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Hiawatha Elementary School

Essex Westford School District

Essex Junction , Vermont (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2873193
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: December 6, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Full-time position available at our Hiawatha School for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year to assist and supervise assigned special needs students instructionally, behaviorally and physically in the general mainstream program. Positions will involve working with a student individually and/or in small groups. Successful experience working with students with emotional challenges and mental health diagnosis required. Experience working with primary elementary aged students also required.

Additional qualifications include the following:
- Associate's degree (or minimum of two years of higher education) plus 2 to 3 years of directly related experience (or equivalent training and experience) preferred.
- Good working knowledge of disabilities of special education students, and special education teaching methods, theories and laws also required.
- Good understanding of standard classroom operations and teaching methods; good basic teaching skills.
- Demonstrated mastery of the academic subject matter being taught to students.
- Flexibility within schedule to meet bus and/or stay with student(s) at the end of the day.

For a list of additional qualifications and duties, please Click Here for a copy of the job description.

Position pays $14.97/hour for up to 6.5 hours/day with excellent benefits including family medical and dental insurance; life insurance; tuition reimbursement; and paid leaves. Position is available on a temporary basis for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year only. Selected candidate would need to reapply for the 2018-19 school year should they wish to return.

Applications only accepted electronically through

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Adaptive Physical Education
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Hard of Hearing
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions

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    Application Questions

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    • 1. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
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    • 2. Do we have your permission to contact all references, employers, educational institutions, and other individuals who may have knowledge of your employment and/or other pertinent information regarding your candidacy for this position?
    • 3. Please review the job description and answer the following question (a link to the job description has been provided in the posting): Are you able to complete the requirements of the job with or without accommodation?

    Contact Information

    • Katherine Grykien
    • 34 Hiawatha Avenue
    • Essex Junction, Vermont 05452
    • Phone: 802-878-1384
    • Fax: 802-879-8190
    • Email: click here

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