Employment Opportunities

 

Positions for the 2019-2020 School Year (see below for more details) 

  • Elementary Part-Time Special Education Teacher
  • Substitute Teachers

Special Education/Educational Support Teacher - 2019


The Soulard School is seeking a part-time Special Education Teacher to join our co-teaching teams at our elementary location for the 2019-2020 school year.  This position will blend special education instruction within individualized education plans, and support for core instruction.


Major Responsibilities of Special Education Instruction:

  • Has knowledge and understanding of students’ rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

  • Supports the development and maintenance of individualized instruction within an individualized education plan (IEP)

  • Ensures accommodations for students with IEPs are implemented

  • Works effectively with classroom teachers to translate lesson plans into developmentally-appropriate learning experiences for students with IEPs

  • Evaluates students’ with IEPs academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.

  • Communicates and reports to the Director of Special Education in a timely, respectful manner.

Major Responsibilities of Core Classroom Support:

  • Has knowledge and understanding of instruction within a multi-tiered system of support 

  • Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

  • Identifies student needs and makes appropriate referrals, and develops strategies for instruction in a teamed approach.


General:

  • Creates positive educational climate for students to learn in.

  • Utilizes curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.

  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities.

  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with families, as well as strong communication between home and school.

  • Attends school events as specified in teacher contract.

  • Develops positive relationships with colleagues and peers.


Education and Experience 

  • A college degree in special education (required)

  • At least one year of teaching experience in an elementary setting (public or nonpublic). (preferred)

  • Missouri State teacher certification in special education (preferred)


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Warm and supportive attitude and disposition toward working with children and their families. 

  • Reliable attendance.

  • Willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.  

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  

  • Physically able to perform the job of a teacher of elementary-aged children. 


General Pay and Contract Provisions

•  10-15 hour work week


The Soulard School strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity

of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment

where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.


Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they

meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for

the job, and that candidate may be the one who comes from a less traditional background. We would

encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are

unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss

your application.


 

 

Ongoing Hiring

The Soulard School is always building our list of substitute teachers, especially at the early childhood level. Subbing is a great way to get acquainted with our philosophy and staff. If you are interested in being added to our list, please use the site to learn about our approach to education prior to applying. Certified teachers preferred. E-mail cover letter and resume to employment@soulardschool.org

 

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO EMPLOYEES:  The Soulard School hires employees of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made  available to students at the schools.  The schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.