St. Joseph School District is Now Hiring
* Anticipated Elementary Teachers - 2nd Semester
Required: Possession of Bachelor's Degree and valid Missouri Teaching Certificate with proper certifications.
Preferred: Previous Experience
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * To "telework" when requested by the District. * Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans. * Administers developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans. * Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment. * Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration. * Builds positive teacher/student relationships for the purpose of engaging students in relevant activities based on student schema and interests. * Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan. * Collaborates with other teachers and support staff for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or individual student plans. * Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements. Directs assistant teachers, students teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students. * Facilitates student learning for the purpose of improving their success in academic, interpersonal, and daily living skills through a defined course of study. * Implements academic, behavior, health and nutrition plans (e.g. literacy activities, stories, songs, math/science activities, art, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, established guidelines, and performance stands and encouraging parent involvement. * Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment. * Monitors classroom environment for the purpose of improving performance, health status, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal issues. * Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, school sponsored activities, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. * Organizes age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities for the purpose of ensuring student participation in learning activities. * Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. * Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. * Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. * Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies. * Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. * Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction. * Serves as a positive role model for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behavior. * Various other duties to be assigned for the purpose of serving student and staff needs.
* Anticipated PE Teachers
Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor's Degree with a valid Missouri teaching certificate.
Preferred: Previous experience.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * To "telework" when requested by the District. * Teaches knowledge and skills in physical fitness, health education activities, rhythms and dance, and individual, dual or team sports, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities. * Works cooperatively with other physical education teachers in the district in planning a balanced physical education program. * Analyzes, demonstrates and explains basic skills, knowledge and strategies of activities, games, rhythms and fundamentals of body movement. * Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive environment in the physical education areas. * Evaluates each pupil's growth in physical skills, knowledge and contribution in team sports and activities. * Maintains professional competence through in-service education provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities. * Communicates with parents, teachers and school counselors on pupil progress. * Identifies pupil needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupil's solve health, attitude and learning problems. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs. * Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities. * Is willing to assist with coaching duties in the district, if needed. * Other assigned duties.
* BCA Teacher
Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education with a valid Missouri Teaching Certificate with proper certifications.
Preferred: Previous experience. Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * To "telework" when requested by the District. * Develop and maintain a classroom environment conductive to effective learning. * Develop lesson plans that meet individual needs, interests, and abilities of students. * Prepare and administrate subject/topical specific tests and labs to assist with student learning. * Conduct appropriate assessment of students' work and maintain accurate and regular data on attendance and grades. * Professionally represent the school and the district in interactions with parent's, community, staff and students; facilitate meetings with parents and students as necessary. * Work collaboratively with department and team members to meet course and school-wide student performance goals. * Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, curriculum and instructional methods, as well as address and resolve student issues. * Assist in the selection of books, equipment, lab supplies and other instructional material. * Other assigned duties.
* ELD Teacher (English Language Development)
Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's degree in Education with TESOL certification. 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in Pre-K-12 educational settings. Training on administering MAP, ACCESS, W-APT, and WIDA Model.
Purpose: To provide instructional support to English Learners and teachers so that English Learners may receive an equitable education within our rigorous curriculum.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable, and punctual manner. * Administer WIDA assessments and provide scores to the ELD Office. * Teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in English-to-English Learners (ELs). * Teach academic vocabulary to English Learners. * Evaluate, select, and prepare class materials based on test scores and student needs. * Maintain records of students' progress in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in English. * Provide strategies to classroom teachers with English Learners in their classrooms. Collaborate with classroom teachers to maximize learning opportunities for English Learners. * Communicate with parents at parent-teacher conferences. * Participate in professional development to enhance instructional skills. * Other assigned duties. * Gifted / ELA Teacher (Middle School)
Required: Must hold a valid Missouri Gifted teaching certificate and 5-8 ELA certification.
Preferred: 3 to 5 years of appropriate teaching experience, preferably in educational settings. Previous experience with gifted curricular areas covered by this position is highly beneficial. Purpose: Analyzes, organizes, and implements policies, procedures, and curriculum to identify gifted students and meet their academic needs.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * To "telework" when requested by the District. * Facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills by gifted students. * Identify potential new students for the gifted program according to standards set by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. * Remain up-to-date on current curriculum and educational issues. * Ensure that classroom environments remain safe and conducive to learning. * Communicate student progress with parents and other staff members. * Coordinate gifted program schedules and activities with other programs/districts. * Other assigned duties.
