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Preschool Aide - St. James Catholic School

The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph Saint Joseph, MO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

St. James Catholic School in St. Joseph, Missouri, is seeking candidates for a preschool paraprofessional opening for the 2021-2022 school year. The successful applicant fulfills the mission of the Catholic Church by planning guiding, and evaluating the learning process of the students within the framework of the school's philosophy, organization, and curriculum. The qualified candidate is competent with skills and strategies that provide for a safe and caring learning environment and is capable of designing developmentally appropriate activities that maximize student competencies and skills for intellectual, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual growth. The paraprofessional has decision making responsibilities in keeping with school policies and the Diocesan Administrative Manual. The position is hired and evaluated by the principal.  Knowledge and experience with Catholic Liberal Education (classical education) is preferred.


  • Perform a variety of duties as assigned by building administration.
  • Demonstrate professional responsibility in confidentiality, sound judgment, dress, enforcing diocesan and school policies and general behavior.
  • Manage inappropriate behavior and set high behavior standards within the classroom and building.
  • Must be physically able to perform the job of a paraprofessional of young children
  • Promote positive relationships and effective communication with all staff, parents, and students.
  • Being an active member of a faith community and be a model of the teaching of Jesus.
  • Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.


  • Trained in Protecting Gods Children
  • A letter of recommendation from their pastor
  • All employees are required to acknowledge/sign the Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (ethics) policy, which can be found at



The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph


Saint Joseph, MO



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