Classroom Teacher - Eagle College Preparatory Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Learning Support Specialist
Job Location: 3630 Ohio Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63118
Beginning: Jul 01, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Special Needs
District: Eagle College Preparatory Schools
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 262-542-9546
Job Description:
About EAGLE College Preparatory Schools
In the St. Louis EAGLE College Prep Schools, 3 elementary schools and 1 middle school are providing world-class educational opportunities that are accessible and affordable for all children. Working with students, teachers, parents and the community, EAGLE schools pursue academic greatness in education and positive character development among students in a safe and supportive learning environment.

Position Overview
An EAGLE Learning Support Specialist commits to teaching and leading EAGLE College Prep’s mission, instructional vision, and Commitment to Excellence for our scholars with special needs. The Learning Support Specialist will work collaboratively with the Principal and Regional Learning Support Compliance Manager to build, create and implement initial and Annual Individualized Education Plans, collaborate with teachers to provide appropriate accommodations for scholars, and overall daily operations of the school. He/she will demonstrate high expectations for the achievement and development of all students and teachers and foster a safe, joyful, and nurturing learning environment in which students and teachers can thrive with a particular emphasis on loving words and loving actions.

Founding EAGLE Learning Support Specialists
  • Shape the culture of an EAGLE school by leading scholars and peers with love while establishing and growing high expectations in academics and character development
  • Play a significant role on an entrepreneurial team to establish policies and procedures, use best-practice instructional strategies
All EAGLE Learning Support Specialists
  • Believe the purpose of education is both academic achievement AND character development
  • Provide whatever is necessary to ensure ALL students are successful and are developing strong character
  • Use data and assessments to inform and drive instruction
  • Involve families in their students’ education and in the Hyde process
  • Value feedback and evaluation on teaching practices and set SMART goals
  • Support and challenge colleagues and hold each other to his or her best
  • Voice their thoughts, opinions and suggestions and embody an entrepreneurial spirit, taking on leadership in a multitude of ways
  • Pursue their own self-discovery and growth
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure high academic standards are set for and met by all students
  • Collaborate with co-teachers to provide rigorous, standards-based learning to students with individualized education programs (IEPs)
  • Execute rigorous, small-group instruction based on individual needs of students
  • Differentiate curriculum and instruction to meet needs of students with IEPs
  • Use student performance data derived from teacher-created and standardized assessments to drive instructional decision-making and IEP development
  • Design and implement high quality IEPs that effectively describe student strengths and needs with clear learning goals and performance criteria
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2-5 years of teaching experience
  • Missouri  State Certification in Special Education
  • Demonstrated success working in an urban school setting
  • Strong data tracking and analysis skills
  • An ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, families and students
  • A belief that everyone is gifted with a unique potential
  • A commitment to character development and family partnerships
  • If you are selected for an in-person interview you will be required to produce teaching credentials (if required for this position) and proof of your highest degree obtained in order to participate in the interview.

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