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
No Current Openings
 
 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

No Current Openings

 
 
HIGH SCHOOL
No Current Openings
 

DISTRICT-WIDE

 Position:  Director of Pupil Services and Special Education

Position Available:  March 1, 2018

Application Deadline:  February 2, 2018

Qualifications:

  • CT Intermediate Administrator or Supervisor Certificate (092)
  • CT certification in any one of the service categories to be supervised
  • At least five years experience in either a teaching or administrative capacity

Reports to: Superintendent of Schools

Supervises: Special education staff members, all pupil services staff including guidance counselors, social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, school nurses, and Title I teachers

Job Goal: To enable all students to benefit from the educational opportunities provided for them in District 13 from preschool through Grade 12

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the pupil personnel services throughout the District, including pupil accounting, counseling, testing, psychological services and general guidance services.
  • Coordinates all special education programs and pupil services within the District and placements outside the District for all students ages birth – 21 who require such services.
  • Coordinates all referrals of preschool age children.
  • Maintains a liaison with parents, individual programs and schools as deemed appropriate.
  • Establishes necessary procedures for referral and cooperative planning with other “service to children” agencies, both local and state.
  • Recommends and assists in the recruitment of pupil personnel staff.
  • Determines transportation services for special education students.
  • Schedules and assigns psychologists, school social workers, speech therapists, nurses, special education teachers, and special education paraprofessionals.
  • Coordinates homebound tutoring program.
  • Plans and supervises a system of special education record keeping.
  • Arranges with neighboring school districts for the education of those special needs students who cannot be served adequately in the local district.
  • Prepares and administers the budget for special education and pupil services.
  • Develops and promotes suitable procedures for screening and diagnosis of student problems.
  • Coordinates procedures for placement, transfer, and termination of students in special education programs.
  • Monitors all student assistance team and planning and placement team meetings to insure compliance with federal and state laws.  Attendance as required.
  • Updates the Pupil Personnel Handbook (District policies and procedures) throughout the school year.
  • Accumulates and disseminates information on new developments in education.
  • Assumes a leadership role in curriculum planning and inservice education for the pupil personnel staff.
  • Communicates to the Superintendent the requirements and needs of the District as perceived by staff members.
  • Assists with planning, developing, supervising and evaluating of a systemwide testing program.
  • Serves as District Crisis Intervention Coordinator.
  • Consults/reviews all DCYS referrals for child abuse/neglect.
  • Assists with planning, developing, supervising and evaluating a systemwide curriculum program.
  • Prepares drafts of Board policies focusing on student services.
  • Maintains liaison with social, professional, civic, volunteer, and other community agencies and groups having an interest in the schools.
  • Prepares state reports as required.
  • Preparation of special education grants and competitive grants as appropriate.
  • Supervision and evaluation of all professional and non-certified special education and pupil services staff.
  • Participates in professional growth activities.
  • Maintains a level of awareness of current research with particular emphasis on special education and related services.
  • Maintains membership and participates in professional organizations.
  • Supports and promotes the District’s Core Ethical Values with students, colleagues and parents.
  • Strives to implement the District’s mission, goals and objectives outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan.

How 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.

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: Maryellen Manning, Director of Organizational Development, 135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7200.

 
 NON-CERTIFIED POSITIONS:
 
 
SUBSTITUTE POSITIONS:
The District is currently accepting substitute applications.
For more information, contact Sue Gaudreau in the Superintendent's Office at 860-349-7200.  The following requirements are needed to substitute in District 13:
 
HOMEBOUND TUTOR POSITIONS:
No current openings.
 
COACHING POSITIONS:
 
Head Girls Softball Coach - Coginchaug Regional High School
Head Golf 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 Robert Francis, Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds, P.O. Box 190, Durham, CT 06422


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, and 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:  Maryellen Manning, Director of Organizational Development,  135A Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 860-349-7200. 
 

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