Classroom Teacher - KIPP St. Louis
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Middle School Special Education
Job Location: KIPP St Louis
Beginning: May 14, 2019
Deadline: Jul 13, 2019**
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
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Job Description:
KIPP Inspire and Triumph are searching for excellent Middle School Special Education teachers interested in working with a 5th through 8th-grade school setting.

About KIPP St. Louis
KIPP St. Louis is a growing network of free, open-enrollment, public charter schools offering a choice to families and a college-preparatory education to children in St. Louis city . Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for education reform by establishing and supporting a world class network of public schools that develop in all of our students the knowledge, skills, character, and pursuit of excellence necessary to succeed in high quality high schools and colleges and the world beyond.  

Position type: Full time, exempt

What you will do…
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop effective whole group practices, small group interventions, and individualized learning activities
  • Assist teachers with tracking data to determine the effectiveness of interventions
  • Plan and teach small groups during guided reading
  • Develop, coordinate and track individual student plans for all special services
  • Provide direct student support through small group instruction and inclusion in the general education classroom
  • Collaborate with teachers so that they provide instructional support that leads to dramatic academic gains for students; solicit and manage additional resources and support (OT/PT, etc.), where necessary
  • Monitor and lead all IEP evaluation and processes; serve as lead communicator with teachers and principal
  • Coordinate dissemination of information on student needs to principal and teachers
  • Maintain all documentation and records for individual students; ensure confidentiality in reporting
  • Monitor for compliance with state and federal laws, ensuring consistent, fail-safe and quality documentation; provide comprehensive, work with staff to provide holistic reporting of student performance data to principal; serve as lead contact for authorized visits
  • Advise teachers and principal on modification processes for state and school-wide assessments
  • Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a weekly basis
  • Other duties as assigned by the school leadership team
What you should have...
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 2 years of successful lead teaching experience in an underserved community (preferred)
  • Valid Missouri Teacher Certification or willingness to become certified ASAP
  • A passion for teaching in the city of St. Louis
  • Dedication to helping children grow and learn

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

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