* Full Time Substitute
Required: Minimum of 60 College credit hours and must poses a substitute or teaching certificate (no vocational or theological credit hours can be accepted).
Preferred: Previous experience.
Purpose: To enable each child to pursue their education as smoothly and completely as possible in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * To "telework" when requested by the District. * Reports to the building principal or school secretary upon arrival at the school building. * Review with the principal, department head, team leader, or building secretary all plans, and schedules to be followed during the teaching day. * Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and classroom to which assigned. * Teaches the lesson as planned by the classroom teacher. * Consults as appropriate, with the building principal, department head, or team leader before initiating any teaching or other procedures not specified by the absent classroom teacher. * Assumes responsibility for overseeing pupil behavior in the class and during lunch and recess periods. * Reports in writing on the day's activities at the conclusion of each teaching day. * Follows all policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates. * Other duties assigned.
* Para Professionals
Required: Must obtain or possess a current Substitute Certificate or a Teacher Certificate prior to start date. Positive and professional interpersonal and communication skills. Confidentiality. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Individuals will be required to have one of the following to obtain a Substitute
Certificate: * Associate's Degree or higher (need official transcripts for file) * 60 college credit hours (need official transcripts for file) * Completed Missouri's 20-hour online substitute training program
Purpose: Supports students impacted by cognitive, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities so that each student can access the highest quality education. Assists in teaching, tends to the needs of students, and collects data in order to meet educational goals. Works with the classroom teacher to provide accommodations, tailor lesson plans, and monitor student progress.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * To "telework" when requested by the District. * Assist teacher with clerical duties and classroom routines. * Administers classroom assignments for purpose of supporting instructional process. * Communicates with teachers and parents for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives. * Monitors individuals and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, library, lunchroom, bus loading/unloading, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. * Reports observations and incidents to appropriate instructional or administrative personnel, relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.). * Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. * Assists students, individually or in small groups with lesson assignments for purpose of reinforcing learning concepts under direction of teacher. * Assist students with mobility needs (may involve lifting, toileting, etc.) and in appropriate cases, with medical assistance. * Covering a class when a substitute teacher is unavailable. * Other assigned duties.
* Nutrition Services Substitutes
This is a part time position only. Qualifications: Required: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Preferred: 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience Purpose: Ensuring that food preparations and delivery are in accordance with local, state and federal nutritional guidelines.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * Arranges food and beverage items for the purpose of serving them to students and staff in an efficient manner. * Assists in stocking food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of maintaining adequate quantities and security of items. * Attends in unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions. * Cleans utensils, equipment, and storage, food preparation and serving areas for the purpose of maintaining required sanitary conditions. * Cooks food, prepared and/or from scratch, for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional and projected meal requirements. * Implements menu plans for the purpose of meeting students' mandated daily nutritional requirements. * Inspects food items and/or supplies for the purpose of verifying quantity, quality and specifications of orders and/or complying with mandated health standards. * Inventories food, condiments and supplies for the purpose of ensuring availability of items required for meeting projected menu requirements. * Maintains equipment, storage, food preparation and serving areas in a sanitary condition for the purpose of complying with current health standards. * Monitors kitchen and cafeteria areas for the purpose of ensuring a safe and sanitary working environment. * Performs functions of other nutritional services positions, as requested by supervisor for the purpose of ensuring adequate staff coverage within site nutritional services operations. * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. * Prepares food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional and projected meal requirements. * Reports equipment malfunctions for the purpose of notifying supervisor of need for repair and/or replacement. * Responds to inquiries of students, staff and the public for the purpose of providing information and/or direction regarding available food items and/or food service policies and practices. * Serves one or more items of food for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or requests of students and school personnel. * Other assigned duties.
* Lunchroom Monitors (Part Time) * Facilities (Custodial)
Required: High School Diploma or GED. Able to lift fifty (50) or more.
