Classroom Teacher - The Soulard School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Support
Job Location: The Soulard School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Special Needs
District: The Soulard School
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-865-2799
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Special Education/Educational Support Teacher - 2019
The Soulard School is seeking a part-time Special Education Teacher to join our co-teaching teams at our elementary location for the 2019-2020 school year.  This position will blend special education instruction within individualized education plans, and support for core instruction.
Major Responsibilities of Special Education Instruction:
  • Has knowledge and understanding of students’ rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Supports the development and maintenance of individualized instruction within an individualized education plan (IEP)
  • Ensures accommodations for students with IEPs are implemented
  • Works effectively with classroom teachers to translate lesson plans into developmentally-appropriate learning experiences for students with IEPs
  • Evaluates students’ with IEPs academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates and reports to the Director of Special Education in a timely, respectful manner.
Major Responsibilities of Core Classroom Support:
  • Has knowledge and understanding of instruction within a multi-tiered system of support 
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Identifies student needs and makes appropriate referrals, and develops strategies for instruction in a teamed approach.

General:
  • Creates positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Utilizes curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with families, as well as strong communication between home and school.
  • Attends school events as specified in teacher contract.
  • Develops positive relationships with colleagues and peers.

Education and Experience 
  • A college degree in special education (required)
  • At least one year of teaching experience in an elementary setting (public or nonpublic). (preferred)
  • Missouri State teacher certification in special education (preferred)

Required Skills and Abilities
  • Warm and supportive attitude and disposition toward working with children and their families. 
  • Reliable attendance.
  • Willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Physically able to perform the job of a teacher of elementary-aged children. 

General Pay and Contract Provisions
•  10-15 hour work week
The Soulard School strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity
of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment
where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they
meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for
the job, and that candidate may be the one who comes from a less traditional background. We would
encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are
unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss
your application.

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