Classroom Teacher - MO Division of Youth Services
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: Academic Teacher I/II/III
Job Location: Missouri Hills School- 13325 Belelfontaine Rd., St. Louis, MO 63138
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Aug 27, 2019**
Certificate: Mathematics
Certificate: English
Certificate: Science
District: MO Division of Youth Services
Jefferson City, MO 00573
Telephone: 573-751-3324
Job Description:
                                                              ACADEMIC TEACHER I/II/III
                                                 Division of Youth Services, St. Louis County
                                               Annual Salary Range $ 30,280.08 - $ 41,884.08
                                                             Posted August 15, 2019

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 Academic Teacher.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dispense medications to youth.
  • Role-model appropriate behaviors.
  • Transport and escort youth in everyday and emergency situations.
  • Other related duties as assigned

ACADEMIC TEACHER I:  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in appropriate coursework or in the field of Education.  Ability to obtain (at the time of employment or no later than nine (9) months from date of hire) an appropriate Temporary Authorization Certificate (TAC) issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Accepting applications from all qualified candidates. If interested in applying for this position, send a cover letter, resume, photocopies of official transcripts, a completed DSS Application for Employment (http://dssweb/dpl/adman/POLICIES/MO886-1315.pdf)  and the DYS Employment Application Addendum (http://dssweb/dpl/adman/POLICIES/MO886-4532.pdf ) to Division of Youth Services, 13300 Bellefontaine Road, St. Louis, MO, 63138,  Aliecia Holmes  on or before August 27, 2019. Qualifications for Academic Teacher I/II/III can be found at

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