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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: Special Education Teacher, Brewster Elementary (Preschool - 3rd Grade)

Position Available: SY 2018-2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

School District: Regional School District 13, Durham/Middlefield, Connecticut

School: Brewster Elementary School

Reports to: Director of Student Services and Special Education and Brewster Principal

Position Description: Regional School District 13 is seeking a full time, certified Special Education Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The selected candidate will serve as the case manager for students ranging from preschool through third grade with significant special education needs characteristic of Autism.

Qualifications :

● Current and Valid CT Certification as a Special Education Teacher (065 or 165)

● Experience in working with young students with educational and/or clinical diagnoses of Autism. Must have an applied behavioral analysis (ABA) background, including successful delivery of discrete trial instruction (DTI).

● Strong behavioral management skills, including experience with functional behavioral assessments, behavior intervention plans, and expertise in overseeing ongoing data collection to inform intensive student programming.

● Exceptional 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.

● Experience with specialized program development and implementation in such areas as life skills, social and behavioral skills and adaptive skills.

● Experience in formal evaluation and assessment practices.

● Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders.

● Ability to demonstrate excellent organizational skills, as well as a high degree of flexibility and initiative to meet student needs.

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.

 
MIDDLE SCHOOL:
 

 
HIGH SCHOOL:
 

Position:  Long Term Substitute Teacher,  Math (High School)

Position Available:  Mid/Late October 2018-January 2019

School/Department:  Coginchaug Regional High School

Position Description:  Regional School District 13 is seeking a long term substitute teacher for a full time High School Math Teacher from mid/late October 2018 - January 2019.

Qualifications:  Current and Valid CT Teaching Certification (029)

Performance Expectations:  Knows and effectively communicates the Regional School District 13 philosophy and mission. Plans and implements a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the developmental level of the students. Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation in accordance with RSD 13, state and federal guidelines. Guides the learning process towards the achievement of curriculum goals and within the content of these goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects with the ability to communicate these objectives effectively to students. Establishes high expectations for academic success and classroom behavior. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media to meet the needs and capabilities of the student or students involved. Identifies special needs and seeks the assistance of RSD 13 specialists. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports to supervisors and parents. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and RSD 13 policy. Assists in designing, upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and School Board Policy. Actively participates in faculty and/or department meetings. Strives to maintain and improves professional competence. Exerts leadership in working with school and RSD 13 staff. Assists in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students and their parents. Provides for professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learning. Assists in the preparation of data for local, state and federal reports. Assists in the collection of data for providing appropriate intervention. Participates in faculty committee meetings, chaperoning, counseling and other similar responsibilities that are part of the school’s service in loco parentis; and exercises discretionary authority over day-to-day teaching functions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

General Definition and Conditions of Work: Duties performed typically in a school setting.  Performs professional work providing teaching and/or training services to students.  Work requires frequent standing, sitting, light lifting up to 10lbs, walking, vocal communication for expressing or exchanging ideas, hearing to perceive information at a normal spoken word level and visual acuity for preparing and analyzing written and/or computer data.

Reports to: Building Principal

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

 
MIDDLESEX TRANSITION ACADEMY
 
DISTRICT-WIDE
 
NON-CERTIFIED POSITIONS (requiring online application process):
(To apply for the following non-certified positions please complete this Online Application)
                                       

Position:  Head Custodian

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Position Available: Immediately

School/Department: Frank Ward Strong Middle  School

Position Description:  RSD13 is seeking a full time head custodian at Frank Ward Strong Middle School for the 2018-2019 School Year.  The successful candidate will work to provide coordination of custodial/grounds/maintenance services to ensure the upkeep, cleanliness and safety of school buildings/grounds for students, staff and community members.

