
  • 4/day work week
  • Salary: up to $15/hour

Candidate Requirements:

  • • Preferred qualifications include a degree in Human Services and/or prior employment special education population within a residential setting directly servicing an adolescent and/or young adult
  • A current valid driver's license
  • CORI and fingerprinting clearance

Application instructions:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:
Maria Mulhern or Wendy Simmons
Residential Office Managers
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

resoffice@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

Marketing Communications Internship (unpaid)

REPORTS TO:

Strategic Marketing Manager

Main Function:

The Marketing Communications Intern is primarily responsible for supporting Riverview School marketing communications programs. The intern will report directly to the Strategic Marketing Manager and will work as part of a team.

Essential Job Function:

  • Populate weekly social media calendar;
  • Take photos of campus events and activities;
  • Design ads and infographics;
  • Write blogs and newsletter stories;
  • Update / modernize presentations;
  • Incorporate video storytelling in social media and presentations;
  • Assist with website overhaul and roll out;
  • Support internal communications initiatives;
  • Research target audiences and develop contact lists; and
  • Update media lists.

Job Classification:

Unpaid Intern.

Candidate Requirements:

Strong written and verbal communication skills. Graphic design interest and knowledge desired. Responsible, reliable and compassionate.

Application Instructions:

Please submit resume to Margot Cahoon - mcahoon@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls, please

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