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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.


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.


Admissions Associate

Admissions Associate

Reports to: The Director of Admissions

Job Classification: Full Time, Exempt

Main Function:

In Collaboration with the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Associate is responsible for generating and increasing interest and enrollment for the Riverview School.  This role will manage key aspects of the Admissions process and travel to promote and market the Riverview School.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prospecting and marketing – Promotion

  • Ability to passionately communicate Riverview’s mission and the life-changing affect that it can have on students and their families.

  • Relationship building with prospective families and referring professionals – Q&A, information gathering

  • Quantifiable growth of qualified admissions and referral sources

  • Admissions process steps – Onsite visit, criteria for fit at the school, final decision, student/family interaction.

  • Maintain relationships and problem solving of any and all issues

Additional Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Identify and nurture potential new sources of applicants, further cultivate and grow existing relationships

  • Audit current marketing materials, processes, and recruitment process to identify and collaborate on areas of improvement.

Student Recruitment:

  • Implement student recruitment strategies and programs, responsible for recruiting activities and follow-ups.

  • Visit and participate at high schools, conferences, workshop, etc. Provides information, facilitates campus visits, in collaboration with staff, conducts and supervises campus tours

  • Evaluate the profile of students and collect necessary information from referring professionals and service providers.

  • Ensure all information on visiting and accepted students obtained during the admissions process is accurate, up to date and readily available via the admissions database

  • Manage the prospective student’s initial admissions process for all Riverview programs to provide support and ease anxiety over the transition. 

  • Provide insight to Admissions Committee prior to acceptance of prospective students to facilitate the final decision on acceptance.

  • Act as liaison during Opening Weekends to greet new students and families (summer and fall programs)

  • Conduct virtual and in-person information sessions for prospective families and professionals providing answers to questions and any required follow up.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements:

1. Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree.

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

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

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

5. Proven track record of increase of qualified leads and referral sources

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

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

9. 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. Occasionally will entail nights/ weekends.

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).

12. All admissions associates must exercise efficiently and effectively:

  • Time management and organizational skills

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility to assist other departments, as needed

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

  • Professional references


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

No phone calls please.

Afternoon Residential Day Student Instructor

Reports To:

Residential Department

Main Function:

A part-time position requiring maturity, initiative, trustworthiness, and a positive, proactive, student-oriented style. Provide direct and ongoing supervision, support, and instruction to all assigned day students (approximately 30), while assisting the team in the coordination of day-to-day operations.  Assist in providing a highly structured and therapeutic day student community environment designed to promote adolescent normalization. Meet the individual and collective needs of assigned students relative to their unique learning styles, social needs, and the fostering of independent living skills.  Assist the Residential Day Student Instructors in providing recreational activities which may also include chaperoning off campus activities including but not limited to the mall, the YMCA, etc.

Essential Job Function:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the School philosophy, policies and procedures.

  • 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 Epi-pen certifications.

  • Maintain professional attire and appearance per School dress code.

  • Driving is required. Vehicles may be a passenger car, van, or small bus. (No special license is required)

  • Addressing student’s personal hygiene matters.

Job Classification: 
Part time:
Hours: 2:00-5:00PM Monday – Friday

Candidate Requirements: 

  • A current valid driver’s license

  • CORI and Fingerprint clearance are required.


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


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

No phone calls please.

Receptionist - Part Time



  • The Receptionist is required to have strong organizational and time management skills, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), the ability to multi-task, and be proficient in all Microsoft Office and Google programs (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, G-mail, Sheets, Docs).

  • The Receptionist must demonstrate the ability to problem solve, self-initiate, be flexible, and step in to assist other departments as needed.

  • The Receptionist is required to be comfortable learning Riverview’s student information system to utilize and be proficient in daily.

  • The Receptionist must demonstrate the ability to learn, understand and implement Riverview’s philosophy, goals and related policies and procedures.

  • The Receptionist must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external teams.


  • Answer and direct phone calls in a polite and professional manner, responding to questions and addressing concerns as appropriate.

  • Welcome families, students, visitors, and community members in a warm and friendly manner and answer any questions they may have.

  • Sort and distribute incoming mail. Prepare outgoing mail with postage, FedEx, UPS dependent on the request.

  • Assist with the development of orientation packets and materials.

  • Keep records of visitors and complete required clearances and screenings by utilizing the Lobby Guard system.

  • Enter data into various databases and generate queries and reports as needed.

