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Careers

Riverview school is hiring!

Become part of a team that makes a real difference!

Make a Difference

Riverview students are kind and fun-loving. They admire and respect staff, and see us as role models. Working at Riverview, you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of teenagers and young adults by helping them to navigate relationships, as well as foster confidence and independence. Riverview students are awesome!

Competitive Pay

In addition to competitive pay, there is the opportunity to earn incentive bonuses and overtime pay.

Great Benefits

Riverview offers a Tufts HMO plan. The School has two plans to choose from and pays 80%–90% of individual plans and 75%–85% of family plans. Additionally, long-term disability and life insurance are paid by the School, and dental and short-term disability are offered to employees.

Time Off / Flexibility

All full-time staff members enjoy paid holidays and earn paid vacation days. Residential staff receive extended holiday breaks, a spring break, and time off both before and after the summer program, which is great for travelers!

Funded Master's Degree

Riverview fully funds a master’s degree from Stonehill College in Inclusive Education and initial Massachusetts licensure for 5–12 in special education for cohorts of 6 employees as part of its recruitment, retention and professional development strategy.

Retirement Savings

After 1-year, Riverview has a matching retirement plan. You can allocate a percentage of your salary to the retirement plan, and Riverview will match it up to 5%!

Staff Wellness

Staff access to new $11M, 40,000 square foot Fitness and Recreation Center; staff fitness classes from boxing to yoga, provided free of charge; staff only locker room; healthy meals provided when on shift.

Community

Riverview is a caring community of kind, compassionate people. Most Riverview employees will say that they’ve met some of their best friends through their jobs at the School.

EOE/AA

Residential Instructor / Residential Instructor with Overnights

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:

• Full time position requiring maturity, initiative, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.
• Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all assigned students (approximately 9-14), while coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.
• 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 assigned students relative to their unique learning styles, social/emotional needs, and the fostering of independent living skills

Job Classification:

• Full Time - Sunday-Wednesday (Shifts include evenings and weekends)
• Full Time - Wednesday-Saturday (Shifts include evenings and weekends)

  • Overnight instructors can earn up to $50,000 annually
  • Ability to earn incentive bonuses and overtime annually

Candidate Requirements:

• Demonstrate an understanding of the School mission and adhere to all policies and procedures.
• Experience working with students with learning and intellectual disabilities and/or a willingness to engage in professional development to gain the knowledge necessary to effectively work with the Riverview student profile.
• Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills.
• Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Comply with School, OSHA and Board of Health safety guidelines and training.
• Maintain current CPR, First Aid and EpiPen certifications.
• Demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with students, families and co-workers.
• Current Valid Driver's license
• CORI and Fingerprinting clearance

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Wendy Simmons and Linda Stella
Residential Office Manager Assistants
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

resoffice@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Morning Dormitory Resource

Reports to:

Residential

Main Function:

The AM Resource at Riverview School assists Residential Instructors with students' morning routines and daily preparations before leaving the dorms for the day to attend class or work. This is a great part-time role and introductory experience to Riverview.

Additional Offerings:

  • Meals
  • Fitness Center
  • Paid CPR/First Aid Training
  • Supportive Team Approach
  • Pay rate starting at $15.23

Job Classification:

Part time: Monday - Friday 6:30am - 8:30am
Total 10 hours per week

Candidate Requirements:

  • Current valid driver's license required
  • CORI and Finger printing required

Application instructions:

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Wendy Simmons and Linda Stella
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

resoffice@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Clinician/Case Manager - Saturday & Sunday

Reports to:
Michelle Mendes, Clinical Coordinator

Main Function:

Provide social/emotional support to adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning, and cognitive disabilities.

Essential Job Function:

• Work collaboratively with team members in meeting the needs of the whole child
• Collect and manage data and generate reports on progress and challenges
• Display excellent organizational skills
• Ensure safety, success, and well-being of all students by monitoring physical, emotional, and interpersonal needs
• Provide clinical support to students on weekends

Job Classification:

Part time: Saturday/Sunday 12-10pm

Candidate Requirements:

• Master's Degree in social work, counseling or related field
• Licensure in field: LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, or BCBA preferred
• 3-5 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults. Experience working with students with learning challenges preferred.
• Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
• Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong clinical background
• Enthusiasm for new ideas, strategies and technologies

Please forward letters of interest, resume, and copy of licensure to:

Michelle Mendes, Clinical Coordinator
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

mmendes@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Clinician/Case Manager - Full Time

Reports to:
Michelle Mendes, Clinical Coordinator

Main Function:
Provide social/emotional support to adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning, and cognitive disabilities.

