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Job opportunities in Regional School District 13 are divided into two categories: certified and non-certified. Certified positions include teachers, administrators, and professional support staff, i.e. counselors, psychologists, library/media specialists, etc. Non-certified staff include maintenance, secretarial, food service, and paraprofessionals.

CERTIFIED POSITIONS:

To apply for certified positions please complete our Online Application.

Please Note: Paper documents will not be accepted for some certified positions. The online application is the sole method for applying.
 
The District is currently accepting applications for the following certified positions:
 
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
 
Position:   Elementary Principal
 
School:  Brewster Elementary School (Pre-K through Grade 3)
 
Position Available: SY 2019-2020
 
Last Date to Apply: March 8, 2019
 
Reports to: Superintendent of Schools
 
Qualifications:                   
  • Connecticut Certification: Intermediate Administrator (092)
  • Leadership skills that encompass strong communication, collaboration, creativity & critical thinking
  • Experience with higher order thinking (H.O.T.) schools
  • Knowledge of and training in Columbia University’s Teachers College, Reading and Writing Workshop
  • At least 3-5 years experience in school administration preferred
Supervises:  All school building personnel
 
Job Goal:  Lead a positive culture that contributes to the success of all students and foster a professional learning community focused on outcomes.
 
  • Strives to implement the District’s mission, goals and objectives, so students and staff are empowered to thrive and contribute as global citizens.
  • Leads in the advancement and oversight of instructional practices to meet the needs of all students.
  • Coordinates with district leaders and teaching staff in the development, revision, and evaluation of a standards-based curriculum with the support of professional learning.
  • Develops master teaching schedule which reflects divergent thinking and content integration to best meet student needs.
  • Supports the school’s SRBI process through attending PPTs and SAT meetings.
  • Promotes a positive school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative and creative teaching and learning, and focused on student and staff well-being
 
COMMUNICATION AND POLICY
  • Acts as liaison between the school and the community and encourages community participation in the life of the school.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies.
  • Maintains an effective system for all required building records and reports, including the progress and attendance of students as required by law.
  • Organizes and manages the budgetary and financial affairs of the school consistent with school district policies.
  • Participates actively in administrative council, Board of Education meetings, and such other meetings as are required or appropriate.
 
SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION
  • Assumes responsibility for the implementation and observance of all Board policies and regulations by the school’s staff and students.
  • Supervises and evaluates teaching staff and other building employees in accordance with the school district's evaluation plan, and makes recommendations regarding goals, areas needing improvement and continued employment.
  • Coordinates with the central office in recruitment and selection of employees, the proper maintenance of employee personnel files, the administration of collective bargaining agreements, corrective action, and other human resource matters.
  • Provides leadership and direction to staff with regard to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of building programming, including extra-curricular activities.
CLIMATE AND CULTURE
  • Establishes and maintains a positive and welcoming climate in the school by fostering active relationships with students, parents and staff.
  • Promotes a positive school environment that is safe and conducive to individualized instruction, cooperative and creative teaching and learning, and focused on student and staff wellbeing.
  • Keeps abreast of research-based and innovative developments in the profession through engaging in and sharing one’s own professional learning.
  • Supports and promotes the District’s Core Ethical Values with students, colleagues and parents.
 
Application Procedure:  Interested applicants must complete an online application by going to our district website (www. rsd13ct.org).  Go to Employment, click on Application Procedure for Certified Positions and then click on Online Application.
 
Regional School District 13 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, or ancestry with respect to employment practices or in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and grievances regarding these non-discrimination policies and practices: Scott Rossignol, Director of Student Services and Special Education,  135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7208.
 
 
ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
 
 
MIDDLE SCHOOL:
Position: Long-term Substitute Special Education Teacher, Strong Middle School (Grades 7-8)
 
Position Available: 3/1/19 through end of 2018-19 School Year
 
Application Deadline: 2/20/19
 
School: Strong Middle School

Reports to: Director of Student Services and Special Education/Strong Principal

Position Description: Regional School District 13 is seeking a certified Special Education Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.

