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Middlebridge School
Wakefield, Rhode Island (map)

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Job Details
Job ID: 80707 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: February 12, 2013 Starting Date: Immediately


Job Description
The RI is responsible for the supervision of the dorm, one on one instruction and guidance related to independent living and interpersonal skills. They work collaboratively with the Associate Residential Instructor to facilitate the individual goals of the students. The RI acts as a mentor, role model, teacher, counselor and coach in all areas of the residential program and is expected to be committed to the success of each student especially in the areas of social and emotional development.

The residential program includes opportunities to design and teach a variety of after school elective classes ranging from athletic, art, and cultural activities to volunteer and community service programs. Residential staff are also responsible for facilitating and overseeing weekend programming when on-duty, and supervising recreational activities both on and off campus as assigned.

The Residential Instructor is a live-in position, and requires that the staff reside within the dormitory during on-duty hours. Residential Staff are required to work 4 nights a week, and 10 weekends through the Academic School Year. Room and board is included as part of your salary.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 4
Job Categories:
Instructional Support > Teacher Mentor
Special Education > Autism
Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Learning Disabled
Special Education > Life Skills
Student Services > Teacher Mentor
Instructional Support > Individual Aide

Welcome to Middlebridge School!

A coeducational boarding and day high school program for students 13-19 with learning differences.

The mission of Middlebridge School is to provide instruction, opportunities, and support for students with learning differences. Our community is designed to develop students’ academic abilities, intellectual curiosity, and physical and social-emotional development. We strive to create life-long learners with increased independence and maturity that thrive in the post-graduate setting of their choice.

Our Philosophy
We at Middlebridge School believe:

• Academic, social, and emotional growth occurs simultaneously.

• All programs must be tailored to the individual student.

• Strong interpersonal relationships are the foundation for creating a trusting and
supportive educational environment.

• For students to meet potential and to create positive growth across settings, strong
partnerships with parents and families are cultivated.

• Educators must be dynamic and work collaboratively with one another in order to
understand how to best serve each individual student.

• Curriculum that is integrated across settings becomes reinforced and mastered by the

• Students must be taught to develop their strengths and utilize their talents so they can
grow into confident and self-aware learners who are prepared for success in the
global community. Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer
Middlebridge School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements
Full Time Employment Includes:

-Health Care
-6 weeks of scheduled vacation time through the school year
-Sick and Personal Time
-Applicants must be willing to submit to a background check.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Contact Information
    Dan Leventhal, Academic Dean
    333 Ocean Road
    Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
    Phone: 401-640-3941
    Email: click here

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