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Substitute Teacher

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Job Order Number:
Open Until Filled
Job Location:
3657 Baptist Park Road
P.O. Box 68
Mapaville, MO 63065

Mapaville School

Special Education


Examples of Work Performed

Essential Functions: 
  • Design and implement appropriate individualized education program for students with disabilities considering school, community and home learning environments.
  • Analyze student’s learning style based upon charted progress and adapt teaching strategies and activities to meet the student’s specific educational needs.
  • Choose age appropriate, functional and safe activities, materials, equipment and sites for teaching.
  • Integrate appropriate related services into student’s day-to-day instructional program.
  • Conduct parent conferences and staffings.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of behavioral support plans for students with challenging behaviors.
  • Develop and follow instructionally time efficient daily schedule for implementation of students’ IEPs.
  • Direct daily activities of teacher aide and classroom volunteers.
  • Follow student specific special health care procedures as trained by the school nurse.
  • Maintain safe environment for students.
  • Accept supervision, cooperate with change and be flexible.
  • Treat all persons with respect and maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity, and consistency of thought.
  • Maintain confidentiality of parent, student, and staff personal identifiable information.
  • Follow policies and guidelines of the MSSD program.
  • Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.
  • Complete a professional development plan as required by your certification or new employee status.
  • Collect academic assessment data to improve student learning.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, access information via the internet, and possess knowledge of assistive technology devices.
Additional Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out daily self-care needs of students as needed (i.e., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.)
  • Maintain CPR certification at the level determined by the American Heart Association or Red Cross as Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers.
  • Lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students.
  • Participate in a minimum of one staff development activity per year to keep teaching skills updated and current.
  • Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings. Reasonable and necessary expenses will be reimbursed at approved rates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Eligible to be issued and subsequently receive a Missouri Substitute Teacher’s Certificate by documenting a minimum of 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Coordinatin

(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.)