Teacher Aide - DESE MSSD - Area III
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Teacher Aide - Job ID 5002008
Job Location: Mapaville School - Mapaville, MO
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: DESE MSSD - Area III
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314-633-3967
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Job Description:
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled

Teacher Aide

Hourly Rate: $13.59 (School Term Position)

Primary duty is assisting the classroom teacher in carrying out the individual education programs for students with disabilities.

To apply for this position, please use this hyperlink:  https://tinyurl.com/33vpxptj  Once on the mocareers website, please go to the Division Tab at the top and select Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled for a list of jobs. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The incumbent must have the ability to perform the essential functions below either with or without reasonable accommodations.

1. Implement student instructional program as directed by teacher.
2. Follow behavior support plans of individual students.
3. Accommodate for each student’s individual communication needs.
4. Supervise students during off campus instruction.
5. Follow daily schedule of work activities.
6. Perform the daily self-care needs of students (e.g., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth brushing etc.)
7. Follow student specific special health care procedures as trained by the school nurse.
8. Assist with arrival/dismissal transfer of students to/from bus and classroom.
9. Provide a safe school environment for students.
10. Lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students.
11. Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.
12. Participate in 15 hours of in-service first year of employment and 10 hours each year thereafter.
13. Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintain CPR certification at the level determined by the American Heart Association or Red Cross as Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers.
2. Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.
3. Perform other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED:

1. High School diploma or G.E.D.
2. Experience working with individuals with severe disabilities is preferred.

(Other qualifications and experience which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer:  Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at hr@dese.mo.gov.    

 To Our Applicants with Disabilities:  For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619.  Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.  TTY/TDD Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

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

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