Employment Opportunities

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Special Education Teacher

SMASE is seeking two special education teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. One position is for an elementary instructional classroom, and one is for a middle school instructional classroom. Qualified applicants will hold a Professional Educator’s License endorsed in special education.

Speech and Language Pathologist

SMASE is seeking a full time SLP for the 2020-2021 school year. The SLP will provide direct service to students in instructional classrooms in Staunton and Gillespie school districts. A Professional Educator License with School Service Personnel endorsement for a Speech and Language Pathologist is required.

2020-2021 Paraprofessionals

The South Macoupin Association for Special Education is seeking two  Classroom Assistants for the 2020-2021 school year.  If interested, please send the following: Resume and Job Application (available at www.smaseschools.org).

If you do not currently hold a Paraprofessional License, you may obtain the license if you meet the following criteria:

  1. Be at least 19 years of age and;
  2. Show proof of one (1) of the following requirements:
    1. Associate’s degree or higher; or
    2. 60 semester hours of coursework; or
    3. High School Diploma or GED and a score of 460 or higher on the ETS ParaPro test; or
    4. High School Diploma or GED and the following scores on the ACT Work Keys test:
      • Applied Mathematics/Applied Math — 4
      • Reading for Information/Workplace Documents — 4

Application materials may be sent to:

Alison Storm, Director


801 North Deneen St

Staunton, IL 62088

Phone: (618)635-8230

or emailed to: astorm@smaseschools.org

Long Term Substitute Teacher

SMASE is seeking a long term substitute for an elementary special education teacher for the first quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. The substitute teacher will teach a small class of Kindergarten through 3rd-grade students with various disabilities, focusing on social/emotional needs.

A substitute or teaching license is required. Please contact Alison Storm at astorm@smaseschools. org or 618-635-8230 if interested.

To apply for any position, please send the following: Letter of Interest, Resume, Credentials and Application  to:

Alison Storm, Director
701 North Deneen St
Staunton, IL 62088
Phone: (618)635-8230
or email to: astorm@smaseschools.org

Click here to Download and Complete the Job Application:

Application Form 2019