Educational Paraprofessional Position - Orchard Farm R-V
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional - SPED
Job Location: Orchard Farm Elementary School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Orchard Farm R-V
St Charles, MO 63301
Telephone: 636-925-5456
Job Description:
Orchard Farm Elementary School is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to join our team!  At OFE, our mission is Leading Today to Soar Tomorrow and we are guided by our core values of Leadership, Learning and Relationships. Orchard Farm Elementary is a proud Leader in Me Lighthouse School, State School of Character and Model PLC School and we are looking for a positive, collaborative, hard-working team player to join our staff!
Special Education Paraprofessionals provide social, physical, and academic support and/or supervision in general and special education settings, including but not limited to, the cafeteria, classrooms, recess, and assemblies. These services may include ambulatory, eating and toileting assistance.
The district offers a great benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance paid for the employee by the district.  
  • 60 credit hours from an accredited college/university or higher OR DESE approved 20 hour substitute certification program
  • Missouri Substitute Certificate (be able to obtain within 30 days of acceptance of offer)
  • Ability to relate to students, staff, and parents in a positive manner
  • Ability to communicate clearly in verbal and written form
  • Ability to follow written and oral communication 
  • Ability to problem solve
An individual who holds this position is required to:
  • Assist students with disabilities according to their individualized needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning
  • Assist students with physical care including feeding, bathroom needs, and personal hygiene
  • Assist in managing the behavior of students
  • Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students
  • Maintain confidentiality of information about children and their families in accordance with Board policy and law
  • Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings and special events when requested by administration
  • Help supervise arrival and departure of students, and provide supervision and support in multiple settings throughout the school day
  • Follow instructions from teachers and administrators
  • Current Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Certificate(s)
Interested applicants should apply through the OFSD Hire Site to be considered for employment.

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