Classroom Teacher - St. John Lutheran School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: Middle School Learning Specialist
Job Location: St. John School, Ellisville, MO
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. John Lutheran School
Ellisville, MO 63011
Telephone: 636-779-2346
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Job Description:
PURPOSE STATEMENT:
As a teaching and learning expert, the Middle School Learning Specialist will provide specialized academic and social-emotional support to individuals or groups of students within St. John School through our personalized, whole-child approach.

ATTRIBUTES:
  • Faith-filled. Strong personal commitment to Jesus Christ.
  • People-focused. A heart for growing students and faculty.
  • Teachable. A learner, open to feedback and direction.
  • Organized. Detail-oriented with strong time management skills.
  • Positive. A proactive collaborator and team player.
  • Innovative. Able to create, problem-solve, and think outside the box.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Evaluate 504/IEP or educational evaluations to support the admissions processes and develop in-house student support plans as needed in partnership with the above Supervisors.
  • Work individually with students within the classroom environments and the Learning Center classroom.
  • Communicate with other staff and family members about student progress and struggles.
  • Use personalized reinforcement techniques to keep students on the path toward growth.
  • Participate in student transition meetings, SNAP service plan meetings, etc., as scheduled by the local school districts.
Resource Support for Whole Child Development (5th-8th)
  • Serve as an internal consultant on whole child development, providing guidance and support for students and staff; collaborate in a variety of ways to improve teaching and learning practices.
  • Work with staff to assist students who require extra supportive needs.
  • Create and implement plans for students displaying additional needs.
  • Participate in family meetings to help support the child and school in receiving outside support as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong Christian values; a desire to share God’s love with children and adults.
  • A bachelor’s degree is required; additional certifications or a focused degree in special education are preferred.
  • Current state teaching certification in one or more of the following areas: middle school, secondary, or special education.
  • Experience working with students with mild to moderate disabilities in the school setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate emerging research in brain development, cognition, and social-emotional health and wellness into professional learning.
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in high-quality teaching and learning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
WORK SCHEDULE:
10-month, part-time work schedule: 24-28 hours per week following the 2024-2025 school calendar.

Apply at www.stjls.org/employment
 

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