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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

Riverview School Lifeguards

Reports to:

Residential Program Supervisor

Main Function:

Oversees the aquatic complex, ensuring the safety of the students in the swimming area. Provide supplemental lifeguarding at area ocean and pond beaches as necessary. When assigned to the dormitory, assist in providing a highly-structured and therapeutic dormitory environment designed to promote adolescent normalization. Summer staff housing available.

Essential Job Function:

  • Monitors activities at the pool to prevent accidents.
  • Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning.
  • Administers First Aid.
  • Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations in accordance to Riverview swimming policies.
  • Follows emergency action plan (EAP) and procedures established in the event of an emergency.
  • Train all staff involved in swimming and kayaking in RV EAP, training will occur at every staff meeting the first week of summer then 1x per shift thereafter. This policy is different from our swim policy.
  • Ability to complete competency swim evaluations for any student
  • Review safety guidelines in general and specifically for students who have current or past seizure activity at staff meetings as required.
  • Maintains order in the pool and adjoining areas.
  • Inspects facilities for cleanliness; completes general pool cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Responsible for the availability and safekeeping of emergency equipment (rescue tube, backboard, signs and other equipment), including maintaining the pool room.
  • Determines chlorine content and pH value of water, using water testing kit, and record readings.
  • Provides general information on pool operation to students.
  • Completes required paperwork.
  • Creates a fun, yet safe environment, encouraging participation of students, maximizing the use of the pool.

Job Classification:

Summer Program (6 week 7/2-8/11/18), full-time position. There is opportunity to extend employment additional weeks on either end of the Summer Program’s dates (up to 6 additional weeks).
compensation: $18 lifeguards /$20 lead lifeguard- hourly

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must possess current Lifeguard Training Certification, First Aid, Epi-Pen Certification AND Professional Rescuer Cardiopulmonary (CPR) certificate upon employment.
  • Knowledge of pool equipment.
  • Knowledge of lifesaving methods and procedures, including first aid and standard resuscitation measures.
  • A current valid driver's license, ability to transport students, CORI and Fingerprint clearance.

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Ellen D'Ovidio and Maria Mulhern
Residential Office Managers
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
resoffice@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Special Education Teacher

Reports to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School/Director of Education

Main Function:

Provide academic instruction, life skills/independent living training, and social/emotional support to adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning, and cognitive disabilities.

Essential Job Function:

  • Provide instruction in a variety of subject areas
  • Engage in data driven instruction and meaningful assessment practices
  • Adapt instruction and materials to meet the individual needs of students
  • Collaborate and communicate with other team members in addressing the needs of the whole child
  • Use technology to support and facilitate meaningful learning experiences

Job Classification:

Full time – for 2018/2019 school year – August 27, 2018 start. Possibility to teach as part of 5-week summer program for summer 2018.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Massachusetts license in Special Education/Moderate Disabilities (grades 5-12)
  • Related experience (experience in an independent school environment preferred)
  • Strong ability to incorporate technology into instruction
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
  • Passion for Riverview’s mission and the field of special education
  • Successful completion of background checks and fingerprinting
  • Current/valid driver’s license

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Maria Cashdollar
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
mcashdollar@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Residential Supervisor

Reports to:

Assistant Head of School

Main Function:

To work closely with the Program Coordinator and leadership team to ensure efficient and effective program delivery.

Essential Job Function:

Provide direct supervision, oversight and training of dormitory staff and assistants.

  • Work collaboratively with team members in meeting the needs of the whole child.
  • Ensure the safety, success, and well-being of all students by monitoring physical, emotional, and interpersonal needs.
  • Ensure dorms are meeting all safety and health requirements.
  • Ensure set and consistent protocols and guidelines are in place for the successful teaching of students in the areas of social skills, safety, boundaries, independent living skills, etc.
  • Ensure effective and professional communication between staff, parents and other departments within the school.

Job Classification:

Full-time

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field or 5+ years of experience in the field of special education. Master’s preferred.
  • Supervisory Experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working with students with special needs
  • Independent school experience preferred
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
  • Passion for Riverview’s mission and the field of special education
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for new ideas, strategies and technologies

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:
Deanna White, Director of Clinical Services
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
Fax: (508) 833-7002
dwhite@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Dormitory Assistant

Reports to:

Residential Supervisor

Main Function:

Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all assigned students (approximately aged 9-14), while overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.

Essential Job Function:

  • Establish a highly-structured and therapeutic dormitory environment designed to promote adolescent normalization.
  • Stress the tenets of preventive discipline and positive reinforcement conducive to meeting the individual and collective needs of assigned students relative to their unique learning styles, social needs.
  • Foster independent living skills.
  • Demonstrate maturity, initiative, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.

Job Classification:

Full-Time

  • 33 hrs. - 38 hrs.
  • 4/day work week
  • Salary: $13.34 to $13.64 /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:
Ellen D’Ovidio and Maria Mulhern
Residential Office Managers
Riverview School
Residential Department
resoffice@riverviewschool.org

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

No phone calls, please

Speech and Language Pathologist

Main Function:

The Speech and Language Pathologist provides instruction utilizing a variety of methods, with strong emphasis on in class supports and instruction, in addition to individual, small group, tutorial, and consult services.

Essential Job Function:

  • Improve students’ expressive & receptive language, language development, executive function skills, and social pragmatics skills
  • Collaborate with academic and residential staff
  • Strong emphasis put on generalization of skills through the campus and in the community
  • School-wide emphasis on pragmatics, Social Thinking skills ® (Michelle Garcia Winner) and executive function skills

Skills Required:

  • Appropriate licensure/certification
  • Related experience (experience in school environment preferred).
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Strong technology skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
  • Passion for Riverview’s mission and the field of special education

Job Classification:

  • Full-time or part-time

Application Instructions:

Submit letter of interest, resume, copy of credentials, and 3 letters of reference to:

Riverview School
Attn. Maria Cashdollar
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
or via email to mcashdollar@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please

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