Classroom Teacher - Dunklin R-V
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Pevely Elementary School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2023
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mild/Mod. Cross Category Disabilities
Certificate: Elementary Education
Certificate: Special Needs
District: Dunklin R-V
Herculaneum, MO 63048
Telephone: 636-479-5200 EXT 1
Job Description:
The Dunklin R-5 School District has an opening at Pevely Elementary for the position of Special Education Teacher servicing students in grades K-2 with cognitive and developmental delays. This position requires knowledge and understanding of students on the autism spectrum and effective strategies to support those students.  The position will be for the 2024-2025 school year with the potential to be extended. Under the direction of the Building Principal and Director of Student Services, the Special Education Teacher will develop and provide specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities, function as IEP Case Manager to assigned students, and foster positive relationships with students.
  • Provide instruction and support to students according to their IEP.
  • Provide a consistent routine for students who thrive on structure.
  • Create visual schedules for students.
  • Implement alternative curriculum and behavior strategies to support the students.
  • Work cooperatively with the district behavior specialists 
  • Provide leadership and oversight to paraprofessionals.  
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Maintain accurate and compliant student records.  
  • Provide effective and timely communication to parents.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Starting Date:  August 18, 20214
Salary Range:  Commensurate with education and experience. (Base salary BA Step 1 at $41,000)
Certification:  K-12 Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical or a comparable special education certification
Benefits:  Board Paid Health Life, and Dental Insurance, Employees will be offered, on a fee basis, in-district childcare for ages birth through two with preschool available from ages 3-5.
Contact:  Mr. Thomas Moreland, Director of Special Services at 636-479-5200 ext. 2010

Application Process: Interested candidates should apply online at 
The Dunklin R-5 School District does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age of Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries related to District programs and to the location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible by persons with disabilities may be directed to the Dunklin R-5 School District Central Office, 497 Joachim Ave. Herculaneum, MO. 63048 or by phone at 636-479-5200. 

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