The Aurora R-VIII School District is currently accepting applications for either a full-time, upper elementary special education teacher or a secondary alternative special education teacher for 2021-2022. Knowledge of the special education process and providing services for students are required. It would be beneficial for applicants to have certification in special education along with another core area.  

Benefits include a Board-paid health insurance stipend and paid sick/personal leave days. Salary dependent upon years of experience and level of education - salary schedule, personnel guide. Aurora is a four-day school week (Monday-Thursday). Apply at ALL INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ON THE AURORA R-VIII DISTRICT WEBSITE.

Application packet should include a letter of application, three references, and a copy of certification/ transcripts. For additional information, please contact Dr. Brenda Lakin, Director of Special Education, at 417-678-7742 or by email at