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ADDISON NORTHWEST SCHOOL DISTRICT


CUSTODIAL SUBSTITUTE/ON-CALL
Addison Northwest School District is looking for responsible individuals to help maintain and clean our facilities. Work assignments are flexible and include part-time, substitute, temporary, or hourly assignments on an as needed basis for assignment on first or second shifts, Monday through Friday. The School District will refer to the pool of approved Custodial Substitutes on file, as needed, to fill temporary assignments within the School District. The position includes customary cleaning and maintenance, including moving furniture, minor repairs and painting, snow removal in the winter, etc. Physical endurance is required including occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. An eye for detail is required and experience with cleaning equipment such as floor machines is preferred.


FERRISBURGH CENTRAL SCHOOL- PRINCIPAL SEARCH 2019
The Addison Northwest School District (ANWSD) is seeking a principal for Ferrisburgh Central School beginning July 1, 2019. The Ferrisburgh Central School is a student-centered learning environment supporting pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students. Our dedicated staff of teachers and paraprofessionals provides approximately 140 PreK-6th grade students with a continuum of educational opportunities in a personalized and caring environment.

Each school principal is the building-based steward of the Addison Northwest School District Vision for Learning which states; “We believe in a kind, collaborative, and creative community for all that nurtures a diverse and accessible learning environment. Students will flourish as critical thinkers and productive citizens, cultivating resilience in an ever changing world”. Providing quality school leadership as part of a highly collaborative district team is a key to reaching this commitment.

Key leadership attributes include:
  • Ability to lead and facilitate collaborative professional teams to develop and meet school effectiveness goals
  • Support and maintain Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) school programs
  • Provide a safe and secure educational environment, including behavior management
  • Promote a positive and supportive school climate that fosters academic success for all students
  • Ensure implementation of approved curriculum, research-based instructional strategies, and assessments to meet student achievement goals
  • Collaborate with district level teams to develop, implement, and monitor continuous improvement plans for school improvement
  • Develop positive collaborative relationships between families, staff, school, and community
This is a full-time, 205 day administrative contract.


MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH TEACHER    2019-2020
Vergennes Union High School is seeking VT certified Health and Physical Education teachers for full or part-time positions with responsibilities for both middle school and high school health and physical education classes. The PE program includes a course based on Project Adventure curriculum. This will require that applicants take the required courses to become a trained facilitator. Applicants with both endorsements will have priority.

VUHS has a well-established advisory program. In addition to regular teaching responsibilities, these positions will also have responsibility for a daily advisory group of 10-15 students.

Qualifications include:
  • Understanding and proven application of Proficiency-Based Learning
  • Familiarity with the national SHAPE standards
  • Ability to positively contribute to an environment that responds to students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs
  • Experience collaborating with department colleagues, special educators and cross-disciplinary teachers on curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Experience and a desire to implement and develop interdisciplinary learning opportunities
  • Experience communicating and partnering closely with families regarding student progress and supports


HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE - LIFE SCIENCE CONCENTRATION 2019-2020
Vergenne
s Union High School is seeking an enthusiastic science teacher for its high school science department. Candidates should have experience teaching biology at a variety of levels, earth science and environmental science. Experience with physical science is a bonus. The courses taught would be for both upper-level and entry-level science students. The teacher will also have responsibility for a daily advisory with 10-15 students.

Qualifications include:
  • Understanding and proven application of Proficiency-Based Learning
  • Familiarity with Next Generation Science Standards
  • Experience with formative assessment and differentiation
  • Ability to positively contribute to an environment that responds to students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs
  • Experience collaborating with department colleagues, special educators and cross-disciplinary teachers on curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Experience and a desire to implement and develop interdisciplinary learning opportunities
  • Experience communicating and partnering closely with families regarding student progress and supports


DIRECTOR OF LEARNING & TECHNOLOGY         2019-20
Addison Northwest School District is comprised of Vergennes Union Elementary School (K-6), Ferrisburgh Central School (K-6), Addison Central School (K-6) and Vergennes Union High School (7-12). We are located between the Burlington and Middlebury communities along the beautiful shores of Lake Champlain. We serve approximately 900 students in pre K through grade 12.

The Director of Learning and Technology works collaboratively as a member of the ANWSD Leadership Team to provide leadership and support in the development, coordination and implementation of the district’s curricula, and build district, school, and teacher capacity to increase student achievement. The position also provides leadership for the improvement of the instructional and technology programs of the district.

