Frequently Asked Questions
What positions are considered certificated and classified?
Certificated employees include teachers, counselors, librarians, media specialists, psychologists, process coordinators, principals, assistant principals and certificated department directors.
Support employees include all non-teaching staff such as secretarial, clerical, paraprofessionals, custodial, bus drivers, food service employees, maintenance workers, nurses, computer technicians and programmers and a variety of other non-teaching positions.
What are the certification requirements for Missouri?
View the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Departments Certification Requirements
What certification is required for a paraprofessional with 60+ college hours?
After a paraprofessional with 60+ college hours has been hired, they must apply for a substitute certificate annually and submit official transcripts (Faxes, photocopies, grade reports and computer-generated copies are not acceptable).
Will my years of experience at another district be reflected on my salary schedule placement?
The number of years of experience in a full-time certified/contracted position (maximum 10 years) equals what step you will be placed on the salary schedule.
How do I verify the references I provided when applying have responded with a reference?
Please contact HR Services at 417-523-GOHR (4647) or you may email email@example.com
How long does my application stay active?
We keep applications active for one year. After one year applications are moved to inactive for one year and then they are deleted.