Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union
Employment Opportunities

INTERVENTION SPECIALIST


Neshobe School
Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union
Brandon, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 2837188 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 14, 2017 Starting Date: August 28, 2017

Job Description
RNESU Intervention Specialist needed to support groups of students academically, socially and emotionally, at Neshobe Elementary School. The role of the Intervention Specialist is to possess behavioral support skills that enable them to support other para-professionals with students who challenge them as well as work directly with students to prevent and intervene with social emotional issues during the school day.

The following qualifications are required:
• Associates Degree
• Highly Qualified under Title I requirements and pass the Crisis Prevention test annually.

Other Preferred Qualifications
• Previous experience with students with disabilities.
• Physical ability to restrain students as necessary as written in the Individualized Education Plan/Behavior Management Plan.
• Ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers, special educators and other members of the school community
• Expected to work with a variety of students in a variety of settings throughout the school day. This support will cover a broad continuum from 1:1 prevention services to prevent behavioral issues, to carrying out behavioral plans as written.
• Ability to assure the health and safety of the assigned student(s) and other students with which the assigned student(s) comes in contact.
• Ability to assist in developing letters of responsibilities, disciplinary plans and appropriate behavioral contracts with assigned students.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with federal, state and RNESU requirements
• Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and meet deadlines.
• Ability to act on and uphold the policies and procedures established by the board and administration

Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union is located in the north east section of Rutland county and the south west section of Addison County, Vermont. The supervisory union supports six elementary schools and one middle/high school. RNESU is dedicated to the development of character, competence, creativity and community and serves the towns of Brandon, Chittenden, Goshen, Leicester, Mendon, Pittsford, Sudbury and Whiting. Our region is rich in outdoor activities and includes many opportunities to engage in a wide range of outdoor activities and sports as well as cultural activities. Nearby attractions include the Paramount Theater in Rutland City, known for its exceptional line up of music and entertainment, and Pico Mountain, located in the town of Mendon. Rutland County is in the Green Mountain Forest. Both the Appalachian Trail and Long Trail merge in the town of Mendon. Killington Mountain, just 10 minutes from Pico Mountain boasts the best skiing in the east and includes four season activities. There are many beautiful golf courses in our region and we are extremely close to New York through road, ferry or bridge travel. Local colleges include Castleton University, The College of Saint Joseph the Provider, Green Mountain College and Middlebury College.

RNESU serves approximately 1, 500 students from PreK through 12th grade. Our percentage of students on Individual Education Plans is 15.5%. This year five of our district’s schools have poverty levels of 40% or higher.

Successful Applicants must be team players, well organized, be able to multi-task, demonstrate knowledge of educational systems and supports, be comfortable with technology, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Interested candidates must apply on schoolspring.com to:
Marsha Bruce
Director of Special Services

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Neshobe School!

Neshobe is a K-6 elementary school in Brandon, VT. We have a record of continued improvement in student achievement, and we seek staff committed to that mission. Please visit our website for more information.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • No experience required
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Brooke Towslee, Human Resources Coordinator
    49 Court Drive
    Brandon, Vermont 05733
    Phone: 802-247-5757
    Fax: 802-247-5548
    Email: btowslee@rnesu.org