IT Support Coordinator
The IT Support Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing technology related activities at Kurn Hattin. She/he helps determine the IT needs of the organization and is responsible for implementing technology solutions to fulfill the organization’s information systems and technology requirements. She/he will work closely and collaboratively with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. She/he will support outside contractors providing outsourced services and provide technical support for staff computer systems and campus networks. This person will help define and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices.
The successful candidate will have a strong track record in similar roles, the ability to work independently, strong communication skills and a desire to work in an organization that transforms the lives of children and their families.
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience
- 4-6 years of experience working in IT operations
- Experience with IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
- Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems
- Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
- Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize
- Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices
- Excellent interpersonal skills
This is a full-time, salaried position. Kurn Hattin Homes offers a full benefit package that includes paid time off, a retirement package, and an Employee Assistance Program. Insurance is available for medical, dental, vision, life, and short term disability.
Please submit a cover letter explaining why you are the individual who can best meet the technology support needs of Kurn Hattin – please include a resume and a list of 3 references.
Director of Counseling with Housing Possibility
Kurn Hattin Homes, located in Westminster Vermont, is a residential school for children ages 5-15. We are seeking a Director of Counseling to serve in a leadership and supervisory capacity as the administrative representative of the department to promote quality services to children, the professional development of staff, and to provide relational counseling, and social skills education to children. The Director of Counseling will be a collaborative member of the child services team and work closely with all departments to facilitate the success of each child. Managing the department includes ensuring the coordination of quality care from morning through evening hours, budgeting, and providing strategic planning for future departmental goals.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or psychology; five years clinical experience with children and families; and possess supervisory skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Kurn Hattin offers a generous benefit package including insurance, short term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and a retirement package. On campus housing could be included as part of the compensation package.
Please submit your cover letter explaining how you can provide quality leadership, and counseling for the children at Kurn Hattin along with your resume, and references.
Social Studies Teacher
Kurn Hattin is seeking a full time benefited Social Studies teacher beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator to develop a positive rapport with students, colleagues, and families. The teacher will provide interactive and informative social studies experiences and will demonstrate an understanding of competency based instruction. They must exhibit knowledge of the subject matter and plan for children with different learning styles and abilities.
A Bachelor’s degree combined with three years of teaching experience and strong collaborative skills are required. Master’s degree preferred. Also desired is a knowledge of current best practices.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three current letters of reference if you are interested in the rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children at New England Kurn Hattin Homes.
House Parent Job Opening
Join the residential team at Kurn Hattin Homes and make a difference in the lives of children. This residential job is multifaceted where the right candidate will be an effective member of the team integral to teaching wide ranging positive life skills, supporting growth in academics, role modeling good communication skills, and working with the children in a homelike cottage setting. The house parent will supervise all aspects of cottage living from creating a warm and welcoming community, running weekly cottage meetings using a restorative circle process, supervising hygiene, homework, and bedtime routines while teaching the children how to care for the cottage including cleaning and sanitization techniques, and also working collaboratively with the rest of the child services team. HPs work closely with families/guardians to advance the children’s development, develop effective communication skills, provide individual initiative and a feeling of responsibility while maintaining a warm, nurturing environment.
The work schedule may be a Sunday – Wednesday or Wednesday – Saturday with overnights.
The successful applicant will:
- Be at least twenty-one years of age
- Must have a high school diploma (or G.E.D) with college degree(s) preferred.
- At least two years of experience in childcare, education, or human-service related fields
Please tell us how you can make a difference in the lives of these children.
How to Apply
Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Upload resume, cover letter and references. Or mail to:
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children
P.O Box 127
Westminster, VT 05158