All Other Positions - The Soulard School
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Job Title: Paraprofessional teacher (elementary)
Job Location: The Soulard School, 1110 Victor 63104
Beginning: Aug 10, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: The Soulard School
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-865-2799
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Job Description:
The Soulard School is seeking a part-time Instructional Support Paraprofessional to join our school community for the 2020-2021 school year. Essential training will be provided by The Soulard School prior to working with students and on an ongoing basis.  This is a perfect opportunity for those studying to become educators or therapists to gain meaningful training and experience in the field.
Major Responsibilities
  • Provide one-on-one and/or small-group behavior and academic support for students with autism in a general-ed early elementary classroom.
  • Collaborate with Special Education Director/Assistant Principal and classroom teachers to ensure that students make progress toward academic, behavioral and social goals as established in an IEP.
  • Collect data and follow protocols for students as directed by the Special Education Director/Assistant Principal. 
  • Maintain and support organization of instructional tools and student materials
  • Adhere to programming and any programming changes with fidelity
  • Contribute to creating a positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with families, as well as strong communication between home and school.
  • Develop positive relationships with colleagues and peers.
Education and Experience 
  • Passing score on Paraprofessional Assessment test; OR documentation of 60+ hours of college credit at an accredited college or university required.  Missouri substitute teacher certification would suffice. 
  • College degree and/or working toward degree in special education, education or related field preferred
  • Experience with students on the autism spectrum preferred 

Required Skills and Abilities
  • Warm and supportive attitude and disposition toward working with children and their families. 
  • Reliable in attendance.
  • Willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.  
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Responsive and adaptable to changing needs 
  • Organized
  • Physically able to perform the job of a teacher of young children. 
  • Pass background check

General Pay and Contract Provisions
  • This is a 10-month position to begin 8/10/2019.
  • This position is 29 hours a week, $19/hour

Please send a cover letter and resume to Special Education Director/Assistant Principal Haley Biehl at employment@soulardschool.org.

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