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Date Added: Sun 13/06/2021

Special Education (SPED) Substitute Teacher Assistant

Saint Louis, MO, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Special Education (SPED) Teacher Assistant

Parallel Education is hiring Special Education (SPED) Teacher Assistants for the current #removed# school year. Parallel is looking to hire individuals who wish to make a difference in the lives of students they work with by aiding, protecting, and caring for the needs, education, and welfare of each individual student. Our Special Education Teacher Assistants help cover the absences in many of the Special School District programs throughout the entire St. Louis County region.

Here are some of the functions that this job may entail:

  • Providing escort, supervision, and assistance to students with their daily schedule
  • Assisting students with eating, dressing, and using the restroom (this may include assisting the student with changing their clothes as needed)
  • Helping students with disabilities succeed in classes taught by another teacher
  • Helping students follow the classroom rules and helping them express themselves effectively
  • Assisting students with the completion of their coursework as specified in their Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Communicating and cooperating with the school staff
  • Observing and evaluating student performance
  • Checking student work, correcting papers, and supervising testing


Hiring Criteria:

  • Demonstration of a passion for working with our students to help promote personal and educational growth
  • Excellent communication skills
  • At least 60 college credits
  • Missouri Substitute Certifications
  • Criminal History Background Screening



  • Substitute teaching can be a stepping stone to help further your career! Many of our schools offer direct hire for full-time permanent teaching/teacher assistant positions
  • Choose from an array of open jobs daily. You will have 24/7 access to our online system or you can choose to utilize our live dispatching center during our extended business hours
  • Benefits are offered to our eligible employees
  • Weekly electronic pay
  • Referral bonuses

As a Parallel employee, you will enjoy meaningful work with a dynamic company that strives towards excellence in education and learning. We look forward to having you join our team!

Parallel Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Parallel is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Parallel are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal/state laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Parallel will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


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