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Substitute Teacher

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Job Order Number:
Open Until Filled
Job Location:
312 Munger Lane
Hannibal, MO 63401

Mississippi Valley 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.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity and consistency of thought.
  • Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.
  • Complete a professional development plan as required by certification or new employee status.
  • Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information.
  • 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 (e.g., 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 staff development activities to keep skills updated and current.
  • Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.
  • 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.)