Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union
Employment Opportunities

PARAEDUCATORS


RNESU - para
Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union
Brandon, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 2837192 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 14, 2017 Starting Date: August 28, 2017

Job Description
RNESU has immediate openings for fulltime time 1:1 Paraeducators (7/hr/day) for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Paraeducator is responsible for helping to provide academic and behavioral support to students as needed. This is to be accomplished in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures. The Paraeducator will be responsible for supporting students within the classroom or community setting. They must ensure the development and safety of students and be respectful of the students and their parents.

The following qualifications are required:
• Associates degree or equivalent
• Meets requirements of No Child Left Behind “highly qualified” status

The following are preferred:
• Previous teaching or related experience
• Understands accommodations and classroom expectations while providing student support
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in accordance with federal, state and RNESU requirements
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, parents, staff and members of the community
• Ability to work harmoniously and collaboratively with others
• Knowledge and experience with basic principles of child development, effective methods of dealing with children, and curriculum and instruction

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
mbruce@rnesu.org
802-247-5757 ext. 20




Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

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