Teacher Aide - Festus R-VI School District
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Paraprofessional
Job Location: TBD
Beginning: Aug 15, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Festus R-VI School District
Festus, MO 63028
Telephone: 636-937-4920
Job Description:
The Festus School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for
Paraprofessionals for the 2024-25 School Year

Qualifications:          Minimum of 60+ college credit hours & Missouri Substitute Teaching Certificate preferred.
Rate of Pay:              $14.50 per hour minimum.  Pay rate dependent on total college hours/degree/certification completed and prior experience.  Benefits included (Retirement, Health & Dental Insurance)
Locations:                 TBD
Deadline:                  Open until filled. ALL Positions begin August 15th, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties may include (but are not limited to):
  • Assist special teacher in classroom instruction and care of students
  • Attending to and addressing personal hygiene needs of student including the changing of soiled clothing etc. (as needed)
  • Reads tests to students and makes other accommodations from the IEP.
  • At times participates in Class-Within-A-Class educational opportunities. (Takes notes during class, monitors behavior of students, works with individual students, etc.)
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with staff, parents/guardians, and students.
  • Demonstrates understanding of students' difficulties.
  • Keeps records, writes lessons on the board and helps students correct work.
  • Walks students to and from the bus, or other areas of school (as needed).
  • Walks with students that have behavior difficulties between classes (as needed).
  • Assists teacher in maintaining discipline and other functions.
  • Assists with set-up of classroom and prepares materials for instruction
  • Handles attendance reports and related clerical functions.
  • Assists in assembling / hanging materials on bulletin boards.
  • Operates standard school equipment such as laminator, copier, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by cooperating teacher &/or building administrator.

Interested applicants should:
  • Complete an application online via appli-track which can be accessed by going to www.festus.k12.mo.us and then clicking on the EMPLOYMENT tab on the left-hand side of page.
  • Submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, application and names of at least three (3) individuals that can speak to your work performance and suitability for the position.   
"Educating all students for the challenges of tomorrow"
The Festus R-VI School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of age, gender, creed, color, national origin or handicap.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.