Successful candidates will have experience as an instructional leader, a belief that all students can be successful if we create the right conditions for learning and be able to motivate and work with adults to accomplish our goals in aforementioned areas and be able to create professional development that will move learning forward.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, instruction and technology services.
  • Revise and edit district curriculum documents with district-wide curriculum groups/committees. Incorporate the use of technology across all curricular areas.
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Student Support Services to provide technical assistance to administrators, teachers and school-based leadership teams to facilitate implementation of a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) at the district and school levels.
  • Guide and coordinate the development and implementation of professional development activities for personnel in areas of the curriculum, research based instructional practices, and the integration of technology to enhance/improve student learning and student performance.
  • Collaborate with principals, teachers, teacher leaders, and the district office administration.
  • Facilitate training and coaching for all faculty and staff in areas such as, but not limited to, effective instructional strategies, differentiated instruction, technology integration.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of school and district Continuous Improvement Plan and budgets that pertain to curriculum, instruction, and technology.
  • Provide leadership, in conjunction with the building based and district Leadership Teams, to ensure understanding, promotion, and achievement of district educational goals.
  • Work to evaluate the impact/effectiveness of programs and instruction.
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of the district’s IT Department, including state required reporting, fiscal oversight, the purchasing, replacement, and assignment of hardware and software, with a primary focus on instruction.
  • Develop and coordinate, in conjunction with the Leadership Team, the structures to support and create in-school leadership and expertise within the district.
  • Collaborate with education leaders in curriculum and instruction and technology at the state, regional, and national levels.
  • Develop, write, and coordinate grant proposals that support the district curriculum, professional development, and technology work, specifically the Consolidated Federal Programs and the Technology Action Plan.
  • Communicate the work of curriculum, professional development, and technology to the Board of School Trustees, the administration, staff, and community.
  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures related to curriculum, instruction, and technology in the district.


HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS         2019-2020

Vergennes Union High School is seeking a VT certified 7-12 Mathematics educator for a full-time opening in the high school mathematics department.

Qualifications include:
  • Three years’ experience preferred
  • Deep understanding of the CCSS in math and the standards for mathematical practice.
  • Understanding and proven application of Proficiency-Based Learning
  • Experience with formative assessment and differentiation
  • Ability to positively contribute to an environment that responds to students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs
  • Experience collaborating with department colleagues, special educators and cross-disciplinary teachers on curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Experience and a desire to implement and develop interdisciplinary learning opportunities
  • Experience communicating and partnering closely with families regarding student progress and supports
  • Effective integration of 21st-century skills into the learning environment


ELEMENTARY ART TEACHER         2019 - 2020
Vergennes Union Elementary School is seeking an enthusiastic elementary art teacher. Candidates should effectively model and instruct 21st century skills via the arts. The courses taught would be for all students K-6. The teacher will also have responsibility for organization and execution of art displays throughout the building and potentially beyond.

Qualifications include:
  • Ability to instruct art aligned to national standards across a variety of media, including but not limited to traditional media, new media, digital tools, and software, art history and humanities.
  • Foster development of personal creative expression, visual literacy and aesthetic awareness.
  • Ability to create fun and engaging project-based learning that is meaningful and relevant.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Enthusiasm and expertise to inspire and challenge students.
  • High level of personal organization and planning.
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to choose and access artistic endeavors that serve to inspire authentically.
  • Understanding and demonstrable application of proficiency based teaching and learning.
  • Ability to positively contribute to an environment that responds to students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs.
  • Experience collaborating with colleagues in and across the discipline on curriculum, instruction and assessment.


ELEMENTARY MUSIC TEACHER         2019 - 20
Vergennes Union Elementary School is seeking an enthusiastic elementary music teacher. Candidates should have experience in general music, choral music, and instrumental music, including the ability to accompany. The courses taught would be for all students K-6. The teacher will also have responsibility for organization and execution of at least 2 concerts per year.

Qualifications include:
  • Ability to instruct general music aligned to National Standards.
  • Capacity to develop a robust choral program, including vocal performance.
  • Ability to prepare students for successful participation in district music festivals.
  • Capacity to develop a diverse band program, including marching band and jazz band.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Enthusiasm and expertise to inspire and challenge students.
  • High level of personal organization and planning.
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to choose and access musical selections that serve to inspire authentically.
  • Understanding and demonstrable application of proficiency based teaching and learning.
  • Ability to positively contribute to an environment that responds to students’ academic, social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs.
  • Experience collaborating with colleagues in and across the discipline on curriculum, instruction and assessment.


Applicants should include the follow: letter of interest, current resume, transcripts, evidence of licensure and three current letters of recommendation through www.schoolspring.

 




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