Qualifications:
● Current and Valid CT Certification as a Special Education Teacher (065 or 165)
● Experience in working with diverse disabilities
● Strong ability to develop and maintain communication and rapport with parents.
● Knowledge of evidence-based learning strategies to support identified students in the least restrictive environment
● Ability to collect, manage and analyze data to measure student progress and inform instruction
● Experience in formal evaluation and assessment practices
● Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders
● Ability to demonstrate excellent organizational skills, a high degree of flexibility and initiative

To Apply: Interested applicants must complete an online application by going to our district website
(www.rsd13ct.org ). Go to Employment, click on Application Procedure for Certified Positions and then click on Online Application. No paper applications will be accepted.

Regional School District 13 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, or ancestry with respect to employment practices or in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and grievances regarding these non-discrimination policies and practices: Scott Rossignol, Director of Student Services and Special Education,  135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7208.
 
HIGH SCHOOL:
 
 
MIDDLESEX TRANSITION ACADEMY
 
DISTRICT-WIDE
 
Position:  Athletic Director

Application Deadline: February 20, 2019

Position Available: SY 2019-2020
 
Qualifications:       
1.   Evidence of successful coaching and/or athletic administrative experience; current coaching permit
2.   Knowledge of the overall operation of athletic program K-12
3.   Knowledge of supervising, and coordinating teaching and learning within specific academic areas
4.   CMAA certificate from NIAAA required
5.   Connecticut Certification in Intermediate Administration or Supervision (092) preferred
 
Job Goal: To provide each student with an opportunity to participate in an extracurricular athletic activity that will foster physical skills, personal growth, a sense of worth and confidence, and a knowledge and understanding of the pleasures of sport and the principles of fair play.
 
Reports To: Middle School Principal/High School Principal/Superintendent
 
Supervises: All personnel assigned to and associated with the athletic program.
 
Job Responsibilities:
·  Organize and administer the overall program of interscholastic athletics.
·  Keep the Superintendent and building principals informed of current trends in athletics.
·  The administering of policies and procedures and coordinate the recruiting, interviewing, selection, and assignment of coaches.
·  Evaluate all head coaches annually.
·  Require head coaches to assess assistant coaches annually
·  Maintain the necessary certification for all coaches, as required by the State Department of Education.
·  Interpret and communicate to staff, students and parents, all school, Conference, and CIAC regulations governing interscholastic athletics.
·  Assume responsibilities for planning, organizing and conducting staff meetings and in-service programs.
·  Represent school at league meetings.
·  Arrange for transportation requirements for all athletic teams.
·  Schedules all interscholastic athletic events to minimize conflicts with other extracurricular programs.
·  Hire officials, police, and other supervision as required and assume general responsibility for the proper supervision of all home contests.
·  Develop and implement appropriate rules and regulations governing the conduct of athletic activities.
·  Arrange all details of visiting teams and official’s needs as appropriate.
·  Arrange practice schedules for use of athletic fields and facilities.
·  Review, revise and distribute student athlete handbooks.
·  Review, revise and distribute coaches’ handbook.
·  Maintain eligibility rules and submit certified lists to the CIAC.
·  Provide and arrange for proper notification to student athletes on local, league, and state athletic eligibility requirements.
·  Submit to the CIAC all other appropriate forms and information as required regarding the athletic program.
·  Keep records of results of all school athletic contests, and maintain a record file of all award winners.
·  Provide athletes with information on eligibility, transfer rules, and other athletic regulations.
·  Provide medical coverage as needed for athletic contests and ensure that physical exam requirements are met by all student athletes.
·  Supervise the Athletic Trainer and Athletic Department’s Administrative Assistant.
·  Assist personnel in the improvements of knowledge and instructional skills by encouraging participation in clinics, workshops and state meetings.
·  Foster support for the athletic program and school spirit among non-participants.
·  Maintain proper levels of sportsmanship at all athletic contests.
·  Supports and promotes the District’s Core Ethical Values with students, colleagues and parents.
·  Serve as a vehicle through which all matters pertaining to athletics are brought to the attention of the principals.
 
