Classroom Teacher - KIPP St. Louis
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Middle School Special Education
Job Location: KIPP St Louis
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Special Needs
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
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Job Description:
KIPP Inspire middle is searching for excellent Middle School Special Education teachers interested in working with a 5th through 8th-grade school setting.

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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.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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