Preferred: 1 to 3 years' experience
Purpose: To support teaching and learning, maintaining a clean and safe working environment; serving as a resource to others; achieving defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services in compliance with established guidelines; and serving as a support service to the educational environment.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * Assists with site snow removal for the purpose of ensuring access and safety. * Attends unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of gathering information required to perform job functions. * Cleans assigned facilities and/or grounds (e.g. classrooms, offices, gym, restrooms, multipurpose rooms, pools, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe and attractive environment. * Conducts a variety of training and drills with students and staff (e.g. fire, intruder, earthquake, health and safety, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that emergency procedures are in order, alarm systems are operational and/or established procedures are effective. * Consults with administrative personnel for the purpose of planning, prioritizing and scheduling custodial activities and achieving site maintenance objectives. * Delivers a variety of items (e.g. supplies, mail, packages, furniture, etc.) for the purpose of distributing materials to the appropriate parties within site. * Distributes custodial supplies and equipment for the purpose of disseminating materials to custodial staff and/or storage locations. * Informs students and other site personnel for the purpose of providing information and direction regarding activities, safety issues and/or proper maintenance of facilities and/or equipment. * Inspects facilities for the purpose of ensuring that the site is suitable for safe operations, maintained in an attractive and clean condition, identifying necessary repairs to facilities and/or equipment, etc. * Maintains supplies and equipment (e.g. cleaning solutions, paper products, vacuums, mops, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of custodial items required to properly maintain facilities. * Monitors students and staff in and around work areas (e.g. halls, multipurpose rooms, lunch room, restrooms, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of preventing injuries and ensuring site safety. * Participates in meetings, workshops, trainings, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions. * Performs minor, job related, maintenance on custodial equipment, classroom furniture and fixtures (e.g. change vacuum cleaner belts, bags, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper functioning and usability of items. * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. * Performs summer maintenance (e.g. strip/wax floors, moves furniture, painting, etc.) for the purpose of completing and/or facilitating summer construction. * Prepares site for daily operations (e.g. opening gates, raising flags, sweeping walkway, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring facilities are operational and hazard free * Prepares written materials (e.g. supply requisitions, safety inspections, work orders, inventory records, time sheets, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or relating activities to administration for action. * Replenishes classroom and rest room supplies (e.g. paper towels, soap, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring adequate quantities for daily use. * Requisitions equipment, supplies and materials for the purpose of maintaining availability of required items and completing jobs efficiently. * Responds to immediate safety and/or operational concerns (e.g. facility damage, vandalism, alarms, etc.) for the purpose of taking appropriate action or notifying appropriate personnel for resolution. * Responds to inquiries from staff, students, parents, and/or visitors for the purpose of providing information, taking appropriate action and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. * Secures facilities and grounds (e.g. doors, gates, alarms, lights, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing property damage, equipment loss and/or potential liability. * Supports other site maintenance staff (e.g. grounds, trades, etc.) for the purpose of completing site custodial activities. * Transports a variety of tools, equipment, supplies, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at job site. * Other assigned duties.
* Reading & Math Interventionists
Required: Must hold a Bachelor's Degree with a valid Missouri teaching certificate K-6.
Preferred: Five years of successful classroom teaching experience. Purpose: To help provide the kind math instruction and learning environment that will enable each student in the building to make progress towards mastery. The focus of the intervention specialist is to develop a student-centered system of intervention that effectively works to close the achievement gap in math and reading.
Essential Job Functions: * Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner. * Demonstrates knowledge of scientifically based mathematics instruction and reading instruction. * Effectively employ math and reading intervention strategies with student daily. * Provide classroom support when needed with team-teaching, model lessons, and lesson planning. * Review and report out intervention data with all stakeholders. * Utilize data effectively in order to adjust instructional practice and student grouping. * Understands how to collaboratively plan with staff to effectively analyze and use data to implement intervention programs. * Understands how to use technology for instructional planning, i.e. creating reports and using data to plan lessons. * Communicates and collaborates with classroom teachers regarding alignment between classroom instruction and interventions. * Confer with parents concerning individual students experiencing math and reading difficulties or those requiring special remedial help. * Other assigned duties.