Burlington Schools District Office

Burlington Public Schools

Burlington, VT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3633268
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : August 24, 2021

Job Description

Edmunds Middle School seeks a Restorative Practices Specialist. This position will be directly supervised by the BSD RP Coordinator and will be responsible for overseeing the RP work in the middle schools. 

  • Infuse RP implementation with anti-racism and equity focus  
  • Help establish and maintain student support center RP procedures based on the school’s RP implementation continuum 
  • Oversee school-wide use of Tier 1 RP processes (frequency, circle topics, etc.) through informal classroom visits, walkthroughs, coaching, etc. 
  • Support teachers in Tier 1 connection activities (games, etc.) and circle implementation through coaching, observation, and feedback  
  • Work with RP Middle School Youth and Family Liaison to:
    • Create systems to empower youth voice and agency in school-wide RP implementation
    • Ensure continuity of RP implementation across schools 
    • Train and oversee youth circle facilitators
  • Facilitate Tier 1.5 and Tier 2 interventions with students, staff, and community members on an as-needed basis  
  • Provide timely communication with teachers, administrators, and families about incidents and restorative interventions taken, next steps, etc.  
  • Routinely check-in with the administration to provide clear communication around ways the administration can support the advancement of RP work, building RP trends and/or concerns, etc. 
  • Document all restorative interventions used with students (e.g., Tiers 1.5 and 2) within BSD data system 
  • Support and serve on school-based RP team, and communicate with other school teams as necessary
  • Gather data and resources related to RP effectiveness, and share these data with all relevant stakeholders  
  • Work with the RP coordinator and other RP specialists to create methods to review and monitor school-based RP plans 


  • Position Type: Full-time

Location Description

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The Burlington School District recognizes and values the diversity of our students, staff and community. The District is committed to a culture of diversity that reflects the voices, perspectives and differences arising from our diverse community and the world. We believe that it is important for students to understand and appreciate human diversity, develop a capacity for cultural competence, and commit to encouraging inclusion in their future lives.

The District will adopt procedures and implement staff training intended to achieve a diverse and culturally competent school community, inclusive of diverse races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and spiritual beliefs, ages, and physical and learning abilities. The administration shall report to the Board annually on its progress, barriers and outcomes. Learn more about us...

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Contact Information

  • Christopher Celotto
  • 150 Colchester Avenue
  • Burlington, Vermont 05401

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