Financial Duties:
·  Prepare and administer the athletic program budget in cooperation with the principals.
·  Requisition program supplies and equipment.
·  Review and sign all invoices submitted for payment
·  Conduct scheduled reviews of athletic accounts.
·  Supervise all ticket sales and assume responsibility for proper handling and accounting of funds.
 
Property, Equipment and Supplies:
·  Establish procedures for use and care of all athletic facilities, equipment and supplies.
·  Direct coaches to prepare and submit inventories.
·  Supervise the maintenance of both indoor and outdoor athletic facilities.
·  Order, receive and distribute all newly purchased equipment and supplies.
·  Arrange for re-conditioning and storage of out-of-season equipment and supplies.
·  Oversee preparation of all sites for home contests.
 
Public Relations:
·  Plan and supervise a recognition program for school athletes.
·  Create good will and public relations among respective league members, parents, coaches and school administration.
·  Serve as liaison to booster groups.
 
Work Year:  The employment year for the AD is two hundred  (200) days. If the Board requires the AD to work additional work days beyond two hundred (200), or an aggregate number of hours in excess of 200 multiplied by the normal teacher work hours, the AD will be compensated a per diem rate prorated based on 1/200 of his/her salary as set forth in Appendix A to the Agreement.  
 
Work Schedule:  It is recognized that, while the AD will work a flexible schedule that requires work on evenings and weekends to appropriately administer the athletic programs at Coginchaug High School, the AD’s overall time commitment on site or at athletic events will be consistent with the aggregate number of on-site work hours expected of teachers under the Agreement.  On or around the first day of the month, the AD will submit a proposed schedule to the Middle School and High School Principals for work to be performed on behalf of the Board during the upcoming month. The principals shall approve or modify the proposed schedule in his/her discretion, while ensuring that the schedule remains consistent with the number of working hours required of other certified personnel.  It is anticipated and agreed that the AD will spend time outside of the scheduled work week for the Board communicating with parents, coaches, athletes, referees and other staff members, preparing schedules for athletic contests, examining records and/or other preparatory and follow up activities inherent in the AD’s professional services. These hours are not included within the scheduled hours referenced in this paragraph, as the hours referred to include only those hours spent on-site or at activities on behalf of the Board.

How to Apply: Interested applicants must complete an online application by visiting our district website (www.rsd13ct.org).  Go to Employment, click on Applications Procedure for Certified Positions and click on Online Application.

Regional School District 13 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, or ancestry with respect to employment practices or in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and grievances regarding these non-discrimination policies and practices: Scott Rossignol, Director of Student Services and Special Education,  135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7208.
 
 
 
NON-CERTIFIED POSITIONS (requiring online application process):
(To apply for the following non-certified positions please complete this Online Application)
 
Position: ABA Therapist (Full Time)
 
Position Available: March 1, 2019      
 
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
 
School District: Regional School District 13, Durham/Middlefield, Connecticut

School: Brewster Elementary School
 
Job Description:  Regional School District 13 is seeking an ABA Therapist to work with students with special education needs characteristic of a diagnosis of Autism in the school setting.  The successful candidate will have experience in working directly with this student population. Background in special education or psychology preferred. Training will be provided.  Ability to work collaboratively with a team and be receptive to feedback as well as possess strong communication, behavioral management and organizational skills is a must.
 
Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required. Extensive experience will be considered.
 
Reports to: Director of Student Services and Special Education, Building Principal
 
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To provide specialized ABA instruction (discrete trials) to identified students as assigned.
  • To identify, develop and modify ABA programs in a collaborative, consultative manner with ABA Lead and team.
  • To communicate, collaborate and consult with members of student’s team, including Special Education teacher; this will be on a daily basis with Special Education teacher and ABA Lead  on a weekly basis at a minimum.
  • To collect accurate data and interpret this data with ABA Lead and team as appropriate to modify programming.
  • To address behavioral needs of individual students using appropriate range of interventions.
  • To participate in pre-teaching meetings, team meetings, and PPTs.
  • To modify classroom materials and work as needed.
  • To provide home programming/instruction as assigned.
  • Supports and promotes the District’s Core Ethical Values with students, colleagues and parents.
To Apply: Interested applicants must complete an online application by going to our district website
( www.rsd13ct.org ). Go to Employment, click on Application Procedure for Non-Certified Positions requiring online application and then click on Online Application. No paper applications will be accepted.

