Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union
Employment Opportunities


Otter Valley Union High School
Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union
Brandon, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 2844975 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: August 31, 2017 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Otter Valley Union High School is accepting applications for an Intervention Specialist to begin as soon as possible.

The Intervention Specialist is responsible for providing a positive and successful experience for student(s) identified through the special education process as needing help with social, personal and/or behavioral issues. This is to be accomplished in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

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

Otter Valley Union High School is located in central Vermont in the town of Brandon. The school is the main high school for Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union which includes a population of approximately 9,000. The two largest villages are Brandon and Pittsford, both located on US Route 7, north of Rutland. The area is rural, with major industries being education, tourism, light manufacturing, agriculture, and a growing arts community.

OVUHS is a public high school serving students in grades 7-12 from communities of Brandon, Pittsford, Leicester, Whiting, Sudbury, Goshen, Florence, and Forestdale. The current student population is 516 and is anticipated to increase to 525 in the coming year.

Otter Valley Union High School has been a member of the New England Secondary Schools League of Innovative Schools since November 2013. As a member of the League we are committed to educational equity, student-centered learning, and ongoing improvement.

Interested candidates may apply on to:
Jim Avery
Principal, Otter Valley Union High School

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Otter Valley Union High School!

Please access the Otter Valley school 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