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Careers

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

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: Wednesday-Saturday or Sunday-Wednesday
  • Salary: Starting at $14 - $15 an hour

Candidate Requirements:

  • Preferred qualifications include a degree in Human Services and/or prior employment working with a special education population in a residential setting servicing adolescents and/or young adults
  • A current valid driver's license
  • CORI and fingerprinting clearance

Application instructions:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

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

resoffice@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

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Technology Instructor

Reports to:

Director of Education

Main Function:

The Technology Instructor is responsible for providing student instruction in technology skills and supporting staff in the infusion of technology into instruction.

Essential Job Function:

  • Promoting the use of technology as a tool for learning and living
  • Developing technology curriculum and materials for students with learning and language based challenges
  • Providing student instruction in basic computer, mobile, keyboard and Internet skills
  • Teaching students how to use a variety of software programs, including Office Suite and Google Education Suite
  • Creating lesson plans that are individualized and appropriate for the age and abilities of the students in the class
  • Developing student projects that build and utilize computer skills
  • Training individual students in use of assistive technology tools; communicating with teachers regarding specific tools students are using
  • Providing instruction in digital safety and citizenship and developing related materials and curriculum
  • Conducting assessments to track student growth and challenges, and creating and adjusting goals accordingly
  • Maintaining a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for student activities, progress, and achievement
  • Providing collaborative support to teachers regarding the use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Surveying and assessing staff technology skills, needs, and interests and conducts professional development accordingly
  • Working with teachers and Education Coordinators in developing technology projects associated with curriculum
  • Continuing to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the field of instructional technology

Job Classification:

20 hours a week position

Candidate Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of educational technology
  • Experience working with students with special needs and an understanding of adolescents and young adult behavior.
  • 3+ years High School or Middle School teaching experience or experience in a related field (experience in an independent school environment preferred).
  • Creative, visionary mindset, with a strong ability to work collaboratively with others in a variety of departments.
  • Licensure in technology and/or Moderate Disabilities preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to support teachers in incorporating 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.
  • CORI, fingerprinting, and background check.

Application instructions:

Please send a letter 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

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

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Transition Specialist/Teacher

Reports to:

Director of Vocational & Transitional Services

Main Function:

The Transition Specialist/Teacher creates the bridge to life after GROW through assessing, planning and delivering individualized services and support that prepare youth for their future. The specialist coordinates services with the student, family, adult agencies and community providers to ensure students transition effectively to life after school.

Essential Job Function:

  • Develop, implement and monitor a school-wide plan to provide appropriate and effective transition services for students as they transition to adult living
  • Provide instruction on essential skills that impact independence in adult living, monitor student progress and serve as a liaison between school and family
  • Identify, establish and maintain linkages with community agencies and businesses
  • Lead inter-agency transition meetings for all students

Job Classification:

Full time position starting August 26, 2019 following the school year calendar

Candidate Requirements:

  • Special Education Certification/Transition Specialist Endorsement
  • Master’s degree and Three years teaching /counseling in special education at the secondary level
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with others

Application instructions:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Kathy Titus, Director of Vocational & Transitional Services

Riverview School
551 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537

ktitus@riverviewschool.org

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

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Overnight RN - School Nurse

Reports to:

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 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. Additionally the RN will provide physical and psychological support to students, parents of students and Riverview School Staff.

Essential Job Function:

  • Excellent Nursing Assessment Skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance

Job Classification:

11 month, 30-40 hours per week, full-time position
Night Shift, 9:00pm - 7:00am, alternating weekly (3-4) ten-hour shifts

Candidate Requirements:

  • Current MA RN License
  • A current valid driver's license
  • CORI and fingerprinting clearance

Application instructions:

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

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

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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 2019/2020 school year – August 26, 2019 start. Possibility to teach as part of 5-week summer program for summer 2019.

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

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

Apply Now
Per Diem Residential Instructors

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 assigned students relative to their unique learning styles, social/emotional needs, and the fostering of independent living skills.

Job Classification:

  • per Diem
  • Shifts include afternoons, evenings and weekends
  • Pay: $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
  • Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with students, families and co-workers
  • Comply with School, OSHA and Board of Health safety guidelines and training
  • Maintain current CPR, First Aid and EpiPen certifications
  • A current valid drive’ license
  • CORI and fingerprinting clearance

Application instructions:

Please submit an online application form or mail 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.

Apply Now
Per Diem Awake Overnight Monitors

Reports to:

Residential Department

Main Function:

Riverview School is looking for 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:

per Diem Pay Range: $15.50 - $17.00

Candidate Requirements:

  • A current valid drive’ license
  • Maintain current CPR and first aid certifications
  • CORI clearance, and Fingerprinting is required

Application

Please submit an online application form or mail a letter 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.

Apply Now
Lifeguard - Summer Program (5 week summer camp)

Essential Job Function:

  • Oversees the aquatic complex, ensuring the safety of the students in the swimming area.
    Providing supplemental lifeguarding at the area ocean and pond beaches as necessary.
  • Monitors activities at the pool to prevent accidents. Rescues struggling and drowning
    swimmers.
  • Administers first aid. Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety
    hazards; enforces and adheres to pool rules and regulations in accordance to Riverview
    Swim policies.
  • Follows emergency action plan (EAP) and procedures established in the event of an
    emergency.
  • Train all staff involved in swimming and kayaking in Riverview’s EAP.
  • Complete swim assessments for students. Maintain order in the pool and adjoining
    areas. Inspects facilities for cleanliness and completes general pool cleaning and
    maintenance duties.
  • Assist in dorm, providing a highly-structured and therapeutic environment designed to
    promote adolescent normalization during inclement weather or when water activities are
    not running.

Job Classification:

Lifeguard - Summer Program (5 week summer camp with opportunity to extend employment
additional weeks on either end of the summer program). Summer staff housing available.

Candidate Requirements

  • Current Lifeguard Training Certification, First Aid Certification AND Professional
    Rescuer Cardiopulmonary (CPR) certificate upon employment.
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI) preferred
  • 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 instructions:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to:

The Residential Office at
resoffice@riverviewschool.org

EOE

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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

Apply Now
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