Elementary Teacher for Trauma Sensitive Classroom

Elementary Teacher for Trauma Sensitive Classroom

DISTRICT – Bennington School District, Inc.
BUILDING – Molly Stark Elementary School/Bennington Elementary School


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related content area
  • Eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00) or Special Education (12-82)
  • Ability to be trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) de-escalation techniques
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred

Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • The Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union is seeking two elementary teachers to lead trauma sensitive classrooms at the K-2 and 3-5 grade levels. The ideal candidate will exhibit involvement in supporting students experiencing trauma as well as knowledge of social and emotional learning and positive behavior interventions. Candidates must be eligible to hold Vermont Certification in Elementary Education (1-00) or Special Education (12-82).
  • Use of trauma informed practices to support learning
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior conducive to an effective learning environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject(s) through instructional practices
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of learning goals
  • Use assessment information to provide students with feedback, which is corrective and informative
  • Develop written lesson plans in advance
  • Direct and supervise the work of paraprofessionals, volunteers and student teachers assigned to the classroom
  • Maintain productive lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues concerning both the academic and social progress of all students
  • Implement administrative directives in a professional manner (re: new programs and policies)
  • Adhere to all District policies and regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply through School Spring, for more information contact:

Kate Abbott or Donna Cauley, Co-Principals 
Molly Stark Elementary School 
181 Orchard Road 
Bennington, VT 05201 

Application Deadline: May 10, 2019