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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

Education Coordinator - GROW Post-High School Transition Program

Reports To:

Assistant Head of School/Director of Education

Main Function:

Work closely with the Director of Education and Director of Vocational and Transitional Services to ensure efficient and effective program delivery. Provide direct supervision, oversight and training of GROW academic faculty.

Essential Job Function:

  • Provide ongoing direct and immediate supervision, care and social/emotional support for students as needed to maximize their safety and well-being
  • Provide support and supervision of academic faculty to ensure the maintenance of a safe, organized, structured and predictable learning environment and classroom
  • Uphold the School's commitment to honest, direct, professional communication between students, staff, families, and other professionals
  • Provide overall leadership with the Riverview community, particularly within the GROW Program
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and updating of academic and life skills curriculum
  • Teach classes as assigned by individual schedule
  • Develop and update student and teacher schedules
  • Participate in academic report process, working with teachers, administrative assistants, and administration in coordinating, proofreading, and processing reports
  • Assist in designing, coordinating, and implementing effective faculty observation and evaluation procedures
  • Meet regularly with the Director of Education to review goals and objectives of the academic program, staffing matters, and individual staff needs/concerns
  • Oversee the academic program for Summer, working closely with the Head Teachers
  • Participate in routinely scheduled meetings
  • Assist in faculty hiring process; orient and train new faculty members
  • Manage substitute coverage and subs; process paperwork related to teacher absences

Job Classification:

Full-time position – Beginning mid-June

Candidate Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Licensure in Moderate Disabilities (5-12) at the initial or professional level
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for new ideas, strategies, and technologies
  • Five years or more of previous teaching experience
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in supervising and leadership
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Clear understanding of strategies and approaches for working with young adults with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities, including knowledge of skills related to students transitioning to adult life
  • Ability to assist teachers to accommodate a range of learning styles

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School/Director of Education
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.

Activities Assistant

REPORTS TO:

Activities Coordinator

Main Function:

To provide director support to the Activities Coordinator and supervise and participate in summer activity planning and implementation.

Essential Job Function:

  • Assist in coordinating day-to-day implementation of various summer activities with an emphasis on professional rapport, communication, and responsiveness with and amongst all members of the Riverview Community.
  • Contribute to the teamwork needed to develop and implement a highly structured and therapeutic milieu.
  • Implement small and large group activities within a residential setting directly servicing an adolescent and/or special education population. Degree in management or business preferred.
  • Strong organizational, time management and leadership skills

Job Classification:

Part-time summer position with potential to be year-round

Candidate Requirements:

  • 26 hour/week summer position (Sunday-Tuesday), with potential to be a year round position.
  • Ideal candidate will be mature, flexible and energetic and possess a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in all Google and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Gmail, Sheets, and Docs).
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
  • A current valid driver's license and CORI clearance are required.

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 Female Dorm

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

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