Regional School District 13 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, or ancestry with respect to employment practices or in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and grievances regarding these non-discrimination policies and practices: Scott Rossignol, Director of Student Services and Special Education,135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7208.
 
 
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Position: Teacher Assistant
 
Position Available: Immediately
 
School District: Regional School District 13, Durham/Middlefield, Connecticut
 
School: Brewster Elementary School (10 month, 32.5 hours/week)   
 
Salary/Wage: Per Support Staff Professional Agreement Salary Schedule
 
Reports to: Building Principal
 
Job Goal: To assist in providing a well organized, smoothly functioning school in which all students can take full advantage of the total educational program.  Duties will vary based on individual and classroom needs.

Qualifications:
● 60 College Credits or Associates Degree or Successful completion of paraprofessional assessment
● Basic clerical skills (i.e. typing, filing, copying)
● First Aid/CPR training and certification preferred
● Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education finds appropriate and acceptable for the position
 
Job Responsibilities (include but not limited to):  
1. Maintains records and performs clerical work at the direction of professional staff member.
2. Works with individuals, small groups, or classes of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher or librarian.
3.  Guides independent work, enrichment work, or remedial work that is supervised by the teacher, librarian, or           
     administrator.
4. Works at the request of supervisor and/or teacher with individual students with special needs.
5.  Assists students in the library/media center when appropriate.
6.  Operates and cares for equipment used in the classroom and/or office.
7.  Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and strict confidentiality regarding student and staff information.
8.  Participates in inservice training programs, as needed or assigned.
9.  Performs such other instructional or clerical tasks as the administration may from time to time assign within the realm of the position.
10.  Supports and promotes the District’s Core Ethical Values with students, colleagues and parents.
11.  Strives to implement the District’s mission, goals and objectives outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan.
 
To Apply: Interested applicants must complete an online application by going to our district website
(www.rsd13ct.org ). Go to Employment, click on Application Procedure for Non-Certified Positions requiring online application and then click on Online Application. No paper applications will be accepted.

Regional School District 13 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, or ancestry with respect to employment practices or in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and grievances regarding these non-discrimination policies and practices: Scott Rossignol, Director of Student Services and Special Education, 135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7208.
 
NON-CERTIFIED POSITIONS:
 
SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS:
The District is currently accepting substitute applications.
For more information, contact Robin Golembieski in the Superintendent's Office at 860-349-7200, Ext 237.  The following requirements are needed to substitute in District 13:
 
HOMEBOUND TUTOR POSITIONS:
No current openings.
 
 
COACHING POSITIONS:
  • Head Baseball Coach, Frank Ward Strong Middle School
  • Assistant Baseball Coach, Coginchaug Regional High School
  • Assistant Outdoor Track Coach (Boys), Coginchaug Regional High School
  • Assistant Softball Coach, Coginchaug Regional High School
  • Assistant Football Coach, Coginchaug Regional High School
FOOD SERVICE:
The District is currently looking for part-time help in the food service department.  Interested candidates should complete the General Employment Application and submit it to the Superintendent's Office at 135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422
 
 
CUSTODIAL:
 
Part-time custodial positions available in District 13, mostly evening hours, occasional days. Download and complete General Application and mail to: Sue Gaudreau, Operations Manager, Buildings & Grounds, P.O. Box 190, Durham, CT 06422


Position:  Preschool Special Education Teacher (.6 FTE)
Position:  Preschool Special Education Teacher (.6 FTE)
 




Position Available: May 14, 2018 - End of School Year                             


Application Deadline: Open until filled