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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 and overtime pay.

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

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 – for 2022/2023 school year. August 29, 2022 start.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Massachusetts license in Special Education/Moderate Disabilities (grades 5-12)

  • 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.

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, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style.

  • Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all assigned students (approximately 9-14), while coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.

  • Provide a highly-structured and therapeutic 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, social/emotional needs, and the fostering of independent living skills

Job Classification:

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

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

  • Overnight instructors can earn up to $50,000 annually

  • Ability to earn incentive bonuses and overtime annually

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.

Speech and Language Pathologist

Reports to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School / Director of Education

Main Function:

The Speech and Language Pathologist provides instruction utilizing a variety of methods, with strong emphasis on in-class supports and instruction, in addition to individual, small group, tutorial, and consult services.

Essential Job Function:

  • Improve students’ expressive & receptive language, language development, executive function skills, and social pragmatics skills

  • Collaborate with academic and residential staff

  • Strong emphasis put on generalization of skills through the campus and in the community

  • School-wide emphasis on pragmatics, Social Thinking skills ® (Michelle Garcia Winner) and executive function skills

Candidate Requirements:

  • ASHA Certification as a Speech and Language Pathologist

  • Related experience (experience in school environment preferred).

  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong technology 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

Job Classification:

  • Part Time or Full Time

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

EOE/AA

No phone calls please.

Cafe Part-time Cook

Employment Type:

Experienced, part-time cook

Reports to:

Cafe Manager

Location:

Cafe Riverview
451 Route 6A
East Sandwich MA

Contact:

Call Cafe Riverview directly at 508-833-8365 and ask for Cathy.

CORI is required

Morning Dormitory Resource

Reports to:

Residential

Main Function:

The AM Resource at Riverview School assists Residential Instructors with students’ morning routines and daily preparations before leaving the dorms for the day to attend class or work. This is a great part-time role and introductory experience to Riverview.

Additional Offerings:

  • Meals

  • Fitness Center

  • Paid CPR/First Aid Training

  • Supportive Team Approach

  • Pay rate starting at $15.23

Job Classification:

Part time: Monday - Friday 6:30am - 8:30am

Total 10 hours per week

Candidate Requirements:

  • Current valid driver’s license required

  • CORI and Finger printing required

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

No phone calls please.

Registered Nurse / School Nurse

Reports to:

Cate MacFarland, 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 will work collaboratively with team members in meeting the needs of the whole child.

  • 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.

  • The RN will follow Riverview School’s COVID-19 protocols.

Essential Job Function:

  • Excellent Nursing Assessment Skills

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

  • Health Promotion and Maintenance

  • Independent problem-solving skills

  • Experience with Electronic Health Records and basic office programs (MS Word/Excel, Google Docs)

Job Classification:

Opportunity for Full Time or Part Time schedule- 24 or 32 hours

This is an evening shift position 2:00 pm-10:00 pm

Candidate Requirements:

  • Current MA RN License

  • BSN Preferred

  • 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.

Full-Time Permanent Substitute

Reports to:

Residential

Main Function:

Riverview School Residential Dept. Join our dynamic, collaborative community and enjoy working on Cape Cod! Work in a spirited fast pace setting with veteran staff providing residential & recreational services to adolescents and young adults with special needs. Please come visit our website to learn more about our wonderful students, terrific program, and beautiful campus. • Immediate employment available• 4 day work week • Meals provided while on shift

Essential Job Function:

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

  • Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all assigned students (approximately 9-14), while overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the dormitory.

  • Establish a highly-structured and therapeutic dormitory environment designed to promote adolescent normalization

  • Stressing the tenets of preventive discipline and positive reinforcement conducive to meeting the individual and collective needs of assigned students relative to their unique learning styles, social needs

  • Fostering of independent living skills

Job Classification:

F/T Shift available: Sunday 9am–10pm, Monday 2–10pm, Tuesday 2–10pm, Wed. 12:30–10pm (A) or 12:30–5pm (B)

FT Shift available: Wednesday: 12:30–5pm or 12:30–10pm, Thursday: 2:30–10pm, Friday: 2–10pm, Saturday: 9am–10pm.

Candidate Requirements:

Desired qualifications include a degree in Human Services, Education or related field and/or experience working with children and adolescents with learning differences and/or intellectual disabilities within a residential setting. 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.

Substitute Teachers

Reports to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School/Director of Education

Main Function:

Provision of classroom and instructional coverage for teacher absences

Essential Job Function:

  • Deliver instruction and achieve lesson goals

  • Oversee students both inside and outside the classroom, ensuring student safety

  • Supervise classroom activities and procedures

  • Communicate with other team members as necessary

Job Classification:

Per diem position – as needed

Candidate Requirements:

BA preferred or at least 2 years’ experience in the field of special education

Ability to handle a fast-paced environment with multiple demands

Must be flexible, reliable, exercise good judgment and be able to think on your feet

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

Successful completion of background checks and fingerprinting

Rate:

$15.00 - $20.00 per hour, depending on experience.

