Teacher Aide - St. Louis City
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Instructional Care Aide, Special Education 2021-2022
Job Location: Saint Louis Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 09, 2021
Deadline: Jul 31, 2021**
District: St. Louis City
St Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-345-2379
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Job Description:
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Position Summary: 
The SPED Instructional Care Aid assists and supports the teacher(s) in implementing an instructional and care program to promote each student’s academic advancement and personal development. 
 
Essential Functions:  
  • Escorts, assists and/or supervises student(s) during play periods, movement throughout the building, to and from buses, toileting routines, lunch, snacks, specialized and inclusive classes, community activities and other times as designated 
  • Assists teacher(s) in implementing behavior management plans which may include observing, recording, charting behavior and implementing a reinforcement schedule, as well as utilization of approved restraint methods when required and under teacher directive 
  • Assists teacher in test administration, under teacher directive 
  • Communicate any problems or concerns regarding students to the supervising teacher 
  • Work with individual students or small groups to reinforce skills previously introduced by the teacher 
  • Guides individual students or small groups to reinforce skills previously introduced by the teacher 
  • Assists with large group activities such as drill work, reading aloud and storytelling 
  • Assists the teacher in maintaining and organizing work and study areas, equipment, materials and facilities 
  • Score objective tests and papers with guidance and input from the teacher and assists with the maintenance of appropriate student records 
  • Performs health-related procedures such as: feeding, lifting, positioning, carrying, toileting, tube feeding, cleaning catheterization and suctioning equipment 
  • Participate in workshops, in-service training and parent conferences 
  • Attends specialized training as required to assist in the implementation of student’s IEP 
  • Serves as a resource of information and assists substitute teacher 
  • Reports parental concerns to supervisory teacher 
  • Performs other duties related to Special Education, as assigned by teacher or administrator 
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Any knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully complete Essential Functions 
 
Experience: 
  • Some experience working with children (required) 
  • Computer Skills (required) 
  • Experience working with teachers and students in an educational setting (preferred) 
  • Experience tutoring young children (preferred) 
 
Education: 
  • High School Diploma or its Equivalent (required) 
  • 60 College Credit hours (required) 
  • Passing score on Paraprofessional licensure exam (accepted in lieu of 60 college credit hours) 

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