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Careers

Riverview school is hiring!

Become part of a team that makes a real difference!

Make a Difference

Riverview students are kind and fun-loving. They admire and respect staff, and see us as role models. Working at Riverview, you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of teenagers and young adults by helping them to navigate relationships, as well as foster confidence and independence. Riverview students are awesome!

Competitive Pay

In addition to competitive pay, there is the opportunity to earn incentive bonuses, overtime pay, and opportunities for cross-departmental work.

Great Benefits

Riverview offers a Tufts HMO plan. The School has two plans to choose from and pays 80%-90% of individual plans and 75%-85% of family plans. Additionally, long-term disability and life insurance are paid by the School, and dental and short-term disability are offered to employees.

Time Off / Flexibility

All full-time staff members enjoy paid holidays and earn paid vacation days. Residential staff receive extended holiday breaks, a spring break, and time off both before and after the summer program, which is great for travelers!

Funded Master's Degree

Riverview fully funds a master’s degree from Stonehill College in Inclusive Education and initial Massachusetts licensure for 5-12 in special education for cohorts of 6 employees as part of its recruitment, retention and professional development strategy.

Retirement Savings

After 1-year, Riverview has a matching retirement plan. You can allocate a percentage of your salary to the plan, and Riverview will match up to 5%!

Staff Wellness

Staff access to new $11M, 40,000 square foot Fitness and Recreation Center; staff fitness classes from boxing to yoga, provided free of charge; staff only locker room; healthy meals provided when on shift.

Community

Riverview is a caring community of kind, compassionate people. Most Riverview employees will say that they’ve met some of their best friends through their jobs at the School.

EOE/AA

Admissions Associate

Reports to: The Director of Admissions 

Job Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Hourly Position 

Main Function: 

The responsibility of the Admissions Associate is to assist the Admissions Office with all aspects of the Admissions process. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  1. Travel (at least 80 hours per month) to promote the school. Primarily in the Northeast but will include nationwide and international destinations. This also includes visits to events/conferences, professional organizations, advocates, educational consultants and special education attorneys who work closely with our students and families. 

  2. Assist the admissions staff with management of the prospective student’s admissions process for middle school, high school, transition, and summer programs.

    • Initial phone contact and documentation into Veracross 

    • Admissions correspondence (follow-up correspondence regarding the next step, etc.) 

    • Review of records, including neuropsychological and related school reports 

    • Follow-up correspondence and phone calls with professionals, psychologists, consultants, and families 

    • Interview and tour with student/families 

    • Coordinate visits for prospective students 

    • When on campus attend the admissions committee meetings 

    • Regularly update referring professionals 

    • Meet with staff to provide smooth transition for selected students 

    • Update profiles and assist with class placement if needed for visiting students 

    • Learn and use the admissions database for prospective/re-enrolled student documentation 

    • Cull files of accepted students with admissions staff 

    • Cull files of alumni students, as needed with admissions office manager. 

  3. Assist with marketing the school and developing relationships with referral sources. 

  4. Help to coordinate and run school tours and information sessions for prospective students, families, educational consultants, etc. 

  5. Assist with Opening Weekends to greet new students and families (summer and fall programs) 

  6. Understand website, marketing materials, and recruitment efforts and offer suggestions or changes. 

  7. All other duties as assigned. 

Candidate Requirements: 

  1. Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree and wide-ranging experience in the field of admissions and or Special Education. 

  2. Demonstrates strong interpersonal, sales, communication, technology and writing skills. 

  3. The ability to research targeted marketing opportunities within identified geographies. 

  4. Must passionately, confidently, and clearly express all that Riverview makes possible for students. 

  5. Exhibits comfort and competence with public speaking/presenting the school and its programs. 

  6. The ability to form and foster close relationships with referring professionals. 

  7. Travel plays an integral role in this position. Ideal candidate will undertake frequent travel primarily in the Northeast region but will include nationwide and international destinations, including multi -day or weekly overnight marketing trips. 

  8. Demonstrates a clear understanding of learning disabilities and willingness to learn the integrated curriculum, and middle, secondary, and transition programs offered at Riverview School. 

