Orleans Central Supervisory Union

Barton, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4216384
  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2023
  • Posted : April 13, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 2023

Job Description

Starting Base Pay for Paraprofessionals: $18.00 per Hour. More per hour for experience and/or education.

The Orleans Central Supervisory Union is comprised of two school districts (Lake Region Union Elementary-Middle School and Lake Region Union High School) supporting six K-8 elementary schools, the Orleans Central Early Childhood Program, and Lake Region Union High School.

Orleans Central Supervisory Union is located in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom which is known for scenic and rugged area of hills, sugarbushes, farmland and lakes. While our communities are small, they are truly that, a community that people are proud to be a part of. While we are rural, scenic drives will land you at Burke Mountain, Craftsbury Outdoor Center, and Jay Peak for skiing, opportunities, mountain biking at Kingdom Trails, fishing at the local lakes, and other outdoor activities. Our area is known for its sugar houses, which features Sugar on Snow in early spring, offering enjoyment for all ages.

Our mission is to provide an environment that celebrates diversity and creativity, promotes inclusion and integrity, and partners with parents and community members to give students access to a 21st century education.

Associates degree or the equivalent college courses or successfully meeting the VT cut score on ParaPro


Implement IEPs, 504 plans, EST plans, and/or Behavior plans. Motivates and supports students in learning and personal growth, according to each student's ability, in order to develop skills, knowledge, and a disposition for learning needed for continued education and/or work. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with students, parents/guardians, staff members, and other professionals to meet student development needs. Demonstrates appropriate decision-making skills, anticipate and/or respond to any given crisis situation.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

- Ensure students are supported in the classroom given direction from the Special Educator or School Principal in areas such as academics, behavior, and personal care needs.
- Able to be on time for job duration
- Transition easily within a variety of grades, classroom teaching styles, and children with a variety of disabilities
- Follow lesson plans from the classroom teacher, special educator, or nurse
- Maintain confidentiality
- Use time wisely and plan accordingly
- Assist children in academic instruction
- Able to effectively manage behaviors within a classroom and in a one-on-one situation
- Record keeping: work samples, Medicaid as required, etc.
- Trained to handle personal care issues when necessary

The information contained in this job description is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this
position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 4
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Location Description

    The Orleans Central Supervisory Union is comprised of six elementary school districts (Albany, Barton, Brownington, Glover, Irasburg, Orleans), the Central Orleans Family Education Center, and Lake Region Union High School. We currently have 1150 students enrolled in our entire district, and we employ a total of 300 staff members. We are located in the heart of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, a scenic and rugged area of hills, sugarbushes, farmland and lakes. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Orleans Central 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 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

    • No experience required
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Chad Fox , Interim Director of Special Services
    • 130 Kinsey Road
    • Barton, Vermont 05822
    • Phone: 802-525-1204
    • Fax: 802-525-1276
    • Email: click here

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