Qualifications:  

  •  High School Diploma
  •  Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

Performance Expectations/Responsibilities:  Depending on shift assignment and allocation of duties within building, some or all of the following may be considered responsibilities of the custodian: 1. Keeps building and premises, including sidewalks, driveways, and play areas neat and clean at all times. 2. Regulates heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to the season and to ensure economical usage of fuel and electricity. 3. Shovels, plows and sands walks, driveways, parking areas, and steps, as appropriate. 4. Cleans classroom floors and boards daily 5. Cleans offices daily 6. Dusts classrooms as needed. 7. Cleans corridors after school each day, and during the day when their condition requires it. 8. Scrubs and disinfects bathrooms daily, and cleans all fixtures and drinking fountains daily. 9. Keeps the grounds free from litter. 10. Keeps all floors in a clean and attractive condition and in a good state of repair. 11. Makes such minor building repairs as he/she is capable of completing. 12. Reports needed major repairs and mechanical problems promptly to the principal or his/her designee and the Facilities Manager. 13. Reports immediately to the principal or his/her designee and the Operations Manager any damage to school property. 14. Remains on the school premises during school hours and during non-school hours when the use of the building has been authorized and his/her attendance is required by the principal or his/her designee. 15. Assumes responsibility for the opening and closing of the building each school day and for determining, before leaving, that all doors and windows are secured, and all lights, except those left on for safety reasons, are turned off. 16. Keeps an inventory of supplies, equipment, and fuel on hand, and requisitions such needed replacements from the Operations Manager far enough in advance so that they may be delivered in a timely fashion. 17. Moves furniture or equipment within buildings as required for various activities and as directed by the principal or his/her designee. 18. Complies with local laws and procedures for the storage and disposal of trash, rubbish and waste. 19. Stores and disposes properly of all hazardous and potentially hazardous materials. 20. Performs summer maintenance tasks, including major cleaning, room repairs, classroom moves, painting, etc. 21. Performs any other appropriate responsibilities as assigned by the building administrator or the Facilities Manager or Operations Manager. 22. Supports and promotes the District’s Core Ethical Values with students, colleagues and parents.

General Definition and Conditions of Work:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee regularly climbs stairs or ladders. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to demonstrate strength and dexterity to operate custodial/maintenance tools and machinery, cleaning equipment and hand and/or power tools.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally high depending upon the student population and activities. The employee may be exposed to a variety of conditions including: wet or humid, work near moving parts, work in high precarious places, a variety of cleaning agents, some hazardous chemicals and fumes, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee may be exposed to bodily fluids and bloodborne pathogens

Reports to: Operations Manager

To Apply:  
(Internal Candidates): Please send letter of interest and two letters of recommendation to Sue Gaudreau, Operations Manager, at sgaudreau@rsd13.org.
 
(External Candidates): Interested applicants must complete and 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: ABA Therapist (Full Time)

School District: Regional School District 13, Durham/Middlefield, Connecticut

School: Memorial Middle 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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(2) Positions: MTA Job Coach (Full Time)
        MTA Job Coach (Part Time)
 
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Positions Available: SY 2018-2019

School District: Regional School District 13, Durham/Middlefield, Connecticut

School: Middlesex Transition Academy

Reports to: Director of Student Services and Special Education/MTA Program Coordinator

Job Description:
Job Coach needed to provide support and training for special education students at the Middlesex Transition Academy at Wesleyan University. Ability to work with students with disabilities in community and vocational settings.  Successful candidate should have strong communication and organizational skills, demonstrate flexibility and work well as a team member. Additional requirement includes obtaining license to transport students to and from job sites in program van. 

To Apply (Internal Candidates):
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and two letters of recommendation to the Office of Organizational Development to Ashley Hillier at ahillier@rsd13.org. 

To Apply (External Candidates): 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:
 
To apply, please complete the above general employment application and submit it, along with, 
  • Resume and Letter of Interest
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Valid CT Coaching Certificate
  • Proof of completion of Module 15
To Regional School District 13
Attn: Kory Kevorkian, Athletic Director
135 Pickett Lane
Durham, CT 06422
 
Head Girls Soccer Coach (Interim), Frank Ward Strong Middle School
Head Boys Soccer Coach, Frank Ward Strong Middle School
Assistant Boys Basketball 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:
**Please see above for available position**
 
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