  9. Experience working in an admissions office or have a certification in Moderate Special Needs / experience working with adolescents with learning disabilities is preferred. 

  10. Participate in orientation training weeks prior to the opening of school, in addition to the weekly in-service training program throughout the school year (minimum of 24 hours of in-service training). 

  11. Demonstrate the ability to learn, understand and implement Riverview’s philosophy, goals and related policies and procedures. 

  12. All admissions associates must exercise efficiently and effectively:

    • time management and organizational skills 

    • communication and interpersonal skills

    • flexibility to step in to assist other departments as needed 

  13. This position requires the following:

    • Valid driver’s license 

    • Valid Passport for international travel 

    • Documentation of a negative TB test 

    • Participation in Universal Precaution and OSHA Guidance Training 

    • Suitable background check results (including CORI, SORI, DCF, Child Welfare, and fingerprinting) 

    • Current C.P.R. and First Aid certification 

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Special Events Associate

Special Events Associate

Job Classification: Full Time / Hourly Non-exempt / Entry Level (1-3 years experience)

About Us:

Join an exciting and fast-paced team within the Development Office at Riverview School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and organized Special Events Associate to join our team! In this role, you’ll be instrumental in bringing our special events to life, from initial concept to flawless execution. Events at Riverview focus on everything from student and family engagement to our celebratory year-end fundraising Gala! You’ll assist with every stage of the event planning process, from researching vendors and managing budgets to creating marketing materials and ensuring a seamless event day. This exciting role offers opportunities for mentorship and continued career growth.

The Job:

  • Work with the Advancement team to ensure that the strategic objectives of the school are met, and a consistent tone is reflected in all efforts.

  • Help to create and maintain an annual events Calendar and assess additional event opportunities as they are presented.

  • Organize, update and maintain event files throughout the year.

  • Conduct periodic analysis of events and recommend changes to ensure alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Support departmental needs including event logistics, timelines, budgets, communication with venues, vendors, staff and the negotiation of contracts.

  • Fully utilize technology to automate essential elements of planning, tracking and production.

  • Development of forward-facing communications promoting events.

  • Creation of collateral, including invitations and programs.

  • Recruit and manage volunteers to deepen community engagement.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Specific Duties:

  • Work in collaboration with the office of Advancement to plan and execute all facets of Riverview’s annual fundraising gala and expand opportunities for revenue growth.

  • Manage volunteer Gala committee.

  • Coordinate and manage logistics for parent weekends, including Opening Weekend, Fall Family Weekend, Transition Weekend and Alumni Weekend.

  • Help to support Family Association efforts to further strengthen relationships with families.

  • Coordinate with other departments to execute additional school-wide events including but not limited to: Cultural Diversity Day, Staff Appreciation Events, Regional Parent Receptions and Board Receptions.

  • Work with the Advancement team to shape periodic cultivation events for parents.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Demonstrated strategic and tactical experience in event planning, logistics, execution, and volunteer engagement.

  • Creativity, flexibility, and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines while maintaining strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with volunteers, faculty, staff, and vendors.

  • Self-motivated, able to identify opportunities for improvement within existing structures.

  • Highly organized and the ability to present plans clearly and efficiently.

  • Strong oral, written and technology skills.

  • Strong office skills: organization, time management/scheduling, computer literacy, effective communication, interpersonal, problem solving, ability to multi task.

  • Experience with development and fundraising software preferred.

  • 1-3 years event experience. Fundraising event experience preferred.

  • Bachelor’s or Associate Degree Preferred; experience will be considered in lieu of degree

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs

Other Requirements:

  • Suitable background check required (CORI, SORI, DCF and Fingerprinting)

  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification. 

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Special Education Teacher

Reports to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School/Director of Education

Main Function:

Provide academic instruction, life skills/independent living training, and social/emotional support to adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning, and cognitive disabilities.

