Rivendell Academy

Rivendell Interstate School District

Orford, New Hampshire ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3074497
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 31, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 2019

Job Description

Rivendell Academy is a small 7-12th grade school located in the picturesque Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. Our school is committed to a personal, student-centered approach to education. We focus on understanding and developing student ideas that emerge from encountering rich materials and complex questions. Rivendell is committed to the integration of technology and interdisciplinary projects.

Rivendell Interstate School District is hiring a person to assist the lead teacher in a newly created Academic Mentoring Program. The program serves a small group of 9th and 10th graders of high ability, yet low performance. The candidate must be able to develop strong, personal working relationships with adolescents. The candidate must be able to support learning in the areas of algebra, geometry, physical science, biology, and literacy. Equally important is the ability to work with students to identify and overcome barriers to becoming motivated, independent learners, as well as teaching necessary study habits. The candidate will be a member of the Academic Mentoring Committee.

Strong candidates will have demonstrated creativity and success in motivating under-performing adolescents. He or she will have the ability to develop a supportive and positive learning culture.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Individual Aide
  • Welcome to Rivendell Academy!

    Rivendell Academy is a 7-12 public school located in Orford, NH.

    Rivendell Interstate School Distrist was the first K-12 interstate school district in the United States. It is now a preK-12 school district and serves three Vermont towns (Fairlee, West Fairlee and Vershire) and one New Hampshire town (Orford).

    Rivendell is located in the picturesque four-season Upper Valley near Dartmouth College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The District also includes beautiful Lake Morey and Lake Fairlee and has a 37-mile hiking trail that connects the four towns.

    There are a number of higher education institutions close to our towns, including: Dartmouth College, Plymouth State University, Community College of Vermont, Lyndonville State College, Lebanon College, Norwich University, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Goddard College and New England Culinary Institute. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Rivendell Interstate School District 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

    • College degree and experience preferred; desire to work with adolescents. The application must include a current resume, all transcripts and three letters of reference. Position will remain open until filled.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Keri Gelenian , Head of Schools/Rivendell Academy Principal
    • 2972 Rte 25A
    • Orford, New Hampshire 03777
    • Phone: 603-353-4321
    • Fax: 603-353-4414
    • Email: click here

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