Social/Emotional/Behavioral Support - The Biome School
Position: Social/Emotional/Behavioral Support
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Behavior and Instructional Support Specialist (2024-25)
Job Location: The Biome School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: The Biome School
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: 314-531-9916
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Job Description:
Title:                   Behavior and Instructional Support Specialist (2024-25)
Qualifications:    60 hours of college credit
Reports to:        The Principal

The Biome School
The Biome is a tuition-free, k-5, public charter school that provides a unique academic experience for children who live in the City of St. Louis.  The Biome engages children in an individualized and challenging educational environment, enriching minds and cultivating confident, creative builders of the future.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Supports teachers by assisting students who are struggling with focus in the classroom.  
  • Provides supervision for students transitioning from the classroom to the Anchor room.  
  • Works with students in the Anchor Room to complete reflection on issues such as behavior management and the prevention of undesirable behaviors that resulted in student’s placement in the Anchor Room.
  • Monitors all assignments, provides encouragement and feedback to students, monitors computer work, and provides instructional assistance as appropriate.
  • Supervises students during location changes.
  • Contacts teachers for work requests as needed.
  • Supervises lunchtime, as applicable.
  • Refers behavior problems to the school administrator.
  • Maintains professionalism with regard to confidentiality, dress, communication, and behavior.
  • Adheres to all Anchor Room policies and procedures.
  • Performs additional duties as required or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  •  Possess interpersonal skills to include the ability to work effectively with students, district staff and community members. 
  • Possess strong organizational skills. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing. 
  • Ability to work in a cooperative learning environment. 
  • Ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate. 
Qualifications
Individuals with at least one of the following qualifications are eligible to be instructional paraprofessionals:
  • 60 college hours
  • Associate’s degree or higher
  • Experience as a classroom teacher, teaching assistant, paraprofessional, or substitute teacher (preferred)
To apply, please email the following items to lmyers@biomesteam.org:
  1. Resumé (not to exceed two pages; 12-point font)
  2. Cover letter, which explains the candidate’s interest in the position as well as the skills and experiences that make the applicant a good candidate for the position (not to exceed two pages; 12-point font
Phone calls will not be accepted.
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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