Essential Job Function:

  • Provide instruction in a variety of subject areas

  • Engage in data-driven instruction and meaningful assessment practices

  • Adapt instruction and materials to meet the individual needs of students

  • Collaborate and communicate with other team members in addressing the needs of the whole child

  • Use technology to support and facilitate meaningful learning experiences

Job Classification:

Full time – 10 months.  Summer Employment Opportunities Available.  Start date August 26, 2024.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Massachusetts license in Special Education/Moderate Disabilities (grades 5-12) or eligibility for a waiver

  • Related experience (experience in an independent school environment preferred)

  • Strong ability to incorporate technology into instruction

  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem solving skills

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple demands

  • Passion for Riverview’s mission and the field of special education

  • Successful completion of background checks and fingerprinting

  • Current/valid driver’s license

Application

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Maintenance Tech

Reports to:

Director of Facilities

General Performance Responsibilities:

  • Perform emergency repairs to RVS buildings and equipment to maintain a safe environment for staff and students.

  • Perform preventative maintenance.

  • Keep Supervisor informed of the progress of the work and any significant developments as they occur.

  • Keep all work areas free and clear of debris.

  • Work quality must meets professional standards.

  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as required by the Director of Facilities.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Primary Performance Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit professional behavior at all times

  • Show up daily on time, ready to work

  • Respond to emergency situations when called upon by a Facilities Supervisor.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable safety standards.

  • Troubleshoot and perform corrective maintenance in a timely fashion.

  • Identify and correct health and safety issues in a time efficient manner.

  • Assists the Director of Facilities with special projects.

  • Must be available nights and weekends when scheduled

  • Assist with ongoing planned preventive maintenance.

  • Performs corrective action and preventive maintenance regarding building systems.

  • Informs supervisor of any materials and supplies needed to complete assignment.

  • Maintain records of work performed including materials used; turn in received work orders daily; request materials needed according to established guidelines.

  • Work from work orders and oral instructions from supervisor.

  • Shovel, plow and/or treat RVS Properties; Perform snow removal operations and run associated equipment as instructed by Supervisor

  • Perform seasonal landscaping and snow removal

Essential Functions of the Job:

Must possess the ability to:

  • Perform a wide variety of work in the maintenance and repair of RVS facilities and equipment.

  • Read and interpret work orders, ask questions if unclear on task

  • Prioritize, review work when completed for quality workmanship.

  • Effectively and safely operate a variety of tools and equipment used

  • Work nights and weekends for special events or emergencies

  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Work independently when needed

  • Meet schedules, timelines and deadlines

  • Maintain routine records

  • Establish and maintain cooperative, professional and effective working relationships with others.

  • Observe and perform legal and defensive driving practices

  • Use and operate a computer and/or electronic devices to maintain assigned work

Physical and Environmental Demands:

The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work is performed both inside and outside and the employee may be subject to loud noise, exposure to extremes in temperature, inclement weather, dust, odors, cleaning chemicals and related fumes, etc.  Employee is subject to one or more hazards such as those associated with working power equipment, climbing ladders and working from scaffolding. Regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion. Operation of equipment that causes loud noise level and high vibrations.

May require the exercise of caution when operating equipment and handling chemicals or other toxic materials, and the utilization of proper sanitary precautions when handling trash, garbage, blood spills and other potential hazards.

Work is mutually mental and physical.  While performing the functions of this job, the employee is required to bend at the waist, push, pull, move, lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds, twist/turn, climb ladders, shovel snow, seek to assure proper and complete cleaning, and use dexterity of hands and fingers to operate power equipment.

Experience and commitment to working in a racially and culturally diverse teaching and learning community.

Other Requirements:

  • Suitable drug test, physical, and background check results (CORI, SORI, DCF) with fingerprinting required.

  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

Speech Language Pathologist - full or part time

Full-time or Part-time (at least three days a week)

Main Functions:

  • Assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, fluency, and other related disorders

  • Provide clinical services to students with speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, fluency, and other related disorders

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop an individualized plan of care, tailored to each student’s needs

  • Provide in class, small group, and/or individual speech and language therapy for identified students

  • Implement curricula and activities to meet goals and objectives

  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards student mastery of goals

  • Use assessment data to refine intervention and inform therapy practices

  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues

  • Participate in team meetings, faculty meetings, and IEP meetings

  • Produce quarterly progress reports describing progress towards IEP goals and present level of performance

  • Seek out and engage in continuing professional education to maintain ASHA membership and Massachusetts State licensure.