Essential Job Function:

• Work collaboratively with team members in meeting the needs of the whole child
• Manage a caseload of students
• Lead team meetings
• Collect and manage data and generate reports on progress and challenges
• Work with students on goal development
• Participate in IEP meetings
• Display excellent organizational and case management skills
• Work effectively with the family system
• Ensure safety, success, and well-being of all students by monitoring physical, emotional, and interpersonal needs

Job Classification:

Full time Sunday-Thursday position, with both evening and daytime hours.

Candidate Requirements:

• Master's Degree in social work, counseling or related field
• Licensure in field: LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, or BCBA preferred
• 3-5 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults. Experience working with students with learning challenges preferred.
• Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
• Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong clinical background
• Enthusiasm for new ideas, strategies and technologies

Please forward letters of interest, resume, and copy of licensure to:

Michelle Mendes, Clinical Coordinator
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

mmendes@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

House Keeping Staff

Reports to:
Rich Garnett, Director of Facilities

General Performance Responsibilities:
1. Perform housekeeping duties to maintain a safe environment for staff and students.

  1. Keep housekeeping supplies stocked, and report promptly when supplies get low.
  2. Keep Supervisor informed of the progress of the work and any significant developments as they occur.
  3. Keep all work areas free and clear of debris.
  4. Work quality meets professional standards
  5. Perform miscellaneous related duties as required by the Director of Facilities

Primary Performance Responsibilities:
1. Professional behavior at all times

  1. Show up Daily on time, ready to work
  2. 8 hour’s work for 8 hour’s pay
  3. Respond to Emergency situations when called upon by a Facilities Supervisor.
  4. Ensure compliance with all applicable safety standards.
  5. Identifies and corrects health and safety issues in a time efficient manner.
  6. Assists the Director of Facilities with special projects.
  7. Available nights and weekends when scheduled for events or emergencies
  8. Performs corrective action and preventive maintenance regarding housekeeping
  9. Informs supervisor of any materials and supplies needed to complete assignment.
  10. Maintain records of work performed including materials used; turns in received work orders daily; request materials needed according to established guidelines.
  11. Work from work orders, oral instructions, from supervisor.
  12. Perform related duties as assigned

Essential Functions of the Job:
1. Perform a wide variety of custodial duties in RVS facilities.

  1. Read and interpret work orders, ask questions if unclear on task
  2. Prioritize, review work when completed for quality workmanship.
  3. Effectively and safely operate a variety of cleaning equipment and chemicals
  4. Work nights and weekends for special events or emergencies
  5. Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  6. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  7. Work independently when needed
  8. Meet schedules and time lines
  9. Maintain routine records
  10. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  11. Observe legal and defensive driving practices
  12. Use and operation of Computer and/or electronic devices to maintain assigned work
  13. Safe operation of RVS vehicles and equipment

Physical and Environmental Demands:
The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Work is performed both inside and outside and the employee may be subject to loud noise, exposure to extremes in temperature, inclement weather, dust, odors, cleaning chemicals and related fumes, etc. Employee is subject to one or more hazards such as those associated with working power equipment, climbing ladders and working from scaffolding. Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion. Operation of equipment that causes loud noise level and high vibrations.
May require the exercise of caution when operating equipment and handling chemicals or other toxic materials, and the utilization of proper sanitary precautions when handling trash, garbage, blood spills and other potential hazards.
Work is mutually mental and physical. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is required to bend at the waist, push, pull, move, lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds, twist/turn, climb ladders, shovel snow, seek to assure proper and complete cleaning, and use dexterity of hands and fingers to operate power equipment.
The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Experience and commitment to working in a racially and culturally diverse teaching and learning community.
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to age, physical, mental or psychiatric disability, genetics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status

All candidates must pass a drug test, physical and CORI check upon job offer.

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Rich Garnett
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

rgarnett@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Job Coach

Reports to:

Vocational Coordinator

Main Function:

The Job Coach provides hands on training and workplace orientation to students at GROW who are learning skills for employment. The Job Coach provides supports necessary to insure that a student is successful at work.