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

No phone calls please.

Job Coach/Thrift Store Associate - SecondView Thrift Store

Reports to:
Thrift Store Manager

Main Function:
The Job Coach/Thrift Store Associate provides hands on training and workplace orientation to students at GROW who are learning skills for employment in Riverview’s SecondView Thrift Store.

Essential Job Function:

  • Provide hands on training/worksite orientation to student employees/trainees

  • Create a positive, cooperative, rewarding work experience for students/trainees

  • Provide exemplary customer service and maintain positive relationships with customers and donor

  • Maintain donation intake, sorting, merchandising, sales, and displays at Thrift Store

Job Classification:
Part time position (approximately 15 hours a week)

Candidate Requirements:

  • Two year degree and experience preferred

  • Experience working with young adults with special needs in an educational or vocational setting

  • Complete background checks, including CORI and fingerprinting

Application

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

No phone calls please.

Housekeeper

Reports to:

Facilities Director

Main Function:

  • Perform housekeeping duties to maintain a safe environment for staff and students.

  • Keep housekeeping supplies stocked, and report promptly when supplies get low.

  • 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 meets professional standards

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

Essential Job Function:

  • Professional behavior at all times

  • Show up Daily on time, ready to work

  • 8 hour’s work for 8 hour’s pay

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

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable safety standards.

  • Identifies and corrects health and safety issues in a time efficient manner.

  • Assists the Director of Facilities with special projects.

  • Available nights and weekends when scheduled for events or emergencies

  • Performs corrective action and preventive maintenance regarding housekeeping

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

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

  • Work from work orders, oral instructions, from supervisor.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Classification

Full time, immediate opening

Candidate Requirements:

All candidates must pass:

  • Drug test

  • Physical

  • CORI check upon job offer

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:

Facilities Director

Main Function:

  • 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 meets professional standards

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

Essential Job Function:

  • Professional behavior at all times

  • Show up Daily on time, ready to work

  • 8 hours work for 8 hours pay

  • 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.

  • Identifies and corrects health and safety issues in a time efficient manner.

  • Assists the Director of Facilities with special projects.

  • Available nights and weekends when scheduled

  • Assist with the 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; turns in received work orders daily; request materials needed according to established guidelines.

  • Work from work orders, oral instructions, from supervisor.

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

  • Seasonal landscaping and snow removal

  • Safe operation of RVS vehicles to work sites; check oil, fuel, water levels and tires. Any deficiencies should be immediately reported to Facilities Management.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Classification:

Full-time, immediate

Candidate Requirements:

All candidates must pass:

  • Drug test

  • Physical

  • Drivers License

  • CORI check upon job offer

Application

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

No phone calls please.

Academic Administrative Associate

Reports to:

Maria Cashdollar, Assistant Head of School/Director of Education

Main Function:

Provides administrative support and assistance with the day to day functions of the academic department. 

Essential Job Function:

  • Utilizes the School’s Student Information System (PowerSchool) and other databases. 

  • Manages Parent Portal. 

  • Uses multiple technical applications, including word processing, database management, spreadsheets, graphics, presentation software, electronic calendar, email, Internet, Intranet, learning management system, and other applications. 

  • Provides a wide range of support to the academic department, including: keyboarding, composing and editing letters, management of lists and rosters, processing various forms and requests, and creating correspondence, memoranda, reports, and presentation materials. 

  • Organizes, processes, and distributes student progress reports, grades, and transcripts. 

  • Populates, generates, and updates student, teacher, and instructor schedules. 

  • Oversees student attendance records, including generating daily, monthly, and as needed reports. 

  • Generates and distributes student profiles. 

  • Answers and routes phone calls, mail and e-mail messages and may handle/assist with a wide-range information dissemination, including emergency notifications. 

  • Manages a variety of calendars. 

  • Provides support and information to students, families, and staff in a variety of settings and scenarios.  

  • Tracks staff data, completing inquiries and generating reports as needed. 

Job Classification:

Full time; Immediate Opening 

Candidate Requirements:

  • At least three years’ experience in an administrative support role, preferably in a school setting 

  • Strong experience with Student Information Systems (PowerSchool) and other database applications; exceptional technology skills 

  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, efficient time management skills, able to handle fast-paced environment and multi-task 

  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills 

  • Successful completion of background checks and fingerprinting and a current/valid Driver’s License 

  • Ability to learn new skills and troubleshoot challenges that arise 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

  • Citizenship, residency, or work visa required 

Application

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

No phone calls please.