The Aurora R-VIII School District is currently accepting applications for a full-time elementary special education teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Knowledge of the special education process and providing specialized services for students are required. It would be beneficial for applicants to have certification in special education along with another core area. Aurora students attend school Monday-Thursday (4 days a week only).

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.  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