Candidates must have the following:

  • Master’s degree and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology and current ASHA membership

  • Current license with the Massachusetts Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  • Passion for Riverview’s mission and the field of special education

  • Knowledge of executive function, and social pragmatics programs, techniques, and materials

  • Strong written, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple demands

  • CORI, fingerprinting, and background check

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Part Time Evening/Overnight RN - School Nurse

Reports to:

Director of Health Care Services

Main Function:

We are seeking an RN who exhibits maturity, flexibility, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style. 

The RN promotes and restores students’ health by completing the nursing process working in Riverview School’s onsite Health Care Center. The RN will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members on campus.  Our dynamic Health Care Team works cohesively to provide 24/7 care to our student population.

Essential Job Function:

  • Excellent Nursing Assessment Skills

  • Responds well in emergency situations

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

  • Health Promotion and Maintenance

  • Overnight remote monitoring of students with Diabetes and Seizure Disorders

Job Classification:

  • 11 month, 26 hours per week, part-time position

  • Wednesday Overnight Shift, 9:00 PM- 7:00 AM ( 10 hours)

  • Friday and Saturday Evening Shift 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM ( 16 hours)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current MA RN License

  • Current Driver’s license

  • Cori and Fingerprinting

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Residential Instructor WITH and WITHOUT Overnights

Reports to:

Residential Supervisor

Main Function:

Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to students, while overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.

Essential Job Function:

  • Full time position requiring maturity, initiative, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.

  • Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to students, while coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.

  • Provide an engaged, structured and supportive dormitory environment designed to promote growth and independence through assessment, direct instruction, positive reinforcement and the setting of clear and consistent expectations.

  • Meet the individual and collective needs of assigned students relative to their unique learning styles.

Job Classification:

  • Full Time - Sunday-Wednesday (Shifts include evenings and weekends)

  • Full Time - Wednesday-Saturday (Shifts include evenings and weekends)

  • Residential Instructors with Overnights (asleep) can earn up to $65,000 annually based on experience and degree.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the School mission and adhere to all policies and procedures.

  • Experience working with students with learning and intellectual disabilities and/or a willingness to engage in professional development to gain the knowledge necessary to effectively work with the Riverview student profile.

  • Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Comply with School, OSHA and Board of Health safety guidelines and training.

  • Maintain current CPR, First Aid and EpiPen certifications.

  • Demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with students, families and co-workers.

  • Current Valid Driver’s license

  • CORI and Fingerprinting clearance

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Custodian (2nd Shift)

Reports to:

Director of Facilities

Main Function:

Immediate opening for a 2nd shift Custodian for cleaning operations of a multi building facility. Looking for an organized individual who is detail oriented with good communication skills.

Job Classification:

Full time position, Monday - Friday 1pm - 9pm

Candidate Requirements:

All candidates must pass a drug test, physical and CORI check upon job offer

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Cafe Riverview: Front End Worker

Employment Type:

Front End Worker

Cafe Riverview is seeking an experienced Front-End Worker.  This is a part-time position. Ideal candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced training facility. Weekends a must!

Reports to:

Cafe Manager

Location:

Cafe Riverview

451 Route 6A

East Sandwich MA

Contact:

Apply in person at Cafe Riverview directly or by calling 508-833-8365 and ask for Cathy or fill out an application online.

CORI, SORI, DCF background check with fingerprinting required.

 Great work environment!

Cross Departmental Instructor

Reports to:

Residential

Main Function:

The Cross Departmental Instructor will provide direct and ongoing supervision, instruction and support to all assigned students, while coordinating day-to-day operations of a dormitory. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide a structured and supportive dormitory environment designed to promote growth and independence through direct instruction, assessment, and modeling.

  • Provide academic support in a classroom/vocational setting one day a week in the role of substitute, aide, vocational or behavior support.