Essential Job Function:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students 1:1 and/or in small groups
  • Provide support, supervision and structure for students at on campus and/or community work sites
  • Knowledge of job coaching and building natural supports in the workplace
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Has an interest in learning best practices to serve the special needs community
  • Be able to develop and maintain good working relationships with employers.
  • Be a team player and a positive role model

Job Classification:

Full time position during the school year August – June

Candidate Requirements:

  • Two-year degree and experience preferred
  • Driver’s license
  • CORI

Application
Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

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

Human Resources Business Partner

Reports to:

Head of School

Main Function:

The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is responsible for administering Human Resources (HR) functions for Riverview School. The incumbent performs a wide range of HR best practices in the following areas: talent acquisition/management, onboarding, policy interpretation and guidance, employee engagement and relations, and benefits administration. The HRBP Interacts with all levels of management and staff regarding a variety of HR issues and strives to ensure a work environment that drives the school’s mission and exceptional employee experience based on the school’s values. With all responsibilities and functions, the HRBP keeps the school’s diversity, equity, and inclusion mission at the forefront of decisions, processes and guidance.

Essential Job Function:

• Facilitates the recruitment process:
o Collaborates with hiring managers to develop and/or review position descriptions and determine selection criteria for all open positions
o Utilizes effective methods for sourcing candidates, including the coordination of marketing and advertising, ensuring Riverview’s compliance with recruitment and affirmative action guidelines and commitment to attract a diverse pool of candidates
o Plans and documents the interview and selection process, conducts preliminary screenings and assessments, and in-person interviews
o Conducts reference checks, coordinates salary recommendations, and prepares and extends job offers and employment contracts;
• Coordinates employee onboarding (e.g., education verification, licensure, background checks, CORI, I9, and benefits enrollment) and new employee orientation.
• Participates in the collection, analysis, and presentation of employment data metrics related to advertising effectiveness, turnover, and diversity and inclusion;
• Advises management and staff on HR practices and policies; responds to employee questions and concerns;
• Maintains the Personnel Manual and Policies, updating policies and processes as necessary and appropriate;
• In collaboration with management, is responsible for developing and standardizing job descriptions;
• Works with Strategic Marketing in the branding of Riverview School as an employer of choice;
• Oversees and maintains all personnel records, complying with all applicable record retention regulations;
• Maintains and ensures the integrity of all HR data, which may be used in reports to school leadership, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Early Education and Care (EEC), and other regulatory agencies;
• Monitors staff competencies to ensure records are accurate and up-to-date (e.g., licenses, professional development and training, First Aid and CPR);
• Working with the Head of School and Administrative Team, oversees the employee training initiative;
• Manages and resolves employee relations issues, conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations as necessary;
• Maintains knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance; Partners with outside legal counsel as necessary and appropriate;
• Provides performance management guidance to managers (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions);
• Works closely with management and employees to improve working relationships, build morale, and increase engagement and retention;
• Serves as the point of contact for the Ethics Point Hotline; Works with vendor on administration of platform and other client/provider issues;
• Administers all benefit programs:
o Educates and assists employees on benefit program elections
o Plans and conducts annual benefit open enrollment
o Assist with benefit program development
o Maintains accurate benefit data for proper invoicing
• Facilitates and tracks all applications for unemployment, FMLA, and COBRA;
• Maintains equal employment opportunity information and completes all reporting as required;
• May work with outside vendors and consultants on project-based initiatives including, but not limited to, compensation studies and regulatory compliance;
• Works collaboratively with the Business Office, ensuring timely communications and transfer of information critical for accurate payroll and benefit invoice processing; Works closely with the Director of Finance and Operations on matters with significant financial implications;
• Conducts exit interviews;
• Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is deemed essential for Riverview School and is expected to work onsite during emergencies unless otherwise directed by the Head of School.

Candidate Requirements:

• College degree in related field with four (4) or more years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Knowledge of:
o HR systems, technology and procedures
o HR trends and best practices
o State and federal labor and employment-related regulations;
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
• Must be able to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications with discretion and integrity;
• Must be organized and detail and task-oriented with the ability to establish priorities and follow up on multiple issues in a time-sensitive manner;
• Skilled in employment interviewing techniques and applicant appraisal;
• Must be comfortable working under pressure with limited supervision and demonstrate sound independent judgment;
• Ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism, diplomacy, discretion, and collaboration in dealing individuals at all levels;
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite of programs, relational databases, and applicant tracking systems;
• Must be able to quickly acquire knowledge of Riverview School’s policies, procedures and systems.

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Margot Cahoon
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

tbetti@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Temporary Clinician/Case Manager

July 6th 2021- November 1, 2021

Reports to:
Michelle Mendes, Clinical Coordinator

Main Function:
Provide social/emotional support to adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning, and cognitive disabilities.

