Examples of Work Performed
- 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.
- 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,
- Coordinating Board for High Education, or contained within the United States Department of Education directory of post-secondary institutions.
(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.)