Classroom Teacher - Confluence Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Confluence Academies
Beginning: Dec 12, 2018
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mild/Mod. Cross Category Disabilities
District: Confluence Academy
St. Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-436-2313
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Job Description:
Confluence Academies has an opening for a Special Education Teacher
Apply at www.confluenceacademy.org click on the employment tab and find the Special Education Teacher 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or higher and a valid special education certificate from D.E.S.E.

POSITION SUMMARY: To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary grade education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Teaches district approved curriculum.
  • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
  • Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
  • Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans.
  • Is available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day.
  • Plans and coordinates the work of paraprofessionals, parents and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.
  • Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers and exhibits of student’s work.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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