Classroom Teacher - MO Division of Youth Services
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education/Academic Education Teacher
Job Location: Missouri Hills School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: May 06, 2019**
Certificate: Mild/Moderately Disabled (K-12)
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: MO Division of Youth Services
Jefferson City, MO 00573
Telephone: 573-751-3324
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Job Description:
This is entry-level to senior-level professional work in the instruction of pupils of normal or impaired learning ability in a facility of the Missouri Division of Youth Services located in St. Louis, MO.  This position instructs juvenile offenders in elementary or secondary school subjects, and related special education work. The following tasks are the responsibility of the Special Education Teacher/Academic Teacher.
 
  • Provide Awareness Supervision to youth, with responsibility for their safety, personal conduct, care, education, and therapy.  Awareness Supervision is defined as the ability to see, be seen by, and to hear and be heard by youth at all times in order to be capable of swift, appropriate response.
  • Maintain security, including intervention and/or participate fully in physical restraints of youth during emergencies or altercations to prevent escapes and gain physical control of youth.
  • Implement group and individual education plans.  Plan class work and prepare learning materials.
  • Function as part of a teaching team and assists in developing, implementing, and evaluating individual educational plans.  Confer with parents and/or students.
  • Administer and score pre/post-tests.
  • Prepare reports regarding each client's adjustment and progress.  Maintain scholastic and attendance records.
  • Dispense medications to youth.
  • Role-model appropriate behaviors.
  • Transport and escort youth in everyday and emergency situations.
  • Other related duties as assigned
 
Qualifications
ACADEMIC TEACHER I:  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in appropriate coursework or in the field of Education.
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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER III:  Eighteen or more months of experience as a Special Education Teacher II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System. OR A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in Special Education; and, Four or more years of post-baccalaureate special education teaching experience in a school accredited by a governing agency (such as the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or the North Central Association on Accreditation and School Improvement). (Possession of a valid teaching certificate in special education issued from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will substitute for the specialized coursework.) OR A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in Special Education; and, Two or more years of post-baccalaureate special education teaching experience in a school accredited by a governing agency (such as the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or the North Central Association on Accreditation and School Improvement). OR A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Education; and, Three or more years of post-baccalaureate special education teaching experience in a school accredited by a governing agency (such as the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or the North Central Association on Accreditation and School Improvement). (Possession of a valid teaching certificate in special education issued from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will substitute for the specialized coursework.)

 

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