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Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Company: AOS Staffing
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

*This Position is with St.Louis Public School District*

SLPS is seeking talented Educators with a broad base of knowledge in curriculum and pedagogy.

In this position, Teachers are expected to plan, organize and deliver programs of instruction that

support the premise/core belief that all children can learn and implement activities that promote

the learning goals and academic expectations. Our diverse student population deserves and

appreciates Teachers who are committed and who have a passion for their work.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aides stressing laboratory learning

    methods.
    • Demonstrates mathematical concepts using representations such as models, chalk board,

      overhead projector, and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aides.
      • Design learning activities that will connect the mathematics to the students' physical

        world, to other content areas, and to prior mathematics concepts.
        • Design learning activities that will allow students opportunities to communicate

          mathematically, orally and written, with others.
          • Creates and maintains an inviting, stimulating instructional area with attractive student

            centered bulletin board displays, learning centers and projects consistent with the

            physical limitations of teaching area.
            • Supports the program of study, using a variety of instructional techniques, instructional

              media and technology.
              • Analyzes and uses appropriate data to guide instruction and develop assessments.
              • Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of

                the principal
                • Demonstrate an overall knowledge of one's discipline(s) that allows him/her to teach to

                  the student's ability levels and learning styles
                  • Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policies and

                    administrative regulations
                    • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the

                      maturity and interest of the students
                      • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
                      • Communicate expectations, criteria for assessment, student progress, and student

                        strengths/weaknesses to parents and students
                        • Assesses students' special needs and collaborates with school services and community

                          agencies to meet those needs
                          • Maintain confidentiality of information concerning students, colleagues, and parents
                          • Modifies own professional development plan to improve instructional performance and

                            to promote student learning
                            • Demonstrate high standards of professionalism and ethics
                            • Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board

                              policies
                              • Perform other task as assigned.

                                Requirements

                                *MUST BE VACCINATED WITH THE COVID VACCINE AND REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF*

                                Experience:
                                • Working with culturally, diverse parents and families in an urban educational setting
                                • Collaborating with community agencies
                                • Serving effectively in a collaborative team setting

                                  Education:
                                  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in an

                                    applicable field
                                    • Major, or 24 semester hours, in subject area to be taught
                                    • Passing score on Praxis II Test in subject area to be taught (Must have already passed

                                      Praxis II prior to being considered for employment)
                                      • Must possess a valid Missouri Teaching Certificate or be eligible for a Missouri Teaching

                                        Certificate Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
                                        • Possess knowledge of district policies and mandates related to parent involvement,

                                          discipline and student achievement.
                                          • Possess willingness to interact on a personal level with parents.
                                          • Demonstrate organizational skills related to all Essential Functions listed above.
                                          • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to create an effective Parent Resource Center
                                          • Demonstrate patience and compassion with students, staff and parents in a variety of

                                            settings.
                                            • Develop trusting relationships with parents, teachers and students.
                                            • Work effectively on a team and with parents.
                                            • Work collaboratively with peers and others.
                                            • Possess knowledge of various cultures' values, behaviors, beliefs and traditions.
                                            • Possess strong and effective written and oral communication and presentation skills

                                              with all constituencies.
                                              • Passionate about improving public, urban education and driven to make a difference.
                                              • Demonstrates initiative and problem solving capabilities.

                                                Physical Requirements:
                                                • Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle
                                                • Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount

                                                  of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the

                                                  human body
                                                  • Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a signification degree

Keywords: AOS Staffing, St. Louis , Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Louis, Missouri

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