Postgraduate Residential Instructor (Non Live-In) | Narragansett, RI
Middlebridge School is hiring a Residential Instructor (RI).
The RI is responsible for the supervision of the PG house, one on one instruction and guidance related to independent living and interpersonal skills. They work collaboratively with the Associate Residential Instructor to facilitate the individual goals of the students. The RI acts as a mentor, role model, surrogate parent, teacher, counselor and coach in all areas of the residential program. The RI is expected to be committed to the success of each student, especially in the areas of social and emotional development.
Primary Duties of Residential Instructor: Maintain a safe environment for students to live and learn in. Responsible for cleanliness of PG house. Plan and co-lead weekly house meetings to supervise PG house at all times outside of other assigned duties. Discuss house/student issues; build communication skills and positive group interactions. Plan/Teach residential curriculum. Organize house activities on a consistent basis (i.e. birthday celebrations, community service projects, cultural activities, etc.). Teach life skills as associated with PG program and independent living goals: room organization, laundry skills, hygiene awareness, etc. Communicate with parents weekly, to gain background information about their child, collaboratively problem solve, and provide student progress throughout the year. Plan, teach, and provide supervision of afternoon and elective classes, as designated. Plan, teach, and provide supervision of one club night elective, as designated. Plan, supervise and assist student participation/execution of house meals. Maintain house supplies (follow budget, shopping, stocking staples, etc.) Keep an updated parent phone log and submit it to the PG Director weekly. Submit documentation log of students’ goals and evaluation of them weekly to the PG Director. Write residential reports as needed. Work assigned weekends during the school year
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About Middlebridge School
Middlebridge School is a coeducational, boarding and day high school for students ages 13-19 with learning differences.
The Middlebridge community celebrates individual abilities and supports students’ academic and personal growth. Middlebridge is a haven for learning, growing, and belonging. We are a community of teachers, peers, and families that understands the academic and social challenges our students face.
Our students are complicated learners who may have experienced difficulty succeeding in a traditional classroom setting. Our multifaceted, integrated, and individualized approach works to create more confident and capable students. Our dynamic teachers work collaboratively to determine the best ways to serve each unique student.
Common Student Diagnoses:
– Executive Function
– Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NVLD)