Teacher Aide - Meramec Valley R-III
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Paraprofessionals
Job Location: Meramec Valley R-III School District, Pacific, MO
Beginning: Aug 12, 2024
Deadline: Jul 21, 2024**
District: Meramec Valley R-III
Pacific, MO 63069
Telephone: 636-271-1400
Job Description:
All Applicants must submit the required application and additional materials online at www.applitrack.com/mvr3/onlineapp.

  • 60 college credit hours or associate degree required
  • DESE Substitute certification or pass Parapro Praxis required
  • Experience working as a paraprofessional preferred
  • ABA and /or Mandt (CPI) Certification or willingness to participate in training opportunities preferred
  • Works cooperatively in a team approach in regard to the needs of students
  • Helps students find appropriate ways of expressing and dealing with their feelings
  • Follows the instructions of the teacher in working with individual students or small groups
  • Provides a safe and positive environment for students
  • Adheres to confidentiality policies
  • Responds to the needs of students, parents, and staff
  • Accepts direction, supervision, and constructive criticism
  • Handles multiple responsibilities with little supervision
  • Solves problems independently and effectively
  • Senses when an issue is beyond the scope of this position and requires the supervisor’s attention
  • Helps with daily routines: Bathroom, Regular education classes, Library, Computer Lab, Recess, Lunch, Nurse, and Medication
  • Helps supervise arrival and departure of students
  • Accepts additional responsibility willingly
  • Other duties as may be assigned by building administrator or DSE
For a complete listing of job responsibilities and fitness for duty requirements, see our Special Education Paraprofessional Instructional Support Job Description at www.mvr3.k12.mo.us

TERMS:  Full-time with benefits; $16.10+ for 60 hrs/sub cert. or $17.17+ for bachelor’s with possible steps for experience
EFFECTIVE: 2024-2025 school year
SCREENING TO BEGIN: Immediately; open until filled  

Recommendation to be given at the July or August 2024, Board of Education meeting.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION:  The Meramec Valley R-III School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in the admission, access to, treatment, and employment in its programs, services and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Meramec Valley R-III School District’s compliance with nondiscrimination laws is directed to contact Mr. Tom, Sauvage, Assistant Superintendent, at 126 North Payne Street, Pacific, MO  63069, (636-271-1400).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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