Essential Job Function:

• Work collaboratively with team members in meeting the needs of the whole child
• Manage a caseload of students
• Lead team meetings
• Collect and manage data and generate reports on progress and challenges
• Work with students on goal development
• Participate in IEP meetings
• Display excellent organizational and case management skills
• Work effectively with the family system
• Ensure safety, success, and well-being of all students by monitoring physical, emotional, and interpersonal needs

Job Classification:

Full time Monday- Friday position, with some rotating nights and weekends.

Candidate Requirements:

• Master's Degree in social work, counseling or related field
• Licensure in field: LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, or BCBA preferred
• 3-5 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults. Experience working with students with learning challenges preferred.
• Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills
• Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong clinical background
• Enthusiasm for new ideas, strategies and technologies

Please forward letters of interest, resume, and copy of licensure to:

Michelle Mendes, Clinical Coordinator
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

mmendes@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 2021/2022 school year – August 30, 2021 start. Possibility to teach as part of 5-week summer program for summer 2021.

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.

Registered Nurse / School Nurse

Reports to:

Cate MacFarland, Director of Health Care Services

Main Function:

• We are seeking an RN who exhibits maturity, flexibility, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.
• The RN will work collaboratively with team members in meeting the needs of the whole child.
• The RN promotes and restores students' health by completing the nursing process working in Riverview School’s onsite Health Care Center.
• The RN will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members on campus.
• The RN will follow Riverview School’s COVID-19 protocols.

Essential Job Function:

• Excellent Nursing Assessment Skills
• Good interpersonal communication skills
• Health Promotion and Maintenance
• Independent problem-solving skills
• Experience with Electronic Health Records and basic office programs (MS Word/Excel, Google Docs)

Job Classification:

We have 2 positions available:
1. Weekend Health Care Center Nurse- Saturday/Sunday Day Shift, permanent position. Great opportunity for a nurse who would like to be home with children during the week.

2. Evening Shift -24 hour temporary position (April 2021 - August 2021) potential for permanent position based on staffing needs for 2021-2022 school year.

Candidate Requirements:

• Current MA RN License
• BSN Preferred
• Current Driver’s license
• Cori and Fingerprinting

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Cate MacFarland, RN - Director of Health Care Services
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

cmacfarland@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Full-Time Permanent Substitute

Reports to:

Residential

Main Function:

Riverview School Residential Dept. Join our dynamic, collaborative community and enjoy working on Cape Cod! Work in a spirited fast pace setting with veteran staff providing residential & recreational services to adolescents and young adults with special needs. Please come visit our website to learn more about our wonderful students, terrific program, and beautiful campus. • Immediate employment available• 4 day work week • Meals provided while on shift

Essential Job Function:

• Full time position requiring maturity, initiative, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.
• Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all assigned students (approximately 9-14), while overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.
• Establish a highly-structured and therapeutic dormitory environment designed to promote adolescent normalization
• Stressing 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
• Fostering of independent living skills

Job Classification:

F/T Shift available: Sunday 9AM-10PM, Monday 2PM-10PM, Tuesday 2:00p-10p, Wed. 12:30p-10p (A) or 12:30p-5p (B)

FT Shift available: Wednesday: 12:30-5PM or 12:30-10PM, Thursday: 2:30-10PM, Friday: 2-10PM, Saturday: 9AM- 10PM.

Candidate Requirements:

Desired qualifications include a degree in Human Services, Education or related field and/or experience working with children and adolescents with learning differences and/or intellectual disabilities within a residential setting. A current valid driver's license and CORI and Fingerprint clearance required.

Application

Please forward letters of interest and resume to:

Wendy Simmons and Linda Stella
Residential Office Manager Assistants
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

resoffice@riverviewschool.org

No phone calls please.

Substitute Teachers

Reports to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School/Director of Education

Main Function:

Provision of classroom and instructional coverage for teacher absences

Essential Job Function:

• Deliver instruction and achieve lesson goals
• Oversee students both inside and outside the classroom, ensuring student safety
• Supervise classroom activities and procedures
• Communicate with other team members as necessary

Job Classification:

Per diem position – as needed

Candidate Requirements:

• BA preferred or at least 2 years’ experience in the field of special education
• Ability to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple demands
• Must be flexible, reliable, exercise good judgment and be able to think on your feet
• Passion for Riverview’s mission and the field of special education
• Successful completion of background checks and fingerprinting

Rate:

$15.00 - $20.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Application instructions:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Maria Cashdollar
Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

mcashdollar@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

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