Oct 28, 2020

Para Educators

  • TrulyHired
  • Craftsbury, VT, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

OSSU has 2 openings for student support personnel at Craftsbury Academy. Candidates who are student-centered and have experience working with older students are preferred.

One position is personal care paraeducator working 1:1 at Craftsbury Academy.

One position is a long-term sub regular ed/special ed paraeducator. The terms of this position would start as soon as possible for approximately the next 9 weeks and perhaps longer for the rest of the school year.

These support positions fall under the Union Master Agreement with benefits and paid time off.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
Job Categories: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Employer Description
Schools in the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) endeavor to cultivate learner agency through reflective practice so that all students are empowered with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve their full potential and become successful, responsible and contributing members of society--both locally and globally.

The communities of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union share an enthusiastic commitment to place-based learning, sustainability education, whole child and trauma-informed practices, proficiency-based learning, and farm to school. Our educators are collaborative, creative, lifelong learners who value rural culture and community partnerships. Our students are connected to nature, each other, and their community. We work together toward a vision of flourishing communities sustained by engaged, compassionate, skilled citizens.

OSSU serves approximately 1100 students PK-12 across six towns in four counties: Craftsbury and Greensboro in Orleans County, Hardwick and Stannard in Caledonia County, Wolcott in Lamoille County and Woodbury in Washington County. The total population within our 6 towns is approximately 6,900 residents.

The geographic location of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union is often referred to as the Gateway to the Northeast Kingdom. We are located 20 miles from St. Johnsbury, 30 miles from Montpelier (Vermont's capital), and 60 miles from Burlington (Vermont's largest city). Learn more about us...

Location Description
Working Together to Ensure all Students Learn and Feel a True Sense of Belonging Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
Orleans Southwest 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
  • The candidate must pass a full background check. Candidates without at least an Associates Degree will be required to complete HG (highly qualified) para educator training online.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Merri Greenia
  • PO Box 73
  • Craftsbury Common, Vermont 05827
  • Phone: 802-586-2541
  • Fax: 802-472-6295
  • Email: click here

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