Westshire Elementary

Rivendell Interstate School District

West Fairlee, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3232790
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 18, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 2020

Job Description

Westshire Elementary School in West Fairlee, Vermont is seeking an energetic, organized and highly collaborative Special Educator to join a school committed to high levels of achievement for all students.

This position involves close collaboration with classroom teachers. The special educator also provides direct instruction in reading, math and writing, case management and supervises related service providers including paraprofessionals. The successful candidate possesses strong knowledge of positive behavioral supports that are beneficial for implementation with elementary age students.

The special educator must possess a working knowledge of the federal and state regulations governing the determination and delivery of special education services.

Westshire has a rigorous and relevant PK-5 continuum of academic study using a standards-based curriculum, with a major emphasis on early literacy. Math and numeracy are of equal importance. Our goal for students is to develop a deep sense of numbers, computational dexterity, and problem-solving skills. We also want them to be able to apply what they learn and make connections to daily life and future goals. Children in each grade participate in an exciting array of inquiry-based, project-oriented social studies and science units.

The mission of the Rivendell Interstate School District is to foster the intellectual, social and personal development of its students. Our goal is that they will become life-long learners, positive contributors to their communities and productive, healthy adults. In our region of the Green Mountains we have the best of what Vermont offers including skiing, water sports, and beautiful Vermont villages and towns bursting with commerce. Just 30 minutes north of the Hanover, Norwich, Lebanon area, Rivendell Interstate School District is a small, rural school district comprised of three schools and serving the students of Fairlee, West Fairlee, Vershire, and Orford, NH. For more information about us please visit our website at https://www.rivendellschool.org/schools/

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > General Special Education
  • Welcome to Westshire Elementary!

    Westshire Elementary School is a preK-4 grade public elementary school in the Rivendell District.

    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

    • Eligible or possess Vermont Special Education licensure
    • At least 4 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Janet Cole , Director of Special Education
    • 10 School Drive
    • Orford, New Hampshire 03777
    • Phone: 603-353-2170
    • Fax: 603-353-2189
    • Email: click here

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