  • Meet the individual and collective needs of students based on their learning styles and social/emotional needs providing a consistent, well-supervised, productive and nurturing learning environment responsive to each student’s needs.

  • Utilize curriculum and rubrics in teaching and assessing independent living skills in the areas of social skills, independent living skills, cooking, budgeting, community safety, and executive functioning.

  • Teach, instruct, and support students in the areas of social pragmatics, executive functioning, developing, and maintaining friendships, perspective taking, problem solving, conflict resolution and independent living skills.

  • Document and track progress of individual student goals and report in quarterly progress reports.

  • Support and Teach Executive Function skills in the areas of room care, time management, organization and planning within the dorm setting.

  • Instruct students on personal safety and boundaries, utilizing the Safety and Boundaries curriculum to teach students guidelines around; safety, boundaries, consent, self-advocacy and personal hygiene.

  • Ensure that parents receive regular communication as outlined in the Family Handbook and as needed.  Notify parents in a timely manner of any significant and/or on-going concerns, including, but not limited to; changes in behavior, peer conflicts, breaking of school rules, etc.

  • Provide each assigned student with the level of direct and ongoing supervision needed to assure their safety and emotional well-being (as well as that of other students). While on duty, provide a highly visible, vigilant, and interactive presence, especially during out-of-dorm and off-grounds activities, and during all transitions.

  • Assess students on caseload with collaboration of the team to develop an individualized goal and objective.   Provide instruction, support and guidance to assist students in meeting their annual goal, document process and meet regularly with students.

  • Provide the emotional support, safety, and physical care needed to students experiencing health or behavioral concerns.  Follow procedures for handling medical emergencies.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a closely related field and work experience. A current valid driver’s license and CORI and Fingerprint clearance required.

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

Cross Departmental Academic/Life Skills Instructor

Reports to:

Academic

Main Function:

The Cross Departmental Academic Instructor will provide direct and ongoing supervision, instruction, and support to all assigned students, while coordinating day-to-day operations of a classroom and dormitory.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide a structured and supportive learning environment designed to promote growth and independence through direct instruction, assessment, and modeling.

  • Provide academic instruction and support in a classroom/vocational/community setting in the role of teacher, instructor, substitute, aide, vocational, or behavior support.

  • Meet the individual and collective needs of students based on their learning styles and social/emotional needs, providing a consistent, well-supervised, productive, and nurturing learning environment responsive to each student’s needs.

  • Utilize curriculum and rubrics in teaching and assessing subject area skills and knowledge, in addition to social skills, independent living skills, work habits, cooking, employability skills, budgeting, community safety, and executive functioning.

  • Teach, instruct, and support students in the areas of social pragmatics, executive functioning, developing, and maintaining friendships, perspective taking, problem solving, conflict resolution and independent living skills.

  • Teach, instruct, and support students in core academic subjects in the classroom and application of skills in the community.

  • Document and track progress of individual student goals and report in quarterly progress reports.

  • Support and teach executive function skills in the areas of time management, organization, and planning within the academic, community, and dorm setting.

  • Instruct students on guidelines around safety, boundaries, consent, self-advocacy, and personal hygiene.

  • Ensure that parents receive regular communication as outlined in the Family Handbook and as needed.

  • Notify parents in a timely manner of any significant and/or on-going concerns, including, but not limited to changes in behavior, peer conflicts, breaking of school rules, etc.

  • Provide each assigned student with the level of direct and ongoing supervision needed to assure their safety and emotional well-being (as well as that of other students).

  • While on duty, provide a highly visible, vigilant, and interactive presence.

  • Assess students on caseload with collaboration of the team to develop an individualized goal(s) and objective(s).  

  • Provide instruction, support, and guidance to assist students in meeting their annual goal(s), document process, and meet regularly with students.

  • Provide the emotional support, safety, and physical care needed to students experiencing health or behavioral concerns.  Follow procedures for handling medical emergencies.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a closely related field and work experience. A current valid driver’s license and CORI and Fingerprint clearance required.

Please fill out an online application and the appropriate person will be in touch. Thank you!

No phone calls please.

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