  • Provide assistance to the Academic Administrative Assistant with missing students, all-calls, student accountability procedures.

  • Oversee room booking calendars and the faculty portal. Post and edit information on the portal as needed.

  • Conduct school wide communications – all user emails for Administrative, faculty and staff.

  • Process departmental requests, and other forms, obtaining necessary approvals and signatures and directing them to appropriate recipients.

  • Assist in the population and administration of the Learning Management System.

  • Prepare schedules and sign-in sheets for orientation and in-service; maintain attendees and presenters.

  • Maintain reception area and keep surrounding areas tidy and organized.

  • Take inventory of supplies, restocking as needed, process supply orders from faculty and staff.

  • Complete tasks and projects assigned by the Administrative Office Manager.

  • Assist with student travel planning.

  • Complete any other related, relevant, and required duties, as assigned.

  • Demonstrate the flexibility needed to step in to assist other departments as needed.

  • Every day, ensure that safety policies and procedures are being followed.

  • Maintain active communication with all departments, relaying pertinent information in a timely fashion.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrate ownership and self-initiation of duties and responsibilities.

  • Enhance teamwork and morale among all staff and departments.

  • Process and follow through on verbal or written communication in a timely and effective manner, always mindful of confidentiality.

  • Ask for assistance and/or information as needed and provide the same when the opportunity presents itself.

  • Demonstrate the ability to present oneself in an organized, communicative fashion for the purposes of sharing and soliciting information.

  • Always conduct oneself in a civil and professional manner in all circumstances.

  • Maintain a professional appearance and attire consistent with school dress code and related policies. 

  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to students, parents, and co-workers, especially when the school’s philosophy pertaining to “in loco parentis” is involved.


This job description is based upon the key duties necessary to provide quality educational services and effective communication with the Riverview community. These duties are specific, attainable, and measurable; therefore, they will be reviewed on a regular basis and evaluated during the Performance Review meeting.


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

No phone calls please.

Physical Education Teacher

Reports to:  Tom Black, Wellness and Recreation Coordinator

Main Function:

The Physical Education Teacher works with students to develop healthy living practices, promote wellness, and encourage skill development in sports and fitness activities. 

 Essential Job Function:

  • Provides instruction in wellness and health related topics, including exercise, fitness, nutrition, sports skills, and mindfulness.

  • Supports adolescents and young adults with complex language, learning, and cognitive disabilities in developing social/emotional and independent living skills.

  • Utilizes data driven instruction and meaningful assessment practices in order to plan and implement meaningful learning options for students.

  • Differentiates instruction for learners at a variety of developmental and skill levels.

  • Actively engages with students, including demonstrating and modeling skills.

  • Works collaboratively with colleagues in the Recreation and Wellness department as well as the rest of the school.

Job Classification:

Full Time

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

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

  • Strong experience working with individuals with a variety of needs and abilities (experience in an independent school environment preferred)

  • Commitment to building a culture of wellness, including physical activity, nutrition, and mindfulness.

  • Coaching experience.

  • 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.

  • Ability to incorporate technology into instruction.


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

No phone calls please.

Awake Overnight Monitors

Awake Overnight Monitor

Reports to:

Awake Overnight Supervisor

Main Function:

Carry out campus wide student and campus wide safety and security measures such as, visual checks on students, checking school buildings and vehicles, supporting students, reporting suspicious activity, completing basic maintenance and clerical duties. 

Essential Job Function:

  • Conduct visual checks throughout the night on each student

  • Perform security rounds of campus

  • Effective time management and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrate effective communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Collaborate with Residential and Healthcare teams

Job Classification:

  • 11-month, Full time position

  • Overnight shift, averaging 30 to 40 hours per week

Minimum Requirements:

  • Comply with all School and/or OSHA safety guidelines and training including Universal Precautions.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • A current valid driver’s license, CORI clearance, and fingerprinting is required.

  • Maintain current CPR and first aid certifications.


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!

Part Time Evening RN or LPN - School Nurse

Part Time Evening RN or LPN - School Nurse

Reports to:

Director of Health Care Services

Main Function:

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

The RN/LPN promotes and restores students’ health by completing the nursing process working in Riverview School’s onsite Health Care Center. The RN/LPN 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

Job Classification:

  • Part Time- during school year and 6 week summer program

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

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current MA RN or LPN 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


Cafe Riverview

451 Route 6A

East Sandwich MA


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!


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

No phone calls please.

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