Employment

School Nurse

Position available for start of 2022-23 school year  

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR EXPERIENCED NURSE — SMALL PUBLIC COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL– COMPETITIVE SALARY—SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE

Side by Side Charter School, a regional public charter school located in South Norwalk, CT is seeking a F/T School Nurse

Position is M-F; 9am-3:30pm (all days school is in session excluding holidays and school vacations)

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Promote healthy, safe school environment for all children through implementation of health services program
  • Collaborate and communicate with students, parents, families, primary care physicians, specialists and local public health and social service agencies to ensure a full spectrum of effective and quality school health services
  • Care for emergencies and all injuries/illnesses of students Pre-K to grade 8 (including special education population)
  • Management of students’ chronic health conditions in school
  • Maintenance of accurate and comprehensive student health records, including mandated health assessments and immunization records
  • Screenings as mandated, with responsibility for referrals and follow-up
  • Administration of medication and specialized health care procedures
  • Participation as needed a member of Special Education and 504 Teams
  • Development of Individualized Health Care Plans and Emergency Care Plans
  • Resource health professional for students, families, and staff
  • Support and implementation of all SBS Board of Directors and Connecticut policies and procedures as related to health

Required Qualifications:

  • Current CT State registered nursing license (R.N.)
  • Minimum one year professional nursing experience within the last five years
  • Pediatric/adolescent experience
  • Current/updated physical assessment skills (preferably pediatrics)
  • Ability to administer medication and skilled nursing procedures
  • Good communication skills
  • CPR certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN degree or higher with prior school nurse experience
  • Background to include community health and multicultural/diverse experience
  • NCSN certification
  • Bilingual (Spanish)

Interested applicants should send letter/resume, copy of RN license, and at least 2 letters of reference to: employment@sbscharter.org


Specialized Learning/Paraprofessional-Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, public charter school located in South Norwalk, CT seeks RBT (Registered Behavior Technician)  for our K-8 public school program for the 2022-23 school year. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking join a positive and supportive team and gain valuable experience in a classroom setting. Will train the right candidate.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Instructional support for at-risk students
  • Work under the direct supervision of School’s Student Services Administrator and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Work w/ individual or small groups to implement individually designed interventions and behavior protocols to assist students in mastering their goals
  • Help set-up and enter data into electronic collection system
  • Assist and facilitate student interaction with peers during classroom instruction, recess, co-curricular and non- instructional activities as written in student’s IEP, behavior or social emotional learning plans

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Registered Behavior Analysis Certification or Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Two (2) plus years successful experience under the direct documented clinical supervision of a BCBA and has completed or is willing to complete Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) competency and complete RBT examination requirements within a timely manner but not more than 1 school year after hire

Positions will run for the 2022-23 school year from 8:45am-3:45pm on all days that school is in session. Email cover letter, resume, credentials and recent employment references to: employment@sbscharter.org.

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School Maintenance/Custodian

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, public charter school in Norwalk, CT seeks applicants for the Head Custodian/Maintenance position.  Competitive pay
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Side by Side Charter School is a small, 235 student, independent public charter school located in South Norwalk, CT.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleans assigned areas of the building
  • Performs general, routine custodial duties, to include dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, and restocking paper and soap supplies.
  • Performs routine maintenance to custodial equipment and supplies.
  • Empties trash receptacles, disposes trash into compactors and/or dumpsters, and bags trash for proper disposal.
  • Does emergency cleaning as needed
  • Inspects, maintains, and able to make minor repairs on the heating and cooling systems, boilers, and electrical, mechanical, and facility equipment
  • Maintains and performs painting of walls as needed
  • Changes air filters as needed
  • Maintains and may repair custodial equipment (including equipment for grounds upkeep)
  • Maintains and may repair school fixtures and furniture
  • Assembles furniture
  • Cares for the grounds, including watering, picking up trash, and removing ice and snow when necessary
  • Sets up equipment for special school events or programs and cleans up afterwards
  • Cleans up spills
  • On call for emergencies or to open building
  • May be required to work on Sundays, holidays, early morning, etc. for snow removal or other
  • Stocks supply shelves and distributes supplies throughout the school.
  • Assists school personnel with work requests and errands.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience related to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and write and perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Basic understanding of cleaning and sanitation procedures.              
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Ability to use or repair small and medium equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to maintain property and inventory.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS-Please submit a cover letter, resume, three recent letters of recommendation to: employment@sbscharter.org.



Assistant Teacher/ Paraprofessional

Side by Side Charter School, an innovative, diverse, public charter school located in South Norwalk, CT seeks Assistant Teachers/Paraprofessionals for our K-8 public school program for the 2022-23 school year. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking join and positive and supportive team and gain valuable experience in a classroom setting. Competitive pay rate.

Duties include assisting lead teacher(s) with:

  • instructional support
  • classroom management
  • substituting as needed
  • behavioral intervention and support (training provided)

Positions will run for the full 2022-233 school year from 8:45am-3:45pm on all days that school is in session. Email cover letter, resume, credentials and recent employment references to: employment@sbscharter.org.

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MUSIC TEACHER

NOW HIRING FOR THE 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR!
SIDE BY SIDE CHARTER SCHOOL SEEKING General Music/Chorus/Band Teacher.:

Side by Side is a  PreK-8th Grade Public Charter School–  VERY competitive salary:
A unique and innovating Music Educator opportunity at a PUBLIC Charter School! Side By Side Charter School;  a diverse and public charter school, is seeking a Pre K- 8th Grade Music Teacher. The position includes teaching General Music, Beginning Band, Elementary & Middle School Chorus.   Connecticut Certification (049) required to apply. Send cover letter, resume, letters of reference and a copy of CT certification endorsements to Side By Side Charter School via e-mail to: employment@sbscharter.org